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Tree vandals at Clark Co. Parks’ – Mill Creek Park –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – If you know the identity of whomever conducted some “tree surgery” at Mill Creek Park, please drop us a line…we ...

Clark Co. Park District – No budget for review – comparing public commenters to ISIS –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the June 30, 2015 Clark County Park District Board of Commissioners meeting, the board chose to table two items ...

College of DuPage internal controls fall short once again

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – During the last COD Board Meeting I presented a formal complaint against Robert Breuder and another regarding electioneering with COD personnel ...

Breuder violates Federal Gun Free Zone law (see update below)

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The final element of the very fist tip we received has now been validated!  Our whistle blower laid out a foundation ...

Former COD Trustee Kim Savage’ Press Release Virtually Admits To Electioneering With College Funds –

Darien, IL. (ECWd) – In a June 29, 2015 Press Release (on her campaign page here)(or PDF)  Kim Savage, former College of DuPage Trustee, first ...

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Edgar Co. Sheriff looking for burglary and arson suspect –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – Update 7-5-2015, 10:04 p.m.: Photo at bottom of this page. A short 3 second video of the suspect walking into ...

Arson in rural Edgar County late July 4th

OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) – There was a suspected case of arson late last night that happened around 10:30 p.m. The scanner from last night indicated ...

Disclosure News now at Circle-K in Paris –

Paris, IL. (ECWd) – The Disclosure News Magazine is now available at the Circle-K in Paris, IL. (across from Burger King). It is located in ...

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Is Breuder in violation of multiple Illinois gun laws?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In an effort to avoid any confusion regarding the illegality of Breuder bringing a firearm onto public property, we are providing ...

Two Arrested, charged with child sex crimes –

Paris, IL. (ECWd) – Two recent arrests in Paris result in two being charges with child sex crimes. First was Austen Robinson. 19, of Elwood, ...

Savage SBE Complaint

Former COD trustee should file complaint on herself, as a matter of principle!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Ten days after we published evidence of former COD trustee Savage using COD resources to assist in her campaign she now ...

Martinsville, IL. Teacher Dismissed –

Martinsville, IL. (ECWd) – Agenda item number IV from the June 25, 2015 school board meeting included taking action on the employment of school employee ...

Clark County

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Tree vandals at Clark Co. Parks’ – Mill Creek Park –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – If you know the identity of whomever conducted some “tree surgery” at Mill Creek Park, please drop us a line…we ...

Clark Co. Parks’ Charity Murphy tries her hand at intimidation again –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – In the aftermath of publishing this article (here) yesterday on FOIA failures, the Executive Director, Charity Murphy, finally answered the ...

Tip on another possible FOIA lawsuit headed towards Clark County Park District –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – We have received a tip from someone in another part of the state that Charity Murphy has failed to respond ...

Park Director & W. Terre Haute Police Officer brawl with Park Patrons –

Clark County, IL. (ECWd) – The Clark County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call on an incident last weekend in which Charity Murphy, the ...

Clark Co. Park District sued under Freedom of Information Act –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – Today I filed a lawsuit naming the Clark County Park District as Defendant in a Freedom of Information Act “FOIA” ...

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Clark Co. Park District – No budget for review – comparing public commenters to ISIS –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the June 30, 2015 Clark County Park District Board of Commissioners meeting, the board chose to table two items ...

Martinsville, IL. Teacher Dismissed –

Martinsville, IL. (ECWd) – Agenda item number IV from the June 25, 2015 school board meeting included taking action on the employment of school employee ...

AG decides: Clark-Edgar Rural Water District violated FOIA….in 2012!

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – Over three years ago I filed a complaint with the Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor regarding the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District ...

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Clark County Parks’ Charity Murphy caught failing to pay for boat fuel –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – After considerable delay, the FOIA request for copies of the fuel sales sheets were provided to us. Just as we ...

Ron Stone threatened and intimidated Park Commissioners –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – We have been informed that Clark County Park District Commissioner Ron Stone has threatened other Commissioners that he will remove ...

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Clark Co. Park calls in more “security”, disputes right to record meeting –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the Special Meeting last night, the Clark County Park District had three “security” employees present. Normally this would not ...

Clark Co. Parks’ Charity Murphy hiding phone records…

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, Charity Murphy, the Clark County Park District’s FOIA Officer decided to ...

DuPage County

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College of DuPage internal controls fall short once again

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – During the last COD Board Meeting I presented a formal complaint against Robert Breuder and another regarding electioneering with COD personnel ...

Former COD trustee should file complaint on herself, as a matter of principle!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Ten days after we published evidence of former COD trustee Savage using COD resources to assist in her campaign she now ...

Illinois General Assembly to Vote on HB 3593

Springfield, IL (ECWd) – Today is a chance for the legislature to take a step in the right direction and vote in support of House ...

Dr. Phelan resigns from Higher Learning Commission –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I was notified today that the Jackson Community College President who was supposed to be part of the evaluation team for ...

College of DuPage – Breuder’s clone to evaluate COD

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I have said it many times, and it appears once again the statement holds true. You can’t make this stuff up! ...

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Is Breuder in violation of multiple Illinois gun laws?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In an effort to avoid any confusion regarding the illegality of Breuder bringing a firearm onto public property, we are providing ...

Breuder violates Federal Gun Free Zone law (see update below)

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The final element of the very fist tip we received has now been validated!  Our whistle blower laid out a foundation ...

Former COD Trustee Kim Savage’ Press Release Virtually Admits To Electioneering With College Funds –

Darien, IL. (ECWd) – In a June 29, 2015 Press Release (on her campaign page here)(or PDF)  Kim Savage, former College of DuPage Trustee, first ...

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COD- More for the Breuder legacy.

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – With the burdens of making ends meet becoming harder and harder most agree that at some point we have to put ...

College of DuPage issues press release re: Higher Learning Commission –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I would like to thank the COD Board Chairman Kathy Hamilton and interim President Dr. Collins for their press release pertaining ...

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College of DuPage – Fox in the Hen House?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – For months the College of DuPage has been rocked by scandal after scandal.  From several thousand dollar bar tabs by its ...

Rauner should immediately terminate Kim Savage from Student Assistance Commission –

Springfield, Illinois – (ECWd) – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (“ISAC”) is not immune from controversy in relation to electioneering and reported violations of ethics, ...

Orland Park Public Library

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Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued for Defamation by Megan Fox

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Yesterday, on Monday 6/15/15, writer and community activist Megan Fox sued Orland Park Library’s Public Information Coordinator, Bridget Bittman, for ...

Orland Park Library – Bittman lawsuit update – Judge denied motion –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Last week, after numerous motions to extend the time to respond, Bridget Bittman’s attorney filed several Motions in response to ...

OPPL’s Bridget Bittman’s “SLAPP” lawsuit update –

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman, the public information officer and self-styled “crisis manager” of the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL), filed what we ...

Orland Park Library pays $55,000 to settle FOIA/Open Meetings lawsuits –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a settlement of $55,000.00 to dispose of Freedom of Information ...

Orland Park Public Library Still Covering Up Child Porn…

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Saturday, March 7, 2015 From Safe Libraries: The Orland Park Public Library (link) is the scene of the latest effort ...

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Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman’s lawsuit update – dismissal motion granted –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – This is urgent and breaking news. The judge granted the motion to dismiss in its entirety.  . All the counts ...

Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman’s SLAPP suit latest filings

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman, the Orland Park Public Library’s public information coordinator, filed what we believe to be a SLAPP (Strategic Litigation ...

OPPL – Bittman lawsuit – May4 filings –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman’s attorney finally finished filing all documents as ordered by the Judge. This batch was an Opposition to a ...

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Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman begs on GoFundMe – Vacations in Florida –

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – Orland Park Public Library employee Bridget Bittman decided a few months ago to file what I would call a frivolous ...

Orland Park Library spent $480,000 fighting open records and open meetings laws –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – In the past fifteen months, the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL) has spent over $480,000.00 fighting Freedom of Information and ...

Sexual Harassment of Librarians – Librarian Protection Bill proposed –

Sexual harassment is wrong as is working in a hostile work environment. Librarians, library employees and patrons are forced to endure that when libraries allow ...

Update on Bittman v. Fox et al – Orland Park Library –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Motions to dismiss Bittman’s lawsuit on 7 of the 13 counts have been filed after Bittman filed her amended Complaint. ...