The Student Association of Northern Illinois University is considering asking DeKalb officials to allow underage people to go into bars to be with some of their older friends, even if they’re not allowed to drink alcohol, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
While sitting at his cubicle, Mason (not his real name), raises his heavy, alcohol soaked head and reaches for the nearest Red Bull and a handful of pain killers.
A south suburban police officer was drinking at a friend’s house when he started firing his gun, sending bullets into a neighboring home and vehicle, then called another officer to try to have him hide the evidence.
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David Bogenberger, 19, had a blood alcohol level more than four times the legal limit for driving when he died during what authorities said was a hazing ritual at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at NIU in November.
Drinking, gambling and urinating on the public way are crimes that, Chicago Police contend, can “ruin the social fabric” of a neighborhood and set the stage for more serious crimes, including prostitution, gang loitering and narcotics sales.
After a three-year hiatus, the parade returned last year with a zero tolerance policy for drunks. As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, organizers say expect the same crackdown this year.
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The night before Thanksgiving is considered to be the biggest night out of the year, to the point where bar owners call it “Black Wednesday.”
A family is suing the Chicago-based maker of a caffeinated alcoholic beverage after their teenager died after drinking what the attorneys call “blackout in a can.”
Two Kane County judges today gave juniors and seniors at St. Charles East High School the bare bones truth about possible consequences of bad decision-making on prom night.
The South Side Irish Parade might be a thing of the past, but an unofficial St. Patrick’s Day tradition is still going strong at the University of Illinois.