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Drunk driver arrested after driving car onto railroad tracks, getting stuck in Libertyville

Police arrested an intoxicated woman who drove her car onto the train tracks near a Metra station in Libertyville after mistaking it for the roadway, authorities said. The Libertyville Police Department responded around 9 p.m. on April 8 to the area of Milwaukee Avenue and Appley Avenue in Libertyville. Libertyville Police Department Sgt. Jason Kapusinski […]

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5 years in prison for Waukegan man convicted of DUI in high-speed crash that killed his friend near Gurnee

A Waukegan man was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for driving under the influence during a high-speed crash that left his 28-year-old friend dead near Gurnee. Timothy A. Sampson, 44, of the 0-100 block of South Dilger Avenue in Waukegan, was charged with four counts of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol […]

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‘Took the life of an innocent person’: Man charged with driving under influence, killing pedestrian in Ingleside

A 40-year-old man was charged Monday with driving under the influence of drugs when he swerved off the road and struck and killed a man who was walking in Ingleside last summer, police said. The incident happened around 6:40 p.m. on June 3 near Route 59 and Stanton Point Road in Ingleside. Sheriff’s deputies arrived […]