Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

BLOOMINGTON, IL> (ECWD) - From BLNNEWS.com: Click here: https://blnnews.com/2017/09/29/know-something-about-ciam-or-coliseum/?fb_action_ids=10209828381456811&fb_action_types=news.publishes The Illinois State Police are still investigating! If you have information applicable to the case call them. 815-844-1500 Follow the prompts to Investigations – Leave a message I’m posting this at their request!...

LaSalle Co., IL. (ECWd) - Former LaSalle County State's Attorney and current Attorney with the Illinois State's Attorney Appellate Prosecutor's Office was in court this morning. Outside protesters gathered to show their displeasure with Towne. Towne's arraignment was continued until October 27, 2017. the Court set a $50,000...

ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) - On review of past Atlanta Public Library District meeting minutes, it is evident the board was electioneering "using public funds, property or credit" in order to get the necessary votes to pass a tax referendum. How does the public feel about their...

ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) - Unsurprisingly, we find more misdeeds committed by the Atlanta Public Library District. This one involves real estate taxes and the paperwork required to be submitted on an annual basis to the Logan County Supervisor of Assessments ("SoA"). Each year, local governments must submit a...

ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) - After the Atlanta Library District's August 10, 2017 public meeting, I filed a Request for Review with the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor alleging the board violated the open meetings act by not publicly reciting the issue they were about to...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - Doug Wolfe, I-TEAM, Investigative Reporter for WAND talked about GovPlates.com website, a special project of American Watchdogs, where people can track the registered owner of government licensed vehicles. Just type in the "U" or "M" license plate number and find out which public body...

BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) - Thanks go to Diane Benjamin, BLNNEWS.COM, for her relentless pursuit of public records! Diane's pursuit of these records included her first ever lawsuit, filed in hand-written form, after the City of Bloomington and its disgraced Mayor Tari Renner unlawfully withheld public records under...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - Dennis Rettke, Limestone Township Supervisor has resigned from office. This comes at a troubling time for Limestone Township, after several months of township residents attending meetings and lodging complaints against the Limestone Township Highway Commissioner and the Board for allowing him to conduct...