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Kathie LaFond reacts to a judge's comments that she helped cause her son's 2010 death in a car wreck. (CBS)

Mom: Judge Wrong To Blame Me For DUI Wreck That Killed My Son

Kathie LaFond wasn’t tried for her son’s death, but a published report says a judge threw blame her way. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports.

01/23/2012

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Steger Man Sentenced To 9.5 Years In DUI Wreck That Killed Boy

A Steger man who was drunk when he caused a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy has been sentenced to 9 1/2 years in prison.

01/20/2012

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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

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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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Man’s Trial Begins In DUI Crash That Killed Boy

Cecil Conner says an officer was warned that he was drunk and shouldn’t drive when his girlfriend was pulled over last May. Conner later crashed, killing her child.

02/14/2011