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Man arrested for driving 2 children in Crystal Lake while under the influence of alcohol for fourth time

A 39-year-old man has been charged for the fourth time with driving under the influence in Crystal Lake and authorities say he had two children in his car. Robert M. Ganske, 39, of Crystal Lake, was charged with four counts of aggravated driving under the influence, possession of a controlled substance, obstructing justice, driving on […]

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Illinois senator files legislation that would enhance penalty for DUI drivers who kill, injure multiple people

(The Center Square) – A lawmaker has filed a bill that would enhance the prison sentence for impaired drivers who kill someone and injure others in Illinois. The so-called “Lindsey’s Law” legislation would pave the way for law enforcement to charge intoxicated drivers with a Class 2 felony if they kill someone and also cause […]

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Officer successfully revive unresponsive driver who struck light pole, tree in Libertyville

Police officers successfully performed lifesaving measures on a 24-year-old man who was found unresponsive after crashing into a light pole and a tree in Libertyville. The Libertyville Fire Department and Libertyville Police Department responded around 6:07 a.m. Friday to Garfield Avenue and Ames Street in Libertyville for a single-vehicle crash. Officers arrived and discovered the […]

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180 days in jail for woman who drove drunk with 3 children in car, later caused serious rollover crash in Lake in the Hills

A woman has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for driving drunk and dropping her three children off at school before causing a rollover crash in Lake in the Hills. Jessica Warren, 43, of Woodstock, was charged with six counts of aggravated driving under the influence, two counts of driving under the influence of […]

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Woman allegedly kicked 2 police officers, spat in hospital security guard’s face in Libertyville

A woman was arrested after prosecutors say she drove drunk, kicked two police officers and spat in a security guard’s face while at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. Isabella Sierra, 21, of Gurnee, was charged with aggravated battery of a peace officer, five counts of resisting a peace officer, three counts of battery, driving […]