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Reckless Driving

Two arrested in Portage after shoplifting leads to chase

Two arrested in Portage after shoplifting leads to chase

PORTAGE | Two Lake County men were arrested Friday afternoon after a shoplifting incident led to a chase.

September 08, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Senate OKs reckless driving penalties

SPRINGFIELD | Drivers could face stiffer penalties for failing to yield to emergency vehicles, under legislation approved in the Illinois Senate Thursday.

May 22, 2014 2:46 pm
MARC CHASE: Driving recklessly in OWI litigation

MARC CHASE: Driving recklessly in OWI litigation

When do we stop creating more laws and demand prosecutors and judges enforce a plethora of legal measures already on the books?

March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Quinn toughens reckless driver law

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn has approved legislation designed to crack down on chronic reckless drivers.

August 14, 2013 7:30 pm
Blind date turns bad after chase by police

Blind date turns bad after chase by police

PORTAGE | A Tinley Park man likely won't have a second date with a 25-year-old Lowell woman after leading police on a brief chase late Wednesday night and then wrecking his motorcycle with her on the back.

July 18, 2013 10:15 am
Bond set at $1M for Cedar Lake man accused of hitting boy with car

Bond set at $1M for Cedar Lake man accused of hitting boy with car

CRETE TWP. | Bond has been set at $1 million for a Cedar Lake man charged with aggravated reckless driving after he ran into a 5-year-old boy in a Jeep Cherokee following a family disturbance early Friday morning, police said.

July 15, 2013 5:00 pm
Cops: Man speeds to wedding, gets arrested

Cops: Man speeds to wedding, gets arrested

PORTAGE | A Valparaiso man was apparently in a hurry to head to the altar Saturday night -- but he didn't quite make it.

December 10, 2012 11:08 am

Gary man charged in high-speed chase

LAKE STATION | A 27-year-old Gary man was apprehended by Lake Station police after leading them on a high-speed chase that ended in Gary, police said.

October 26, 2012 9:00 pm

LaPorte officer convicted of reckless driving

LAPORTE | A LaPorte County Sheriff's officer arrested on allegations of drunk driving has been convicted of reckless driving.

December 23, 2011 12:00 am

Sentence reduced for fatal hit-and-run driver

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday knocked two years off the prison term of a Hammond man who struck and killed a Valparaiso construction worker on the westbound Borman Expressway near Lake Station last year.

December 08, 2011 3:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Lake too lax on drunken driving

In Lake County, the numbers show, drunken driving offenses are not taken as seriously as they should.

October 11, 2011 12:00 am
Less than half of Lake County's drunken drivers are convicted of that charge

Less than half of Lake County's drunken drivers are convicted of that charge

Harsher punishment for a repeat drunken driving offender could have saved the lives of a young region couple, the mother of one of the victims said.

October 08, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Portage man accused of taking tree from Hobart garden center, fleeing police

HOBART | A Portage man was arrested late Sunday after a pursuit that started when the man almost hit a police car and then took a small evergreen tree from a local garden center, Hobart police said.

September 12, 2011 12:45 pm

Union official skirts OWI case, pleads guilty to reckless driving

A region union official has avoided a drunken driving case by pleading guilty to reckless driving, Lake County court records show.

September 06, 2011 6:51 pm
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