DuPage County

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - In what appears to be true to form, the terminated former President of the College of DuPage appears to have more dirt on his hands than realized. Today was the deadline for defendants to file an answer to the Breuder lawsuit against the...

NAPERVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Several weeks ago we notified DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin of a possible disqualification of one of the DuPage Airport Authority ("DAA") Commissioners. During a state-wide research project on Airport Authorities, we noticed that DAA Commissioner Juan Chavez was also appointed to...

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) - Rafath Waheed pled guilty today to felony and perjury charges related to her election petitions submitted for candidacy as a College of DuPage Trustee for the 2017 election cycle. We had previously written about the petition challenge (here and here), her admitting (here),...

Dupage Co. (ECWd) -  Wheaton-Warrenville, CUSD200 is looking to build a new Jefferson pre-school WITHOUT a referendum.  "To build" is a keyword!   On Wed, 3/14/2018, the School Board plans to approve the issuance of “lease certificates” in order to build a school.   They are justifying this based...

College of DuPage (ECWd) - That's right - Half a million dollars. In a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit pitting the Chicago Tribune against the College of DuPage and the College of DuPage Foundation, the Chicago Tribune registered a decisive victory in the Appellate Court earlier...

LOMBARD, IL. (ECWd) - Former 12-year Illinois State Representative Sandra Pihos was arrested by Lombard Police Department and charged with misdemeanor shoplifting late September. According to the Chicago Tribune, she was arrested on September 26, 2017 and posted $1500 Bond for allegedly shoplifting ("Retail Theft of less...

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - "IT IS ORDERED that this case be orally argued on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in the Main Courtroom, Room 2721 of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 219 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois, at 9:30 a.m." [pdf-embedder url="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Oral-Argument-in-COD-Appeal.pdf" title="Oral...