Author: John Kraft

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...