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June 12, 2024

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

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%...

InvEnergy claimed they were going to be "good neighbors" and bring lots of jobs and income to Champaign and Vermilion County when they constructed the so-called "California Ridge (CalRidge) Wind Farm."  It appears they have broken another promise by failing to pay taxes on their...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On October 7, 2016, the 3rd Illinois Appellate Court overturned the Illinois Commerce Commission's decision that Clean Line Energy Partners was a public utility, and remanded it back for further proceedings. Some facts from the case: Rock Island admitted that the wind generators...

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