For nearly 30 years, the standard blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit across the country has been 0.08 percent. Thanks to recent changes, one state has stricter limits for drivers.
A tenured professor at Northern Illinois University was recently convicted at trial of her third DUI offense. The incident happened on April 2, 2017, when the woman's second DUI case was still pending.
A 34-year-old Illinois man was taken into custody during the early morning hours of Nov. 30 after allegedly driving 81 mph in a 35 mph zone. In addition to a speeding ticket, the Oak Park resident faces a raft of charges including driving while under the influence, drug possession, driving without insurance and having an open container of alcohol in his vehicle.