Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - An Edgar County Jury returned Guilty verdict on two counts against Justin Heffner on October 30, 2019. Hefner was found guilty of false personation of a peace officer (Class 4 Felony) and false personation of peace officer Class 3 Felony). See Sections 17-2(b)(3)...

McHenry County (ECWd) - On October 25, 2019, McHenry County's Risk Management Coordinator Lisa Shamhart filed a Petition for an Emergency Stalking / No Contact Complaint in McHenry County Circuit Court against Attorney Mary McClellan. Judge Johnson entered the Emergency Stalking / No Contact Order, which remains...

Winnebago Co. (ECWd) - "For the reasons explained below, the Public Access Bureau concludes that the Pecatonica Township Board violated the requirements of the OMA in connection with its January 15, 2019, meeting by enforcing an unreasonable public comment rule to prohibit a member of the...