Driver Charged In Rogers Park Hit-And-Run That Killed FirefighterSimeon Barrientas, of the 1600 block of West Farwell, has been charged with a felony count of failure to report an accident causing a death and a misdemeanor count of driving having never been issued a license, police said. He was expected to appear in bond court Wednesday.
Man Sentenced For Fatal August Hit-And-Run Crash On South SideThomas Hicks pleaded guilty Monday to failure to report an accident involving death, according to Cook County court records. Judge Charles Burns sentenced him to four years in prison, but gave a boot camp recommendation.
Man Charged With Fatal Hit-And-Run In Washington HeightsThomas Hicks, 26, faces one felony count of failure to report an accident involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Teenage Girl Struck, Killed By Vehicle In JolietA 14-year-old girl was struck at the intersection of Illinois Route 53 and Pheasant Run Road, steps away from her home in the 20 block of Pheasant Run.
Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Injured Teen, GrandmotherDevonte Scott, 21, was behind the wheel of a teal-colored Pontiac Montana minivan when he mowed down the woman and her 14-year-old grandson while they crossed the street in the 6400 block of South Paulina Avenue, police said.
No Charges For West Aurora School Officials In Probe Of Sex Abuse CaseMcMahon said people can agree or disagree with his decision not to file charges, but he stands by it as the right thing to do. He said there was no evidence of a coverup, and that the problem was more one of ignorance of the state’s reporting law than anything else.
'Caylee's Law' Would Criminalize Failing To Report A Missing ChildThe Illinois House of Representatives has passed a bill that criminalizes failing to report a missing child, in the wake of the fallout from the Caylee Anthony tragedy.

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