Curfew in Storm-Struck Washington for a Week

 WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) _ The central Illinois community of Washington will be under a curfew for at least a week after a deadly tornado turned scores of  houses into rubble.
 
Illinois State Police Trooper Dustin Pierce says the curfew will run from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m.
 
 Authorities implemented the curfew in large part for safety reasons. With power lines knocked down and tons of debris from the hundreds of homes that were destroyed or badly damaged, authorities do not want people walking around — particularly when it’s dark.
 
 Also, Pierce has said they are trying to limit the number of people in the area after isolated reports of looting.
 
 Sunday’s tornado killed at least six people in Illinois, one of them in Washington.

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