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Konnor Burns (Credit: Naperville Police)

Accused 124-MPH Driver Has Battery, DUI, High-Speed Convictions

Konnor Burns is charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, resisting a peace officer and driving at a speed of 124 mph on a 45-mph stretch of Plainfield-Naperville Road not far from his family home.

09/16/2013

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Driver Who Hit Boy, School Charged With Reckless Driving

The driver told police he was turning around and hit the gas instead of the brakes and the van drove right through the curb cut and down the sidewalk in reverse and crashed through the double doors at Woodland Middle School.

08/09/2013

Nicholas Songco (Police booking photo)

Man Charged In 100 MPH Drunken Crash

A 24-year-old man is free on bond after allegedly driving drunk down a busy street at a top speed of 100 mph and then crashing his car into two parked cars and a streetlight on Naperville’s far east side.

07/12/2013

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Judge Upholds $1M Bond For Man Accused Of Trying To Hire Hitman

Bond remained at $1 million Tuesday for a Vernon Hills man accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out a witness.

05/15/2013

Patrick Bruce (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Prosecutors: Firefighter Was On Medication, Speeding In Fatal Crash

A ranking Orland Fire Protection District and Crestwood firefighter took prescription pain medication, weaved between lanes and drove 25 mph above the speed limit before causing a crash Friday that killed a 25-year-old west suburban Downers Grove woman, prosecutors said.

03/05/2013

Patrick Bruce (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Orland Firefighter Charged In Fatal Crash In Oak

On Friday night, Patrick Bruce of Oak Forest crashed into a car being driven by 25-year-old Anasis Knox of Downers Grove, who was out with her step-father shopping for a car.

03/04/2013

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Man Gets Community Service For Driving 142 MPH While Drunk

Dean Suominen, 37, avoided a possible jail term by pleading guilty to drunken driving and reckless driving charges stemming from the Jan. 10, 2012, crash in Naperville.

02/27/2013

Fabian Regalado (Credit: Chicago Police)

Armed Man Flees Crash, Leaving Injured Passengers Behind

A car driven by an armed man trying to flee police collided with several parked cars on the Northwest Side early Tuesday, then the driver jumped out and ran and left three critically injured passengers behind.

11/27/2012

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Will County Board Member’s Son Charged In Road Rage Incident

The son of a Will County Board member is accused of whipping a man with a belt Sunday in Joliet in a road rage incident that police said was fueled by a thrown soda.

07/04/2012

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lions DT Nick Fairley Arrested Again, This Time For DUI

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been arrested in Alabama on charges of driving under the influence and attempting to elude police, his second arrest in his home state in two months.

05/27/2012

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Woman Caused 7-Vehicle Crash, Then Fled To Pick Up Kids

A Naperville woman accused of touching off a chain reaction accident has some big troubles that go beyond the crash.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Juan Hernandez, 36, is charged with drunk driving and multiple other charges after allegedly stealing an ambulance. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Arrested After Crashing Stolen Ambulance

A 37-year-old man is in police custody Sunday morning after he crashed an ambulance he allegedly stole from a hospital in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.

10/02/2011

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20-Year-Old Injured While ‘Car Surfing’ Dies

A 20-year-old man injured when he apparently fell from the roof of a vehicle while “car surfing” Thursday night has died. Three teens have been charged with reckless driving in connection to the incident.

07/03/2011

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Man Brags Of His Attempted 160 Mph Car Getaway

A man allegedly bragged to an officer that his 2002 Chevrolet Camaro, with 600 horsepower, reached 160 mph as he fled from police.

04/18/2011