A 24-year-old woman has been charged with DUI after driving the wrong way on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) and causing a three-vehicle crash early Friday in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
Manuel Guerrero-Lopez, 26, of the 8100 block of South Kostner Avenue, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and misdemeanor counts of disobeying a red signal, DUI and failure to exercise due care to avoid a pedestrian.
The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists will pay out $100 to people who report drunk drivers throughout the state of Illinois over this holiday weekend.
Erik Johnson, 23, allegedly was driving a 2014 Subaru SUV southbound in the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near Randolph Street when the vehicle struck a taxi head-on.
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.
Vance Nono, of Lyons, has been charged with domestic battery, battery to a police officer, DUI, and other counts.
Longtime Hillcrest High School girls basketball coach and social studies teacher John Maniatis has been suspended without pay, with the intent of having his employment terminated at the Country Club Hills school, school district officials decided late Thursday night.
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.
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.
Wwith prom season approaching, police and firefighters were taking steps to show students the potential consequences of driving drunk, with the help of some of their classmates.
Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license.
Shane Stokowski thought the man he spotted leaving a West Town bar was too drunk to drive, so he followed him out to the parking lot, and leaned into the driver’s side window in an apparent attempt to stop Timothy McShane from driving away late Saturday afternoon.
About 2:05 a.m., the female was traveling south on I-94 when she crashed her vehicle and, having gotten turned around, began driving north in the southbound lanes between Willow and Old Orchard roads.
A mother and son were both charged with DUI in west suburban Naperville earlier this month after the man got stuck in a snowdrift while allegedly driving drunk and called his mother for help
The 54-year-old Irsay is being held Monday morning at the jail in Noblesville on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance.
Roy R. Lightfoot, 39, faces six felony counts of DUI and several misdemeanors including driving on a revoked license, operating an uninsured vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed.
Two of Illinois’ strongest allies in fighting drunken driving were somewhat in disagreement a proposal to give drivers with four drunk driving convictions a chance go get their license back.
Kollin Fairbanks, 22, of Long Grove, is charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with the crash on the southbound shoulder of the Kennedy Expressway near Addison Street.
A Ford pickup traveling west hit the rear of a Freightliner semi parked on the shoulder, police said. The pickup bounced back into the roadway, striking a Lexus that was traveling west.
Reginald Green, 29, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor DUI and one count of failure to reduce speed.