WAKO News

LAWRENCE COUNTY ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made 4 arrests Wednesday. Taken into custody was 31 year old Phillip Hughes of Bridgeport for Failure to Appear in Court (Sentencing). He was being held on

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BI-STATE AUTHORITY

The Bi-State Authority met Tuesday night at the Mid-American Air Center northeast of Lawrenceville and began to look at planning for a major event which is expected to draw large crowds to the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,082 new and probable cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 20 more deaths. One of those deaths was a 70 year old male from

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Tuesday arrested a wanted local man. Taken into custody was 24 year old Michael Chappell of Lawrenceville. He had outstanding warrants against him for Domestic Battery and

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY

The National Weather Service is continuing the Winter Weather Advisory for the WAKO listening area through Thursday morning. Mixed precipitation is expected with periods of snow, ice and freezing

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