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Wheeling’s Mayor Dean Argiris’ Prostitution Solicitation Arrest Record –

March 6, 2017   ·   5 Comments

WHEELING, IL. (ECWd) – Oral copulation for $20. That’s right. One thing that most voters expect and demand of a candidate is Truth. Especially on ...

Official Misconduct Inquiry Request filed in South Jacksonville, IL.

South Jacksonville, IL. (ECWd) – After South Jacksonville Police Chief Hallock was reinstated with full back-pay, his attorney, Tyson Manker, filed a request for an Official Misconduct ...

Shelbyville Township – “We’ve always done it this way” only goes so far!

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – Myth – A clean audit proves nothing was done wrong as it relates to the management and use of public funds. ...

Shelbyville Township – Maybe all that extra cash can be put towards education of elected officials?

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – When we write about illegal actions by public officials, in this case, the Shelbyville Township, it’s important to understand what we ...

Kankakee Valley Park District Commissioners receiving free rentals in violation of law –

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) – According to January 23, 2017, Board Minutes, the Kankakee Valley Park District Commissioners have been receiving “two free rentals for non-manned ...

Shelbyville Township – $93,034.33 in donations and climbing – Legal?

Shelby Co. (ECWd)- Donations – Public Funds for Private Purpose?  We ask that the Township Officials of Shelbyville Township cease any further improper donations and ...

COD Foundation Attorney attacked Chicago Tribune during Appellate Court hearing with false claim about ECWd –

Northern Illinois University (NIU) – (ECWd) – In what should have been his time for rebuttal statements, the College of DuPage Foundation attorney spent a ...

College of DuPage – Breuder claim of tortious interference by board members in their individual capacity denied –

DuPage Col. (ECWd) – The Federal Courts acted on motions in the Robert Breuder civil case against the College of Dupage today and issued a ...

Shelbyville Township – Excessive Tax Levies & Fund Balances?

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – After a lengthy investigation and review of public records, we found numerous concerns, of which some are consistent with findings in ...

Effingham Park District eliminates perks for Park Commissioners –

EFFINGHAM, IL. (ECWd) – After we wrote an article (which was part of a larger project dealing with park districts across the state of Illinois) ...

DeKalb County Planning & Zoning Committee recommends moratorium on Wind Farms –

DeKalb Co., IL. (ECWd) – It’s not every day that we see a local body of government step up to the plate and do the ...

College of DuPage officials subpoenaed – Radio Engineer trial to begin

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Almost two years to the day of being charged, former College of DuPage Radio Engineer John Valenta will finally stand before ...

PLA briefs filed with the Illinois Supreme Court – (Citizen Participation Act)

Illinois (ECWd)- Multiple Prayer for Leave to Appeal (PLA) briefs were filed yesterday with the Illinois Supreme Court stemming from the scandals exposed at the ...

U46 School District – Laws? Who needs laws?

Kane Co. (ECWd) – Recent reporting on U46 School District and their plans of taking advantage of the Accelerate College Educational Partnership Program, which is ...

Kankakee Valley Park District Commissioner J.J. Hollis apparently confused about meeting minutes –

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) – After our article exposing the fact that the Kankakee Valley Park District (KVPD) had not approved any of their meeting minutes ...

Kankakee Park District violating Open Meetings Law – Fails to approve meeting minutes for nine consecutive months

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) – The Kankakee Valley Park District, on the losing edge of a financial cliff, has apparently made the decision it doesn’t want ...

Princeton Park District could exceed $14,000 given to Commissioners –

PRINCETON, IL. (ECWd) – The Princeton Park District’s gifting of memberships and fee waivers to their Commissioners in violation of the Park District Code, which ...

Potential Constitutional Crisis in the making? – Media silent!

United States (ECWd) – Executive Orders, Plenary Power Doctrine, 100-mile border zone, all factors that may turn into a Constitutional Crisis in tomorrow’s U.S. Supreme ...

Legal Newsline Recognizes Watchdog Reporting

United States (ECWd) – Legal Newsline has picked up on our reporting, which was one of the first to report on the sua sponte request ...

Country Club Hills Fire Department – “Thousands of Web searches for pornography” – Hard drives wiped.

Cook Co. (ECWd) –  We first reported on Country Club Hills Fire Department January 23, 2017, regarding possible pornography on fire department computers and the ...

Clark Co. Park District pays $7,500 to settle Open Meetings Act lawsuit –

CLARK CO., (ECWd) – The Clark County Park District Board of Commissioners voted to approve a settlement in the lawsuit brought against them for alleged ...

Princeton Park District gifting memberships to Commissioners –

PRINCETON, IL. (ECWd) – The Princeton Park District, in the recent past, had finally determined, after considerable public questioning, to make families of Park Commissioners pay ...

Laws are moving targets in Illinois –

Illinois (ECWd) – All indications are pointing to a serious degradation of the rule of law in Illinois. Illinois State statutes are found in nine ...

CCPD Ex Director Still Takes From the Public

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – Sources at the Clark County Park District have informed us that Charity Murphy, who resigned last week, has refused to ...

ILETSB – FOIA forces compliance – Sheriffs receive letters –

Illinois (ECWd) – The Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board is responsible for a laundry list of matters as it relates to our Law ...

Kankakee Airport Commissioner, Attorney Resignations

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) – The Kankakee Valley Airport Authority held its first meeting since receiving this letter from IDOT in reference to a potential commissioner disqualification ...

Holland Township Electoral Board – Petition objection withdrawn

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – We ran this story a couple days ago regarding the Holland Township Electoral Board meeting. I was contacted this morning by ...

Holland Township Electoral Board Hearing

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – Holland Township Electoral Board convened February 8th, 2017, for the purpose of hearing a petition objection filed by the Township Supervisor, ...

The 9th Circuit – more to the story

US Government (ECWd) – After finding glaring omissions in the recent opinion from the 9th Circuit, coupled with the fact the Chief Judge is taking ...

Game changer in the 9th Circuit? – National Media silent

9th District Appellate Court – (ECWd) – Yesterday, the Chief Judge of the 9th District, Judge Thomas, took steps that may prove to be a ...

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