WAKO News

LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Sunday arrested 41 year old Melvin Newlin of St Francisville on a charge of Domestic Battery. He was booked into the Lawrence County Jail and was being held

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TIME CHANGE THIS WEEKEND

This weekend marks the return of Daylight Saving Time. Lawrence County residents and others should turn their clocks forward one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday March 13th. Two states-Arizona and Hawaii do

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LAWRENCEVILLE HIT AND RUN

Lawrenceville Police are continuing to investigate a reported two vehicle hit and run that occured last Monday at 15th Street and Collins Avenue. A 2013 Hyundai being driven by Douglas Bline II of

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Bridgeport Police Friday arrested 31 year old Derek Brown of Bridgeport on charges of Criminal Trespass, Domestic Battery and Failure to Pay Child Support. He was booked into the Lawrence County

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VINCENNES ARREST

A wanted southwestern Indiana woman was apprehended after a high speed chase with Vincennes police Friday. Reports indicate that officers were responding to a domestic disturbance and spotted a

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,398 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 42 more deaths. There was only 1 positive case in Lawrence County and only 4 positive

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