WAKO News

ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED

A Knox County Indiana man is in custody after alledgedly being involved in two southeastern Illinois armed robberies late last week. The Knox County Sheriffs Department announcing the arrest of

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UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS IN AREA

The Illinois Department of Employment Security reports that unemployment is trending down from September to October across southeastern Illinois. The jobless rate in October in Lawrence County was

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police have completed their investigation into a two vehicle accident last week at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 11th Street. On Wednesday, a 2005 Buick being driven by

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HEAVY EQUIPMENT THEFTS

Authorities in neighboring Richland County and the surrounding area are looking for a pair of heavy equipment thieves. Olney Police last week recieved a report of the theft of a Bobcat Compact

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T.M.M.I. GRANT TO V.U.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana (TMMI) recently announced it had awarded $250,000 in grant money to Vincennes University. V.U. will put the money toward two STEM programs. Part of the grant will

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