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Erik Quiroz (Credit: Riverside Police)

Police: Drunk Driver Blew Five Red Lights In Front Of Cop

A Berwyn man is charged with DUI after he allegedly drove past a marked police car and through five consecutive red lights early Tuesday in west suburban Riverside.


Crews work to repair a structure holding power lines for Metra Electric District trains, after a semi struck a support post on Sunday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Service Restored On Metra Electric Branch After Semi Hits Pillar

The driver of a semi heading south in the 7400 block of South Exchange struck a pillar holding electrical wires overhead about 5:30 p.m., according to Metra and Chicago Police officials.


Sheri Seybold (Credit: Riverside Police)

Police: Woman Passed Out Drunk Behind Wheel Wakes Up, Smashes Vehicle Into Squad Car

Police say a woman who passed out drunk while driving in the west suburbs on Monday night woke up and smashed her vehicle into a squad car as officers tried to rouse her in Riverside.


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Indiana State Trooper Injured By Alleged Drunk Driver

An Indiana State Trooper was hurt early this morning on 80-94 in Munster by an alleged drunk driver from Chicago, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.


A damaged SUV after a wrong-way driver's vehicle hit another on I-355. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Wrong-Way Driver Injures Multiple People On I-355

About 8 p.m., the driver was heading south on northbound I-355 lanes near 143rd Street near southwest suburban Lockport when the vehicle struck another head on.


Police: Drunk Driver Kicked Cops, Bit Hospital Staff

When police confronted Donna Dankoff, 58, about whether she’d been in a hit-and-run, she reportedly kicked an officer in the groin and another in the head.


Joseph Maloney (Credit: Rolling Meadows Police)

Prosecutors: Drunk Driver Follows Other Motorist Home, Tries To Run Person Over

A Streamwood man is in jail, accused of road rage.


Police Officer Michael P. Gordon (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation)

Chicago Police Academy Training Lab Named After Fallen Officer

The training lab where police recruits learn how to administer Breathalyzer tests has been named after Officer Michael P. Gordon, who died when his squad car was hit by a drunk driver in August 2004.


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Victim’s Family Sues Bar That Served Drunk Driver

The family of a man killed in a drunk driving crash is now suing the bar that served the drunk driver. Phillip Briner was an innocent driver heading on the Dan Ryan Expressway when he was hit.


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Motorist Wakes Up On Indiana Expressway, Leads Police On Chase

An alleged drunken driver led police on a 3-mile chase Tuesday morning in northwest Indiana before his arrest.


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.


A photo of Bill and Sandy Marvel from Sandy's photo album. (Marvel Family Photo)

Family Tragedy After Wife Of 50 Years Killed By Drunk Driver

In a heart-break for a Northwest Indiana family, a husband has lost his wife in a drunk-driving accident, just six weeks before a milestone wedding anniversary.

CBS 2–09/18/2012

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Nurse Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver In Palos Township Crash

A nurse from southwest suburban Lockport was killed early Sunday when a suspected drunk driver struck her vehicle in unincorporated Palos Township.


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Drunk Driver Wearing Only Socks & Underwear Hits Cop Car

A 24-year-old man was charged with DUI and a number of other driving-related offenses after he fell out of his car, clad only in underwear and socks, after crashing into a police squad car on the Northwest Side Saturday morning.


Andrei Bibbs, 54, of Blue Island, was arrested Saturday in Will County by state police on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Drunk Driver Gets Mugshot For The Ages

It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words and in this case it’s all we got.


A drunk driver crashed a 1987 Chevrolet Caprice into a concrete wall outside the Gresham District police station and fled the scene on Dec. 26, 2011, but he was arrested a few blocks away. (Credit: CBS)

Drunk Hit-And-Run Driver Caught After Crashing Into Police Station

A motorist is in police custody early Monday after he crashed into a South Side police station and tried to drive away.


Sergio Galez-Delira apologizes for driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway earlier this week. (CBS)

Wrong-Way Edens Driver Apologizes For Jeopardizing Motorists

The 24-year-old Glenview man charged with driving the wrong way on the Edens Expressway while drunk earlier this week apologized Friday for putting other motorists in jeopardy.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

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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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State Trooper, Nurse Save Allegedly Drunk Driver’s Life On I-65

Hospital personnel credited the actions of an Indiana State Trooper and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of an allegedly drunk driver who lost control of his SUV, which rolled over after striking a semi on I-65 near in northwest Indiana Saturday morning.


Tyshaun Hunter, 31, was shot by police on Aug. 26, 2011, after allegedly fleeing officers who found him passed out with a gun in a Jeep on a South Loop street. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bond For South Loop DUI Suspect Shot By Police

A suspected drunken driver who was shot by police early Friday after fleeing officers who found him passed out with a gun in a Jeep on a South Loop street has been charged.