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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

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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

A driver was charged with drunk driving and marijuana possession after crashing his minivan into a dental office at 4020 W. 59th St. on May 27, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Dental Office

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.

05/28/2013

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Former Orland Hills Cop Facing 15 years In Prison For Fatal DUI

A former part-time Orland Hills police officer is facing up to 15 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed a 20-year-old Homewood man.

05/18/2013

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

Restaurant Association Opposes Dropping Legal Blood Alcohol Limit

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.

05/14/2013

Richard L. Madison (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office)

Limo Driver Charged With DUI After Driving Teens To Prom

A 54-year-old man is accused of drunk driving while transporting a bus full of high school students to the prom in Glen Ellyn last evening.

05/12/2013

Erin James (Credit: Riverside Police Dept.)

Cops: Woman Arrested For DUI Was Celebrating End Of Previous DUI

A west suburban woman arrested for driving under the influence early Friday in Riverside — whose blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit when tested at the police station — told police that she had been drinking to celebrate the fact that she would be getting her driver’s license back from a previous DUI arrest, police said.

05/04/2013

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Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced To Prison

A repeat DUI offender from Round Lake Beach has been sentenced to serve more than a dozen years in prison.

05/02/2013

Two Chicago police officers suffered minor injuries when their SUV crashed into a Toyota sedan that turned in front of them on March 26, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Charged With DUI After Crash Injures 2 Cops In Rogers Park

A bartender from the North Side Andersonville neighborhood faces a handful of traffic offenses and a felony cannabis charge after a crash with a police car in the Rogers Park neighborhood Tuesday night that injured two officers.

03/27/2013

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