WAKO News

STATE FULLY REOPENS

The state of Illinois has moved into full reopening-Stage 5 of the Restore Illinois plan Friday. The state has eliminated all capacity limits on businesses, large scale events, conventions,

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made two arrests Thursday. Taken into custody were 19 year old Skylar Shoulders of Lawrenceville on a charge of Violation of Conditions of Bail Bond and 39

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CRAWFORD COUNTY DEATH

Authorities in neighboring Crawford County are continuing to look into the circumstances surrounding the apparent suicide death of a Palestine man. The Sheriffs Department indicates that 36 year

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AREA MAN DIES IN SHOOTING

An area man has died after a shooting incident earlier this week. The Edgar County Sheriffs Department reports that 31 year old Matthew Morgan of Paris was found shot Tuesday evening after E-911

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported only 408 new cases of coronavirus and only 23 deaths across the state Wednesday. There were no new case reports in Lawrence County with 1 new case

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested 44 year old Kristi Richards of Lawrenceville on a charge of Probation Violation. She was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and later

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