SPRINGFIELD | Drivers could face stiffer penalties for failing to yield to emergency vehicles, under legislation approved in the Illinois Senate Thursday.
When do we stop creating more laws and demand prosecutors and judges enforce a plethora of legal measures already on the books?
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn has approved legislation designed to crack down on chronic reckless drivers.
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.
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.
PORTAGE | A Valparaiso man was apparently in a hurry to head to the altar Saturday night -- but he didn't quite make it.
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.
LAPORTE | A LaPorte County Sheriff's officer arrested on allegations of drunk driving has been convicted of reckless driving.
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.
In Lake County, the numbers show, drunken driving offenses are not taken as seriously as they should.
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.
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.
A region union official has avoided a drunken driving case by pleading guilty to reckless driving, Lake County court records show.
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