WAKO News

WABASH COUNTY MAN SENTENCED

A Wabash County man was sentenced to 50 years in prison late last week for the killing of his girlfriend.  Court records show that 34 year old Rueben Corzine of Mt Carmel was given the term during

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made several arrests this past weekend. Friday, 34 year old Jerald Charles of Bridgeport was charged with Assault, Disorderly Conduct and Littering. He was

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have now completed their investigation of a single vehicle accident late last week in which 1 person was injured and also ticketed. Reports indicate that on Thursday September

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WABASH WATER RESCUE

There was a water rescue of a boater Sunday afternoon from the Wabash River near Vincennes. The Vincennes Fire Department responded to a report of a sinking boat around 4 p.m. EDT near the Red

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LAWRENCEVILLE CITY COUNCIL

The Lawrenceville City Council met Thursday evening in regular monthly session. After a long discussion, they voted 6-2 to not allow the use of golf carts on city streets. The move came after the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,745 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across Illinois Thursday with 31 additional deaths. There were 16 positive cases reported Thursday by the

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