Reckless Homicide

Ignacio Ramirez

Drunken Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Bicyclist In Pilsen

Authorities have charged a man with slamming into a bicyclist and killing him in the Pilsen neighborhood, then driving off.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Police sources say William Howe is the driver who was behind the wheel of a Porsche convertible that sped the wrong way along Interstate 88 on Aug. 6, 2011, killing a woman and her father. (Photo courtesy Chicago Sun-Times)

Dentist Faces Reckless Homicide Charges In Fatal I-88 Crash

A west suburban dentist with a history of driving while impaired was charged with reckless homicide Monday.


Sarah Lavko

Tinley Park Concertgoer Charged In Crash That Killed Passenger

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.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Sam Manyfield is charged with drunk driving in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 52-year-old woman on the 4600 block of South Ashland Avenue on July 5, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Hit-And-Run

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.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

Terry Robertson

Dad Charged With Reckless Homicide Which Killed Daughter

A man was formally charged with reckless homicide in connection with the death of his teenage daughter.


Melikah Little (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Village Clerk Pleads Not Guilty In Deadly DUI Crash

A south suburban village clerk has pleaded not guilty in a drunken driving crash that left a young mother dead.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011

Renardo Wilson

Driver Charged Four Months After Double-Fatal Wreck

A Chicago man has been charged with reckless homicide in a crash that left two people dead on the Northwest Side last November.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

$250K Bond For Village Clerk Charged In Fatal DUI

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.


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Chicago Driver Admits Killing Elderly Pedestrian

A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty to reckless homicide on Friday, admitting he struck an elderly pedestrian in Hammond, Ind., two years ago.