September 2016

TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - According to WTHI-TV (article here): An investigation is underway after police say 30-100 shots were fired at the National Guard Armory on Maple Avenue in Terre Haute. It happened just after midnight on Sunday morning. Police were initially called to the armory after receiving...

LaSalle Co. (ECWd) - It appears others are taking interest in the questionable financial habits of LaSalle County State's Attorney.  A Petition to Appoint a Special Prosecutor was filed today by attorney Julie Ajster. A copy of the petition can be viewed and downloaded below.  It...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We received tips that the Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission did not provide a draft copy of the airport zoning policy they were proposing to pass in advance of the meeting. Without the proposed ordinance being provided in advance, nobody knew which questions...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - According to Gary Strohm, Cory Sheehy, Marhsall's Public Works Director, stated that they had "lost" the $8,500 "annual donation" they usually get from the Park District because of the Edgar County Watchdogs. We thank them for admitting once again that we were right in forcing...

Winnebago County - (ECWd) - According to the FBI press release, "Claassen used her position as the approved for payments from Winnebago County to vendors to steal approximately $368,137 from the County.  Claassen further admitted in the plea agreement that from April 15, 2014 to July 1,...