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Aggravated DUI

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

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

$250K Bond For Village Clerk Charged In Fatal DUI

Bond has been set at $250,000 for a Lynwood village clerk charged with drunk driving in a crash that killed a 32-year-old woman earlier this month.

02/15/2011

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