Judge Upholds DUI Conviction in Huffing Trial

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    Carly Rousso (Inset: Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento)

    A judge has upheld the conviction of a woman accused of aggravated DUI in the car crash death of a girl in suburban Chicago.

    The Lake County judge denied a motion Thursday challenging the state law used to convict Carly Rousso in May for the 2012 death of the 5-year-old girl.
    The 19-year-old is accused of inhaling computer dust cleaner before driving onto a sidewalk and killing Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento in Highland Park. Rousso's lawyer says the state law used in the conviction is unconstitutionally vague and doesn't name the dust cleaner.
    Rousso previously pleaded guilty to reckless homicide.
    A status hearing for sentencing is scheduled for July 14. Rousso faces up to 14 years in prison.

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    Carly Rousso admits she repeatedly drove over a family of four several times, killing a little girl. But she's not pleading guilty to aggravated DUI charges. Regina Waldroup reports. (Published Tuesday, May 27, 2014)