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TOLEDO, IL. (ECWd) - Cumberland County Sheriff's Deputy Steve Carr has been placed on Administrative Leave (with pay) pending the outcome of an investigation into messages he allegedly sent earlier this year. Those messages are quite disturbing to say the least, and include comments such as: "...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - What comes first, the chicken or the egg?  In Algonquin Township that is a question they may want to answer. In June of 2018, we published this article which included legal billing for the Clerk.  We reported then that the Township Board took action  June...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) We reported on the Algonquin Township Road District Appeal hearing last week in this article. As we pointed out, the court confirmed there were first impression matters in the case however the ruling made was not one that establishes case law.  The court...

ATWOOD, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_54134" align="alignleft" width="144"] Atwood Village President Farrar[/caption] Sometime in the past couple of months, the Atwood Village President had security cameras installed inside and outside the Atwood Police Department. At least one of the cameras recorded audio. Apparently, nobody was informed of the audio...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_54111" align="alignleft" width="117"] Gregg Zientara[/caption] During its August 14, 2019 meeting, Decatur Public Library board member Gregg Zientara (who is also the Treasurer of the City of Decatur) took exception to a resident videotaping the public meeting without notifying him it was...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - The Algonquin Township Road District appeal in the Local 150 case was heard by the 2nd District Appellate Court yesterday. The entire oral arguments can be heard at this link. [caption id="attachment_54101" align="alignleft" width="283"] Attorneys for Local 150 [/caption] We attended the hearing and...