WAKO News

VINCENNES DRUG BUST

Four people are in custody after their arrests this week on drug charges in Vincennes. Information obtained by authorities about drug activity at two locations-The Econolodge Hotel  and a 15th

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health Wednesday reported 2,793 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus with 20 additional deaths across the state. The Lawrence County Health Department

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LAWRENCEVILLE HIT AND RUN

Lawrenceville Police have completed their investigation into a two vehicle hit and run incident this past weekend. Reports indicate that on Sunday a 2010 Ford being driven by Caleb Cox of Mt Carmel

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested 44 year old Vickie Phillips-Gay of Olney on a charge of Violation of Bail Bond. She was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being

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WIND ADVISORY

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the WAKO listening area from 7 p.m. Central Time Thursday until 5 a.m. Central Time Friday. Winds are anticipated to reach 20 to 30 mph

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,832 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 12 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department Tuesday reported 1

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