WAKO News

INDIANA ATV FATAL CRASH

One man was killed in an off road All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) crash over the weekend in southwestern Indiana. The Sullivan County Sheriffs Department reports the fatal mishap occured around 4 p.m.

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 3,122 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 19 new deaths. Overall since the pandemic began, there have been 1,727,634 cases

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LCMH CONSTRUCTION

Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville is asking people to avoid using the hospital State Street entrance in order to travel through the grounds to Lexington Avenue on the opposite side

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Wednesday arrested a wanted local man. Taken into custody was 45 year old Gary Reeves of Bridgeport. He was charged with Failure to Appear in Court and was

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RIVER BODY IDENTIFIED

Authorities in Effingham County have announced the positive identification of a male body discovered dead in the Little Wabash River south of Effingham in mid-September. The body is that of 25 year

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