Author: John Kraft

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - After reviewing the purchase agreements for electronic signage bearing School Board Member Adam Lopez' name and business entity, and all available Springfield School District 186 purchase/procurement policies, everything points to the school district's former athletic director and assistant principal, Brian Caton, approving...

WHITE COUNTY, Illinois (ECWd) – An associate judge in White County, Illinois, has come under fire for actions he took during the course of a civil case involving his brother-in-law. Associate Judge Mark Stanley, 60, of Carmi, is the judge in question. Stanley has been an associate...

WHITESIDE CO., IL. (ECWd) - John Booker, candidate for Whiteside County Sheriff, was allegedly spotted using the Whiteside County Sheriff's Department marked vehicle while stopping at a local radio station for an interview concerning his campaign for Sheriff. He was spotted, on September 10, 2018, driving the...

Jacksonville, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has issued a determination letter stating that Morgan County's Planning Commission Director and FOIA Officer, James "Dusty" Douglas,  failed to adequately search for records requested pertaining to communications with Industrial Wind Turbines ("IWT"). In July I...

DUPAGE CO., IL. (ECWd) - Date: Oct. 9, 2018 For release: IMMEDIATE DUPAGE COUNTY ELECTION WATCHDOG JEAN KACZMAREK FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST   ELECTION COMMISSION FOR ILLEGALLY WITHHOLDING  SERIAL NUMBERS  OF DATED VOTING MACHINES CAST-OFF BY OTHER COUNTIES  GLEN ELLYN - Glen Ellyn resident and 13-year election watchdog Jean Kaczmarek filed a lawsuit today in the 18th...