Driving under the influence

July 20, 2018 - 10:31 am
WIND GAP, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a group of children and adults in an above-ground pool barely managed to scramble out of the water before a drunken driver plowed into it. Lehighvalleylive.com says court documents describe a virtual one-man demolition derby in Wind Gap on June 13...
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July 19, 2018 - 9:59 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman was driving drunk when she struck and seriously injured her 15-year-old sister, who had apparently jumped on the hood of the moving vehicle and was hit after falling off. Pittsburgh police responded to the scene around 10 p.m. Wednesday. The...
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July 06, 2018 - 10:21 am
RAYNE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunk driver crashed into a pump at a Pennsylvania gas station, sparking a fire that killed an employee who became trapped inside the burning service station building. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Pikel's Top Tier Fuels in Rayne, about 70...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2009 file photo, 3 Doors Down bass guitarist Todd Harrell performs during the band's tour stop at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas. Harrell, the original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down, is accused of violating probation from a deadly drug-fueled crash in Tennessee because of his arrest Friday, June 15, 2018, in Mississippi on weapons and drug charges. (Eric S. Swist/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
June 19, 2018 - 1:25 am
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down is accused of violating probation from a deadly crash in Tennessee because of his arrest in Mississippi on weapons and drug charges. A judge in Jackson County, Mississippi, set bond Monday for Todd Harrell at $22,500 on...
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June 18, 2018 - 4:16 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A jury has convicted a northwestern Pennsylvania police officer of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence in a fatal off-duty crash last year. Jurors deliberated for about two hours Monday before convicting 47-year-old Erie officer Cheryl Frey of that charge as well...
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June 15, 2018 - 12:16 pm
BIG COPPITT KEY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 48-year-old Florida man raised a can of beer and chugged it after a sheriff's deputy stopped him on suspicion of drunk driving. Daryl Royal Riedel told Monroe County Sheriff's investigators he was scared when he fled in his pickup truck as Deputy...
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June 11, 2018 - 12:56 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A northwestern Pennsylvania police officer charged in an off-duty crash that killed another driver is scheduled to go on trial this week. The Erie Times-News reports that 47-year-old Erie officer Cheryl Frey faces charges including homicide by vehicle while driving under the...
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June 10, 2018 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a foreign affairs reporter for USA Today was killed in a DUI hit-and-run crash in Washington. News outlets cite a Metropolitan Police Department release that says 53-year-old Oren Dorell was driving a motorcycle when he was struck by a car Friday night. He was...
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In this Sunday, June 10, 2018, booking photo released by the Manhattan Beach Police Department shows actor Vince Vaughn. Vaughn was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Sunday at a sobriety checkpoint in the Southern California beach town. Vaughn has since been released from custody. (Manhattan Beach Police Department via AP)
June 10, 2018 - 4:11 pm
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest in a Southern California beach town, police said. Vaughn was busted early in the morning at a sobriety checkpoint in Manhattan Beach. He was released from custody later in the...
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May 31, 2018 - 2:17 pm
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania school bus driver was driving drunk with students aboard. Lourdes Torres is facing 21 counts each of child endangerment and reckless endangerment. Authorities say the 49-year-old East Stroudsburg resident had dropped off students at Stroud...
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