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December 9, 2022

Cook County

TINLEY PARK, ILLINOIS - (ECWd) - An interesting development has occurred in the Village of Tinley Park with Trustee Mike "The Excavator" Glotz and Village Clerk Kristin Thirion publicly distancing themselves from Mayor Jacob "Jake" Vandenberg and his political party, Concerned Citizens for Tinley Park. Glotz and...

WHEELING, ILLINOIS - (ECWd) - At a recent Village of Wheeling public meeting, attorney James V. Ferolo from Klein Thorpe Jenkins represented the Village. Keen observers of Open Meetings Act violations committed in recent years have pieced together a concerning pattern where Klein Thorpe Jenkins, as a...

Cook Co. (ECWd) - Says Who and With What Proof? "Also, in my opinion, the statute is one that is ameliorative in nature and should be broadly construed so that it meets the objectives of the legislature." - So says Maine Township Attorney Daniel Dowd. Which is it...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - Doug Wolfe, I-TEAM, Investigative Reporter for WAND talked about GovPlates.com website, a special project of American Watchdogs, where people can track the registered owner of government licensed vehicles. Just type in the "U" or "M" license plate number and find out which public body...

WHEELING, ILLINOIS (ECWd) -- On Monday September 18th 2017, the Village of Wheeling engaged in something similar to a crime spree when it comes to trashing both the Open Meetings Act (OMA) and the United States Constitution (specifically the First Amendment's right to petition government bodies...

WHEELING, IL. (ECWd) - Last night's Village of Wheeling's Board of Trustees meeting is one that will surely be forever remembered. During the public comment of the liquor commission, speakers talked about what they believed to be bad advice given to the board by their attorney, James V....

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