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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

Rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is seen in a mugshot after an arrest in Georgia in May 2013. (Credit: Dunwoody, Ga., police)

Chief Keef Pleads Guilty To Speeding, Faces Second Paternity Suit

Chicago rapper Chief Keef was served Monday in a second paternity lawsuit as he appeared in a Cook County courtroom to plead guilty to a speeding violation, the Sun-Times is reporting.

06/17/2013

Rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is seen in a mugshot after an arrest in Georgia in May 2013. (Credit: Dunwoody, Ga., police)

Northfield Police: Rapper Chief Keef Was Doing 110 In A 55

Chicago rapper Chief Keef was charged early Monday with excessive speeding in Northfield — one week after being arrested in Georgia on a marijuana charge.

05/28/2013

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Judge Upholds $1M Bond For Man Accused Of Trying To Hire Hitman

Bond remained at $1 million Tuesday for a Vernon Hills man accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out a witness.

05/15/2013

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‘Designated Driver’ Ticketed For Driving 135MPH On I-57

The vehicle slowed down after the driver saw the trooper, but the radar had already caught him going more than double the speed limit.

04/10/2013

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Man Gets Community Service For Driving 142 MPH While Drunk

Dean 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.

02/27/2013

One person died, and two others were hurt, when this car hit a light pole in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on Feb. 27, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

1 Dead, 2 Hurt After Speeding Vehicle Hits Light Pole On South Side

One woman was killed and two others were hurt when a speeding vehicle driven by one of them careened out of control and struck a light pole in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said.

02/27/2013

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