Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - We just received notice that Dr. Eric Hansen resigned his appointment to the Springfield Airport Authority on July 17, 2018. We have previously written about his disqualification from serving in that appointed position. In his letter, he states he is resigning due to "pressure...

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) - DUPAGE COUNTY ELECTION WATCHDOG JEAN KACZMAREK GIVES NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE   ELECTION COMMISSION FOR ILLEGALLY WITHHOLDING  SERIAL NUMBERS  OF DATED VOTING MACHINES CAST-OFF BY OTHER COUNTIES NOW IN DUPAGE GLEN ELLYN - Glen Ellyn resident and 13-year election watchdog Jean Kaczmarek gave notice to...

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - During its July 17, 2018, Special Meeting, the Northern Edgar County Ambulance Service ("NECAS") discussed several items in Executive Session. Among those discussions were: An "ultimatum" presented to the NECAS by Carle Regional EMS (this will be the subject of a future article) ...

CHRISMAN, IL. (ECWd) - During tonight's monthly meeting, the Northern Edgar County Ambulance Service ("NECAS") Board approved and signed employment agreements with its employees. The item was not on the agenda for discussion or vote, as the Open Meetings Act requires, and when I asked for a...

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - The convicted felon, Barry Wolfe, appeared in DOC custody, without counsel, in front of Coles County Judge O’Brien this morning on his Motion to Withdraw Guilty Plea. Coles County Case nos. 17CF420 and 17CF433. Wolfe had been previously sentenced to 60 years in...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Update 8-29-2018: To avoid any further confusion, the reference to Kietzman not residing within the taxing boundaries of the Authority were drawn entirely from his property tax bill. I did mention it in the video, but did not spell it our in...