An Illinois woman is facing charges of DUI for an incident that reportedly occurred on Nov. 1 in Jackson County when her vehicle caught fire after leaving the roadway. According to police, four children were in the vehicle when the accident happened.
Illinois media outlets have reported that a guitarist in a popular Chicago band may have been under the influence when he allegedly hit and killed a pedestrian on the evening of Aug. 21. The 33-year-old man's bail was set at $200,000 when he appeared in a Cook County court on Aug. 23 to face drunk driving charges. The pedestrian accident took place on West North Avenue in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood at approximately 8:24 p.m.