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Man charged with DUI after speeding with emergency lights activated on his vehicle in Lincolnshire

A Highwood man is facing numerous charges including DUI after police saw him speeding and using emergency lights on his truck near Lincolnshire. Christopher Faulkner, 39, of the 200 block of the Highwood Avenue in Highwood, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, driving on a revoked driver’s license, obstructing identification, illegal […]

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Newport Township trustee charged with DUI after crashing into sheriff’s squad car in Wadsworth

A Newport Township trustee was charged with driving under the influence after she rear-ended a stationary Lake County sheriff’s squad car in Wadsworth late Wednesday evening. Corey L. Kirschhoffer, 47, of the 39800 block of North Mauser Drive in Wadsworth, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and one count […]

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Lake County sheriff’s deputy released from hospital after being struck by DUI driver in Volo

A Lake County sheriff’s auxiliary deputy that sustained a “long lasting injury” after being hit by a DUI driver in Volo has been released from the hospital and is recovering, officials said. Crash investigators were conducting their investigation of a three-vehicle crash that left an 82-year-old man dead and a 20-year-old man seriously injured at […]

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Man allegedly ran over girlfriend’s mother, critically injuring her during altercation in Zion

A man is facing several charges after he allegedly ran over his girlfriend’s mother with a car during an altercation in Zion, police said. Juan D. Zavaleta, 21, of Waukegan, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence with great bodily harm, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, driving under the influence, driving […]