Man Gets 16 Years For Drunk Driving Death Of Good SamaritanShane Stokowski died trying to help the man who ended up killing him. Seeing an inebriated patron leave a West Town bar, Stokowski, 33, pleaded with the stranger who got behind the wheel: “You don’t want to do this.”
Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Crash That Injured 5A 24-year-old woman was charged with DUI and child endangerment after a crash in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side that that left her and four passengers injured early Monday.
Man Charged With DUI, Reckless Homicide For Garfield Ridge Hit-And-RunSaturday night, a 42-year-old woman and 39-year-old man were walking north across Archer Avenue at Lavergne Avenue when they were both struck by a red Jeep, police said.
Alleged Drunk Driver Gets Tree Stuck In GrilleAround 11 p.m. on Jan. 23, police were contacted about a car spotted driving down the road with a 15-foot tree sticking straight up out of its front end.
Man Charged With DUI After 2 Kids Hurt In East Garfield Park CrashRicky Pearson, 27, faces three felony counts of aggravated DUI causing an accident with bodily harm, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He was also charged with misdemeanor counts of DUI and driving on a suspended license; and cited for driving without insurance and disobeying a red light.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing SUV Into Palos Hills HomeIdrahim Ajdari, 28, crashed his Nissan Pathfinder into a house in the 10200 block of 82nd Avenue a few minutes before 10 p.m., according to Palos Hills police.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Fatal Riverside DUI CrashA west suburban woman pleaded guilty Friday to being the driver in a 2011 DUI crash that left one man dead in Riverside.
Two Charged With DUI After Riverside Crashes 10 Minutes ApartTwo men are facing drunken driving charges after a van hit a police car that was blocking traffic to investigate an earlier DUI crash early Sunday in west suburban Riverside.
Nine-Year-Old Driving For Inebriated Couple: PoliceA Wisconsin couple is facing criminal charges after authorities say they found the two highly intoxicated in their pickup truck and the woman’s 9-year-old daughter behind the wheel.
Woman Sentenced To 13 Years After Pleading Guilty To 6th DUIA woman was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to her fifth and sixth charges of DUI in northwest suburban Elgin.
Police: DUI Suspect Attacked, Threatened Riverside OfficersA west suburban man charged with DUI in Riverside early Sunday has also been accused of attacking officers and damaging police equipment during his arrest.
Cops: Man Drove Car Into Beach Park Retention PondDevon S. Leedom, 20, was drunk while at the wheel of the Dodge Stratus that ended up in the pond in the 12600 block of West Wakefield Drive in Beach Park, according to the Lake County sheriff’s office.

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