Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A long 5+ year battle has finally ended today with the sentencing of Kami Miller in Federal Court. Kami Miller and her daughter-in-law, Ashley Miller both entered a guilty plea to Felonies earlier this year to federal crimes against the former Paris, Illinois...

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - The newest Governor Rauner appointee to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board ("PRB") has filed a false Statement of Economic Interest. John Wayne Clough, hailing from Coles County, was appointed to the PRB on March 30, 2017. He was a long-time employee and Deputy...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 07, 2017   FOR MORE INFORMATION: Reena Tandon: (309) 533-1210 [email protected]  Tom Cullerton disgusted with bloated handout to failed NIU executive VILLA PARK- State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is outraged that ousted Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker will receive another state contract from...

Northern Illinois University (ECWd) - This morning, the Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees once again voted to "gift" former NIU President Baker $600k in exchange for his resignation after the OEIG found he had mismanaged the University. The Board called it a "Presidential Transition Agreement" but...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Tap-dancing around the issue of statutory authority, the City of Carlinville once again avoided officially answering the question. The city also voted to give $3000 to a nonexistent corporation. During Carlinville's December 4, 2017 public meeting, discussion involved whether or not the city has...

Tom Cullerton urges NIU reject new Baker deal PRESS RELEASE: VILLA PARK- State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is urging Northern Illinois University to reject President Doug Baker’s Presidential Transition Agreement. A judge ruled last month that the university violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved Baker’s deal...