Leader Of Latino Advocacy Group Expresses Sympathy For Carly RoussoThe leader of a group that advocates for Latinos is sympathetic to 20-year-old Carly Rousso - who's being sentenced next month for DUI, after a collision that killed a 5-year-old Hispanic girl.
Teen Driver Found Guilty In 'Huffing' Crash That Killed Girl, 5Carly Rousso, 19, was charged in the death of 5-year-old Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento. Prosecutors say she huffed an aerosol can of keyboard cleaner on Labor Day 2012, before plowing her parents’ Lexus into the Sacramento family on a sidewalk in Highland Park.
Trial Begins For Teen Accused Of Huffing Before Fatal CrashA teenager accused of huffing computer cleaner before running over a 5-year-old girl two years ago has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide, but still faces trial for aggravated DUI charges.
Highland Park Teen's Fatal DUI Trial Set To Start TuesdayCarly Rousso and her attorney, Douglas Zeit, have opted for a bench trial in which Judge James Booras will reach the verdict in the case. Attempts by Zeit and prosecutors to reach a negotiated plea deal in the case have been declared “at an impasse.”
Judge Admonishes Rousso For Missing Court DateHighland Park 19-year-old Carly Rousso missed her court date Tuesday, after voluntarily checking into a treatment center due to mental trauma from the fatal accident she was involved in last summer.
Lawsuit Settled In Alleged 'Huffing' Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old GirlA civil lawsuit filed in connection with the death of a 5-year-old girl last Labor Day, caused by a Highland Park teenager who was allegedly “huffing” a cleaning product beforehand, has been settled ahead of the teen’s criminal trial.
Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old GirlA Highland Park teen pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges she huffed a cleaning product before her car slammed into a family on Labor Day, killing a 5-year-old girl.
Teen Indicted For DUI, Reckless Homicide In Crash That Killed 5-Year-OldThe young woman accused of running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day has been indicted for reckless homicide and driving under the influence.
Highland Park Teen Charged With Homicide In Death Of Little GirlA Highland Park teenager was charged Wednesday with reckless homicide after she struck and killed a five-year-old girl.
Highland Park Crash Suspect Released After Posting BondThe young woman accused of running over and killing a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park on Labor Day, after allegedly huffing computer cleaning spray, has been released on $50,000 bond.
Police: Charges In Highland Park Girl’s Death Could Be UpgradedWhile the mayor of Highland Park has expressed frustration with the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office’s handling of the fatal crash that caused the death of a 5-year-old girl, authorities continue to investigate the accident, David Schwarz, the city’s deputy police chief, said Thursday.
No Charges In Crash That Killed Girl, 5, In Highland ParkThere is no word of any charges yet in a horrifying accident that killed a 5-year-old girl in Highland Park Monday afternoon.