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Watseka woman arrested after police pursuit

A 21-year-old Watseka woman faces charges after leading local police on a brief chase Monday.  Ashley Collins fled from her vehicle after crashing in a residental backyard. She was arrested for reckless driving, driving while license revoked and no valid registration.  She was also found to be wanted in Kankakee County for driving while suspended.

KAMEG Arrests ---

A 21-year-old Bourbonnais man was arrested after KAMEG agents executed a search warrant at a location on South Stadium Drive in Bourbonnais Monday. Ednin Sosa-Quijada is charged with unlawful possession of cannabis with intne tto deliver.  Agents seized about 6.6 pounds of suspected cannabis.

KAMEG also arrested 35-year-old Tremaine Moore of Kankakee last Friday. A traffic stop on S. Poplar Avenue in Kankakee aled to a brief foot pursuit.  Moore is now facing charges for possession of a cannabis and resisting an officer.  he was also wanted on an outstanding warrant.

RANTOUL POLICE alert for suspicious man ---

A suspicious man alarmed some elememntary school students in Rantoul last week.  Now, Police in the community are keeping a close eye on things at Pleasant Acres Elementary School.  The person described is a white male, bearded, wearing a camaouflage coat and military boots.  The man was running toward the studetns but then verred into a farm field.  Anyone with inf should contact police.

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Freeze warning issued for Illiana

All of East Central Illinois and parts of west-central Indiana is under a freeze warning this morning. The NWS issues the alert Monday afternoon. The frost settled in overnight and will be in place thru the mid-morning today (Tuesday).

Ford and Iroquois counties are under the freeze warning into this (Tuesday) morning.

The watch includes Champaign, Coles, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, and Vermilion counties.
Temperatures were expected to fall below freezing into this (Tuesday) morning.

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Iroquois County: Polling Place Change for BEAVERVILLE voters

Iroquois County Clerk Lisa Fancher has announced a change for Beaverville registered voters to cast their vote on Election Day.

The change of the Beaverville polling place will be effective at the November 6, 2018 General Election. Voters who voted at the Village Hall/Fire House, will now vote at the Community Center, 110 W. Chapel, Beaverville.

No new voter cards will be mailed out at this time.

Should you have any questions concerning your polling place or questions on voting, please contact the County Clerk’s office at: (815) 432-6960.

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Iroquois County: Polling place change for Belmont 3 voters

Iroquois County Clerk Lisa Fancher has announced a change for
Belmont 3 registered voters to cast their vote on Election Day. The change of the Belmont 3 polling place will be effective at the November 6, 2018 General Election. Voters who voted at the Watseka High School, will now vote at the American Legion, 968 S. 4th, Watseka.

No new voter cards will be mailed out at this time.

Should you have any questions concerning your polling place or questions on voting, please contact the County Clerk’s office at: (815)432-6960.

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Weather changed from Summer to late Fall in just 4 days

Some folks are scratching their heads after a four-month swing in temperature last week.

Last Monday, we saw temperatures that are typical for July and by Friday, it was feeling more like November 21st.

Meteorologists report it was a, “four month swing in four days!”

Temps this week related to climatology:
Monday/85: July 15
Tuesday/85: July 15
Wednesday/75: Sept 15
Thursday/51: Nov 10
Friday/45: Nov 21

Near record high temps on Monday and Tuesday, record high minimum on Tuesday, then came the season's first frost and freeze on Friday.

And for your Monday today, there's cloud cover through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 45. The normal high for this time of year is 63 degrees.

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