Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Yesterday, Governor Bruce Rauner signed HB1896 into law. This Bill placed a cap on accumulation of Township funds, other than the Capitol Fund, to 2.5 times the average annual expenditure [of each fund] of the previous 3 fiscal years. House Sponsors were Reps Halbrook...

LaSalle County, IL. (ECWd) - A Special Prosecutor from the Illinois Office of the State's Attorney Appellate Prosecutor's Office was indicted on 17 felony counts yesterday in LaSalle County, Illinois - which arose out of his duties as State's Attorney. Download docket sheet (here), or view...

WHEELING, IL. (ECWd) - During this evening's Wheeling Village Trustee meeting, Mayor Horcher issued a Proclamation in support of the Constitution of the United States of America and celebration of Constitution Week. Yes! He advised "all citizens to reflect on all of their privileges and rights of...

OTTAWA, IL. (ECWd) - According to articles in MYWEBTIMES and the NEWS-TRIBUNE, former LaSalle County State's Attorney Brian Towne was indicted late this afternoon by a LaSalle County Grand Jury. Reports indicate the indictment consists of 17 Counts of Official Misconduct and Misapplication of Public Funds. Thirteen of...

ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="194"] William "Bill" Thomas[/caption] This article is to explain the steps we believe were used by Trustee William Thomas and the other Atlanta Public Library District Board of Trustees to, in our opinion, pilfer and scam the State of Illinois...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The evening of August 30th, Bob Holmes, the One-Man Volleyball Team visited the Paris Cooperative High School for an exciting evening of volleyball with several teams who thought they could out-play him. Opposing teams included Precision Collision, Chrisman Girls Volleyball, Paris Girls Volleyball, the...