Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

CHARLESTON, IL. (ECWd) - Attorneys for the State and for Defendant Barry Wolfe appeared in Coles County Circuit Court on Friday for a scheduled Hearing on Wolfe's Motion to Withdraw guilty plea. The Hearing was continued until April 26, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., and the State was...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - HB 3141, sponsored by Representatives Brad Halbrook and Darren Bailey received a unanimous vote in the Illinois House last week. Sen. Chapin Rose has sponsored it in the Senate. This Bill is designed to eliminate the uncertainty immediately following a vacancy in the...

McLean Co. (ECWd) - Bloomington Fireman David Hall was arrested on January 11, 2019, for Domestic Violence after allegedly punching his wife in the face outside the KAPPA Men's Club in Kappa, Illinois - Woodford County. According to the verified statement of Woodford County Sheriff's Deputy Campbell,...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois State Representatives Tim Butler, Dan Caulkins, and Brad Halbrook will conduct a Moderated Town Hall style panel discussion on legislation that affects: Second Amendment Rights, Pro-Life Values, Taxes and Spending, Legalization of Cannabis and more. This will be held in the Decatur...

GILMAN, IL. (ECWd) - This article will cover three issues; Costs of complying with Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") requests, who asked us to send FOIA requests, and School Board Member Kyle Kraft's offensive comments. CRAZY:  The Watchdogs cost the school district $2977 in lost personnel hours...