Woman killed by Vegas Strip tour bus was Venetian employee
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 59-year-old woman who was struck and killed by a tour bus in a Las Vegas Strip resort crosswalk last week as a Venetian hotel ...
BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for hitting and killing a cyclist while driving under the influence.
KTVZ-TV reports Deschutes County ...
The Latest: Smollett gave false information in 2007 case
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local):
A California misdemeanor complaint against Jussie Smollett shows the actor was ...
Fargo police arrest school bus driver for drunken driving
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police say a school bus driver has been arrested for drunken driving after the bus with children on board was seen serving down the street.
Police were ...
Georgia high court: DUI test refusal can’t be used in court
ATLANTA (AP) — A driver’s refusal to submit to a breath test cannot be used as evidence in a criminal trial for driving under the influence, Georgia’s Supreme Court ruled Monday, throwing out that part of the state’s DUI laws as unconstitutional.
The high court unanimously agreed the ...
Big Island man ordered to pay $800K for hitting pedestrian
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A Big Island man has been ordered to pay more than $800,000 after he was convicted of hitting a runner while driving under the influence twice within a 24-hour period.
A judge determined Nicholas Martin, 70, was responsible for Robert LaMarca’s medical expenses ...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker from eastern North Dakota has had a drunken driving charge dropped after a plea deal with prosecutors.
KFGO radio reports Rep. ...
4 dead, driver arrested in suspected DUI crash in California
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say four people have been killed in a suspected DUI crash at a Southern California intersection.
Police arrested the 28-year-old driver of a Jeep that investigators say sped through a red light and crashed into a pickup truck around 2:30 a.m. Sunday in ...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota lawmaker accused of drunken driving has pleaded guilty to reckless driving.
Republican Rep. Craig Headland, of Montpelier, was pulled over in October on Interstate 29 in Stutsman County. Troopers say Headland refused a field chemical test and was ...
Tour bus driver jailed after Vegas Strip pedestrian killed
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a 66-year-old tour bus driver was jailed on a felony driving under the influence charge after his bus struck and killed a 59-year-old woman in a crosswalk outside a Las Vegas Strip resort.
Police say Gregory Patterson of Las Vegas was arrested following the ...
Navy officer guilty of manslaughter in bridge plunge deaths
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy petty officer whose car plunged off a soaring bridge in San Diego and killed four people below was convicted Wednesday of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
A jury also found Richard Sepolio, 27, guilty of driving under the influence causing injury but ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman arrested on drunken driving charges despite her repeated explanations that her disabilities made it difficult for her to walk, keep her balance, or speak clearly, has sued police.
The Providence Journal
Driver charged in central Nebraska crash that killed 3
LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A driver who survived a central Nebraska collision that killed three of her passengers has been charged with four felony counts.
Dawson County Court records say 20-year-old Angelique Kampmann, of Kearney, is charged with three counts of vehicular homicide while ...
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Witnesses and emergency responders lifted a pickup truck off people trapped when a driver plowed into a crowd on a sidewalk in Southern California early Sunday, injuring at least nine, authorities said.
Police arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of driving ...
April trial set for driver accused of killing pedestrian
HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — A trial is scheduled to begin April 1 for a driver accused of killing a pedestrian in Hastings.
Adams County District Court records say the date was set Tuesday after 46-year-old Nen Lam, of Hastings, pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide while driving under the ...
CHICAGO RIDGE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man is charged with driving under the influence resulting in death in a hit-and-run that left a 15-year-old high school freshman dead.
Edward Cruz of Oak Lawn also was charged Tuesday with hit and run and several traffic ...
Misbehaving Utah officers given leniency, audit finds
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Utah police officers caught committing misdeeds on the job such as driving under the influence or using drugs receive more lenient punishments than law enforcement in six other states, a new state report found.
The State Auditor’s Office reviewed eight years of ...
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Shawnee Mission principal resigns after crash, DUI arrest
SHAWNEE MISSION, Kan. (AP) — A Shawnee Mission School District principal has resigned after police say he hit a car and left the scene while driving under the influence.
The Kansas City Star reports that 34-year-old Cory Strathman submitted his ...
ZION, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 57-year-old driver who hit a police car and then crashed her SUV into a northern Illinois drug store was supposed to begin serving a jail sentence for DUI the next day.
State police step up enforcement over Super Bowl weekend
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois State Police say troopers are stepping up traffic enforcement for Super Bowl weekend.
Acting Director Brendan Kelly says driving under the influence is the number one cause of traffic crashes and fatalities during the holidays, and he says “Super Bowl ...
Ex-Navajo Nation president’s daughter faces DUI charges
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona (AP) — The daughter of former Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye has been charged following a drunken driving arrest last spring near Flagstaff.
The Farmington Daily Times in New Mexico
GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say a state lawmaker from western Pennsylvania had a blood-alcohol content of more than twice the limit for driving when he was pulled over last month.
The Butler Eagle says Republican Rep. Tedd Nesbit was charged this week with driving under the influence and ...
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a case against a Hendersonville police officer who was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
District Attorney’s Office spokesman Steve Hayslip tells The Tennessean that the charge against Officer Derick Brewer was ...
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut woman charged with driving under the influence was drunk on vanilla extract, which contains a significant amount of alcohol.
Hearst Connecticut Media
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for a drunken driving crash that left two people dead.
WPLG news reports that ...
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a driving under the influence charge against a West Virginia school bus driver accused of being impaired while driving students to a soccer game.
WSAZ-TV reports a criminal judgment filed on Monday in Boone County magistrate court shows a ...
Fire chief charged with drunken driving after police chase
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a Massachusetts district fire chief who they say led troopers on a chase while driving under the influence.
Massachusetts State Police say they received a call about someone driving a pickup truck on its rims early Friday morning in ...
Patrol: Driver crashes into cruiser; trooper injured
CLEVELAND (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a woman accused of driving while intoxicated failed to stop at a stop sign in Ohio and crashed into a patrol cruiser, injuring a trooper.
The patrol says in a news release that the crash happened just after 3 a.m. Sunday at an intersection in ...
Mayor of Minnesota town arrested for DUI on school bus
RICE, Minn. (AP) — The new mayor of a central Minnesota town was arrested for driving under the influence as he prepared to drive a school bus.
Authorities say Rice Mayor Erik Bonde was taken into custody after police were investigating a report that he had a suspended driver’s license. ...
Former US Attorney in Southern Illinois arrested for DUI
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Illinois has been arrested on a DUI charge for the second time in less than two years.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a naked man who led law enforcement on a chase through Delaware and Pennsylvania has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance.
The News Journal of Wilmington
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — The case of an Alabama city councilman accused of driving under the influence has been expunged, or cleared from the legal records.
News outlets reported that a judge in Huntsville signed an order late last month expunging the charges against City Councilman Will ...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A driver has pleaded not guilty to killing a 9-year-old girl and her mother in a New Year’s Day crash in Orange County.
Police: Driver who struck police cruiser was drunk
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Providence say a man was driving under the influence when he crashed into a police cruiser.
Police say the crash occurred just before 4 a.m. Sunday when the SUV was making a turn and struck into the cruiser.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Cass County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for drunken driving.
The sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Burgess Giple of West Fargo was arrested for driving under the influence about 4 a.m. Sunday by in Fargo. He was taken to the Cass County Jail.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Authorities are investigating separate collisions involving police cruisers in Rhode Island and in Connecticut.
Police in Providence say an SUV crashed into a cruiser at the intersection of Arch Street and Elmwood Avenue shortly before 4 a.m. on Sunday, causing ...
CIRTUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 27-year-old woman who was severely injured after she was hit by a car while skateboarding says she is working hard to recover.
Kelly Cass’ family tells the
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Greyhound bus driver is pleading not guilty to driving under the influence after her bus overturned in Mississippi, sending nearly two dozen passengers to hospitals.
Local news outlets report 31-year-old Erika Nixon entered the plea Thursday, hours after her bus ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts man police say was drunk when he caused a fatal crash in Providence on New Year’s Day has been arraigned.
Richard Maldonado, of Taunton, Massachusetts, was held on $50,000 bail on Wednesday when he was arraigned in his hospital bed. He remains in ...
Patrol: 11 traffic deaths reported over New Year holiday
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says provisional statistics show 11 traffic deaths were reported in Ohio during the New Year holiday.
The patrol says the statistics show that six of those fatalities resulted from not wearing an available seat belt and four were related to ...
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a drunken driver crashed into an Alpharetta police cruiser that was parked at a wreck early on New Year’s Day, crushing the cruiser’s rear-end.
Alpharetta police say no one was injured. Police say officers were responding to a crash on Georgia ...
GLADSTONE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say an Oregon police officer is recovering from minor injuries after his patrol car was struck by a suspected drunken driver.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Ada County Sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Man sentenced to 18 years in crash that killed son, age 4
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado Springs man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after a drunken-driving crash that killed his 4-year-old son.
Prosecutors say 31-year-old Christopher Small was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide while driving under the ...
South Carolina says he was wrongly charged with DUI
MAULDIN, S.C. (AP) — A man is suing a police department in South Carolina after they charged him with driving under the influence with a blood alcohol level of 0.02 percent.
Calvin Williams’ lawsuit says a Mauldin police officer pulled him over in 2016 for failing to maintain his ...
NY state’s anti-DWI campaign to continue into New Year’s Day
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials say a crackdown on impaired driving on New York roads will continue through New Year’s Day.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says state police will boost patrols into Jan. 1 to look for motorists driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The Democrat says the ...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The legal consequences for repeatedly driving under the influence in Pennsylvania have become much more severe under a new law that just took effect.
Legislation passed in October by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Tom Wolf established the state’s first ...
Louisville officer killed in traffic crash; driver charged
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A semitruck driver has been charged with murder and driving under the influence in the death of a police officer in Kentucky.
News media outlets report that Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said late Monday that 32-year-old Detective Deidre Mengedoht died ...