Israel Alcantar-Abrego, 24, of Aurora, remains in DuPage County Jail in Wheaton on $50,000 bail. He faces trial on charges of aggravated battery of a peace officer, resisting or obstructing a police officer and battery, according to police and DuPage County Circuit Court records.
Lawyers for two of the so-called NATO 3 defendants argued in court Tuesday that the only thing their clients proved skilled at destroying were cases of beer — not the 2012 NATO Summit, which prosecutors contend the three out-of-towners were intent on disrupting.
What is known is that the 22-year-old man was in the 5100 block of West Dickens Avenue when he was shot in the leg about 11 p.m.
Woman who was treated after an episode of binge drinking alleges a doctor who wasn’t involved in her treatment came into her room, and took pictures of her crying while hooked up to an IV.
A 31-year-old man was walking along the edge of the lake in the 1300 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 1:30 a.m. when he fell in.
The case of The Taco Bell tossers, who returned to the scene of the crime, will come before a Cook County judge next week.
The Better Government Association has found that local police are allowed to work when they’re close to what’s considered drunk.
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A babysitter was arrested this week, after the couple who hired her came home and found her extremely drunk, police said.
The City of Chicago has settled with a man who was run-over by a drunk city worker.
A few election judges in Chicago had to be removed from their polling places today.
A woman tried to throw some clout at bewildered McDonald’s employees, when she attempted to order some food at the drive through window–without actually driving.
A northwest Indiana man was hospitalized for alcohol poisoning, after being found unconscious along the side of the road with a blood-alcohol level of 0.552 percent, the Post-Tribune is reporting.
Closing time means you and the gang have to stumble out into the cold cruel world. Cocktails led to dinner, dinner led to the bar, and now the cycle completes with some 2 a.m. munchies. Fine dining establishments are mostly closed, but that doesn’t mean you have to walk through the drive-thru of the local fast food restaurant. Check out these time-honored late-night establishments for that final meal of the night (or rather, the first of the next day…).
A Steger man who was drunk when he caused a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy has been sentenced to 9 1/2 years in prison.
Walter Dixon, 31, was allegedly drunk when he drove a vehicle to the Rock ‘N Roll McDonald’s in the 600 block of North Clark Street early Sunday and fell asleep at the wheel.
A highly intoxicated man who had gotten thrown out of a bar went on a bizarre rampage over the weekend involving, and now he is facing felony charges.
Investigators say two men who fell into the Chicago River’s North Branch near Goose Island overnight were drunk.
A man was killed early Friday in a motorcycle accident that shut down Interstate 65 in Northwest Indiana for two hours.
Some students at Naperville North High School are starting the school year with suspensions, after showing up for the first day of class after consuming alcohol.