WAKO News

SAVE A LIFE TOUR AT LHS

The International Save a Life Tour will be visiting Lawrenceville High School on Tuesday. The Save a Life Tour is a comprehensive high impact safe driving awareness program that informs, educates,

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources arrested a Lawrence County man Sunday. Taken into custody was 47 year old Bobby Smith of Lawrenceville. He was charged with Failure to Register As a Sex

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ILLINOIS UNEMPLOYMENT DOWN

The Illinois unemployment rate hit a historic low last month. The jobless rate for September dropped to 3.9% a new record for the state. The Illinois Department of Employment Security says a main

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made 2 arrests Friday. 37 year old Mellissa Doyle of Bridgeport was taken into custody for Probation Violation. She was booked into the Lawrence County Jail

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RED HILL UNIT 10 BOARD

The Red Hill Unit 10 Board of Education met Thursday evening in Bridgeport. They heard a report on a program in which some Red Hill High School students were getting a jump on their college

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a three vehicle accident in the 1200 block of State Street. The mishap involved a 1997 Ford F-150 Truck whose driver was Jeffrey Maddon of Mt Carmel, a parked 2015

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a wanted Chicago man. 40 year old Leonardo Gonzales was wanted on an out of state warrant from Texas and was being held without bond in the Lawrence

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