Shelbyville Man, 49, Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash Along Illinois 16

Illinois State Police have confirmed that a 49-year-old Shelbyville man was killed on Monday morning after colliding into a vehicle that crossed into his path. According to state police, the accident occurred at around 4:53 a.m. June 15 along Illinois 16 at County Road 1995 East in Shelby County. Someone […]

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Tougher Texting While Driving Penalties Start Today in Illinois

The increased penalties for texting while driving in Illinois are going in effect on Monday, July 1, 2019. Texting while driving, including first-time offenses, is now classified as a ‘moving’ violation.  Under the previous law, a first-time offense was treated as a non-moving violation and generally resulted in a warning […]

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Illinois Crackdown on Texting While Driving Goes Into Effect July 1

Illinois drivers caught using their phones will face harsher penalties that could lead to driver’s license suspension starting from July 1, 2019. https://www.agrusspersonalinjury.com/chicago-car-accident-lawyer/ Drivers caught texting and driving will no longer receive a warning for a first offense. Instead, they will be issued a ‘moving’ violation. Drivers who get three […]

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Nurses Accuse University of Chicago Medical Center of Patient Neglect

Nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) have filed complaints with government agencies, claiming that short staffing at the hospital is delaying treatment and putting patients at risk. National Nurses United, which represents more than 2,000 registered nurses at UCMC, has filed a complaint with the Illinois Department […]

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Chicago Woman Dies After Chain-Reaction Crash on Kennedy Expressway

Jiaqiao Xiao of Chicago, Illinois has died two days after sustaining injuries in a chain-reaction crash involving six vehicles that closed the inbound Kennedy Expressway, officials have announced. Xiao, 23, was among nine people who were injured and taken to area hospitals for treatment. According to Chicago police, the crash […]

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