WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,989 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across Illinois Tuesday with 15 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 20 positive

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SEAT BELT PATROLS

Illinois State Police District 12 out of Effingham has announced they will be conducting Occupant Restraint Enforcement Patrols (OREP) in Lawrence and neighboring Crawford County during the month

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police investigated a two vehicle collision Tuesday at 1305 State Street. Around 1:45 p.m. a 2016 Jeep Utility being driven by Ashley Majors of Mt Carmel was backing from a parking

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AREA FUGITIVE SOUGHT

Local and area authorities in southeastern Illinois and southwestern Indiana are on the lookout for a wanted Crawford County man. Robinson Police report that Dean Clay is being sought after he

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VINCENNES CITY COUNCIL

The city of Vincennes is officially growing larger. The City Council meeting Monday evening at City Hall voted to approve a resolution adopting a fiscal plan to provide services in the annexation

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,003 new cases of coronavirus Monday across the state with 8 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 28 new positive cases

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NEWTON FIRE

Reports out of Jasper County indicate that a popular downtown restaurant in Newton was destroyed by fire late Monday night. Firefighters responded to the fire location-Yesterdays Pub on the

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