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Francisco Espinal-Quiroz, 51, could face more charges in the highway deaths of four people Monday, July 21, including Ulrike Blopleh of Channahon.
Jp July 23, 2014 at 01:35 pm
It's was a horrible accident. My heart goes out to the families. The news did a cover story on thisRead More stretch of highway. It showed 172 accident 6 deaths and 58 injuries. The state needs to take a look into that. I do feel his bail is excessive. Let alone made him out to look like a murderer who intentionally did this. I guarantee he wishes it was him rather than to take 4 lives. I think there are many occupations that don't require log books yet these people have been up for 24 hrs + and they get behind the wheel. Yes he should be held responsible but There are people committing horrific crimes that don't get that kind of bail. I know when something horrible happens they want to throw the book at that person. Unfortunately nothing will change the outcome. A perfect example is cell phones. Many deaths have resulted from people causing accidents while on the phone. It's against the law to use them when driving but I see it every day. I will say people are responsible for there actions and there the only ones to blame. Don't put the blame on the state police. That's not on them. I feel for them and everyone on that scene because no doubt it was a horrific accident scene
Ericus Alanas July 23, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Truck traffic on 55 is insane, its getting way out of control and just today there were 11 trailersRead More with 9 of them going 3x3. Its like driving on the same tracks as a locomotive train.
Sara Bloom July 23, 2014 at 08:46 pm
What's with the mention of the restriction for a vision disability. I have one of those on myRead More license. It means I wear corrective lenses. The guy most likely fell asleep at the wheel, you can do that while having perfect eyesight.
Tretepfone Pryor, 21, of 400 E. Bailey in Naperville, has been charged with one count of delivery of marijuana.
Marty Spielman July 22, 2014 at 06:44 pm
Glad to hear these scumbags are getting caught. More work to be done but progress is progress.
Gerard Schilling July 24, 2014 at 05:33 am
How many of these people are connected to gangs/illegals out of the sanctuary and main feeder cityRead More Chicago? Congratulations on catching them but it is like stepping on a few cockroaches while the nest stays in tack. Now go after the source. This would also help in cutting down on the weekend slaughters in Chicago.
Divers prepare to go into the water in Naperville on July 19 to rescue two people whose car went into the water. | Credit: Northern Illinois Fireground Photos
Karl Brubaker July 21, 2014 at 03:57 pm
It's a time machine! Those young men went foreword in time, got drunk at Ale Fest, went back toRead More early that morning and drove off the road....................................... Ale Fest- Saturday, July 19, 2014 VIP – 12:00 to 5:00 pm General Admission – 1:00 to 5:00 pm Drunk drivers- Michael T. Szot, 21, of Geneva, is accused of driving drunk at about 2 a.m. Saturday
jeff p July 21, 2014 at 07:42 pm
By "try hard", I really meant, "was exceptionally grossly negligent." Yeah,Read More it's a tragedy. That doesn't make the driver less responsible for the result. I am trying hard to figure out how one could unintentionally steer a car into that quarry. Took some doing.
jeff p July 21, 2014 at 07:44 pm
And do 21 year olds even like ale?
Divers prepare to go into the water in Naperville on July 19 to rescue two people whose car went into the water. | Credit: Northern Illinois Fireground Photos
Diana Greenberg July 19, 2014 at 04:07 pm
Was there deaths?
brian July 19, 2014 at 04:55 pm
Yes, two passengers. Driver got out...
MoMoTC July 19, 2014 at 10:56 pm
The three young men were Fraternity Brothers from Northwestern University. Sympathy for the parentsRead More and families at this heartbreaking time.
Chicago Police at the scene of a Friday morning shooting  on East 43rd Street. | Screenshot via the Red Line Project Storify.
Tracey July 21, 2014 at 08:49 am
Let them kill each other? What about the one's who don't die and need millions in healthcare for theRead More rest of their life? Who pays for that? All of us! Stop the violence and ignorance!
Patti Smith July 21, 2014 at 10:19 am
Who's kids are doing the shooting? Theirs! Parents cry about losing love ones yet are you parentsRead More watching over your own kids? Do they believe bad kids are being Bused into the City of Chicago to shoot people??? Parents where are you kids right now, where are they at night? Watch your KIDS it's up to you to teach them right from wrong NOT the police!
Pat F July 21, 2014 at 01:04 pm
Stop the revolving door of justice(nonjustice!)!! Once they are involved in a crime involving a gun,Read More they should be sentenced to Hard Labor.. That's right, just like the Old Days!! No more of this crap where they lay around and get free room and board! Put them out in chain gangs and let them work! Screw the bleeding hearts who want to be nice to felons! Most of these people are hardened criminals..once again, if you do the crime, you do the time..But, now make it Hard Time that may sway them to straighten up!!
Gerard Schilling July 19, 2014 at 02:43 pm
Resurrectum must you always be a irritating, ignorant, insignificant, little hemorrhoid?
jeff p July 20, 2014 at 01:35 pm
This is not the first Grandma Sally's to burn down. One on Roosevelt Road met the same fate a fewRead More years back. Hmmmmm
jeff p July 20, 2014 at 01:39 pm
I graduated from High School in Naperville. I can't really say whether the town is now less safe,Read More 40 years later. A helluva lot bigger, though. I would still much rather live here than in Chicago, having lived in both places. It's up to the citizens to keep this place worth living in.
just my opinion July 18, 2014 at 06:09 pm
Your right on JaB....this should be the fault of the instructor. Back in 1979 I had divers ed andRead More they had the secondary brake....I will say this...even back in the day..the second time I ever drove a car they took me on the expressway! Scared the hell out of me! In my opinion that is putting all lives involved at risk.
Anne July 18, 2014 at 06:24 pm
Our society is addicted to lawsuits.
Melanie July 20, 2014 at 01:27 am
Absolutely awful to sue the student! She was learning how to drive with a driver education teacherRead More who should have been doing their job to prevent her from making this disastrous error! I feel really sad for her also... and I agree, she and her parents should sue the instructor for allowing this to happen!
Jesse Vega in his booking mug and on Wednesday afternoon in the back seat of an Elgin police car after his capture.
Just Sayin July 17, 2014 at 03:54 pm
ATTENTION PATCH EDITOR ET AL.... This fellow Louis Fasullo needs to be reported to localRead More authorities. His comment is not only highly confused...but also borders on a confession of sorts. Check into his ISP address...and contact appropriate persons.
sophia July 18, 2014 at 08:19 pm
jesse's lips look like he enjoys servicing men in prison!
Hater July 19, 2014 at 02:21 am
Guy seams totally stable. http://louisfasullo.blogspot.com/?m=1Read More http://dockets.justia.com/search?query=Louis+Fasullo I wonder wtf he's suing dc comics for?
Ramsey Fakhouri, 22, was sentenced on charges that he and a friend drove from Michigan to Illinois on Valentine’s Day to rob an ATM at a bank where his girlfriend worked so he could buy her an engagement ring. (Photo: Highland, IL, Police)
McGurk July 15, 2014 at 07:51 pm
Dale: Silly boy, the title of the article merely states the fact that the accused attended a bibleRead More college in Indiana. Nothing about his religion; if any. Only attendance. Do try to be attentive, before you,(again), post falsely.
zenia July 15, 2014 at 11:16 pm
What a dummy...if I was the girl I would NEVER speak to him again, ever...he could easily haveRead More gotten her arrested & charged b/c she innocently revealed details about her job duties...trust is something a relationship is supposed to be built upon & not using that trusted information to commit an illegal act.
sophia July 18, 2014 at 08:21 pm
DJP July 14, 2014 at 09:01 pm
@JonAzavedo: I was trying to demonstrate compassion, and dignity. Obviously two traits you don'tRead More possess.
Jon Azavedo July 16, 2014 at 07:24 pm
Prediction three-DJP also posses the traits of naivety and ignorance. Compassion and dignity for aRead More killer, a cheater or simply the dead?
Jon Azavedo July 16, 2014 at 07:54 pm
New from the Beacon: "Hallock granted temporary permission for extended media coverage ofRead More Shadwick’s appearance after a request was made by a local media outlet to have a photographer at the hearing. King’s defense objected to Hallock’s decision." OOOOOOOOOHH,,,,extended media coverage......and the games begin.........
Resurrected July 18, 2014 at 10:08 am
Gerard why don't you move already! Russia and the Ukraine are looking for new citizens! Lmao
JR July 18, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Resurrected - too soon!
Roy Rumaner July 18, 2014 at 03:51 pm
Gerard, my father has been dead for almost 20 years and before he died he told me he was very proudRead More of me so once again you lose. Face it Gerard, you are outclassed and overmatched in every battle you attempt. Also, I don't cry, whine or pout, I leave that up to you as those are the only things you actually get right.
JR July 10, 2014 at 12:31 pm
They haven't told us anything. What were they cooking? What charcoal brand? They haven't given meRead More all the information I want. I believe there is a conspiracy. I want more. This is all about what I want - you can be a lemming if you think there isn't a cover up.
Gerard Schilling July 10, 2014 at 01:59 pm
Now your just being foolish and it reflects poorly on your maturity or lack thereof.
JR July 10, 2014 at 02:38 pm
This thread should be like looking in a mirror for you. My guess is that you just don't realizeRead More that this is the way everyone sees you.
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