WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 9,848 cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 17 new deaths. Overall since the pandemic began, there have now been 2,077,260 cases of the

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a two vehicle accident early Monday afternoon in the 1400 block of Lexington Avenue. Reports indicate that at around 1:15 p.m., a 2024 Pontiac being driven by

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KNOX COUNTY INDIANA ARREST

The Knox County Sheriffs Department arrested a local man on multiple charges in Oaktown Monday morning. Reports indicate that deputies took 25 year old Thomas Miller of Oaktown into custody. He has

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LOCAL ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Monday arrested 60 Jack Dowell of Bridgeport on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated (Alcohol). He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was

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GOOD SAM GIVING TREE

Good Samaritan Hospital employees this week once again continued a long tradition by purchasing Christmas gifts for needy children through the annual Giving Tree program. Through the program, gifts

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