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Illinois (ECWd) - While nothing has been done to multiple County Sheriff's involved in selling seized guns illegally, and deputies illegally buying those guns, it appears the Illinois General Assembly is moving forward with more important legislation.  (Numerous articles on the Sheriff's gun sales can be...

CHARLESTON, IL. (ECWd) - Coles County Probation Officer Megan R. Weaver was questioned during a Domestic Violence related Disorderly Conduct police investigation on Friday night, April 26, 2019 at approximately 11:30 p.m. (Police report here) As of today, May 21, 2019, Weaver is still employed with the...

CHARLESTON, IL. (ECWd) – The Coles County State's Attorney responded to my continued public comments in reference to some Coles County Board members receiving unauthorized health insurance. Part 1 of this series is here. In his January 30, 2019 memorandum (here), Coles County State's Attorney, Jesse Danley,...

ELWOOD, IN. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_52022" align="alignleft" width="161"] Former Fire Chief Brad Compton[/caption] We were just informed that Fire Chief Brad Compton of the Elwood, Indiana Fire Department was removed from his position by Elwood Mayor Todd Jones. Former Fire Chief Compton was informed Friday evening after an...