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Orland Park, Illinois Recently, keen eyes noticed a curious change on the Orland Park Public Library's official Facebook page, which had previously hosted numerous videos dating back to 2014 that the OPPL had paid local videographer Maqbool Rashid to produce (at a cost to taxpayers of...

[caption id="attachment_37726" align="alignnone" width="115"] Orland Park Public Library Director Mary Weimar[/caption] Orland Park, Illinois The Orland Park Public Library is at it again, seemingly having learned nothing after being sued in 2014 for multitudinous violations of both the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Open Meetings...

Des Plaines, IL. (ECWd) - Back in the fall of 2016, Paul Hertel, Associate Superintendent of Des Plaines School District 62 filed a complaint with their local police department complaining about frequency of emails sent to the district. Deborah Wilson submitted various Freedom of Information Act requests, and sent...

CHICAGO, IL. (ECWd) - Today, a Grand Jury sent a True Bill of Indictment on three Chicago Police Officers in the killing of Laquan McDonald. In the Indictment, the Grand Jury alleges that David March, Joseph Walsh, and Thomas Gaffney committed: official misconduct obstruction of justice conspiracy...

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