LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A Valparaiso woman faces a long list of charges after police said she was drunk when involved in a hit-and-run accident, flashed an officer investigating the incident and tried to run from an officer after being handcuffed.
Hobart High School students participate in a mock car accident as Hobart Schools and Hobart police team up together to present Every 15 Minutes, a reminder to teens before prom not to drink and drive.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has reduced the prison term of a Winfield man who, while driving drunk and fleeing Merrillville police in 2006, struck and killed a motorcyclist, Kirk John Mitchell.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police will take part in a crackdown on drunk drivers starting Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indianapolis attorney says the state has failed to update its rules for validating breath-test instruments and certifying police officers who administer the tests, putting hundreds of drunken-driving cases that hinge on the test results in jeopardy.
Super Bowl Sunday — once considered a night with a high number of drunken drivers on the road — has become much like any other night, according to local police officials.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Drunk Driving Task Force on Thursday recognized officers from across the county for their efforts in 2012 to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the road.
CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Court Judge Clarence Murray on Wednesday rejected a second plea from drunken driving defendant Michael Temores, who sought to reinstate a jail bond.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A 4-year-old girl was airlifted to a Chicago hospital after being injured in an accident involving a drunken driver, according to authorities.
VALPARAISO | A candidate for the Porter County Board of Commissioners was arrested on DUI charges early Saturday.
ST. JOHN | A St. John woman was killed Saturday after the car she was riding in was struck by a driver police say was drunk.
Hobart High School junior Forrest McCollum tries to text and drive on a computer simulator Friday during a class about the dangers of impaired and distracted driving.
Hobart High School junior Forrest McCollum puts on impaired vision goggles to simulate a high blood alcohol content Friday during a pre-prom class at the school to discourage impaired driving.
Hobart police Cpl. Joe Clemmons, left, directs Hobart High School junior Caitlin Leath on Friday during a mock sobriety test with impaired vision goggles.
Hobart High School junior Kia Beller attempts to walk a straight line with impaired vision goggles Friday during a special pre-prom class designed to show students the dangers of alcohol and drugs.
JOLIET | A Steger man was sentenced to 9 1/2 years for the 2010 crash that killed his girlfriend's 5-year-old son, something for which he said he hasn't forgiven himself.
DOLTON | A Dolton woman is in Cook County Jail with $500,000 bail on an aggravated DUI charge related to a hit-and-run accident on an overpass that killed a Harvey woman, the Cook County state's attorney's office sad.
JOLIET, Ill. | A Steger man found guilty early this year of charges related to a car crash that killed his girlfriend's 5-year-old son will be sentenced Jan. 20.
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