Skillicorn Calls for Audit for McHenry County Elections

A public official with no personal stake in the outcome has called for an audit of the vote counting by McHenry County Clerk Mary McClellan. State Rep. Allen Skillicorn, who was unopposed  in Tuesday’s election, issued the following press release: … Continue reading

Is Law Enforcement Looking at Algonquin Township?

That’s the question I have upon reading the response to my Freedom of Information Request for “any subpoenas that have been served on any Alg Twp Official.” Here’s the response: “Your request is denied pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/7 (1) … Continue reading

Johnsburg School District Put on Notice

Johnsburg Unit School District 12 has been put on the Illinois State Board of Education’s “financial watch list” a year ago. Last month the State Board notified the district it would “initiate a proper investigation of [its] financial integrity.” The … Continue reading

Roskam Goes After IRS for Church Targeting

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Roskam Demands Answers on New Allegations of IRS Targeting of Conservative Religious Organizations WEST CHICAGO—Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, inquiring about recent reports … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Deputy Hit by Shooting Range Bullet Fragments Ricocheting from Steel Dog Target, Hospitalized

Monday, March 15th, McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Woods was hit by bullet fragments ricocheting off a steel target while participating in a SWAT Team training exercise, according to documents obtained from through a Freedom of Information request. The targets … Continue reading