August 2013 Archives

Illinois woman charged with DUI in connection with car accident

A crash that sent five school-age children to a local hospital is being blamed on a 23-year-old driver police say may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident. The woman has been charged with DUI by Illinois law enforcement after her vehicle struck a school bus on the morning of Aug. 21. The investigation is ongoing and no court date has yet been set.

2 drivers charged with alleged drunk driving accident in Illinois

In an unusual case, two drivers involved in a two-car accident have been arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to local authorities. Illinois police are still investigating the accident that ended with several people being remanded to medical attention and both drivers involved being charged with drunk driving. No court dates have yet been set.

DUI charge filed against woman in serious car accident

A rollover crash on an interstate highway has led to the arrest of one woman who police believe may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident. Illinois authorities are still investigating the accident, but they suspect the woman operating the vehicle may have been DUI. Nine children were injured in the accident.

Illinois man found guilty on drug charge

A local man is facing six and a half years in prison after a jury found him guilty of two separate felonies, according to local law enforcement. The Illinois man faced a drug charge referring to possession of methamphetamines and a second related to manufacturing of methamphetamines. Both of these offenses are felonies in the state of Illinois, which is why such a harsh sentence was handed down.

Drunk driving charges filed against local board trustee

A respected community leader is facing potentially damning charges after being arrested earlier this month. Illinois State Police have charged the man, a chairman of a college board of trustees, with drunk driving. He will be appearing in court later this month.

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