May 2020

Urbana, IL. (ECWd) - UPDATE #2: the Urbana School District has confirmed that Shamar Betts does not and did not work for them and is/was not a school district employee. The "afterschool program" at the Urbana Middle School was in cooperation with the Urbana Park District....

Chicago, IL. (ECWd) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, May 31, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard at Request of City of Chicago Guard To Help Chicago Police Department Manage Street Closures Chicago – In response to a City of Chicago request, Governor JB Pritzker activated 375 Illinois National Guard...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Public Health Department just issued a press release announcing the county's first COVID-19 positive case. "One resident, who tested positive, is in home isolation and recovering." [pdf-embedder url="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ECPHD-1st.pdf"] . Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ask that you consider donating...

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) - On July 11, 2014, Kirk Allen requested copies, from the College of DuPage, of membership documents related to Max McGraws Wildlife Foundation for the previous five years. On August 4, 2014, Allen filed a Request for Review with the Illinois Attorney General's...

Illinois (ECWd) - Governor Pritzker, during today's Daily Briefing, announced new guidance for religious institutions in Illinois. These "guidelines" effectively remove any previous mandates he thought he had placed on them, and replaced the mandates with "guidance." This move was hours prior to his response deadline to the...