WAKO News

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police early Monday afternoon handled a two vehicle collision at the Walmart located at 1610 West Haven Road. Around 12:25 p.m. a 2008 Sequoia Truck being driven by William Mitchell

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LOCAL ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Monday took custody of a wanted local man. 30 year old Tyler Lancaster of rural Lawrenceville was arrested on an out of state warrant and was extradicted to

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HOT WEATHER RETURNS

The National Weather Service is forecasting unseasonable hot and humid conditions across the WAKO listening area for Tuesday and Wednesday. The temperatures both days expected to be near 90 degrees

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ILLINOIS FARM SAFETY WEEK

This week is Farm Safety Week across the state of Illinois. Farmers and motorists need to share the road this time of year with the fall harvest season underway. Drivers in Lawrence and surrounding

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LOCAL ARREST

Authorities Saturday took into custody 30 year old Levi Wilken for Probation Violation. He was also found to be wanted on 2 outstanding arrest warrants including 1 from out of county. Wilken was

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Friday arrested 29 year old Matthew Doan of Mt Carmel on a charge of Disorderly Conduct. He was released on $100 bond from the Lawrence County Jail.

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