Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) - Adam Andrzejewski has Petitioned the 2nd Appellate Court for leave to appeal pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court  Rule 306(a)(9) - "from an order of the circuit court denying a motion to dispose under the Citizen Participation Act (735 ILCS 110/1 et seq.)". The petition comes...

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) - After learning of the "DuPage County Human Services Grant Fund", I tried to find out under what statutory authority the County had to make such donations. Thinking that Chairman Dan Cronin's "ACT" Initiative was actually worth more than simply buzzwords (Accountability, Consolidation, Transparency),...

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Watchdogs have Petitioned the 2nd Appellate Court for leave to appeal pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court  Rule 306(a)(9) - "from an order of the circuit court denying a motion to dispose under the Citizen Participation Act (735 ILCS 110/1 et seq.)". The...

VIGO CO., IN. (ECWd) - UPDATE: Corrected the registered owner of the aircraft. Earlier today, a fixed wing, single engine aircraft registered to Dr. Patrick O'Neill crashed into a home located in northern Vigo County. WTHI-TV is reporting  (video report here) that both passengers were removed and airlifted to the...