Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

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...

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...

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...

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...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - Failure to pay bills. Amazing real-life state of affairs of the Illinois State Government has hampered criminal investigations. In Edgar County, it is the investigation of the 2013 firebombing of two airplanes while they sat outside a hangar at the airport located...

InvEnergy's wind farm joins "WALL OF SHAME" (InvEnergy owes Champaign County $480,298 in unpaid taxes.) Recently, we shed a spotlight on three parcels of land in Champaign County which have unpaid taxes in the California Ridge Wind Farm developed and partially owned by INVENERGY which is 90%...