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Aggravated DUI

Joey Chavez, 36, is charged with four counts of aggravated DUI, in a crash that killed two children and injured at least two other people. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Crash That Killed 2 Kids

A 36-year-old man has been charged with drunk driving for a crash that killed two children over the weekend in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

03/26/2012

Glen Higginbotham (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty Again, 13 Years After Girl’s Death

The man responsible for killing a 10-year-old girl in a 1999 drunken-driving crash admitted Monday he drove under the influence again in 2010.

03/26/2012

Walter Thompson, 30, is charged with aggravated DUI in a chain-reaction crash that killed one person and injured four others on Feb. 20, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

$400K Bond For DUI Driver In Fatal Crash With Bus, Beer Truck

Bond was set at $400,000 on Wednesday for a Blue Island man charged with DUI in a fatal chain-reaction crash with a CTA bus and a beer truck Monday afternoon.

02/22/2012

Daniel C. Clark, 32, of Chicago, is charged with one count each of aggravated DUI involving death and aggravated DUI involving great bodily harm in a crash that killed a person who was sitting in an Illinois State Police car on the Eisenhower Expressway. A state trooper was also hurt in the crash.

$1M Bond In DUI Crash That Killed Passenger, Hurt Trooper

A Chicago man charged with DUI after allegedly crashing into a parked State Police car, killing a civilian keeping warm inside after a crash, was ordered held on $1 million Sunday in DuPage County.

02/12/2012

Daniel C. Clark, 32, faces one count of aggravated DUI involving death and one count of aggravated DUI involving great bodily harm for a crash that killed another motorist and injured an Illinois State Police trooper. (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff's Office)

Driver Charged For Crash That Killed A Man, Injured State Trooper

Officials filed charges against a motorist accused of killing a man and hurting an Illinois State Police trooper Saturday in a wreck on the Eisenhower Expressway in west suburban Addison.

02/11/2012

Christopher Caston, 18, is charged with felony aggravated DUI for a crash with a Chicago Fire Department fire engine on Jan. 31, 2012. Nine people, including four firefighters and three children, were injured in the crash. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Driver Charged With DUI In Crash With Fire Engine

An 18-year-old man was charged with felony drunk driving for a crash involving a Chicago Fire Department fire engine earlier this week in the West Pullman neighborhood, in which nine people were injured.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Chicago Police Officer Richard Bolling is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in a crash that killed a 13-year-old bicyclist in 2009. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Defense Attorney: Cop Wasn’t Drunk When He Struck & Killed Teen

An off-duty Chicago Police officer charged in a deadly drunken driving accident wasn’t intoxicated and was only trying to avoid the 13-year-old boy riding his bike on the wrong side of Ashland when the officer struck and killed him, the cop’s attorney said at the first day of his trial Tuesday.

01/10/2012

Angus Lake, 42, has pleaded guilty to drunk driving in an April 2011 crash that killed his girlfriend, 25-year-old Michelle Eustis, at Balmoral Park Racetrack. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Man Pleads Guilty To DUI In Crash That Killed Girlfriend

A Michigan man pleaded guilty to drunk driving on Monday in a crash that killed his girlfriend at Balmoral Park Racetrack last April.

01/09/2012

Charles Farris, 21, is accused of diving head-first into another motorist's car through the driver's side window after crashing while high on marijuana and PCP. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Driver Crashes Car, Jumps Into Other Car Through Window

A speeding motorist high on marijuana and angel dust dived head-first into a shocked stranger’s car through the driver’s side window, then bizarrely yelled to chasing cops that “the pancakes are on the floor,” authorities say.

10/30/2011

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Woman Accused Of Drinking Six Vodkas Before Driving Into Bicyclist

A Joliet woman was charged with aggravated DUI after she hit a barrier and struck a bicyclist with her car on the Near West Side after allegedly downing six vodka drinks in two hours, officials said.

09/05/2011

Tyshaun Hunter, 31, was shot by police on Aug. 26, 2011, after allegedly fleeing officers who found him passed out with a gun in a Jeep on a South Loop street. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bond For South Loop DUI Suspect Shot By Police

A suspected drunken driver who was shot by police early Friday after fleeing officers who found him passed out with a gun in a Jeep on a South Loop street has been charged.

08/28/2011

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 Charged With DUI In Fatal Hit-And-Run

A West Pullman man has been charged with drunk driving in a hit-and-run that killed a 52-year-old woman in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Police DUI Arrest/Woman (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bond Set At $250K In DUI Crash That Killed 2, Injured 9

A woman had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal driving limit when she crashed her sport-utility vehicle head-on into a car killing two people.

05/04/2011

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed In South Side Crash

The family of a man killed in an alleged drunken driving crash in January filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the driver accused of causing the crash.

04/20/2011

Eddie Stapinski

Lockport Cop Gets 6 Years For Fatal DUI

A southwest suburban police officer was sentenced to six years in prison Monday for a December 2009 DUI crash that killed a 29-year-old man on the Stevenson Expressway.

04/05/2011

Szymon Zawadzki

Man Pleads Guilty In Fatal Wilmette Crash

A young man from Chicago was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday, one week after pleading guilty in a fatal drunk-driving crash last June in Wilmette.

03/26/2011

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Man Charged With DUI For Fatal Hit-And-Run On I-55

A Chicago man has been charged with drunk driving in a hit-and-run that killed another motorist who was waiting for a tow truck while standing on the shoulder of the Stevenson Expressway.

03/19/2011

Carolee Bildsten, 56, of Gurnee (Photo From Gurnee Police)

Treatment Until Trial For Sex Toy-Wielding Gurnee Woman

The Gurnee woman accused of attacking a police officer with a sex toy was accepted into a chemical dependency treatment program Friday, according to Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Scott Turk.

02/26/2011

Cecil Conner (CBS)

Driver Convicted DUI Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old

A Will County jury has found Cecil Conner Jr. guilty of aggravated driving under the influence in the high-speed crash that led to the death of his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son last spring.

02/22/2011

Cecil Conner (CBS)

DUI Suspect: Cop Told Me To Drive

An admittedly drunk driver took the witness stand in his own defense Friday, testifying how a Chicago Heights police officer ordered him behind the wheel before he crashed his girlfriend’s car, killing the 5-year-old boy he called his own.

02/19/2011

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