WAKO News

NEW YEARS STATE PATROLS

Illinois state and local police will be ramping up road safety enforcement through the New Years holiday period.  “Buckle Up, Drive Sober and Don’t Text and Drive” is the theme

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday reported 6,239 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus across the state with 116 additional deaths. 2 of those deaths occuring in

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department took a wanted southwestern Indiana man into custody Tuesday. 31 year old Matthew Mattingly of Huntingburg was wanted in Dubois County Indiana and was being

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WIND ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the entire WAKO listening area until 10 p.m. Wednesday. South to southwest winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with some gusts up to 45

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