Chicago Police Officer Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Suburban CopAn angry Cook County judge berated a Chicago Police officer who was in court Tuesday after being charged with firing five shots at an off-duty suburban cop who tried to pull him over for driving drunk.
Man Charged With Drunk Driving Twice In Two Weeks By Same Riverside CopAngel L. Calleros, 22, was charged with DUI, two counts of improper lane usage and speeding on Saturday, according to a statement from Riverside police. He also was arrested on the same street on Sept. 5 by the same police officer.
Woman Charged With Drunk Driving After Hitting Boy Riding BikeThe boy was riding his bicycle in front of his home in the 300 block of Eastgrove Road in Riverside around 5 p.m. Monday, when Cynthia Grosse, of Lyons, struck him in front of his 6- and 11-year-old siblings, according to Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel.
Man Charged With Causing Fatal Hammond Motorcycle CrashMatthew Kallen, 34, was charged with two felony counts of causing death while operating a motor vehicle and four misdemeanor counts of operating a vehicle under the influence, according to Hammond police and the Lake County state’s attorney’s office.
Police: Drunken Man Steals Excavator, Knocks Down Power Lines In OswegoAn excavator wasn’t the best choice for getting home Thursday night, but as police said, the man at the controls shouldn’t have been driving at all, even if the excavator wasn't stolen.
Rauner Signs Bill Giving DUI Violators Another ChanceOffenders with four or more drunken driving convictions will be able to get a restricted driving permit if they prove they are alcohol and drug free for at least three years under legislation signed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Crash That Killed PedestrianHarry Clemons, 35, has been charged with aggravated DUI involving a death, aggravated DUI resulting in bodily harm, failure to reduce speed, failure to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and driving on a revoked license, according to Chicago Police.
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.
Police: Drunk Driver Blew Five Red Lights In Front Of CopA 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.
Driver Charged In Fatal Rollover On Frozen LagoonA man has been charged with driving under the influence in connection with a fatal rollover crash that occurred on Lake Shore Drive near the Lincoln Park Zoo early Monday, police said.
Man Charged With DUI In Hit-And-Run That Left Two DeadJose Estrada, 24, faces two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death, two misdemeanor DUI counts, and one citation for failure to reduce speed, according to Chicago Police.
Alcohol A Factor In Fatal Wrong-Way Crash On EisenhowerA wrong-way driver’s van and two other vehicles crashed at 4:40 a.m. in the inbound lanes of I-290 at the Des Plaines exit, according to Illinois State Police. The wrong-way driver was charged with DUI and additional charges were pending against him, Illinois State Police said.