Several neighbors say their kids have complained of headaches, stomach aches and it came on so suddenly the only thing they can connect it to is a weed killer sprayed in their neighborhood. Agriculture experts say they can't confirm the spray would have made people sick but are looking for a link.
Lakrista Bond was worried about her baby girl when she suddenly got so sick they had to take her to the emergency room. "She was throwing up diarrhea couldn't 't keep anything down."
She isn't alone. Neighbors across the street say they're kids were complaining of itchy eyes and headaches...Some had to be taken to the hospital.
It's enough to make any mother worry, "They all play outside so I'm in fear for their health and their safety of playing outside." The U of I extension in Macon county is helping gather the claims and fear there's more that haven't surfaced yet.
Jennifer Nelson has been handling the case, "There's potentially hundreds of people that could have been affected...The winds were pretty high."
The problem has spread to what was once thought to be in a clustered few blocks is now widespread over the city.
For Bond she wants to make sure her baby doesn't get sick again, "She was fine and then got sick all of a sudden i just don't know but something needs to be done."
City records show that Turner Properties sometimes called Indiana Properties owns more than 109 lots in decatur. Most of those which are in the area where the claims have been filed. Since we first reported on this investigation we have attempted to contact this business and those calls remain unanswered.