Police say a woman who passed out drunk while driving in the west suburbs on Monday night woke up and smashed her vehicle into a squad car as officers tried to rouse her in Riverside.
The explosion happened about 11 p.m at ArcelorMittal, 13500 S. Perry, Riverdale Police said.
The driver said she meant to park her 2000 Honda Accord in front of First American Bank, 15 Riverside Road, around noon when her foot mistakenly pushed the accelerator, according to police.
A suburban senior opened her door to see a friend being attacked by jewel thieves. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Poor Hugo, he’s been stuck on a ComEd electrical pole for two days.
After a man whose license has been revoked seven times in the past was arrested for drunk driving for the fourth time last weekend, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said it was the last straw.
An independent-minded suburban police chief suggests trouble ahead now that Governor Pat Quinn has signed a law banning ticket quotas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
In an unusual move, a suburban police chief has filed an official complaint against a judge for letting a defendant walk without a cash bond.
Vance Nono, of Lyons, has been charged with domestic battery, battery to a police officer, DUI, and other counts.
West suburban police are learning how to handle coyotes peacefully, though not quietly.
A west suburban police officer rescued some teens from an overturned canoe last week.
Police in Riverside are saying shoeprints left in the snow led to the arrest of three men who committed several robberies throughout the western suburbs.
Benjamin G. Alvarez, 39, faces two Class A misdemeanor charges of battery to an unborn child and domestic battery.
Police say a Brookfield man set up another man in a phony shooting threat to a west suburban high school on Friday to get back at him for a drug deal rip-off.
Riverside police say there were 383 coyote sightings last year in the west suburb.
A woman and a Shih Tzu named Tuxedo narrowly escaped serious injury after an oncoming train in west suburban Riverside struck the woman’s vehicle on Thursday.
It was between zero and 5 degrees when the pit bull was out in the cold, abandoned in his cage in the parking lot of the MacNeal Professional Building in Riverside.
Riverside police arrested three boys Thursday for stealing UPS packages in the west suburb.
A west suburban police chief’s plan to start tweeting the names of those arrested for DUI is on hold for the moment. An update from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Get caught driving drunk in Riverside, and your name and offense will end up in the Twitterverse.