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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made two arrests over the past weekend. 30 year old Ryan Smith of Bridgeport was taken into custody Sunday and was charged with Domestic Battery. He was

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reports that for the first time since mid-May, there are no Illinois counties listed at High Community level for COVID-19 spread. Also the IDPH

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LOCAL ARREST

Authorities early Saturday took into custody 37 year old Chance Queen on an arrest warrant for Failure to Appear. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held on $300 bond.

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STATE STREET HAS REOPENED

Good news from the city of Lawrenceville.  Officials have informed WAKO News that State Street has reopened to vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the downtown area. The reopening occurring

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Friday arrested 50 year old Chad Bond of Vincennes after a traffic stop in rural Lawrence County. He was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Thursday arrested 31 year old Tanara Baughn of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. She was being held in the Lawrence County Jail without

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