A Skokie woman with a history of drug possession and other charges has been blamed for a fatal car accident that killed a child. Police say the 23-year-old driver was high on amphetamines and marijuana at the time of the May car crash.
Authorities in Lake County say high speed, alcohol and hydrocodone were behind a wrong-way accident that killed a woman one day after her wedding. An investigation of the January fatal car accident by Lincolnshire police produced charges by state prosecutors in mid-May.
Wheaton police are withholding the name of a Downers Grove woman who allegedly went on a car-wrecking spree on and near Interstates 290 and 355. Illinois State Police expect the woman to be charged drunk driving and several other offenses.