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DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The now-former Chairman of the Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority ("VCRAA"), Dave Kietzmann, submitted his resignation from the VCRAA board last Friday, effective immediately. The Illinois Department of Transportation's Office of Chief Counsel sent a letter to the VCRAA on November 7, 2018,...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During the November 8, 2018 Hearing in Sangamon County Circuit Court on Kraft v. Carlinville (2017-MR-25), arguments were presented and heard in Plaintiff's 2nd Motion for Partial Summary Judgment ("MPSJ"). Plaintiff presented a signed affidavit and photograph attesting to a meeting Defendants claim...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Summary of the Case: "Defendants illegally reduced the Algonquin Township Road District budget for fiscal year 2018 - 2019 by one-hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), thereby preventing Plaintiff Andrew Gasser, the Highway Commissioner, from performing his statutory duties and meeting the contractual obligations of the Road District...

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...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - In a recent Danville Area Community College ("DACC") Board meeting, Board Members were basically instructed by DACC president Steve Nacco not to listen to concerns raised by citizens in attendance. Steve Nacco provided these instructions of censorship…prior to inviting the public to...