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David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

NIU Students Charged With Hazing Make Court Appearance

Three Northern Illinois University students, facing felony hazing charges in death of a freshman, went before a judge this afternoon.

01/04/2013

David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

Arrest Warrants Issued For NIU Frat Members After Student’s Death

Twenty-two members of a fraternity at Northern Illinois University have been charged in connection with the death of a student from excessive drinking during a hazing ritual last month.

12/17/2012

Kennedy Expressway Crash

Alcohol Blamed In Deadly Crash On Kennedy Expressway

Alcohol is being blamed in a weekend crash that killed a 23-year-old woman on the Kennedy Expressway.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

A woman drinks a can of beer (Credit: Mat Szwajkos/Getty Images)

Parents Found Guilty Of Hosting Post-Prom Drinking Party

A couple from west suburban Naperville have been placed on supervision and fined $1,000 for hosting an after-prom party, in which they allowed alcoholic beverages to be consumed by students of Naperville North High School.

06/23/2012

Eisenhower Crash

19 Injured When SUV Hits Party Bus On Eisenhower

Nineteen people were injured early Tuesday when a sport-utility vehicle crashed into a party bus on the Eisenhower Expressway, near the Illinois Medical District.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Cook County Medical Examiner's Office

Medical Examiner’s Office Suspends Autopsies For Some Deceased People

Due to staffing shortages, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has announced that full autopsies will no longer be performed in certain cases in which drugs or alcohol might have led to a person’s death.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

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Bill Would Allow Culinary Students Under 21 To Taste Alcohol

A piece of legislation approved by an Illinois State Senate committee would allow Illinois students to take a sip of alcohol – provided that they don’t swallow it.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Bagpipers march in the 2009 South Side Irish Parade. Organizers shut down the parade after that year due to drunken violence among the crowd. Organizers plan a one-year trial of a new parade with a zero-tolerance policy on alcohol in 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Wants To Ensure Safe Return For South Side Irish Parade

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he hopes the organizers of the South Side Irish Parade have taken the last three years to think about how to resume the parade, while making sure to avoid the alcohol-fueled mayhem that prompted the Beverly neighborhood to put a stop to the event after 2009.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

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Alcohol Briefly Banned On Illinois Amtrak Trains Due To Lapsed License

Amtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Money (CBS)

New Fees, Taxes Sure To Affect Your Life This New Year

You might say that the New Year starts in earnest today, as just about everyone gets back to work. And it’s almost a sure thing that if you live in Chicago or suburban Cook County, your day-to-dat life will be more expensive.

WBBM Newsradio–01/03/2012

School lunch (CBS)

Milk Spiked With Alcohol Could Get Girl Expelled

A junior high school student from Glen Ellyn is suspended, and could be expelled, after bringing chocolate milk spiked with alcohol to school.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

School lunch (CBS)

Girl, 13, Shows Up To School With Alcohol-Laden Chocolate Milk

A west suburban junior high student has found herself in trouble over what was found in her chocolate milk container last week.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Zachary Owens

Suspected Child Molester Charged With Making Hooch In Jail

A suspected child molester now faces a new charge, for allegedly making alcohol in his cell at the Kendall County Jail.

WBBM Newsradio–12/07/2011

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Study: How Often You Drink, Impacts Your Risk Of Cancer

With the holidays approaching, more people might be drinking alcohol. How often you drink, impacts your risk of cancer.

11/19/2011

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle Urges Approval Of Alcohol, Tobacco Tax Hikes

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and medical professionals are urging County Board members to approve increases in the alcohol and tobacco taxes when the board meets on Monday.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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Coroner: Alcohol, Drugs Contributed To Sybaris Pool Suite Death

The Will County coroner has released the results of toxicology tests in the July 29 death of an Oswego woman at the Sybaris pool suite in south suburban Frankfort.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Strip Club

City Battles Topless Bar Near Goose Island

The City of Chicago is continuing its near-20-year battle to shutdown a Goose Island area topless bar.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

A marketing image for Blast (Pabst Brewing Co.)

High-Alcohol Beverage Under Fire

Blast, a high-alcohol beverage from Pabst Brewing, is a “binge in a can,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says. She has asked the drink’s makers to reduce the level of booze.

04/21/2011

(Photo by Steve Hardy/CBS)

15 Arrested At Underage Drinking Party

Deputies arrested 15 people after finding a large amount of alcohol and teens scrambling to hide or escape an underage drinking party.

03/09/2011

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