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Illinois (ECWd)- Multiple Prayer for Leave to Appeal (PLA) briefs were filed yesterday with the Illinois Supreme Court stemming from the scandals exposed at the College of DuPage. The PLAs come after the Circuit Court denied motions to dismiss these cases under the Citizen Participation...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_34548" align="alignleft" width="150"] Click to enlarge[/caption] After our article exposing the fact that the Kankakee Valley Park District (KVPD) had not approved any of their meeting minutes since April of 2016 - more than 9 months ago, Park Commissioner J.J. Hollis took...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - The Kankakee Valley Park District, on the losing edge of a financial cliff, has apparently made the decision it doesn't want the public to know what happens at "their" meetings. With the district in financial ruin, having laid off nearly every employee, you would...

Cook Co. (ECWd) -  We first reported on Country Club Hills Fire Department January 23, 2017, regarding possible pornography on fire department computers and the fact the public body was sanctioned for violating court orders. Now the story only gets worse.  According to transcripts and pleadings...