Man Charged With DUI For Crash That Killed 3-Year-Old BoyErick Ochoa, 24, has been charged with a felony count of aggravated DUI involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also cited for driving on a suspended license and failing to stop at a stop sign.
Two Charged With DUI After Pedestrian Killed In Joliet CrashAbout 8:30 p.m., a Mazda sedan was pulling out from a parking lot at the southeast corner of Hickory Street and Western Avenue in Joliet when it struck a westbound Hyundai on Western. The impact sent the vehicles to the northwest corner of the intersection, where Joliet resident Mark A. Cipolla was standing.
Teen Critically Hurt In South Loop Crash Facing DUI ChargesThe 17-year-old boy was driving south in the 2100 block of South Lake Shore Drive about 10:15 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of the vehicle, which struck a tree and caught fire, police said.
Naperville Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Four-Vehicle CrashA Naperville woman is free on bond and awaiting trial, after she allegedly triggered a four-vehicle traffic crash late Thursday night near Neuqua Valley High School while drunk.
Highland Park Teen's Fatal DUI Trial Set To Start TuesdayCarly Rousso and her attorney, Douglas Zeit, have opted for a bench trial in which Judge James Booras will reach the verdict in the case. Attempts by Zeit and prosecutors to reach a negotiated plea deal in the case have been declared “at an impasse.”
Toddler Found In Car With Used Syringes; Parents Face ChargesPolice stopped a driver for failing to use her turn signal, then allegedly discovered more than a dozen uncapped drug needles in the vehicle, a driver who was high, and a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.
Father Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Son, 4Illinois State Police said Shannard Dyer was driving a Dodge Journey south on Interstate 55 near Interstate 355, with three children in the back seat, when he lost control of the SUV around 2 a.m. Sunday, and hit a concrete median wall.
Driver Charged In Roseland Crash That Injured 5James Pugh, of the 1400 block of West 115th Street, has been charged with two felony counts of aggravated fleeing; and five various misdemeanor counts including DUI, driving on a suspended license, marijuana possession, and criminal damage to property.
Suburban High School Basketball Coach Arrested For DUIJohn Maniatis, 46, of the 400 block of Pleasant Hill Road in Frankfort, was arrested about 12:45 am. April 4 for misdemeanor DUI, according to Frankfort police. He was also cited for improper lane usage and making an improper turn at an intersection.
Valparaiso Woman Loses Custody Of Kids For 2nd TimeThe woman, who had three small children in her minivan, either was drunk or was having some kind of medical problem when she pulled up to the drive-through lane at a Dunkin Donuts.
Man Charged With Fleeing Cops, Dragging Officer From SUVA Back of the Yards man tried to flee police Saturday near the University of Illinois at Chicago and dragged an officer more than 20 feet with his SUV.
Accused 124-MPH Driver Has Battery, DUI, High-Speed ConvictionsKonnor Burns is charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, resisting a peace officer and driving at a speed of 124 mph on a 45-mph stretch of Plainfield-Naperville Road not far from his family home.