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  • Shelby County – Robert Woodall Withdraws Verbal Claim Of Actual Innocence – Re-sentenced To 55 Years

    Shelby County – Robert Woodall Withdraws Verbal Claim Of Actual Innocence – Re-sentenced To 55 Years0

    Shelby Co. (ECWd) – We first reported on Robert Woodall’s claims of Brady violations in this article which we encourage everyone to read.  As referenced in that article, we were waiting on this transcript from that hearing. Anyone reading the transcript from the prior hearing and information linked in the prior article should be able

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  • Shelby County – True Bills of Indictment

    Shelby County – True Bills of Indictment0

    Shelby Co. (ECWd) – A Shelby County, Illinois, Grand Jury was convened last month and issued numerous true bills of indictment which we covered in part in this article. At the time of the prior publication, we were able to track down the names of 15 people however it turns out the actual number was

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  • UDPATE – California Emissions Standards Coming To Illinois?

    UDPATE – California Emissions Standards Coming To Illinois?0

    Sangamon Co. (ECWd) – We covered the proposed legislation to mandate Illinois follow the vehicle emissions rules established in California in this article. The committee was scheduled to hear the bill late yesterday afternoon.  As outlined in the previous article, the witness slips opposing this legislation were over 20 times that of those in support

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  • California Emissions Standards Coming To Illinois?

    California Emissions Standards Coming To Illinois?0

    Sangamon Co. (ECWd) – State Representative Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Chicago, has introduced House Bill 1634,  seeking to adopt the vehicle emissions standards of California. The bill is co-sponsored by Representative Janet Yang Rohr of Naperville, and Representative Bob Morgan of Highwood. The bill basically requires that “Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall adopt rules to implement

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  • Sam McCann To Remain In Custody Pending Sentencing –

    Sam McCann To Remain In Custody Pending Sentencing –0

    Illinois (ECWd) – During the Detention Hearing this morning, the Court ordered McCann to remain in custody pending sentencing. McCann was initially taken into custody prior to the trial, on Feb 9, 2024, for various reasons. McCann’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for June 20, 2024. From the docket: Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge

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  • McCann Sentencing Scheduled For June 20th –

    McCann Sentencing Scheduled For June 20th –0

    ILLINOIS (ECWd) – Former Illinois State Senator Sam McCann plead guilty to Counts 1 through 9 in the indictment, the court accepted the pleas and consent to forfeiture. The Court adjudged McCann Guilty on all 9 counts. Sentencing guideline Order below. Sentencing is scheduled for June 20, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. A Detention Hearing is

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