Update: Authorities now say 10 dead from storms in southern Illinois
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities say 10 people have been killed in southern Illinois by severe storms that slammed the Midwest.
A spokeswoman for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency says the coroner's office in the small town of Harrisburg has reported the updated death toll.
The storm hit the area around 5 a.m., causing widespread damage.