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McHenry County, IL. (ECWd) - Former State Representative and former McHenry County Board Chairman, Jack Franks, has admitted his involvement with "Illinois Integrity Fund" with a signed acknowledgment (click here): "I publicly acknowledge my role and involvement in the publication of the Flyers in connection with the...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - The Appellate Court heard oral arguments in the Brotze v Carlinville et al case related to the formation of Illinois Alluvial. Illinois Alluvial argued their points, then the Brotze's argued theirs with Attorney Jacob Smallhorn. Listen to the audio (click here). We assume that Carlinville...

Joliet, IL. (ECWd) - The Joliet Park District released a statement today, which according to the Patch, include "revealing that certain potential financial improprieties by a former employee are now under investigation by the Joliet Police Department. "It was a large, large sum. It's thousands, not...

Will Co. (ECWd) - Update: Corrected to eliminate reference to "A Fractional CFO" as the alleged "Company A". The Plainfield Township Supervisor Anthoney Fremarek is facing a 6 count Federal Indictment.  According to the indictment docket, Fremarek has been charged with the following in part: Count 1...