Bianchi Suit Against Special Prosecutor McQueen Reinstated by Appellate Court

Your homework for today is to read the 2nd Appellate Court decision reinstating McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi’s suit against one of the Special Prosecutors who indicted him on criminal charges that were so weak that they were tossed … Continue reading

Kenneally Calls Out Harrison for Suing Woman over Letter to the Editor

A press release from Republican McHenry County State’s Attorney candidate Patrick Kenneally: DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR STATE’S ATTORNEY SUING ELDERLY WOMEN FOR REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE PATRICK KENNEALLY EXPRESSES NEED FOR EXERCIZING FREE SPEECH Prosecutor and Republican candidate for McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick … Continue reading

Bianchi Tells of Gauger Case Insurance Settlement

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office Recovers an Additional $700,000.00 for County Louis A. Bianchi, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that after several years of litigation, the County reached an agreement with … Continue reading

Jim Harrison Responds to Comment on Previous Story

A commenter calling him- or herself “Truth” made some provocative statements beneath the story about how only one Independent out of five have beaten a candidate on the Republican Party slate during the last five months. I thought more people … Continue reading

Transcript in Last Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 8

Christmas Eve, McHenry County Blog ran the first part of the December 15, 2010, transcript of a Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney. December 25th, the second part was published with the third installment published Sunday. Part 4 went … Continue reading

Transcript in Last Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 5

December 24th, McHenry County Blog ran the first part of the December 15, 2010, transcript of a Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahone. December 25th, the second part was published with the third installment published Sunday. Part 4 went … Continue reading

Transcript in Last Zane Seipler Wrongful Termination Court Hearing – Part 1

McHenry County Blog sat though the Rockford hearing before Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney a week ago on December 15, 2010. While I took notes, I thought it best to wait until I could obtain a copy of the transcript of … Continue reading

Barb Wheeler Has Well-Attended Nunda Fund Raiser

Around the pool off Oak Ridge Road, McHenry County Board member Barb Wheeler had a well-attended fundraiser Saturday afternoon. Labeled a “Teeni Weeni Bikini Martini Pool Party, it lasted into the evening. There were musicians from Florida playing beach music … Continue reading

Trial Part of the Defense of Gary Gauger Case Cost McHenry County Taxpayers $153,000

$152,582.64 to be exact is the August billing. That’s what will be paid defense attorney Jim Sotos for defending county interests during the month Gary Gauger’s attempt to win monetary damages for his wrongful imprisonment on death row for the … Continue reading

$1.2 Million Cost for McHenry County Taxpayers for Gary Gauger Trials thru July

Know what you see above? It’s the bottom of the spreadsheet sent me by the McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office showing how much money has been spent on outside lawyers since September 1997 because of the 1993 murder of Morris … Continue reading

Democrat Tom Cynor Calls for End to Bad Check Assistance Program for Business

Democratic Party candidate for State’s Attorney Tom Cynor has called for the end of a program that helps the McHenry County business community. His suggested alternative is to send businessmen back to civil court, which, of course, would require the … Continue reading

Democrat Tom Cynor Calls for End to Bad Check Assistance Program for Business

Democratic Party candidate for State’s Attorney Tom Cynor has called for the end of a program that helps the McHenry County business community. His suggested alternative is to send businessmen back to civil court, which, of course, would require the … Continue reading

Bianchi Opponent Calling for End of Political Activity in State’s Attorney’s Office Wrote Letter for Bianchi’s Opponent in 2004

It’s hard to believe without seeing it, so I have an image you can enlarge in this article. Just click on it. But, because it is so hard to read, I’ll type it, too. The letter head reads, “Glenn Gable, … Continue reading

Bianchi Opponent Calling for End of Political Activity in State’s Attorney’s Office Wrote Letter for Bianchi’s Opponent in 2004

It’s hard to believe without seeing it, so I have an image you can enlarge in this article. Just click on it. But, because it is so hard to read, I’ll type it, too. The letter head reads, “Glenn Gable, … Continue reading