Man Drives Away From Court On Suspended License, Gets Caught SpeedingJose F. Vazquez, of the 4300 block of South Harlem Avenue in Stickney, was charged with speeding in a school zone while children were present and driving with a suspended license, police said. His vehicle was towed and impounded.
Man Charged With Fleeing After Cops Saw Him Vomiting Out Car WindowJulian E. Martinez, 21, of the 7500 block of South Lockwood in Burbank, was charged with one felony count of aggravated fleeing and eluding, failure to signal, improper lane usage and speeding at 107 mph in a 50 mph zone, according to a statement from Riverside Police.
Dent Fined For Driving 107 MPH On Edens ExpresswayFormer 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.
2 Teens Die, 5 Hurt In High-Speed Crash In East ChicagoEast 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.
Man Dies After Vehicle Speeds Past ‘Road Closed’ Sign In WinnetkaA man died in a north suburban crash early Thursday after driving his vehicle into a large sewer section.
Indiana Law Allows Police To Ticket Drivers Who Don't Pull Over For SpeedersStarting 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.
AAA: Many Motorists Have "Do As I Say, Not As I Do" Attitude Toward Risky DrivingA new survey has found a significant percentage of drivers taking chances on the road, even though they believe those kinds of behaviors are dangerous.
Police: Drunken Driver Caught Doing 99 In A 35 MPH ZoneTwenty-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.
Man Charged In Harvey Crash That Killed Two TeensKevin 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.
Travel On A Budget This Labor Day WeekendHere are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.
State Police To Join Crackdown On Unsafe Truck DriversIllinois State Police have joined their counterparts in a dozen other states for a massive public safety initiative this weekend.
Trucker Accused Of Speeding, Driving 12 Hours Before Deadly I-55 WreckProsecutors 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.