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BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois State University Police Officers Kaase and Shepard let Bloomington Fireman Michael Maines go from an alleged DUI "because of his employment" - instead of arresting him after a Field Sobriety Test and a measured 0.090% BAC. BLNNews.com received the incident reports thru...

Wilmington, IL. (ECWd) - Former appointed Road Commissioner, John Norton, filed a "lawsuit" in Will County seeking at least $1,000,000.00 from each of the eight named Defendants. The entire lawsuit appears to be filed under the guise of the "Citizens Participation Act" ("CPA") since he did include...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Judge Garst presided over a Hearing this morning where Stacy Adams entered a negotiated Guilty plea to DUI. She was sentenced to: 18 months conditional discharge $750.00 fine $1381.00 Schedule 6 assessment 75 hours of counseling (already completed) This comes as a result of...

Joliet, IL. (ECWd) - CBS2 Investigator Megan Hickey exposes Joliet Township problems. "Three Joliet Township workers said they were forced to do landscaping work on the township supervisor's home. He didn't answer questions about making the public employees work on his private property. CBS 2 Investigator Megan...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - During today's Edgar County Board Meeting, the public was notified that the Edgar County Jail is effectively closing at the end of the month. Citing the lack of any insurance coverage, the Edgar County Sheriff's Department will no long be able to house...