Driver Charged In Wrong-Way Crash That Injured 6The crash occurred at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday when a car was traveling north in the southbound lanes of I-94 near 159th Street, according to Illinois State Police. Three other vehicles were also involved in the crash.
Woman Charged With Drunk Driving After Hitting Boy Riding BikeThe boy was riding his bicycle in front of his home in the 300 block of Eastgrove Road in Riverside around 5 p.m. Monday, when Cynthia Grosse, of Lyons, struck him in front of his 6- and 11-year-old siblings, according to Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel.
Second Suspect In Fatal Street Racing Crash Held On $1M BailDouglas McGrew, a 25-year-old Robbins man, had been hospitalized after the Thursday evening crash in a residential neighborhood of the south suburb, according to Robbins police. McGrew faces reckless homicide charges along with 41-year-old Lynwood resident Craig Stevenson.
DUI Charges Upgraded Against Off-Duty Cop Accused Of Critically Injuring WomanAn off-duty Chicago Police officer now faces a felony DUI charge after his car struck and critically injured a woman last month in the Belmont Heights neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Prosecutors: Man Charged In Fatal Crash Was Drag Racing With FriendThe crash happened between a BMW and a Jeep heading west on Lower Wacker Drive near Garvey Court about 4:20 a.m., police said. The BMW struck the Jeep, then a concrete barrier.
Man Charged In Deadly Park Forest CrashA 22-year-old man from Country Club Hills has been charged with several felonies, after fleeing the scene of a crash that killed two teenage passengers in Park Forest earlier this week.
Teen Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Two After Prom In Calumet CityDavid Peden, 18, is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI causing death, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office. He was ordered held on a $40,000 bond Tuesday and is next scheduled to appear in court June 8.
Man Charged With DUI For Crash That Killed 3-Year-Old BoyErick Ochoa, 24, has been charged with a felony count of aggravated DUI involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also cited for driving on a suspended license and failing to stop at a stop sign.
Woman Charged With Causing 5-Car Crash That Killed PedestrianA northwest Indiana woman has been charged with murder after a drunken fight with her husband early Sunday led to a five-car crash that killed a pedestrian on the South Side, police said.
Victim's Family Sues Over Fatal Hit-And-Run In Tinley ParkThe family of a man from India who was fatally struck by a truck last summer while visiting south suburban Tinley Park has filed a lawsuit against the 23-year-old who allegedly fled the scene after the crash.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Stolen VehicleDeonta T. Carson, 19, is charged with felony vehicular hijacking, two felony counts of aggravated DUI, two misdemeanor counts of resisting a peace officer, one misdemeanor count each of DUI and violating parole; and two traffic citations, according to Chicago Police.
Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Crash That Killed PedestrianHarry Clemons, 35, has been charged with aggravated DUI involving a death, aggravated DUI resulting in bodily harm, failure to reduce speed, failure to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and driving on a revoked license, according to Chicago Police.