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April 18, 2024

Coles County

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - The convicted felon, Barry Wolfe, appeared in DOC custody, without counsel, in front of Coles County Judge O’Brien this morning on his Motion to Withdraw Guilty Plea. Coles County Case nos. 17CF420 and 17CF433. Wolfe had been previously sentenced to 60 years in...

CHARLESTON, IL. (ECWd) - Barry Wolfe, the former AAU Girls Basketball Coach who plead guilty to criminal sexual assault (in a supervisory position) of underage victims, girls aged 13-17, who played basketball for him, apparently did not agree with his 60-year sentence. After his sentencing, Wolfe wrote...

Coles Co. (ECWd) - As promised, Part II of what looks like will be a five-part series. See Part I at this link. August 3, 2018 Article - "CHARLESTON — Coles County's commercial and industrial property reassessment is now past its halfway stage, with property owners in two...

Coles Co. (ECWd) - Over the last 18 months, we have been covering in great detail the illegal actions by Coles County officials.  Those actions include bid-rigging, improper contracting, pay for no work, Open Meetings Act violations, Freedom of Information Act violations, illegal contracting and more. ...

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