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PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On December 26, 2015, Dee Burgin, in his employment as an Edgar County Deputy Sheriff, entered the home of a local farmer, Charlie Barrett, without a warrant and after Mr. Barrett clearly told him to get out. Under the law, Mr. Barrett’s...

Pecatonica, IL. (ECWd) - As I predicted during the January 2020 Pecatonica Township meeting, all charges against Rogene Hamilton, who was arrested for attending the township public meeting, were dismissed on Motion by the State. The majority of the Trustees in Pecatonica Township has spent the past...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - As we have outlined in several articles here,  here, here, and here, the Shelby County board violated the law when they appointed a "Special" Assistant State's Attorney back in 2014. Even after all the substantial evidence that they did violate the law, the...

Springfield (ECWd) - Just when we thought the Illinois Legislature has nothing better to do as exposed in this article, it gets worse. As a diesel-powered vehicle owner, why should I not receive the same benefit as those driving gas-powered vehicles? Illinois State Representative Camille Lilly filed House...

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