WAKO News

SNOW BLANKETS AREA

The National Weather Service reports anywhere from 2 up to 5 inches of snow fell across the area from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. The snowfall caused rural and secondary roads along

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,060 new cases of coronavirus Sunday across the state with 48 additional deaths. The most recent Lawrence County Health Department figures show

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested a wanted Knox County Indiana man late last week. Taken into custody Friday was 24 year old Benjamin Youngren of Vincennes on a warrant for Domestic

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,328 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus Thursday across the state with 69 additional deaths. The latest Lawrence County Health

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ARCTIC AIR ON THE WAY

The National Weather Service says that an arctic air front will sweep through the region this weekend bringing the potential of snow Saturday afternoon and evening with minor accumulations

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a two vehicle accident Wednesday at 2610 West Haven Road. Reports indicate that after 10 a.m. a 2018 Ram Cargovan being driven by Daniel Finley of Bridgeport and a

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WANTED AREA MAN

The Jasper County Illinois Sheriffs Department has announced that they are looking for information on a wanted man. 34 year old Shane Babbs is described as a 5 foot 9 inch white male weighing

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