Carol Vorel

Watseka police investigate apparent murder-suicide

WATSEKA — Authorities in Iroquois County are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Watseka.

Watseka police said 74-year-old Jose G. Damia called for an ambulance to come to his home in the 800 block of East Walnut Street around 4 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, saying he had chest pains.

Winter weather advisory issued for East Central Illinois

The National Weather Service now says there is the potential for more snow to fall in East Central Illinois this week than originally forecast.

The weather service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for East Central Illinois, in effect from 9 a.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday.

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