Cash-strapped Chicago will spend at least $16 million to compensate victims of a 2011 accident caused by a drunken laborer who plowed his city truck into a crowd of pedestrians on a Gold Coast sidewalk, the Sun-Times is reporting.
A west suburban woman has been sentenced to prison for her fourth DUI arrest after she dropped her child off at school while intoxicated.
A Montgomery police officer was hurt early Saturday morning, as a party broke up when shots were fired.
A Winnetka village trustee was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was pulled over for a traffic stop in Skokie early this past Thursday morning.
A Downers Grove woman who was drunk when she drove into a Wheaton family’s living room has been sentenced to prison time.
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the opening of its Labor Day effort called, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled over.”
Two friends, two vehicles, and alleged alcohol use became a regrettable combination this week in McHenry County.
Naperville and three other western suburbs led the Chicago area in drunken driving arrests last year.
A suburban woman who missed her prom when she was paralyzed in a drunken driving crash will be going to the prom Friday night, after an unlikely meeting.
The Grayslake Village Board met in closed session Thursday night, presumably to discuss the drunk driving arrest of Police Chief Matt McCutcheon.
A woman is charged with driving drunk in a crash over the weekend that killed a man walking near his home on the city’s Near North Side.
This St. Patrick’s Day weekend will be one of bacchanalian revelry for many, and police are warning those who partake to bring a designated driver.
A former Chicago Police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison for driving drunk, hitting and killing a 13-year-old boy, and speeding off.
Texting and alcohol proved to be a potent and dangerous mix for an Aurora man.
A 36-year-old Chicago woman was allowed to drive away with a blood alcohol level of 0.295, according to a published report.
ST. CHARLES, Ill. (CBS) — This year’s so “No Refusal” program on Super Bowl Sunday is being called a success in Kane County. As WBBM Newsradio’s John Waelti reports, the operation involves stepped-up DUI patrols […]
The Aurora man notorious for a deadly car crash that killed three teens 15 years ago was arrested again Monday on domestic violence charges.
It’s not official yet, but one of the sons of former Bears Coach Mike Ditka appears to have beaten a drunk driving charge.
Kolleen M. Lampa, 44, of Portage, is facing felony charges of drunken driving while operating a vehicle with children in it and neglect of a dependent.
A south suburban woman is facing drunken driving charges, after police say she slammed into a pedestrian so hard that the victim as knocked off an overpass.