Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Dekalb, IL., Northern Illinois University (NIU) - (ECWd) - Today brings the end to a lawsuit filed against the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees for an Open Meetings Act violation when they voted earlier last year on former NIU President Baker's golden parachute, or Presidential...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - In the following video of Carlinville's March 19, 2018 meeting, you can clearly see Carlinville's attorney, Mr. Dan O'Brien, is having problems with people who want to participate in public comment, tries to shut it down in a preemptive rambling about litigation...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Alderman Cindy Campbell finally showed her true contempt for citizens in the aftermath of Carlinville's failed trampling of civil rights during its March 19, 2018, meeting. Campbell is typical of what we see across this state, who thinks everyone except her is completely...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner appeared in Edgar County Circuit Court this morning for a hearing on his 3-count felony case, 2018 CF 39, False impersonation of federal government employee, false impersonation of peace officer, and false impersonation of peace officer. Hefner appeared in custody with...

CARLINVILLE (ECWd) - During discussions of the "water company" which is currently a co-defendant, along with the City of Carlinville and Village of Dorchester, in a lawsuit challenging the authority and structure of the entity currently known as the Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company - which...