WAKO News

FATAL AREA SEMI ACCIDENT

Illinois State Police report that an out of state man was killed in a single vehicle fatal accident here in southeastern Illinois early Wednesday. Authorities say that around 1:50 a.m. a 2010

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BRIDGEPORT CITY COUNCIL

The Bridgeport City Council met in regular session Tuesday at City Hall. Mayor Michael Crask reported that the city is dealing with problems at it’s sewage lagoon. The new pumps are

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority which governs the Mid-American Air Center located northeast of Lawrenceville met in regular session in the airport terminal board room Tuesday. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,910 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 145 more deaths. Overall since the pandemic began there have been 804,174

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MURBARGER PRETRIAL

A rescheduled video pretrial hearing was held Tuesday for 25 year old Brodey Murbarger of Evansville formerly of Fairfield. Murbarger has pled not guilty to three counts of First Degree Murder in

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a wanted local man Tuesday. Reports indicate that 44 year old Jesse Boatright of Lawrenceville was charged with Failure to Appear in Court. He was

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ROBBERY SUSPECTS ARRESTED

Three Knox County Indiana residents are now in custody suspected of being involved in multiple incidents of armed robbery in southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana. Indiana State Police

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