Carol Stream PD To Try New Test For Suspected Drug-Impaired DriversThey are similar to breathalyzer tests for alcohol, but use mouth swabs to screen for at least a half dozen other drugs.
Police: Man Caught Driving High On Pot And Xanax Thought He Was In CanadaThe convertible was weaving in and out of traffic while going 70 mph in a 30 mph zone, police said.
Man Charged With DUI After Striking Pedestrian In Forest ParkThe 55-year-old pedestrian was standing on the median of Harlem Avenue near I-290 at 12:50 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.
1 Killed, 3 Injured In Separate Head-On Crashes In Palos ParkAround 9 p.m., a 55-year-old woman was killed when two vehicles collided on 123rd Street between Wolf and Will Cook roads.
Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence Of Heroin, Pot, XanaxA Southwest Side man admitted to using heroin, smoking marijuana and ingesting Xanax while driving before being involved in a crash Friday evening in west suburban Riverside, police said.
Man Gets 26 Years For Crash That Killed 2 ChildrenOn Tuesday, Joey Chavez, 41, who was under the influence of opiates and PCP when he slammed into the Ochoa family’s Dodge Neon, was sentenced to 26 years in prison for a DUI crash that killed Eric Ochoa Jr. and Julissa Ochoa.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing SUV Into Palos Hills HomeIdrahim Ajdari, 28, crashed his Nissan Pathfinder into a house in the 10200 block of 82nd Avenue a few minutes before 10 p.m., according to Palos Hills police.
Two Charged With DUI After Riverside Crashes 10 Minutes ApartTwo men are facing drunken driving charges after a van hit a police car that was blocking traffic to investigate an earlier DUI crash early Sunday in west suburban Riverside.