Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

WESLEY TWP. (ECWd) - Wesley Township is the Defendant in a Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") lawsuit filed by Leonard McCubbin alleging violations of the FOIA by refusing to provide requested records. McCubbin requested video from security cameras, as did I and at least one other person. My...

McHenry County (ECWd) - Algonquin Township is named as Defendant in four more lawsuits filed since July 26, 2019 in McHenry County Circuit Court. Think how simple and inexpensive it would be if Algonquin Township simply complied with the law. What a concept - follow the law;...

ILLINOIS - (ECWD) - By now, most already know Illinois State Senator Tom Cullerton has been Indicted by a Federal Grand Jury on 41 counts. You can read the full Indictment below. What we find interesting, and something we routinely focus on with elected officials is the inclusion...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Construction at the Edgar County Airport continues today with more concrete being delivered by Mid-Illinois Concrete out of Mattoon, Illinois. MiC won the bid, Feutz Contractors is the General Contractor. Next concrete work will be where the fuel tanks will be placed. Photos and short...

East St. Louis, IL. (ECWd) - Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Illinois FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Former Director of East St. Louis Library Sentenced The former director of the East St. Louis public library has been sentenced for embezzling thousands of dollars from the library for...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Last Friday, Governor Pritzker signed HB3141 (Public Act 101-0104). This Act amends Section 60-5 of the Illinois Township Code, and among other changes, mandates a Township Trustee be appointed as Deputy Supervisor to perform the ministerial duties of the Supervisor when the office...