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.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was trying to put reports of his motorcade speeding near schools and running red lights behind him on Wednesday.
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.
The Jeep hit a gas meter at the building, and ruptured a gas line, causing an explosion that engulfed the building in flames.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Illinois drivers will soon be able to drive 70 mph on rural interstates under a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat Quinn.
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.
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.
Chicago rapper Chief Keef was charged early Monday with excessive speeding in Northfield — one week after being arrested in Georgia on a marijuana charge.
Bond remained at $1 million Tuesday for a Vernon Hills man accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out a witness.
The vehicle slowed down after the driver saw the trooper, but the radar had already caught him going more than double the speed limit.
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.
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.
A man from Naperville who told police he was driving at a speed of 111 mph because he was in a hurry to have sex with a girlfriend was convicted and sentenced Thursday in that case.
Why are so many drivers speeding through school zones, especially the ones behind the wheel of those big yellow buses with kids aboard? CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.
Plainfield Police stopped a speeding car almost a week ago. Not news, you say?