October 2016

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County State's Attorney filed an updated complaint with the Circuit Court on October 13, 2016. Original article (here). In the updated complaint, the name of the alleged victim in Count II was changed from Sherry Ricketts to Harold Davies. No further mention...

LaSalle Co. (ECWd) - Most State's Attorneys would answer questions from a sitting State Representative, especially regarding matters of their office.  Not the case with Brian Towne, LaSalle County State's Attorney. State Representative Dwight Kay sent a letter to Towne July 29th, 2016 and according to Representative...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On October 18, 2016, Edgar County Corrections Officer, Stacey Hawkins, entered a plea of not guilty and demanded a jury trial. She was charged with Domestic Battery and Aggravated Assault stemming from an incident on September 5th, where she allegedly made physical contact...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - We recently reported on a lawsuit (here) where an individual claims he was wrongly arrested and the handcuffs were placed on his wrists too tight, causing injuries. After receiving what is purported to be all the video from the incident, it is...

LaSalle Co. (ECWd) - In what is now looking more and more like a cover-up, just as we eluded to in this article, we have new evidence that points to Chief Uranich violating his own policy. As we continue to dig deeper into this matter we...

Will Co.  (ECWd) - Memo to Lincoln-Way High School District 210 administrators: You just cannot get anything right, can you? You want to sway public opinion back to your side since coming under public—then federal—scrutiny for your financial games over the past decades. You scheme and...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Latest on Chatham’s Water Problems — Bishop On Air October 25, 2016 Bishop talks with Edgar County Watchdogs’ Kirk Allen about the latest in the ongoing saga of Chatham’s public water supply. Click link below to listen to the audio. http://www.wmay.com/episode/latest-on-chathams-water-problems-bishop-on-air/ http://www.wmay.com/episode/latest-on-chathams-water-problems-bishop-on-air/ Please consider a donation...