By: Diane Benjamin The concussion will be keeping me from writing much for at least a few days. Here’s a couple of things I couldn’t pass up: As of October 26th, Green Top isn’t close to raising $400,000: Yes they have only raised $141,800 of the needed $400,000. _____________________________ The Pantagraph again let a lawyer […]
Mikey’s dad posted this on Facebook last night. It is reprinted with permission. Tonight, I share my message with a broken heart and so many questions about my missing son. Why were the police able to hand the child over to his mother when she made false statements to them? How was the mother able […]
By: Diane Benjamin The video of Mikey Cadena being handed over to his mom on October 3rd went more than viral over the weekend. It had well over 1 million views. That prompted calls to officials. McLean County was forced by Massachusetts to amend the warrant for his arrest to only Illinois. The District Attorney […]
By: Diane Benjamin Judge Hill is now done with this case. Since she is retiring, the case will be handed to a new judge. Hill cancelled the last warrant for the arrest of Michael Cadena and reissued it. The last one didn’t state is was extraditable and it didn’t state there were no geographic limits. […]
Judge Hill has not seen these videos and Amber Buck’s lawyer successful kept the court in Massachusetts from seeing them. Amber’s attorney complained in court here that he doesn’t have a copy, he got a copy from Michael’s lawyer at the last hearing. The video is numerous calls between Mikey and his mother. Her voice […]
By: Diane Benjamin Judge Hill may try to issue an arrest warrant for Mikey’s dad tomorrow. The Massachusetts court still hasn’t made a decision from the hearing last Friday, he could void any action Judge Hill takes. The judge promised a ruling by September 10th.
By: Diane Benjamin The Illinois Supreme Court just ruled Danville is responsible for injuries a woman sustained because she tripped on an uneven sidewalk: https://www.ilnews.org/news/justice/illinois-supreme-court-rules-city-liable-in-trip-and-fall/article_c7227c6e-9ccc-11e8-945c-6725ad9095d1.html If government stuck to essential services, like maintaining sidewalks, they wouldn’t have a problem. Bloomington has a BIG one. ____________________________________________ WGLT held a forum to discuss local media last week. […]