Author: John Kraft

Wilmington, IL. (ECWd) - Former appointed Road Commissioner, John Norton, filed a "lawsuit" in Will County seeking at least $1,000,000.00 from each of the eight named Defendants. The entire lawsuit appears to be filed under the guise of the "Citizens Participation Act" ("CPA") since he did include...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Judge Garst presided over a Hearing this morning where Stacy Adams entered a negotiated Guilty plea to DUI. She was sentenced to: 18 months conditional discharge $750.00 fine $1381.00 Schedule 6 assessment 75 hours of counseling (already completed) This comes as a result of...

Joliet, IL. (ECWd) - CBS2 Investigator Megan Hickey exposes Joliet Township problems. "Three Joliet Township workers said they were forced to do landscaping work on the township supervisor's home. He didn't answer questions about making the public employees work on his private property. CBS 2 Investigator Megan...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - During today's Edgar County Board Meeting, the public was notified that the Edgar County Jail is effectively closing at the end of the month. Citing the lack of any insurance coverage, the Edgar County Sheriff's Department will no long be able to house...

DuPage CO. (ECWd) - During its October 22, 2019 board meeting, the DuPage County Board approved $1,359,172.00 worth of no-bid Insurance contracts (see pages 3 and 4) with Alliant/Mesirow, the company where Illinois House Speaker Madigan's son,  Andrew Madigan, is an Executive. We believe, as does the...

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...