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Stevenson Expressway Wrong-Way Driver Charged With DUI

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.

06/27/2014

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Man Charged With DUI After Fatally Striking Panhandler

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.

06/04/2014

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Report A Drunk Driver, Get $100

The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists will pay out $100 to people who report drunk drivers throughout the state of Illinois over this holiday weekend.

05/21/2014

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Driver In Wrong-Way Crash On Lake Shore Drive Released On Bail

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.

05/06/2014

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

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Cops: Drunk Drove Up To Police Station After Hitting Girlfriend

Vance Nono, of Lyons, has been charged with domestic battery, battery to a police officer, DUI, and other counts.

05/02/2014

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School District Suspends, Moves To Fire Hall Of Fame Coach Over DUI Charge

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.

05/02/2014

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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

Chicago firefighters and student actors help stage a head-on crash for "Operation Prom Night" to warn students of the dangers of drunk driving. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/CBS)

Police, Firefighters Help Warn Prom Goers Of Dangers Of Drunk Driving

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.

04/09/2014

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Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Critically Injured Pedestrian

Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license.

04/01/2014

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Prosecutors: Hit-And-Run Victim Was Trying To Stop Drunk Driver

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.

03/25/2014

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Woman Arrested For DUI After Driving Wrong Way On Edens

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.

03/20/2014

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Mother And Son Arrested For Drunk Driving

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

03/18/2014

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was arrested on March 16, 2014, on suspicion of drunk driving. (Credit: Hamilton County Sheriff)

Colts Owner Irsay Arrested For Drunk Driving

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.

03/17/2014

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Man Charged With DUI After 5 Hurt In Aurora Crash

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.

03/11/2014

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Lawmakers Weigh Measure Giving Four-Time DUI Convicts Another Chance

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.

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An SUV crashed into the back of an Illinois Department of Transportation Truck that was stopped on the Kennedy Expressway Sunday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Long Grove Man Charged With DUI In Crash That Hurt IDOT Worker

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.

02/06/2014

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Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Fatal Crash On I-80

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.

01/24/2014

Two of the four cars damaged in a four-car crash in the West Town neighborhood. Seven people went to hospitals. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Man Charged In West Town Crash That Injured 7

Reginald Green, 29, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor DUI and one count of failure to reduce speed.

01/17/2014

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