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.
Motorist Charged In Edgewater Crash That Killed Man On StreetVladimir Tsemekhman, 58, faces one count of reckless homicide, a Class 3 felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Man Charged In Crash That Killed Construction WorkerA 19-year-old man has been charged in the fatal crash of a construction worker from Northwest Indiana and injured three other people.
Trial Begins For Teen Accused Of Huffing Before Fatal CrashA teenager accused of huffing computer cleaner before running over a 5-year-old girl two years ago has pleaded guilty to reckless homicide, but still faces trial for aggravated DUI charges.
Highland Park Teen's Fatal DUI Trial Set To Start TuesdayCarly Rousso and her attorney, Douglas Zeit, have opted for a bench trial in which Judge James Booras will reach the verdict in the case. Attempts by Zeit and prosecutors to reach a negotiated plea deal in the case have been declared “at an impasse.”
Man Dies Day After Being Charged In Fatal South Side CrashA South Side man died Monday afternoon, a day after he was ordered held without bond in connection with a Far South Side crash that killed another person and injured two more last week.