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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 Koziol.  The Herald News first reported on the incident back in May of...

(ECWd) - Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of an Investigation and Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Handling of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics Physician Lawrence Gerard Nassar. The DOJ Office of the Inspector...

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...

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