Driving Under The Influence

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Naperville Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Four-Vehicle Crash

A 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.

10/20/2014

Carly Rousso, of Highland Park, stands in the courtroom of Lake County Judge James K. Booras during a pretrial hearing in Waukegan on June 11, 2013. (Credit: Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune)

Highland Park Teen’s Fatal DUI Trial Set To Start Tuesday

Carly 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.”

05/23/2014

Kyle Lipnicky and Hannah Cavinder (Police booking photos)

Toddler Found In Car With Used Syringes; Parents Face Charges

Police 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.

05/15/2014

A 4-year-old boy was killed in a crash in southwest suburban Bolingbrook. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Father Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Son, 4

Illinois 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.

05/05/2014

James Pugh (Credit: Chicago Police)

Driver Charged In Roseland Crash That Injured 5

James 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.

04/24/2014

John Maniatis (Credit: Frankfort Police)

Suburban High School Basketball Coach Arrested For DUI

John 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.

04/14/2014

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Valparaiso Woman Loses Custody Of Kids For 2nd Time

The 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.

04/14/2014

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Man Charged With Fleeing Cops, Dragging Officer From SUV

A 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.

11/11/2013

Konnor Burns (Credit: Naperville Police)

Accused 124-MPH Driver Has Battery, DUI, High-Speed Convictions

Konnor 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.

09/16/2013

Andrew Piry (Credit: Naperville Police)

Chronic Traffic Scofflaw Going To Jail

A 23-year-old man who had been arrested or ticketed more than 20 times since receiving his driver’s license — and who continued to drive despite having had his license suspended — has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.

08/14/2013

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Robbins Police Chief Facing New Drunk Driving Charges

The 66-year old police chief of south suburban Robbins failed a field sobriety test and a Breathalyzer last weekend when he was arrested for drunk driving, according to police in Midlothian.

WBBM Newsradio–12/27/2012

A 34-year-old woman was allegedly driving drunk on her birthday when she rear-ended a semi trailer truck on I-80 near Gary, Ind., on Oct. 27, 2012. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Semi On I-80 On Her 34th Birthday

A 34-year-old Hammond, Ind. woman — who police say had a blood-alcohol level 2 1/2 times over the legal limit — ended her 34th birthday celebration early Saturday by totaling her car when she rear-ended a semi on I-80 outside of Gary.

10/27/2012

Anthony Pauls (Source: Facebook)

U Of I Student From Lake In The Hills Killed In Hit-And-Run In Urbana

A University of Illinois student from north suburban Lake In The Hills was killed in an apparent hit-and-run in Urbana overnight.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2012

Kendall Collier

Police: Drunk Driver Hit Squad Car While Trying To Escape Gunshots In Montgomery

A Montgomery police officer was hurt early Saturday morning, as a party broke up when shots were fired.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

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Four Hurt In Elgin Pin-In Crash

An 18-year-old man faces two felony counts of driving under the influence after he crashed a pickup truck into a sports-utility vehicle early Sunday in northwest suburban Elgin, authorities said.

09/23/2012

Carly A. Rousso has been charged with running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day. (Highland Park Police)

Police: Charges In Highland Park Girl’s Death Could Be Upgraded

While the mayor of Highland Park has expressed frustration with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office’s handling of the fatal crash that caused the death of a 5-year-old girl, authorities continue to investigate the accident, David Schwarz, the city’s deputy police chief, said Thursday.

09/09/2012

Halsted Street Crash

Woman Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash In Englewood

A 28-year-old woman has been charged with drunk driving in a crash that killed a young mother in the Englewood neighborhood on Friday.

04/22/2012

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Person Killed In I-57 Crash Near Calumet Park

A person was killed early Sunday in a fiery crash on I-57 near southwest suburban Calumet Park, State Police said.

04/22/2012

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Driver In Fatal NW Suburban Crash Charged With DUI

The 19-year-old driver of a car that crashed into a tree in northwest suburban Cary early Saturday has been charged with driving under of the influence of alcohol.

04/07/2012

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Drunk Driver Goes 11 Miles In Wrong Direction On Edens

A 24-year-old man was arrested for drunk driving early Thursday morning after driving 11 miles in the wrong direction on the Edens Expressway through Chicago and the northern suburbs.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

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