WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 11,858 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 52 new deaths as the post-Thanksgiving case surge continues. Lawrence County is not

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SCHOOL THREAT

School districts across the nation including here in Lawrence County were on the alert Friday. That after they were made aware by law enforcement about a circulating TikTok post regarding a

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Thursday arrested a local woman on multiple offenses. Taken into custody was 23 year old Cyann Kitchell of Lawrenceville. She was charged with two counts of Vehicle Burglary

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KNOX COUNTY FUGITIVE

The Knox County Indiana Sheriffs Department along with local and area law enforcement remain on the lookout for a Kentucky man wanted in connection with an apparent armed carjacking in Vincennes

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I.E.C.C BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Illinois Eastern Community College Board met Tuesday night at Wabash Valley College in Mt Carmel and did approve a resolution to partially abate taxes for tax year 2021. The move was made after

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 9,784 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 79 new deaths across the state Wednesday as the case numbers continue to escalate. The Lawrence County

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