Driving under the influence

January 11, 2019 - 6:40 pm
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The half-brother of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is facing a drunken-driving charge after an arrest in Oregon. State police said Thomas Wayne Markle Jr. was visibly intoxicated when he was pulled over at about 1:30 a.m. Friday in Josephine County, in southwestern Oregon...
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January 09, 2019 - 3:32 pm
BERWICK, Pa. (AP) — An attorney for a Pennsylvania woman charged with drunken driving hinted his client's coat-chewing could've thrown off the results of her breath test. The (Bloomsburg) Press Enterprise reports the argument came during a hearing Tuesday for 47-year-old Jana Moschgat. An officer...
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In this photo provided by LEX18, police officers and firefighters work at the scene of a deadly crash on Interstate 75 in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on a pickup truck struck a vehicle carrying several family members from Michigan early Sunday, killing all occupants of the vehicle, along with the pickup's driver, authorities said. (LEX18 via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 2:00 am
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Kentucky struck a vehicle carrying five family members from Michigan early Sunday, killing all six people, authorities said. The southbound pickup truck being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family'...
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This booking photo provided by the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department shows Gustavo Perez Arriaga. Perez Arriaga, suspected of gunning down a California policeman, was in the U.S. illegally and was captured while planning to flee to his native Mexico, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson announced, Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, as he all but blamed the state's sanctuary law for the officer's death. (Courtesy of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP)
December 29, 2018 - 1:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected of killing a California policeman was in the U.S. illegally and captured while planning to flee to his native Mexico, a sheriff said as he all but blamed the state's sanctuary law for the officer's death. A two-day statewide manhunt ended Friday with the arrest...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Newman Police Department shows officer Ronil Singh who was killed on duty conducting a traffic stop early Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in the town of Newman, Calif. A suspected drunk driver accused of fatally shooting Singh who pulled him over was captured Friday, Dec. 28, as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the U.S., authorities said. (Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
December 28, 2018 - 11:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A suspected drunken driver accused of killing a California police officer who pulled him over was captured Friday as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the U.S., authorities said. The sheriff leading the investigation blamed...
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In this Dec. 20, 2018, photo, Rob Wheatley, 50, drinks a beer, at the Beer Hive Pub, in Salt Lake City. The United States' lowest DUI threshold takes effect this weekend in Utah. Lawmakers in the state approved the 0.05 percent blood-alcohol limit in 2017, and Gov. Gary Herbert signed it into law. The change goes into effect Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. In a booth in the corner, recent Ohio transplant Wheatley said he drinks to try new craft beers, not to get drunk. He's skeptical that the law will be a serious deterrent for binge drinkers. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 28, 2018 - 11:44 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New Year's Eve revelers in Utah could find themselves with more than a hangover as 2019 dawns. If they drink and drive, they could end up on the wrong side of the nation's newest and lowest DUI threshold. The 0.05 percent limit goes into effect Sunday, despite protests that it...
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December 26, 2018 - 12:08 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The legal consequences for repeatedly driving under the influence in Pennsylvania are now more severe under a new law that's just gone into effect. Legislation passed in October by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Tom Wolf establishes the state's first felony for DUI...
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This booking photo provided by the Oktibbeha County Jail shows Republican State Senate President Pro Tem Terry Burton, who was arrested by the Mississippi Highway Patrol on suspicion of driving drunk, Wednesday night, Dec. 19, 2018, near Starkville, Miss. Burton was charged with DUI second offense and failure to maintain proper lane. (Oktibbeha Sheriff's Department via AP)
December 21, 2018 - 7:12 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A leadership showdown is developing in the Mississippi Senate after its second-ranking official was arrested this week for the third time on suspicion of drunken driving. Republican Terry Burton, the Senate president pro tempore, issued a statement Friday apologizing for...
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December 15, 2018 - 3:23 pm
CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have released the name of the pedestrian who was struck and killed when a drunken driver hit him. Authorities said in a news release Saturday that 38-year-old Nicholas Weaver of Wilmington died early Friday when a sports utility vehicle hit him on...
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December 14, 2018 - 9:42 am
CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with drunken driving after a pedestrian was struck and killed. Authorities say 42-year-old Bruce C. Bryan of Chester was driving southbound on Governor Printz Boulevard in Claymont about 12:45 a.m. Friday when his SUV hit a...
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