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Arcadia woman arrested for drunk driving

August 6, 2023

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the arrest of a 40-year-old woman, Sonya L Johnson, from Arcadia following a traffic stop on State Route 88 in the same town. Johnson was pulled over for operating a vehicle without headlamps during dark hours, leading to further investigation and her eventual arrest for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)…

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‘I break every single day’: Grieving Parents Remember Teens Killed by Drunk Driver

Two Illinois Teens Killed by Drunk Driver

August 6, 2023

‘I break every single day’: Grieving Parents Remember Teens Killed by Drunk Driver Two Illinois teens were killed this summer by a suspected drunk driver who was on probation at the time of the deadly wreck. Now their parents are calling for justice as they bear the tormenting agony of losing a child. “I have…

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Man allegedly drove drunk, into oncoming lanes while 3 children were in his car in Mundelein

Man allegedly drove drunk with 3 children in car

August 6, 2023

A man was charged with driving drunk for his third time and prosecutors say he drove into oncoming lanes of traffic while he had three children in the car in Mundelein. Daniel Muhwezi, 51, of Downers Grove, was charged with aggravated driving under the influence, driving under the influence, three counts of child endangerment, operating…

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Deaths related to excessive alcohol consumption rise in recent years—especially for women

Excessive alcohol consumption causes death

August 6, 2023

  Deaths related to excessive alcohol consumption rise in recent years—especially for women [Related: COVID lockdown drinking habits led to a rise in deaths from alcoholic liver disease.] The study looked at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data on more than 600,000 deaths linked to alcohol between 1999 and 2020. The data included…

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