Driving under the influence

August 17, 2018 - 7:09 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia police officer has been convicted of pointing his gun at two people after a drunken hit-and-run accident. Kevin Klein was found guilty Thursday of simple assault, drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident. The 37-year-old Klein, who had served on...
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This undated photo provided by Sag Harbor Village Police Department on Monday Aug. 6, 2018, shows Brian France, chairman of NASCAR, taken after his arrest in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. (Sag Harbor Village Police Department via AP)
August 07, 2018 - 12:28 am
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France announced on Monday he was taking an indefinite leave of absence following his arrest in the Hamptons on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. France was seen blowing through a stop sign in Sag Harbor...
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August 06, 2018 - 3:52 pm
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of NASCAR chairman Brian France (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Police say NASCAR chairman Brian France's blood-alcohol content level was more than twice the legal limit when he was arrested in New York's Hamptons for driving while intoxicated and...
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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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