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NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, DEKALB, IL. (ECWd) - The Office of the Executive Inspector General ("OEIG") investigation of Northern Illinois University ("NIU") and its President, Douglas Baker, may have been wrapped up after more than 18 months - but the college is still paying legal fees, month after month, with no apparent...

McLean Co. (ECWd) - What we know: Allin Township has not provided all the ordinances requested, and the attorney has failed to respond to my specific request for Ordinance 13-8 and applicable approval minutes. By all indications, members of the Allin Township Fire Protection District Board of...

Orland Park, Illinois On April 4th 2017, fed-up voters in both Orland Park and Tinley Park toppled longstanding political regimes that have been embroiled in one scandal or another for the last several years. This regime change was a direct result of citizens using the Freedom of...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During last night's Carlinville City Council meeting, the Council, by unanimous vote, directed the Attorney to turn over public records in response to FOIA requests submitted by John Kraft and waive any fees associated with copies of the documents he requested. One council member expressed...