Jason B. Callahan, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kendall County Coroner’s Office.
Konnor Burns is charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, resisting a peace officer and driving at a speed of 124 mph on a 45-mph stretch of Plainfield-Naperville Road not far from his family home.
Tears fell at a sentencing hearing for a Hobart man who admitted he was drunk when he crashed his motorcycle and killed his passenger.
A roadside safety check over the weekend by Chicago Ridge police turned out to be anything but safe — and a lot shorter than planned.
Police from the state, the city and the suburbs say that starting Thursday more officers than ever before will be involved in a stepped-up effort to deal with drunk and distracted drivers heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Seven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.
A principal at a suburban academy for kids with behavior disorders was arrested Saturday and charged with aggravated driving under the influence, according to court records.
A 24-year-old man is free on bond after allegedly driving drunk down a busy street at a top speed of 100 mph and then crashing his car into two parked cars and a streetlight on Naperville’s far east side.
Three women have been arrested and charged with child neglect in separate incidents over a five-day period in Naperville, including one who allegedly left her 18-month-old child alone in a hot, unsecured car while she went shopping.
Illinois has a new weapon in its arsenal against drunken drivers.
An intoxicated Chicago man earned a handful of traffic citations late Monday after he crashed a minivan into a Southwest Side dental office and fled the scene on foot, police said.
The American Beverage Institute warns dropping the legal blood alcohol limit to .05 will backfire by devastating the restaurant industry, actually reducing public safety, and do nothing to attack the core of the drunk driving problem.
A Joliet man was charged with vehicular homicide after he drunkenly collided with a Chicago police cruiser Friday night — killing a passenger in his car while wounding himself, another occupant in the vehicle and two police officers.
One man is in police custody after he crashed a car into the side of a Humboldt Park home early Monday, police said.
A 70-year-old Far South Side man whose blood alcohol level was “extremely high” when he fatally struck a woman on the South Side in a 2011 hit-and-run is going to prison.
A 32-year-old man has been charged with felony drunk driving, after his SUV slammed into a minivan late Sunday night, critically injuring the woman driving the van.
A southwest suburban woman was charged with aggravated DUI after a man was killed early Saturday when he was struck by a car as he walked on the Far Northwest Side near O’Hare Airport.
An off-duty CTA employee was arrested in the Back of the Yards neighborhood overnight, on suspicion of drunk driving, after crashing into an ambulance carrying a patient to the hospital.
An Oswego police officer has been suspended after walking into a southwest suburban pizzeria with a gun, and yelling at employees while off duty.
Dean Suominen, 37, avoided a possible jail term by pleading guilty to drunken driving and reckless driving charges stemming from the Jan. 10, 2012, crash in Naperville.