Second Suspect In Fatal Street Racing Crash Held On $1M BailDouglas McGrew, a 25-year-old Robbins man, had been hospitalized after the Thursday evening crash in a residential neighborhood of the south suburb, according to Robbins police. McGrew faces reckless homicide charges along with 41-year-old Lynwood resident Craig Stevenson.
Two Men Charged In Robbins Crash That Killed Mother And FatherTwo men have been charged in a crash in Robbins that killed a mother and father and injured their three children Thursday night, according to the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
Warrant Issued For Man Charged With Reckless Homicide In GaryBryant Wardell faces five charges including reckless homicide and causing death while operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, according to Gary police Lt. Dawn Westerfield. The warrant was issued Wednesday afternoon.
Woman Charged In Fatal Tinley Park Hit-And-Run CrashJacqueline Cummings of Oak Lawn was charged Wednesday with reckless homicide and failure to report an accident involving death, according to a statement from the village of Tinley Park.
Prosecutors: Man Charged In Fatal Crash Was Drag Racing With FriendThe crash happened between a BMW and a Jeep heading west on Lower Wacker Drive near Garvey Court about 4:20 a.m., police said. The BMW struck the Jeep, then a concrete barrier.
Man Charged In Deadly Park Forest CrashA 22-year-old man from Country Club Hills has been charged with several felonies, after fleeing the scene of a crash that killed two teenage passengers in Park Forest earlier this week.
Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run In West EnglewoodTerrell Walker was crossing Ashland Avenue at 64th Street around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday to buy a sweet tea at McDonald’s, when he was struck by a car. The car never stopped. Paramedics took Walker to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died.
Teen Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed Two After Prom In Calumet CityDavid Peden, 18, is charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI causing death, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office. He was ordered held on a $40,000 bond Tuesday and is next scheduled to appear in court June 8.
Man Charged In Chatham Crash That Killed PedestrianGeorge R. Evans, 23, is charged with one felony count of reckless homicide with a motor vehicle for the crash in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue, police said.
Woman Charged With Causing 5-Car Crash That Killed PedestrianA northwest Indiana woman has been charged with murder after a drunken fight with her husband early Sunday led to a five-car crash that killed a pedestrian on the South Side, police said.
Trooper, Supporters Call For Reckless Homicide Charges In Fatal Truck CrashesAn Illinois State Police trooper injured in a fiery crash one year ago was pressing DuPage County prosecutors to file more serious criminal charges against the trucker who allegedly caused the wreck.
Injured Trooper's Family Seeks More Serious Charges Against TruckerThe family of an Illinois State Police trooper who was severely injured last year in a crash that also killed a tollway worker has demanded more serious charges against the trucker blamed for the wreck.
Passenger Charged In Crash That Killed PedestrianJason Rayford, 30, is charged with reckless homicide and misdemeanor domestic battery. Rayford was the passenger in a vehicle that fatally struck 24-year-old Eddie Fuentes on Sunday. Rayford began fighting with the woman driving the vehicle and striking her, then pulled on the steering wheel, causing her to lose control.
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.
Prosecutors: Trucker In Fatal I-55 Wreck Is Blind In One EyeAn Indiana truck driver has been indicted on reckless homicide charges, in connection to a July crash on Interstate 55 that killed five people. Prosecutors said the crash was partly the result of the trucker being blind in his right eye.