Surveillance Cameras, Interviews Led To Charges In Tollway Worker’s DeathIllinois State Police said tollway surveillance cameras and interviews of out-of-state witnesses helped investigators and prosecutors bring reckless homicide charges against a 26-year-old Ohio truck driver this week.
SUV Crashes Into North Suburban Restaurant, Injures 9 PeopleA woman driving the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse reversed into the restaurant in the 1400 block of Washington Street in Waukegan, police said.
1 Killed, 1 Injured By Vehicle Driving In Wrong Lane In WaukeganOne man was killed and another injured early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle being driven in the wrong lane in north suburban Waukegan.
Palos Hills Man Charged After Lincolnshire Chase In Stolen CarA southwest suburban man was high on drugs when he led police on a chase in a stolen vehicle Monday night in north suburban Lincolnshire, police allege.
Teen Charged In String Of Vehicle Burglaries In WoodstockThe boy--whose name was withheld by police due to his age--faces seven felony counts of burglary and one felony count of possession of a stolen vehicle, in addition to 12 misdemeanors including DUI, reckless driving and theft.
Accused 124-MPH Driver Has Battery, DUI, High-Speed ConvictionsKonnor 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.
Driver Who Hit Boy, School Charged With Reckless DrivingThe 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.
Man Charged In 100 MPH Drunken CrashA 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.
Judge Upholds $1M Bond For Man Accused Of Trying To Hire HitmanBond remained at $1 million Tuesday for a Vernon Hills man accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out a witness.
Prosecutors: Firefighter Was On Medication, Speeding In Fatal CrashA 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.
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.
Man Gets Community Service For Driving 142 MPH While DrunkDean 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.