HIS FUNERAL WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING AT 11 AM. CBS2 IS INVESTIGATING AND WE’VE LEARNED A MAN ACCUSED OF BOLTING AFTER A DEADLY CAR CRASH ON THE SOUTH SIDE LAST MONTH IS NOW FACING MURDER CHARGES. JUST LAST WEEK, WE ASKED POLICE WHAT WAS TAKING SO LONG TO FIND HIM SINCE SO MUCH EVIDENCE WAS LEFT BEHIND? WE ARE LIVE AT THE CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE. Reporter: WE HAVE NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE SUSPECT BACKGROUND. HE’S BEEN ARRESTED 14 TIMES FOR DRIVING WITHOUT A LICENSE AND IS RECEIVED A WHOPPING 49 TICKETS, TRAFFIC TICKETS SINCE 20,001. HE IS OFF THE ROAD BEHIND BARS AND DENIED BOND. Reporter: 33-YEAR-OLD JAMES TOPPIN IS FACING MURDER AND OTHER CHARGES AFTER THIS VIOLENT CRASH CAPTURED ON SURVEILLANCE VIDEO IN PARK MANOR LAST MONTH. B, THAT’S WHAT IT WAS. IT WAS MURDER. Reporter: IT WILL BRING THE VICTIMS BACK, BUT, IT DOES FEEL REALLY GOOD THAT SOMEONE IS GOING TO PAY FOR IT. ADAMS WAS WORRIED THAT MY NOT HAPPEN THE NIGHT OF THE CRASH, EVEN THOUGH THOMPSON IS BEING PURSUED BY A STATE TROOPER, THE POLICE SAY HE WAS ABLE TO RUN FROM THE WRECKAGE WITHOUT BEING CUT. EVEN WITH THIS CAR, KEYS, WALLET AND CELL PHONE LEFT BEHIND. THE POLICE WERE NOT ABLE TO TRACK THEM DOWN UNTIL NOW. SMACK ONE QUESTIONS WHY TOOK SO LONG. I’M NOT SURE. NO ONE TOLD ME ANYTHING. Reporter: WE LEARNED IN COURT THAT THOMPSON IS BEEN ARRESTED FOR DRIVING WITHOUT A LICENSE 14 TIMES. ANOTHER DISTURBING DETAIL, THE DEFENDANTS VEHICLE WAS TRAVELING 91 MILES PER HOUR FIVE SECONDS PRIOR TO THE CRASH. THE FAMILIES PLEASE WITH THE CHARGES BY QUESTION THE PRIORITY OF HIT-AND-RUN CRASHES. THESE HIT-AND-RUN CASES ARE TAKING INNOCENT PEOPLES LIVES AND IT’S NOT ENOUGH ATTENTION BEING PAID ON IT. Reporter: WE ASKED CHICAGO POLICE WHY TOOK FIVE WEEKS TO NAP THOMPSON. ALL THEY WOULD SAY IS HE WAS TAKEN IN CUSTODY ON MONDAY. IN DENYING BOND TODAY, THE JUDGE HAD THOMPSON THAT CURLY