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James Rudzinski (Chicago Police Department)

Police: Driver Was Impaired By Drugs When He Struck, Killed Elderly Woman

Bronislawa Zajac, 82, was walking across the street when the truck James Rudzinski was driving struck her as it was turning left at the intersection, authorities say.

12/13/2013

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Man Hits Tree, Flips Vehicle On South Side

A man was hospitalized late Thursday after he flipped his vehicle and hit a tree while driving drunk on the South Side.

12/06/2013

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Chicago Families Remember DUI Victims

Through song and candlelight, families who lost loved ones to drunk drivers remembered their lives and their legacies.

12/03/2013

Melvin Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Hurt 4 Cops

An allegedly drunk driver has been charged in connection with a three-vehicle crash that injured nine people — including four police officers — early Monday on the Far South Side.

11/05/2013

Jason C. Collins is charged with drunk driving in a crash that killed a Pontiac police officer, and his K-9 partner along Interstate 55. (Credit: Illinois State Police)

Driver Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Downstate Cop, Police Dog

Jason Collins, 33, allegedly was driving under the influence when his pickup left the road and struck a marked police car in the center crossover on I-55 north of Route 23 about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

11/01/2013

A car is towed away after crashing into a garage, then plunging into a pond in west suburban Montgomery. (Credit: NVP Video)

Driver Crashes Into Garage Before Ending Up In Pond

A couple in west suburban Montgomery were jarred out of bed early Friday after a driver crashed a car into the side of their garage and then nose-dived the vehicle into a nearby pond.

10/18/2013

Kevin Crawley (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Woodlawn Crash

Kevin P. Crawley was driving a 1999 white Infiniti sedan west on 63rd when he ran a red light, and collided with a 2002 Nissan traveling south on Woodlawn with a green light.

10/07/2013

Eight people, including six children, were injured when this SUV crashed and rolled over on I-57. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Charged With DUI In I-57 Crash That Hurt 8

The crash occurred about 9:30 p.m. when a minivan hit a guardrail and rolled over in the southbound lanes of I-57 near 111th Street about 9:30 p.m.

10/07/2013

John Wiesch (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Dept.)

$200K Bond For Man Charged In DUI Crash That Killed Elderly Couple

A man charged with driving drunk and causing a crash that killed an elderly couple Thursday near southwest suburban Frankfort was ordered held on $200,000 bond.

09/29/2013

A teen driver tried to flee the scene after hitting three pedestrians at 83rd and Blackstone, crashing into a car, and ending up on the front lawn of a house. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged In Fatal Crash On South Side

A teenage driver is facing multiple charges stemming from crash that killed a man on his birthday.

09/27/2013

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Woman Charged With DUI In Crash At Naperville Gym

A Naperville woman has been charged with drunken driving after crashing her car into the front of a health and fitness club in the western suburb, the second such crash there in less than two years.

09/15/2013

Miguel Rico

Driver In Wrong-Way Ike Crash Charged

Already behind bars on a parole violation, a Little Village man was charged Tuesday with a more serious offense—driving the wrong way on the Eisenhower Expressway while drunk, causing a crash that left two women dead.

09/10/2013

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Two Drivers Charged With DUI In I-55 Crash

Both drivers involved in a crash early Saturday morning on the Stevenson Expressway have been charged with DUI.

08/03/2013

Eleven people, including nine children, were injured when this Chevy Suburban rolled over on Interstate 57. (Credit: NVP Video)

Woman Charged With DUI In Crash That Injured 9 Kids

Seven of the children – who range in age from 3 to 14 – were not wearing seat belts, or in other child restraints.

08/02/2013

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Cedar Lake Man Charged With DUI After Hitting 5-Year-Old Son

A 5-year-old boy remained hospitalized Friday night and his father was facing DUI and battery charges after the father hit the boy with a car following an argument with his father-in-law over whether he was too drunk to drive, police said.

07/13/2013

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Three Women Arrested For Child Neglect In Naperville

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.

07/03/2013

Beer, bourbon, water... What else do you need? (Credit: Mason Johnson)

Illinois’ New Weapon Against Drunken Drivers

Illinois has a new weapon in its arsenal against drunken drivers.

07/02/2013

David Hatyina (Lake County Sheriff's Dept.)

Sentencing Begins For Impaired Boater In Boy’s Death

David Hatyina, 51, of Bartlett, who previously pleaded guilty to operating his boat under the influence of alcohol and cocaine when he ran over Tony Borcia, was before Kane County Judge Clint Hull on Thursday.

06/13/2013

Ryne Sanhamel has been charged in connection with the death of a bicyclist. (Chicago Police Dept.)

$100K Bond For Man Charged With Fatally Striking Bicyclist

A Park Ridge man who has been in jail since allegedly killing a cyclist on Wednesday on the near-North Side when he slammed into the man with his Mercedes is expected to be free this afternoon after his family posts 10 percent of his $100,000 bond, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

05/31/2013

Joe Morgan.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Saints WR Morgan Arrested For DUI With 0.21 BAC

According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan was arrested over the weekend for DUI.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2013

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