Cook County

LYONS, IL. (ECWd) - Village President of Lyons, Illinois, Christopher Getty, apparently helped his father, former Lyons Mayor and convicted felon / ex-convict Kenneth Getty, throw his 77th birthday party on Sunday, June 3, 2018. In photographs submitted to us by a concerned citizen, it apparently shows...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - We reported on this FOIA case when the Illinois Supreme Court granted our petition to file an Amicus Curiae Brief in support of plaintiff (read it here). Plaintiff Perry and the Institute for Justice filed a Freedom of Information Act request for public...

[caption id="attachment_42424" align="alignnone" width="255"] Village Manager Joe LaMargo, dancing at a previous year's Village of Orland Park public employee "holiday party."[/caption] ORLAND PARK, ILLINOIS (ECWd) -  The Village of Orland Park is something of a modern-day Peyton Place for watchdogs and observers of bad behavior by public...

DES PLAINES, IL. (ECWd) - Des Plaines School District 62's Superintendent Floyd Williams appears to have a history of allegations of sexual harassment that keeps following him from school district to school district. If these new alleged allegations are founded, he should be immediately terminated without...

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