Author: Kirk Allen

McHenry Co.  (ECWd) - The Village Municipal Code of Prairie Grove has issued tickets to a local business in relation to their display of the American Flag, as reported here by the McHenry County Blog.  In reviewing the Village Ordinances, a few things jumped out, some...

U.S. - (ECWd) - America's Frontline Doctors have filed for a Preliminary Injunction against Xavier Becerra, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services regarding the Emergency Use Authorizations of multiple COVID 19 Vaccines. "Accordingly, and for all of the foregoing reasons, Plaintiffs move under...

U.S. - (ECWd) - "Because a free and independent press is vital to the functioning of our democracy, the Department of Justice has long employed procedural protections and a balancing test to restrict the use of compulsory process to obtain information from or records of members...

Illinois (ECWd) - An Illinois State Police (ISP), investigation regarding a Department of Corrections officer's actions against an inmate at Stateville Prison has resulted in criminal charges of aggravated battery against Officer Chris Kozial.  The Herald News first reported on the incident back in May of...

Coles Co. (ECWd) - Approximately a year ago we were tipped off about a criminal complaint that was filed against the Coles County State's Attorney and Rhonda Parker, an employee in his office. The complaint was filed with the Illinois State Police (ISP), alleging the Coles...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - We first covered the Keith Petard Insurance scandal in this article. If you have not read that article along with the linked documents, we urge you to do so in order to better grasp the information in this article. For those willing to...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Keith Petard, now retired former Shelby County Highway Department employee appears to owe some money to Shelby County.  What many may not remember, Alan Spesard, County Highway Engineer, was not the only county employee operating their business out of the County Highway...