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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested 28 year old Austin Maugh of Lawrenceville. He was wanted on a warrant for Probation Violation and also for Failure To Appear (Compliance). He was

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,679 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 35 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reports there were 51 positive

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WABASH COUNTY MAN SENTENCED

A Wabash County man was sentenced to 50 years in prison late last week for the killing of his girlfriend.  Court records show that 34 year old Rueben Corzine of Mt Carmel was given the term during

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made several arrests this past weekend. Friday, 34 year old Jerald Charles of Bridgeport was charged with Assault, Disorderly Conduct and Littering. He was

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have now completed their investigation of a single vehicle accident late last week in which 1 person was injured and also ticketed. Reports indicate that on Thursday September

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