Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

SULLIVAN, IL. (ECWd) - The Moultrie County Circuit Clerk, Beth Pruitt has allowed her public office and employees to conduct illegal electioneering activities within the Circuit Clerk's office, and during working hours. The Moultrie County Public Defender, Marvin Hansen (also former Moultrie County State's Atty), used his...

BOLINGBROOK. IL. (ECWd) - During last week's DuPage Township Board of Trustees meeting, Trustee Burgess decided to level unsubstantiated and clearly false accusations against certain children, a non-profit organization, and a candidate for elective office. Apparently, he saw a candidate that he did not like walking...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Adam Lopez, Springfield School District 186 Board Member: was recently terminated as a Country Financial agent, is currently under Springfield Police Department investigations of at least $615,000 missing from a family member's investment account since 2015. According to FOX 55, the money...

ALORTON, IL. (ECWd) - Update: Today's (9-28-2018) mugshot added: [caption id="attachment_48031" align="alignleft" width="152"] Mugshot obtained by KMOV.[/caption]   Jo Ann Reed, the Mayor of Alorton, Illinois, and once-convicted felon, has been arrested again today on a Bench Warrant for charges of two Class 3 Felonies of Official Misconduct (One...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - We have been sitting on this article for several months waiting on some issues to surface, which included communications with certain officials, and since the story broke on Lopez' termination from Country Financial, and the subsequent Springfield Police Department investigation into financial...

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - The Northern Edgar County Ambulance Service, a public body created thru Intergovernmental Agreements, has posted the agenda for Thursday's meeting. It now appears they are wanting to comply with the Open Meetings Act for this meeting (and hopefully future meetings), and to "reaffirm"...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) This just occurred about 3 miles south of Paris, Illinois on Illinois Highway 1. It appears a deer hit the van on the left, front side, which activated the van's airbags. Edgar County Special Service Area Emergency Medical Services, Edgar County Sherriff's Department, Paris Community...