Israel Alcantar-Abrego (Credit: Naperville Police)

Bar Employee Punches Boss; Injures Cops After Escaping Handcuffs

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.


Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Vincent Betterly

Defense: Anti-NATO Activist Was Drunk While Discussing Attacks

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.



Police: Drunk Man Couldn’t Remember How He Was Shot

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.


Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Woman Sues Northwestern After Doctor Posted Drunk Photos

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.


Waves pound the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Drunk Man Rescued After Falling In Lake Michigan

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.


Louise Ramsey, 20; Martin Gutierrez, 18; and Haile Alvarez, 18, were arrested in Buffalo Grove after throwing drinks at a Taco Bell employee at a drive-through. Police said Gutierrez was drunk and all three minors were in possession of alcohol. (Credit: Buffalo Grove Police)

Three Arrested For Throwing Drinks At Taco Bell Worker

The case of The Taco Bell tossers, who returned to the scene of the crime, will come before a Cook County judge next week.


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BGA: Some Suburban Cops Allowed To Work When Almost Drunk

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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Poem The News: Drunk Driving, Facebook & Emoticons

This week, readers wrote poems about the news article “Ore. Teen Charged After ‘Drivin Drunk’ Facebook Post On New Year’s Eve.” Find out what next week’s poems will be about and how to submit your own…


Beer poured from a bottle into a glass (Photo credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Babysitter Arrested After Couple Finds Her Drunk

A babysitter was arrested this week, after the couple who hired her came home and found her extremely drunk, police said.


Dwight Washington. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Injured By Drunk City Worker Gets $6.25 Million Settlement

The City of Chicago has settled with a man who was run-over by a drunk city worker.


Lines were long at Truman College, where some voters had trouble finding their correct precinct. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS 2)

2 Election Judges Removed For Being Drunk, Another For Being Disruptive

A few election judges in Chicago had to be removed from their polling places today.


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Woman Fails To Impress McDonald’s Workers With Her Government Cred

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.


James Henderson, 28, was found passed out on the street in northwest Indiana on March 24, 2012. His blood-alcohol level was 0.552, a likely record for Porter County, Ind. Police expect to charge him with public intoxication after he is released from the hospital. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Office)

Drunk Man’s Blood-Alcohol Level Might Be A Record

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.


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Best Chicago Drunk Junk Food

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…).


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Steger Man Sentenced To 9.5 Years In DUI Wreck That Killed Boy

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.


Watler Dixon (Chicago Police Department)

Police: Driver Was Drunk, Asleep In McDonald’s Drive-Through Lane

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.


Leonard Tatro (Credit: Palos Hills Police)

Police: ‘Highly Intoxicated’ Man Headbutts Cop, Sticks Head In Toilet

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.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

River Fall

Police: Men Were Drunk When They Slipped Into River

Investigators say two men who fell into the Chicago River’s North Branch near Goose Island overnight were drunk.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist Killed In Indiana Highway Crash

A man was killed early Friday in a motorcycle accident that shut down Interstate 65 in Northwest Indiana for two hours.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

Naperville North High School

Officials: 15 Naperville Students Drank Alcohol Before First Day Of Classes

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.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011