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Paris, IL. (ECWd) - When the pending Edgar County jail closure was announced, we reported it (here). Since that article, the County has been searching for a different insurance company that is willing to insure all or part of the jail, or in the alternative, they are...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - As of Sep 24, 2019, the Springfield Mass Transit District's Facilities Manager / Supervisor of Maintenance, Aaron Beck, is no longer employed at the District. This came in a notice posted throughout the District's offices (read it here). We understand Mr. Beck had worked...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - In a 33-page Summary Judgment decision, the United States District Court, Central District of Illinois, Urbana Division, found Edgar County Deputy Dee Burgin and Sheriff Jeff Wood liable in 9 Counts brought against them by Edgar County resident Charles F. Barrett. We published...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - Tuesday's Algonquin Township Clerk Karen Lukasik hearing was probably the most entertaining day in a courthouse I have ever experienced. The morning court call for David McArdle, attorney for Lukasik, was set for 9 am.   It appeared the Attorneys do not appreciate being...