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  • Hartford Firefighter On Leave After Farmington Arrest

    Hartford Firefighter On Leave After Farmington Arrest
    FARMINGTON — A Hartford firefighter has been suspended from his job, with pay, following his arrest on charges of drunken driving and evading the scene of an accident Thursday night in Farmington, police said. Jeffrey Vendetta was immediately...
  • Blotter: Domestic battery in Cary

    Blotter: Domestic battery in Cary
    The following items were taken from Cary police reports: A 46-year-old Cary man was stopped and arrested for an outstanding DuPage County warrant for failure to appear on a traffic offense near Millwood Street at Cary-Algonquin Road around 10:49 a.m. on...
  • Man arrested for alleged drunk driving, child endangerment

    Man arrested for alleged drunk driving, child endangerment
    A 43-year-old Burbank man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly driving drunk with his two young sons in the car, police said. A witness called police after reportedly speaking with the man, identified by police as Robert Akopyan, at a liquor store...
  • Motorist given 10-year sentence for Cook County Jail guard's death in 2012

     Motorist given 10-year sentence for Cook County Jail guard's death in 2012
    A Little Village man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Friday to striking and killing a correctional officer outside Cook County Jail while driving on a revoked license in July 2012, court records show. Nikkii Bostic-Jones, 38,...
  • Nearly 20 years after fatal DUI, neither family happy with 5-year prison term

    Nearly 20 years after fatal DUI, neither family happy with 5-year prison term
    On Oct. 11, 1996, a fatal car crash in suburban Bartlett forever altered the lives of two immigrant families whose paths tragically intersected that day. Nearly 20 years later, the man who was drunk when he caused the crash — and then fled to...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Taveras and the avoidable tragedy

    There are tragedies that leave you feeling shocked and empty inside, and the sadness is 100 percent pure, with no conflicting emotions swirling in your mind and heart. The deaths of Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend was a tragedy. The...
  • Wheaton police reports: Bounced check from employer, and more

    Wheaton police reports: Bounced check from employer, and more
    The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: A 23-year-old man of the 1100 block of Londonberry Lane in Glen Ellyn was arrested at Driving Park and Geneva on Nov. 11 on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and operating an...
  • 'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro is charged with DWI and impaired driving

    Buddy Valastro, TLC's self-proclaimed "Cake Boss," was arrested in New York early Thursday morning and was charged with two drunk driving counts, according to several reports. The baker, real name Bartolo Valastro Jr., was stopped by New York City...
  • Suspect in Goodman jury swaying attempt faces federal judge

    Suspect in Goodman jury swaying attempt faces federal judge
    After learning a Vermont felon had offered to throw John Goodman's DUI manslaughter retrial for $500,000, FBI agents interviewed the 10 members of the jury to determine whether they had any connection to him, prosecutors say. James D. Perron, 48, had...
  • Blotter: Coach purse taken out of car in Glen Ellyn

    Blotter: Coach purse taken out of car in Glen Ellyn
    The following items were taken from Glen Ellyn police reports: Money was taken from two unlocked vehicles, about $100 from one and $20 from another, in the 300 block of Prospect around 2:08 a.m. on Nov. 3. A printer cartridge, mouth guard box and a...
  • Wrong-way DUI driver gets 10 years for crash

    Wrong-way DUI driver gets 10 years for crash
    After severely injuring another driver in a wrong-way crash in Volusia County, Angel Luis Sanabria-Diaz agreed to perform sobriety tests for a state trooper, records show. But first, the Lakeland man said, he had to relieve himself. So he did —...