For the first time, a Lincolnwood mother speaks out about the hit-and-run mystery surrounding her son’s death.
Psychiatrists on both sides of the case have determined David McCarthy gave a false confession when he said he was the one behind the wheel when 20-year-old Melissa Lech was struck and killed as she was walking down a street in Joliet on Aug. 7, 2008.
Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse.
Jeffery Schultz, 40, was riding his bike home on Harlem Avenue near 14th Street around 11 p.m. Saturday, when a car struck him from behind about a block away from his townhouse, then fled the scene.
Witnesses said a speeding silver sedan struck the cyclist from behind, sending him flying into the air, and then kept going.
A man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a woman in Bridgeport last Thursday.
A 59-year-old woman was riding her bike in the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a vehicle struck her, police said. The driver did not stop and kept going east.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side Saturday morning, police said.
A man has been charged with intentionally striking and killing another man with an SUV early Saturday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Artiz McBride, 20, was struck by the SUV while he was crossing the street about 12:45 a.m. in the 0 – 100 block of South Central Avenue, authorities said.
Makeeba Gates, 20, was charged Wednesday with one felony count of leaving the scene of an accident, and cited for driving on a suspended license, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and failure to reduce speed for emergency vehicles.
A Maywood man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that left a 64-year-old woman dead Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
Police were questioning a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 67-year-old woman in the Austin neighborhood Sunday night.
A driver was released after being questioned in connection with a Whiting, Ind., crash that killed a 12-year-old boy crossing the street near his home Wednesday afternoon.
A truck driver fatally struck an 11-year-old boy and kept on going Wednesday afternoon in Whiting, Indiana.
Malik Herron was walking with his friend in the 4900 block of Vermont Street Saturday night, when a large, dark-colored vehicle left the road and struck both boys. Herron died, his friend was only slightly hurt.
About 3 p.m., a 63-year-old man was struck by an dark gray “older model” Nissan Rogue that was driving in reverse in a parking lot in the 4800 block of North Western Avenue.
Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license, police said.
Ciprian Tanase, 34, faces felony counts of aggravated DUI, failure to report an accident and driving on a revoked license.
The person — thought to be in his 50s — was discovered near the 2900 block of North Milwaukee Avenue at 11:55 p.m.