Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - Representative Gong-Gershowitz's House Bill 5170 would prohibit insurance sales to Illinois gun owners who would like to insure against rogue police and prosecutor's investigation, indictment, and prosecution of any criminal charge arising out of the use of a firearm (See page 18,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On December 26, 2015, Dee Burgin, in his employment as an Edgar County Deputy Sheriff, entered the home of a local farmer, Charlie Barrett, without a warrant and after Mr. Barrett clearly told him to get out. Under the law, Mr. Barrett’s...

Pecatonica, IL. (ECWd) - As I predicted during the January 2020 Pecatonica Township meeting, all charges against Rogene Hamilton, who was arrested for attending the township public meeting, were dismissed on Motion by the State. The majority of the Trustees in Pecatonica Township has spent the past...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - According to the search warrant obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times, the Illinois State Police justified a search warrant referencing Jack Franks by stating that "probable cause exists for the crimes of criminal sexual abuse, criminal sexual assault, official misconduct, stalking and aggravated...