WAKO News

BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority met in regular session Tuesday and were informed on the progress being made on two airport improvement projects. Airport manager Kurt Schwartz reported that the environmental

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JASPER COUNTY BURN BAN

Jasper County is one of the first in southeastern Illinois to institute a “no burn ban” due to the continued extremely dry conditions across the region. County officials there are

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police arrested 24 year old Michael Chappell of Lawrenceville on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was being held pending bond in the Lawrence County Jail. They also arrested 22 year

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VINCENNES SHOOTING

A Vincennes man is in custody after an alledged shooting incident at a city residence Wednesday night. Vincennes Police report that officers were dispatched to 407 Hart Street after a report that a

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INDIANA COVID-19 UPDATE

The Indiana State Department of Health reports that Knox County had 4 new cases of coronavirus reported Monday. That brings the county total now to 605. Overall Monday there were 1,581 new cases

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department reports that a wanted Richland County man was taken into custody Monday. 24 year old Denver Wilkin of Olney was being sought for Failure to Appear in Court

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