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April 15, 2024

City of Paris

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - Last month, after submitting a public records request, we received the disciplinary records of Paris Police Sergeant Phillip Kohlenberg, who was disciplined without formal adjudication, demoted to Patrolman and given 5 days off without pay. On October 28, 2020, Kohlenberg was placed on...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - Daniel Lee Robinson has filed a Federal lawsuit alleging violations of his First, Sixth, Fourteenth Amendment civil rights. Redwood Law Office is the firm representing Robinson, and they encourage inmates and former inmates to send written complaints about their experiences with the jailing...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - Governor Pritzker sent the Illinois State "COVID" Police to Paris, Illinois on Friday where a local restaurant was issued a "Notice of Noncompliance" alleging they violated the Governor's Executive Order and the Illinois Department of Public Health's guidance. Nothing was closed, no fines...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Edgar County remains void of any official positive COVID-19 cases. Horizon Health, located in Paris, Illinois, published an announcement on its Facebook page yesterday saying one of its employees had tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently recovering at home. According to county officials,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A piece of a Harvest Ridge wind turbine traveled through Paris, Illinois this morning, and after having trouble making a turn, it proceeded north on Route 1. Video from a frequent reader: [video width="720" height="1280" mp4="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/VID_20200507_080641984.mp4"][/video] . Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ...

Edgar County (ECWd) - A few weeks ago we published an article alleging theft of public funds by a member of the Vermilion, IL (Edgar County) Fire Department, Paris Community Fire Protection District. We understand the investigation is still ongoing (not completed yet) and is being handled...

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