WAKO News

LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENTS

Lawrenceville Police dealt with two two vehicle accidents Saturday. The first occured at 8 a.m. in the backlot of the U.S. Post Office at 1014 Jefferson Street. A 2007 Box Truck being driven by

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department over the weekend arrested 45 year old Gary Reeves of rural Lawrenceville. He was charged with Probation Violation and Possession of Methamphetamine. Reeves

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VINCENNES FIRES

Vincennes city firefighters were called out  after two adjacent homes caught fire late Sunday afternoon. They were dispatched around 5 p.m. EDT to the 500 block of Shelby Street. Both 508 and 510

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UNIT 20 SPECIAL SESSION

The Lawrence Unit #20 Board of Education met in special session Thursday night at Parkview Junior High School in Lawrenceville. The purpose was to interview potential candidates for the position of

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Thursday reported 674 new cases of coronavirus across the state with 24 new deaths. There were no new cases reported by the Lawrence County Health

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VINCENNES MAN ARRESTED

Indiana State Police report that a Vincennes man was arrested early Friday after attempting to escape after a traffic stop. Around 2:15 am EST, a trooper was patrolling on 6th Street near Cullop in

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department early Friday arrested 56 year old Dana Cornwell of Lawrenceville on a charge of Driving Under the Influence (Drugs). She was taken to the Lawrence County

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 478 new cases of coronavirus along with 9 additional deaths Wednesday. There were no new case reports from the Lawrence County Health Department.

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested 23 Cheyenne Urban of Lawrenceville for Failure to Appear (Court Review). Urban was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and was later

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