SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) —
A South Carolina judge granted bond on Friday to the former “American Idol” contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck and killing him.
Caleb Kennedy, 17, received a $50,000 bond and was ordered to receive mental health treatment while in home detention, news outlets reported.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Supreme Court ruled Thursday people can be cited for driving under the influence for driving while high, a decision that upholds the state’s decade-old law regulating marijuana use behind the wheel of a car.
YORK, S.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man delivering packages as a contractor for Amazon has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to causing a fatal crash in South Carolina while high on methamphetamine, prosecutors said.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina judge has denied bond for a former “American Idol” contestant accused of killing a man by barreling into him with his pickup truck after using a marijuana vaping device.
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — A school bus driver for a central Virginia school district was charged with driving under the influence following what police call a hit-and-run crash and a brief chase.
Richmond police said it happened Friday afternoon, according to media outlets, when the driver of a Chesterfield County Public Schools bus struck a light pole, breaking it into two pieces, and drove off.
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper manning road closure gates for Interstate 94 in Mandan avoided injury when his squad car was struck by a drunken driver.
The patrol said incident happened early Sunday morning after the interstate was shut down because of a blizzard.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who pleaded guilty to being drunk when she caused a crash that killed her 5-year-old daughter has been sentenced to three years’ probation.
Nory Lam was sentenced last week after pleading guilty in January to involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence, television station KSNW reported.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker apologized Saturday after being arrested on a charge of driving under the influence a day earlier.
Walker was arrested early Friday morning in Pinellas County, Florida, and released later that day on $500 cash bond.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has denied bail to a woman charged with third-degree murder in an early morning crash on a Philadelphia interstate that claimed the lives of two Pennsylvania troopers and a civilian.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman has been charged with third-degree murder and vehicular homicide while driving under the influence in an early morning crash on a Philadelphia interstate that claimed the lives of two Pennsylvania troopers and a civilian.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State police have opened a driving under the influence investigation following the deaths of two Pennsylvania troopers and a civilian struck by a vehicle on an interstate in Philadelphia early Monday, state police said.
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of a small Northern California city has apologized after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe said he was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol early Saturday morning after dining with a friend.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jets assistant coach John Benton was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in New Jersey after being pulled over for a vehicle violation, police said.
Benton was suspected of being under the influence late Thursday while driving a Lincoln Navigator in Morris County, New Jersey State Police Sgt.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's former top state prosecutor was arrested over the weekend and is expected to be formally charged with driving under the influence, Scranton police said Monday.
Kathleen Kane, a Democrat who resigned as attorney general after being convicted of perjury in 2016, was involved in a two-vehicle crash in the city at about 6:30 p.m.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas judge agreed Thursday to postpone hearing evidence in the criminal case accusing ex-Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs of driving drunk and causing a high-speed crash that killed a woman last November.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The former “American Idol” contestant accused of barreling into a man with his pickup truck, killing him, will remain in a South Carolina jail while toxicology results from state investigators are still pending, a judge said Thursday.
CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — A Jamestown man has been arrested in what authorities say is a case of road rage on the interstate near Casselton.
North Dakota Highway Patrol troopers responded to Interstate 94 about 4:30 p.m.
Police arrested a Wyoming school bus driver taking high school students to an activity in South Dakota on suspicion of driving under the influence and having an open container of alcohol.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol got a report that the bus wasn't keeping within its lane on U.S.
Marijuana was involved in a deadly South Carolina crash in which a former “American Idol” contestant has been charged with driving under the influence, according to an arrest warrant.
Caleb Kennedy, 17, ran over a man with his pickup truck Tuesday after driving up a residential driveway, authorities said.
A country music singer who was a finalist on TV's “American Idol” is accused of barreling into a man with his pickup and running over him in what his lawyer called a terrible accident.
Caleb Andrew Kennedy, 17, faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted of driving under the influence resulting in death, South Carolina authorities said Wednesday.
A police chief in southern South Dakota has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence, according to court documents.
The Argus Leader reports Wagner Police Chief Timothy Lee Simonsen was arrested on Jan.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for ex-Las Vegas Raiders player Henry Ruggs told a judge he has received body-worn camera video from police who arrived after a high-speed crash that killed a woman.
The former NFL wide receiver didn't have to appear in court Thursday with his attorney, David Chesnoff, ahead of a March 10 preliminary hearing of evidence that will determine if Ruggs faces trial in state court.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state legislator has been charged with two traffic violations over his late November arrest on Interstate 70 in northeast Kansas but not with driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, the potential crime initially listed by the Highway Patrol.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A teenager who was driving under the influence of either drugs or alcohol crashed into another vehicle at “a high rate of speed," killing six people in Palm Beach County, officials said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Nate Hobbs pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced traffic charge stemming from his arrest early this month on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man pardoned by the former governor for a deadly drunken driving crash has been arrested on drug charges and driving under the influence of alcohol.
Police in southern Kentucky found Brett Whittaker passed out in the driver's seat of a truck that was still in drive, WLEX-TV reported.
POLPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to serve 30 years in prison for a drunk-driving crash that killed four people.
The Sun Herald reports that Tara Leigh Cox was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty Friday to four counts of felony Driving Under the Influence.
PORTLAND (AP) — A 67-year-old woman was killed when a driver accused of being under the influence of intoxicants crashed his vehicle into her Oregon home.
A 63-year-old man who was in the house in the town of Keizer north of Salem was seriously injured.
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A police officer riding his police motorcycle to work was killed Friday after being struck by a drunk man driving the wrong way on a Sacramento highway, officials said.
Officer Ty Lenehan, a six-year veteran of the Elk Grove Police Department, was riding on Highway 99 when he was hit around 5:15 a.m.
ELDORA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for causing a 2020 crash that killed three people by driving drunk and the wrong way on a rural highway.
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man was charged with driving under the influence after his pickup truck struck a utility pole. causing a widespread power outage in a Cumberland neighborhood, police said.
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) — Tiffany Haddish was arrested Friday and charged with driving under the influence, authorities said.
The actor and comedian was detained after Peachtree City Police got a call about 2:30 a.m.
AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A Montana man has been charged with felony driving under the influence after prosecutors say he crashed into an eastern Idaho home, injuring a woman who was inside.
Patricia Kavanaugh said she was asleep in her American Falls home when a truck crashed through her bedroom wall about 12:45 a.m.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's top prosecutor said Tuesday a judge was wrong to grant an acquittal to a Hawaii lawmaker charged with driving under the influence after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major thoroughfare.
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Geno Smith's arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence came after the Washington State Patrol pulled him over for going 96 mph in a 60 mph zone and driving erratically across several lanes of traffic, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Monday acquitted a Hawaii lawmaker charged with driving under the influence after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major Honolulu thoroughfare.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Geno Smith was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday following the team’s season-ending victory in Arizona.
According to King County Court records, Smith was arrested at 2:10 a.m.
FALL CITY, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say rescue crews were searching for a woman and an 8-year-old boy after their vehicle plunged into the Snoqualmie River near Fall City early Sunday.
The driver of the vehicle, a 35-year-old Carnation man, and an 8-month-old child survived the accident.
NEWBERRYTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police who pulled over a suspected drunken or drugged driver in Pennsylvania discovered a live deer that had apparently been hit and then placed in the hatchback area of her car.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The company contracted by the state to provide nonemergency medical transportation to Rhode Island residents was fined $600,000 Thursday in connection with a crash involving an unqualified driver that led to the death of a 77-year-old passenger, officials said.
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — An on-duty Virginia sheriff's deputy was arrested on Christmas Eve and charged with intoxicated driving, according to officials.
Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputy Lemmie Sanders III, 35, was charged with driving under the influence after the sheriff's office received a 911 call Friday night about the deputy's erratic driving, according to Virginia state police spokesperson Corinne Geller.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson has been sentenced to two years' probation in connection with a misdemeanor drunken driving charge.
Hutchinson crashed his county-owned SUV near Alexandria during the early morning hours of Dec.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man were hit and killed by a car driven by a Southern California woman arrested on suspicion of DUI, authorities said.
It is the fourth time the 46-year-old woman has been arrested for driving under the influence, Bakersfield police said in a statement.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities suspect Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson was driving drunk when he crashed a county vehicle in western Minnesota.
According to the State Patrol, Hutchinson rolled the vehicle early Wednesday morning just east of Alexandria.
MADRID (AP) — Spanish soccer club Valladolid condemned the actions of player Gonzalo Plata on Wednesday following his involvement in a car accident.
The second-division club, which is owned by former Brazil great Ronaldo, said in a statement it “deplores the behavior” of the 21-year-old Ecuadorean forward.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A driver for the state’s medical transport service who was involved in a crash that killed a 77-year-old woman he was driving home from a dialysis appointment has been charged with driving under the influence and without a license, police and the governor’s office said.
MERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — A driver traveling the wrong way on the Everett Turnpike in Merrimack and later seen hanging outside of his vehicle has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, New Hampshire State Police said.
NORTHERN HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — The man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and killing four members of a Sacramento area family in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 80 had been on probation for a previous DUI and will face murder charges, officials said.
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Tuesday set a trial date next week for a Hawaii lawmaker arrested after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major Honolulu thoroughfare in February.
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been charged in the October deaths of three people killed when he allegedly crashed his vehicle while drunk into another car at a speed over 120 mph (193 kilometers per hour), prosecutors said.