An off-duty Chicago Police officer charged in a deadly drunken driving accident wasn’t intoxicated and was only trying to avoid the 13-year-old boy riding his bike on the wrong side of Ashland when the officer struck and killed him, the cop’s attorney said at the first day of his trial Tuesday.
A Logan Square charged with reckless homicide for crashing the car he was driving into a group of people, killing one, during a gang-related chase Friday night on the Northwest Side has been ordered held in jail for violation of probation.
A northwest suburban man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday for a 2007 crash near Hampshire that killed the four passengers in his car.
A former Naperville dentist accused of killing two people in a head-on crash on I-88 last month has died.
Authorities have charged a man with slamming into a bicyclist and killing him in the Pilsen neighborhood, then driving off.
A west suburban dentist with a history of driving while impaired was charged with reckless homicide Monday.
A 21-year-old Alsip woman has been charged in the death of another young woman over the weekend, in a crash while driving back from a concert in Tinley Park.
A West Pullman man has been charged with drunk driving in a hit-and-run that killed a 52-year-old woman in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Tuesday.
A man was formally charged with reckless homicide in connection with the death of his teenage daughter.
A south suburban village clerk has pleaded not guilty in a drunken driving crash that left a young mother dead.
A Chicago man has been charged with reckless homicide in a crash that left two people dead on the Northwest Side last November.
Bond has been set at $250,000 for a Lynwood village clerk charged with drunk driving in a crash that killed a 32-year-old woman earlier this month.
A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty to reckless homicide on Friday, admitting he struck an elderly pedestrian in Hammond, Ind., two years ago.