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Police cite wrong-way driver after marijuana and edibles found in his car

A Danville man faces charges after he was caught driving the wrong way in Warren County, Indiana Saturday night. An Indiana State Police Trooper was in the middle of a traffic stop when he saw a car pass him going the wrong way on U. S. 41. The trooper caught the wrong way driver just after the interchange of U.S. 41 with State Road 63.

26-year-old Jerry Odell was driving the vehicle. Police say he was showing signs of impairment. He failed his field sobriety tests. He was also driving without a license. Police found marijuana and various marijuana edibles in his car. He was arrested and taken to the Warren County Jail.

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Bishop comments on lockdown

Springfield Catholic Bishop Thomas John Paprocki is arguing against state-imposed lockdowns that kept people from practicing their faith and making a living. The bishop told a Springfield radio station (WMAY) the state’s efforts were extraordinary. He wants people to take away the message that it’s acceptable to follow health guidelines to keep people healthy, but people should question government mandates that limit people's civil liberties like attending church.

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IHSA lawsuit

A lawsuit is being filed this week against the IHSA to allow fall sports to resume. In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs plan to seek a temporary restraining order against the state's order to cancel most fall sports, including football, soccer and volleyball.

Other states around Illinois have begun playing football, leaving the state as the only one in the Midwest not currently allowing high school football to take place. Washington High Head football coach Darrell Crouch puts the blame squarely on the governor’s administration…

Pritzker says the decision to push those sports to the spring is based on the recommendations of infectious disease experts.

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COVID forces Indiana courthouse to close

Two staff members in the Jasper County, IN Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19. That’s forced the office to close until next Monday. Officials report the entire Courthouse will now be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. 94.1 WGFA
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Six vehicles damaged in Hoopeston colission

Hoopeston Police report two vehicles collided, then left the road and damaged four vehicles at an auto dealership last week. Thursday's accident was on S. Dixie Highway. While southbound, Vera Crozier of Hoopeston was turning into oncoming traffic and was hit by a work-truck operated by Joel Redeker of Crescent City. The colission forced the vehicles off the road and into a Ford auto dealership where four other vehicles were hit. Crozier was treated at Carle Hospital in Urbana.