Illinois Leaks Spotlights CL Park Board Perks

Reprinted with permission from the Edgar County Watchdogs’ Illinois Leaks: Crystal Lake Park District Commissioners gift themselves thousands, while wanting to sell Bonds – BY JMKRAFT ON APRIL 23, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) Crystal Lake, IL. (ECWd) – CLPD Chairman Debbie Gallagher While … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Tough on DUI Offenders, Lawbreaking Politicians Not So Much

It’s All About “Safety”, Right? A joint press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office and Local Law Enforcement: Starting April 15, 2018, the Algonquin, Cary, Harvard, Huntley Johnsburg, Lake in the Hills, McHenry, Spring Grove, and Woodstock Police Departments, … Continue reading

Fraternite Notre Dame Settlement Lacks Transparency

Added to the McHenry County Board’s Regular Meeting scheduled one day before the Primary Election, Monday at 10am, is a “Resolution authorizing the settlement of Fraternite Notre Dame v. County of McHenry 15 CV 50312.” You may remember that County … Continue reading

Sheriff Passes Algonquin Towsnship Phone Hacking to State Police and State’s Attorney

McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim’s deputies were the law enforcement officials who were called about the Algonquin Township phone hacking yesterday. Today, a spokeman for the Sheriff’s Office told McHenry County Blog that the Sheriff had turned over the criminal … Continue reading

Shauntaine D. Curry Sentenced to 12 Years in the Department of Corrections for Criminal Sexual Assault

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney: Patrick D. Kenneally, McHenry County State’s Attorney, announces that 28-year-old Shauntaine Curry formerly of Harvard, Illinois, was sentenced to 12 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of criminal … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally Explains Cost Savings

A press release from McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally: STATE’S ATTORNEY KENNEALLY SAVING TAXPAYER MONEY State’s Attorney Kenneally announced today huge savings for McHenry County taxpayers. Since Kenneally’s administration began, his office has assumed the majority of labor-related legal … Continue reading

Class Action Case Against Sheriff Bill Prim over TRUST Act Dismissed by Those Who Filed It

A press release from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department: Immigration Suit vs. Sheriff Prim Dropped by Attorneys for Plaintiff Attorneys who filed a class action immigration lawsuit against McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim and the Sheriff’s Office voluntarily dismissed the … Continue reading

Five Countywide Elected Officials in IMRF Pension Program, Four Not

Since the subject of Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pensions will be discussed at tomorrow night’s McHenry County Board meeting, I think folks might be interested in seeing which ones are currently participating in pension program.  They follow: Not on the … Continue reading

Jack Franks Seems to Be Saying that If He Can’t Have a Pension as County Board Chairman, No Countywide Officials Should Get One

Appearing apparently from the head of McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is a resolution for next Wednesday’s Human Resources Committee that would end pensions for all countywide officials. Franks certainly wants citizens to think that he led, whether he … Continue reading

Chuck Wheeler Asks for Equal Treatment for Republicans

Under member comments at Tuesday’s McHenry County Board meeting, McHenry’s Chuck Wheeler said the following: Thank you Chairman Franks. A few weeks our governor signed and placed into law the Trust Act.This bill is one of those things that was … Continue reading

Special Meeting Calls Draw More GOP Sponsors

Republicans on the McHenry County Board not under the sway of Democratic Party Board Chairman Jack Franks have filed calls for Special Board Meetings on Thursday after the Committee of the Whole Meeting and the next Tuesday after the Regular … Continue reading

McHenry County State’s Attorney Partick Kenneally Argues TRUST Act Unconstitutional

Here is the motion on McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim’s behalf in the case of the illegal alien Niceforo Macedo-Hernandez now in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 22nd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT … Continue reading