Author: Kirk Allen & John Kraft

United States (ECWd) - In a 5:4 ruling, the US Supreme Court has upheld the Freedom of Religion Clause in our Constitution. "Government is not free to disregard the First Amendment in times of crisis. At a minimum, that Amendment prohibits government officials from treating religious exercises...

Sangamon Co.  (ECWd) - We have found over the years to verify each and every claim public officials make because more often than not, unfortunately, their claims fall short of the truth. The Illinois State Police interviewed the Rochester Fire Protection District Board President Bill Riggs in...

McHenry Co.  (ECWd) - Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller was deposed earlier in the month regarding a lawsuit against him for unauthorized payments to himself and other matters. The theme of the deposition was one of "I don't remember, or I don't Recall" to most...

Lasalle Co.  (ECWd) - For those not familiar with LaSalle County, it is the home of formerly indicted State's Attorney Brian Towne who managed to avoid any prosecution for the 17 felonies he was charged with. He is the same person who formed an illegal operation...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Shelby County State's Attorney Gina Vonderheide was deposed in the lawsuit brought against the County to stop payments to a private attorney hired illegally by the Board.  During the deposition, a shocking disclosure by Vonderheide points to a clear breach of her...