Black bear spotted in tree in Mt Morris

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A black bear seen roaming around parts of Illinois is causing some traffic issues tonight.

Conservation police say the bear is in a tree on someone’s lawn in Mount Morris.

People are stopping to gawk at the animal, creating traffic issues.

The bear has been spotted all over northern Illinois including DeKalb County, Rockford and most recently, Chana.

The state has no plans to capture the bear unless it poses a threat.

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