Service Restored On Metra Electric Branch After Semi Hits PillarThe driver of a semi heading south in the 7400 block of South Exchange struck a pillar holding electrical wires overhead about 5:30 p.m., according to Metra and Chicago Police officials.
Police: Woman Passed Out Drunk Behind Wheel Wakes Up, Smashes Vehicle Into Squad CarPolice say a woman who passed out drunk while driving in the west suburbs on Monday night woke up and smashed her vehicle into a squad car as officers tried to rouse her in Riverside.
Indiana State Trooper Injured By Alleged Drunk Driver An Indiana State Trooper was hurt early this morning on 80-94 in Munster by an alleged drunk driver from Chicago, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Wrong-Way Driver Injures Multiple People On I-355About 8 p.m., the driver was heading south on northbound I-355 lanes near 143rd Street near southwest suburban Lockport when the vehicle struck another head on.
Police: Drunk Driver Kicked Cops, Bit Hospital StaffWhen police confronted Donna Dankoff, 58, about whether she’d been in a hit-and-run, she reportedly kicked an officer in the groin and another in the head.
Prosecutors: Drunk Driver Follows Other Motorist Home, Tries To Run Person OverA Streamwood man is in jail, accused of road rage.
Chicago Police Academy Training Lab Named After Fallen OfficerThe training lab where police recruits learn how to administer Breathalyzer tests has been named after Officer Michael P. Gordon, who died when his squad car was hit by a drunk driver in August 2004.
Victim’s Family Sues Bar That Served Drunk DriverThe family of a man killed in a drunk driving crash is now suing the bar that served the drunk driver. Phillip Briner was an innocent driver heading on the Dan Ryan Expressway when he was hit.
Motorist Wakes Up On Indiana Expressway, Leads Police On Chase An alleged drunken driver led police on a 3-mile chase Tuesday morning in northwest Indiana before his arrest.
Drunk Driver Rear-Ends Semi On I-80 On Her 34th BirthdayA 34-year-old Hammond, Ind. woman -- who police say had a blood-alcohol level 2 1/2 times over the legal limit -- ended her 34th birthday celebration early Saturday by totaling her car when she rear-ended a semi on I-80 outside of Gary.
Family Tragedy After Wife Of 50 Years Killed By Drunk DriverIn a heart-break for a Northwest Indiana family, a husband has lost his wife in a drunk-driving accident, just six weeks before a milestone wedding anniversary.