Suspected tornado reported in central Illinois amid storms

Photo Edinburg Police Department

EDINBURG, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a suspected tornado was reported in central Illinois as severe thunderstorms moved through portions of the state.  The National Weather Service says it received a report of a tornado Monday night near the Christian County community of Edinburg, about 175 miles southwest of Chicago.  No injuries were reported.  Christian County emergency management officials plan to have crews out Tuesday to assess damage. The storms also caused scattered power outages.