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...

BOLINGBROOK, IL. (ECWd) - Apparently, former DuPage Township Supervisor William Mayer has a problem with people posting negative comments about him in the closed Facebook group "Bolingbrook Politics" and contacted his attorney to threaten at least one of its administrators. On March 22, 2019, attorney John R....