Author: John Kraft

LYONS, IL. (ECWd) - Village President of Lyons, Illinois, Christopher Getty, apparently helped his father, former Lyons Mayor and convicted felon / ex-convict Kenneth Getty, throw his 77th birthday party on Sunday, June 3, 2018. In photographs submitted to us by a concerned citizen, it apparently shows...

SPRING VALLEY, IL. (ECWd) - More information has been made available in the arrest of Frank Mautino's wife, Lena Alfano, for battery on the night of May 19, 2018. She was charged with Class C Misdemeanor of battery, bodily harm. Case number 2018CM132 in Bureau County. Apparently, there...

OLIVER, IL. (ECWd) - In a stunning move during their May 2018 meeting, the majority of the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District Board of Trustees voted to increase their compensation by 50% - effective in June of 2018 (next month). The lone-wolf voting "no" was Lisa Thomas, from...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - We reported on this FOIA case when the Illinois Supreme Court granted our petition to file an Amicus Curiae Brief in support of plaintiff (read it here). Plaintiff Perry and the Institute for Justice filed a Freedom of Information Act request for public...

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