WAKO News

LOCAL ARRESTS

Three men were charged with Failure to Appear in Court Thursday after their arrests by law enforcement authorities. 26 year old Jedidiah Assenmacher of Lawrenceville was booked into the Lawrence

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VINCENNES FIRE

Vincennes city firefighters were dispatched Thursday morning to battle a residential fire. Units were called out around 6:15 a.m. EDT to the fire location-the 634 Manilla Street home of Jody

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 5,178 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 26 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 14 positive

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VINCENNES RESCUE

Reports out of Vincennes indicate that one man was rescued by emergency personnel when he became pinned under a car. City police and firefighters along with paramedics were dispatched around 8:30

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police arrested a local man on multiple drug offenses Wednesday. Taken into custody was 34 year old Jerry Cessna of Lawrenceville. He was preliminarily charged with 2 counts of

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,871 new cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 26 additional deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 14 positive cases

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COUNTERFEIT MONEY IN AREA

Local and area law enforcement authorities are again warning the public in Lawrence County and the surrounding area of the discovery of counterfeit money. Fake $20 and $100 bills have been found

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