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Richard Dent (Credit: Northfield Police)

Dent Fined For Driving 107 MPH On Edens Expressway

Former Chicago Bears defensive end and Super Bowl MVP Richard Dent pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving over 100 mph on the Edens Expressway in Northfield last year.

07/23/2015

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2 Teens Die, 5 Hurt In High-Speed Crash In East Chicago

East Chicago police chief Mark Becker says the vehicle’s driver and a front-seat passenger died in the crash about 3 a.m. Sunday. The Lake County coroner’s office in northwest Indiana identified them as 18-year-old Marco Alvarado of East Chicago and 17-year-old Eric Rodriguez.

07/06/2015

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Man Dies After Vehicle Speeds Past ‘Road Closed’ Sign In Winnetka

A man died in a north suburban crash early Thursday after driving his vehicle into a large sewer section.

06/12/2015

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Indiana Law Allows Police To Ticket Drivers Who Don’t Pull Over For Speeders

Starting in July, Indiana motorists could be fined $500 for failing to get out of the way of other drivers who want to pass in the left lane, even if the other driver is speeding.

05/26/2015

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AAA: Many Motorists Have “Do As I Say, Not As I Do” Attitude Toward Risky Driving

A new survey has found a significant percentage of drivers taking chances on the road, even though they believe those kinds of behaviors are dangerous.

02/10/2015

Miguel Angel Ocampo (Riverside Police Department)

Police: Drunken Driver Caught Doing 99 In A 35 MPH Zone

Twenty-year-old Miguel Angel Ocampo of North Riverside was arrested and charged with several offenses, including DUI, speeding, reckless driving and having no vehicle insurance, police said.

01/01/2015

Kevin Dixon (Credit: City of Harvey)

Man Charged In Harvey Crash That Killed Two Teens

Kevin Dixon, 18, was driving a four-door 2000 Saturn westbound on 147th Street approaching Clinton about 1:56 a.m. on July 27 when he lost control and the car struck a utility pole, according to Harvey spokesman Sean Howard.

09/26/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

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State Police To Join Crackdown On Unsafe Truck Drivers

Illinois State Police have joined their counterparts in a dozen other states for a massive public safety initiative this weekend.

07/30/2014

Francisco Espinal-Quiroz (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Trucker Accused Of Speeding, Driving 12 Hours Before Deadly I-55 Wreck

Prosecutors said Francisco Espinal-Quiroz was driving at least 15 mph faster than the posted construction zone speed limit at the time of the crash, and there was no evidence that he applied the brakes before the crash, although it was not clear if he fell asleep at the wheel.

07/22/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Rahm Puts Brakes On Motorcade; Caught Speeding, Running Lights

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was trying to put reports of his motorcade speeding near schools and running red lights behind him on Wednesday.

05/07/2014

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Munster Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Fatal 2012 Crash

Nearly one year after the crash, a Munster man has been charged with causing death while operating while intoxicated with a blood alcohol level of at least 0.15 percent.

11/06/2013

A car crashed into a townhome complex in Hainesville, sparking a huge fire. (Credit: CaptruedNews Video)

SUV Crashes Into North Suburban Townhome, Sparking Huge Fire

The Jeep hit a gas meter at the building, and ruptured a gas line, causing an explosion that engulfed the building in flames.

10/25/2013

A speed camera system in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Speed Cameras To Begin Issuing First Tickets Today

Speeders beware: you get one more warning before speed cameras at Gompers Park on the Northwest Side start issuing tickets for $35 to $100. It won’t be long before cameras at three other parks start issuing tickets, either.

10/16/2013

Four people died, and four others were injured, when this SUV crashed and rolled over while traveling on I-290 near Addison Road on Sept. 26, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Four Women Killed In I-290 Rollover Crash Identified

Police have said the driver was speeding, and driving without a license or insurance, when she lost control and crashed into a ditch off I-290 in west suburban Addison.

09/27/2013

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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Cops: 16-year-Old In Jeep Caught Speeding At 100 mph

A 16-year-old Huntley boy was charged with reckless driving for allegedly speeding at 100 miles per hour after high chool classes were dismissed Wednesday afternoon.

09/15/2013

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

That’ll Be $150, Ms. Cavallari: Evanston Police To Cutler’s Speeding Wife

Evanston Police confirm Kristin Cavallari was pulled over Friday morning by an officer. Because she has a California driver’s license, she was obligated to follow the officer to a police station to pay a bond.

09/06/2013

Interstate 57 near 175th Street. (CBS)

Quinn Signs 70 MPH Speed Limit For Rural Highways

Illinois drivers will soon be able to drive 70 mph on rural interstates under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn.

08/19/2013

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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