Sangamon County

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Fox Run Restaurant filed a lawsuit in Sangamon County Circuit Court today naming the City of Springfield and Mayor James Langfelder as defendants. The Complaint is against the city's "Emergency Ordinance(s)" and the Mayor's statutory authority to extend Executive Orders past 7 days...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - Former Springfield (Sangamon County) Mass Transit District facilities manager, Aaron Beck, charged with three felony counts of official misconduct and three felony counts of theft of government property. We wrote about his termination from the district in September 2019 (read it here). We know...

Vermilion, DuPage, Rock Island, Sangamon, Henry, and Mclean Counties (ECWd) - Updated: 12-27-2019 @ 0910 hrs. to include Henry County and the Kewanee Airport Authority During 2017, 2018, and 2019, we were busy ousting disqualified Airport Authority Commissioners in six separate counties in Illinois. All but two counties...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - As of Sep 24, 2019, the Springfield Mass Transit District's Facilities Manager / Supervisor of Maintenance, Aaron Beck, is no longer employed at the District. This came in a notice posted throughout the District's offices (read it here). We understand Mr. Beck had worked...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Springfield School Board Member and former Country Financial representative, Adam Lopez, has been arrested by the Sangamon County Sheriff's Department. His bond was set at $1.5 million. According to information on the Circuit Clerk's webpage, Lopez is being charged with 5 felony counts involving...