Illinois: Americas Worst Judge of 2015 – Judge Nicholas Ford sentenced DUI killer Robert Vais to only 100 days in jail

Moments earlier, Avalos’ mother, Ingrid Cossio, sobbed on the witness stand as she told the packed courtroom at the Leighton Criminal Court Building how she wanted to die after her son’s death.

Judge Nick Ford gave DUI killer only 100 days in jail

Illinois: Rockford Police charged James Jeffers with DUI after he killed Alex Banks in crash on bridge

Police say a Nissan Xterra, driven by James Allen Jeffers, 33, of South Beloit, was traveling westbound on the bridge, crossed the median, and crashed head-on into a Chevy Malibu, driven by Alex Banks, 25, of Rockford. A passenger was also in the Malibu, Tanisha Gates, 23, of Rockford.

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Illinois: Steven Willis charged with DUI crash that killed Samantha Miller; injured her 3 children on I-55

“This was a horrible, tragic event. Three children are now without a mother due to this defendant’s terrible decision to get behind the wheel while intoxicated,” said State’s Attorney Gibbons. “My heart goes out to these children and the family and friends of Samantha Miller who are mourning her death at such a young age.”

Steven Willis 38 DUI fatal Madison County Illinois had 40 prior traffic charges

Illinois: Kane County prosecutor McMahon announces guilty plea by Steven Luellen for DUI death of Miguel Agustin-Tellez

“Miguel Agustin-Tellez was killed because Mr. Luellen, drunk and high on a cocktail of drugs and alcohol, chose to flaunt the law. Taking drugs and then driving creates is a danger that far too often ends tragically,” Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said.

Steve Luellen DUI fatal Kane County. Pleaded guilty