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April 20, 2024

Edgar County State’s Attorney

United States (ECWd) - The Federal District Court issued their order today in the Sarah Palin Defamation case and even though you may not agree with what the New York Times printed, the federal courts have properly applied the well-established case law that should be taught...

Illinois (ECWd) - Two separate audit reports this week have found problems to include possible fraud and embezzlement. In Edgar County, of all places - LOL, the Clark Edgar Rural Water District audit report was provided to the board Monday night and questions of fraud were raised...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - State's Attorney Question: Did you advise the court when it was that you activated the body camera? Burgin Answer: (under oath) when I exited my car and I was walking up toward the vehicle that I had seen him driving. Plaintiff Attorney Questions: Do...

Dee Burgin, an Edgar County Deputy whose past is riddled with enough malfeasance, deception, and corruption has once again put the county at risk of yet another financial hit in a Federal Civil Rights law suit. As we reported in this article, Burgin is involved in...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - Just days prior to the scheduled Hearing on Edgar County's Motion to Dismiss, RIDES Mass Transit District filed a Motion to file a second Amended Complaint. That Motion was approved by the Court and they were given until August 1, 2017 to...

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) - FOIA Officer stipend for Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board: $1500 Number of FOIA complaints resolved in her favor: Practically NONE ETSB, please demand your money back, it isn't working. The ETSB Coordinator failed to justify withholding public records again...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Rides Mass Transit District ("RIDES-MTD")filed its amended complaint a couple of weeks ago in their lawsuit alleging Edgar County owes them over $152,000 - which was the remaining funds after all debts were paid from the allegedly dissolved East Central Illinois mass Transit...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A full eight days after the cut-off date to file an amended complaint, RIDES-MTD filed one in Edgar County Circuit Court. This amended complaint consists of the following: claim of "promissory estoppel" claim of "breach of unilateral contract" The lawsuit stems from the deposition of...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Watchdogs thanks Edgar County 911 Director Nannette Crippes, as she is one of the primary reasons this organization started back in 2011.  Once again she proves we can count on her for continued violations of the Freedom of...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - We have been demanding public records from the Illinois State Police since 2012 regarding the two former Edgar County Corrections officers who were later convicted of felony crimes for their actions at the Edgar County Jail.  We exposed the malfeasance of...

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