Aggravated DUI

Aaron Moore (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Eisenhower Crash That Killed Two Women

Aaron I. Moore, 26, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in death, two counts of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs resulting in death and two counts of leaving the scene of a fatal crash, according to Illinois State Police.

01/13/2014

Joshua Spuhler (Credit: Naperville Police)

Aurora Man Charged In Crash That Killed Naperville Woman

A convicted burglar who also spent time in jail 11 years ago for inebriated driving stands accused of having been under the influence of narcotics when his pickup truck allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist early last fall.

01/10/2014

Lauren Smith, 8, was killed as a result of a rollover crash. (Family handout)

Dad Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed 8-Year-Old Daughter

Jeffery Smith, 26, was charged with aggravated DUI leading to an accident or death, in addition to citations for negligent driving, failure to reduce speed and a child restraint violation.

12/27/2013

Franklin Jackson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Drunk Father Didn’t Notice Son Ejected In Fatal Crash

Franklin Jackson, who is from Texas, didn’t notice the shattered window until he pulled into a gas station to check the damage to his car, prosecutors said.

12/26/2013

Ambulance

Police: Drunk Ambulance Driver Caused Crash

John Lara, 31, was driving a private ambulance around 10:45 a.m. Monday when he hit a pickup truck at Clark and Montrose. His blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.

12/11/2013

Benjamin Black (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Man Pleads Guilty To Aggravated DUI For Crash That Killed 11-Year-Old

A DeKalb County man pleaded guilty Thursday to driving under the influence of heroin when his SUV struck a car on a snow-packed highway last winter, killing an 11-year-old boy.

11/14/2013

Melvin Brown (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Hurt 4 Cops

Melvin Brown, 69, has been charged with felony aggravated DUI causing an accident involving bodily harm, as well as two misdemeanor counts of DUI.

11/07/2013

Kevin Crawley (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Woodlawn Crash

Kevin P. Crawley was driving a 1999 white Infiniti sedan west on 63rd when he ran a red light, and collided with a 2002 Nissan traveling south on Woodlawn with a green light.

10/07/2013

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Male Passenger

Jason B. Callahan, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kendall County Coroner’s Office.

09/16/2013

Miguel Rico (Credit: Chicago Police)

Drunken Wrong-Way Driver In Deadly Ike Crash Had No License

Police said 20-year-old Miguel Rico was drunk when he drove a Dodge minivan west in the eastbound lanes of the Eisenhower on Saturday, crashing into a car, and killing two women.

09/09/2013

Carly A. Rousso has been charged with running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day. (Highland Park Police)

Judge Admonishes Rousso For Missing Court Date

Highland Park 19-year-old Carly Rousso missed her court date Tuesday, after voluntarily checking into a treatment center due to mental trauma from the fatal accident she was involved in last summer.

07/18/2013

Carly Rousso, of Highland Park, stands in the courtroom of Lake County Judge James K. Booras during a pretrial hearing in Waukegan on June 11, 2013. (Credit: Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune)

Lawsuit Settled In Alleged ‘Huffing’ Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old Girl

A civil lawsuit filed in connection with the death of a 5-year-old girl last Labor Day, caused by a Highland Park teenager who was allegedly “huffing” a cleaning product beforehand, has been settled ahead of the teen’s criminal trial.

06/11/2013

Benjamin Black is accused of being high on heroin when his car struck and killed an 11-year-old boy in February. (Credit: Kane County State's Attorney)

Prosecutors: Man Was High On Heroin When He Struck, Killed 11-Year-Old Boy

A west suburban man has been charged with being under the influence of heroin when the car he was driving plowed into the rear of a second car, killing an 11-year-old boy in February.

05/07/2013

cop crash

Man Charged With DUI, Reckless Homicide In Crash With Squad Car

A Joliet man was charged with vehicular homicide after he drunkenly collided with a Chicago police cruiser Friday night — killing a passenger in his car while wounding himself, another occupant in the vehicle and two police officers.

04/15/2013

Sam Manyfield is charged with drunk driving in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 52-year-old woman on the 4600 block of South Ashland Avenue on July 5, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Fatal Drunken Hit-And-Run

A 70-year-old Far South Side man whose blood alcohol level was “extremely high” when he fatally struck a woman on the South Side in a 2011 hit-and-run is going to prison.

04/04/2013

An SUV crashed into the back of a minivan on Lake Shore Drive near 47th Street on March 31, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Driver Charged With DUI In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A 32-year-old man has been charged with felony drunk driving, after his SUV slammed into a minivan late Sunday night, critically injuring the woman driving the van.

04/01/2013

Michael Moreno

Man Convicted Of DUI In Crash That Killed Lombard Biker

Michael Moreno was involved in a road rage incident with another vehicle. Following the incident, he chased the other vehicle, then crashed into Gerald Puglise’s motorcycle, killing Puglise.

03/27/2013

Sheryl Perry (Credit: Chicago Police)

Motorist Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash Near O’Hare

A southwest suburban woman was charged with aggravated DUI after a man was killed early Saturday when he was struck by a car as he walked on the Far Northwest Side near O’Hare Airport.

03/25/2013

Walter Depner (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

New DUI Charge For Man Convicted Of Killing 4 In Drunken Crash

A parolee who spent nearly 12 years in prison for triggering a horrific drunken-driving crash that killed a McHenry County mother and her three children is facing new DUI charges.

02/26/2013

Leroy L. Bobo (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Driver Charged With DUI After Running Over, Killing Man

A West Side man was charged with reckless homicide and DUI, after driving his vehicle into a group of pedestrians, fatally striking a man early Saturday in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

02/19/2013

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