Driving Under The Influence
GARY | A car crash and subsequent attempted assistance from a friend left a Gary woman and Portage man both arrested for operating while intoxicated, authorities said.
God might give us only what we can handle, but that doesn't mean the Lake County justice system should up the ante.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County Criminal Court judge will allow crucial police documents to be presented during the trial of a man accused of driving drunk and killing a St. John woman.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Drunken driving offenders stripped of their driver's licenses could hit the road again if a proposal — supported by a prominent anti-drunken driving organization — keeps making its way through the Illinois Legislature.
CROWN POINT | A judge denied a motion Wednesday to reduce bail for a Hammond man facing felony charges stemming from a fatal traffic crash in November.
When do we stop creating more laws and demand prosecutors and judges enforce a plethora of legal measures already on the books?
MARKHAM | Before receiving a six-year prison sentence Tuesday for a 2011 fatal car crash, longtime Lynwood official Roy Valle sought forgiveness.
MARKHAM | Former Lynwood Village Clerk Roy Valle's attorney wants his client's medical records to be considered as he and the Cook County state’s attorney’s office negotiate a plea agreement over charges Valle faces in a 2011 fatal DUI crash.
CROWN POINT | Northwest Indiana residents unexpectedly found themselves giving breath, saliva and blood samples as well as answers about their personal lives last weekend for a federal survey on impaired driving.
Alcohol and water don't mix well, at least when the water isn't in a glass. Yet drunken boating continues to be a problem.
One of the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendations for decreasing the number of traffic fatalities seems dead on arrival in the Indiana General Assembly. But that shouldn't stop the state from following up on another suggestion.
LAPORTE | A 60-year-old Westville man could be looking at prison time after being charged with his second drunk driving offense within the past four months.
GARY | A Hammond woman gave herself an unwelcome birthday present early Saturday, running her car into the rear of a semi after a night of drinking and earning a drunken driving charge, police said.
Two men were allegedly drunk when they were injured in separate weekend motorcycle crashes in LaPorte County.
VALPARAISO | Michigan City resident Sandra Everly told the court Tuesday she did not want to climb behind the wheel of her car drunk on the night of Aug. 20, 2010.
CEDAR LAKE | Four days before their prom, juniors and seniors at Hanover Central High School heard a first-hand account about how bad decisions can turn a party into a tragedy.
Maybe Michael Temores is a good argument for a regional public transportation system.
JOLIET, Ill. | A new criminal trial for a Steger man found guilty of an auto crash that killed his girlfriend's 5-year-old son will not occur anytime soon.
JOLIET | Calumet City District 155 School Superintendent Troy Paraday was sentenced to four years of probation Wednesday after pleading guilty to aggravated driving under the influence in a 2008 Homer Glen car crash.
In Lake County, the numbers show, drunken driving offenses are not taken as seriously as they should.
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