According to the New York Times, the alcohol industry is making new efforts to secure the loyalties of the nation’s youngest drinkers. Specifically, MillerCoors and other alcohol manufacturers are making some of their products stronger in order to better appeal to young adults aged 21 to 27.
A former sports hero was arrested in the early morning of Feb. 3 for a variety of charges. The footballer was detained by Illinois State Police after being accused of DUI among several other charges. He has been released on bond, and a trial date has yet to be set.
If you saw what seems like an officer waving you down to pull over, would you pull over? If you are like many drivers, you would, perhaps out of worry about what might happen if you ignored the signal. What if you knew it was for the sake of a voluntary drugged and drunk driving survey?
In a somewhat bizarre case, an Illinois man has been accused of drinking and driving after he allegedly resisted arrest and, apparently, ate portions of the squad car assigned to remand him into custody. Illinois police charged the man with drunk driving early in the morning of July 6, a charge to which the man did not respond favorably. He is currently in police custody awaiting trial.
A local man was arrested after he crashed his vehicle on May 16. Illinois police report the man was crossing a bridge when he lost control of his car. They have reason to believe drunk driving was the cause of the accident.
A man who was injured after running his vehicle into a tree has been criminally charged, according to local authorities. The Illinois resident is believed to have been driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident. He was arrested for drunk driving but has since posted bond and been released. A court date is pending.
A crash early in the morning of Sunday, April 28 has led to the arrest of a local man, according to police. An Illinois sheriff's office has reported that a 19-year-old man has been charged with drunk driving after crashing his vehicle into a ditch. The man is currently in custody.
Occasionally, citizens call in reports of erratic driving to Illinois law enforcement authorities. Often, the underlying factor is that a motorist is suspected of drunk driving. That is exactly what occurred recently in Williamson County, but there was a twist. The suspected drunk driver is a local sheriff's deputy.
A deadly Illinois car accident has led to the driver facing criminal charges. The accident occurred as the man was driving his female passenger's vehicle. He was traveling south on the interstate when the woman reportedly fell out of the vehicle. She was hit by two other vehicles and died at the accident scene. Authorities have charged the driver with DUI that involved a death and a leaving a fatal crash scene.