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Top DUI News Week of November 25th - December 1st

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Top DUI News, December 2nd, 2007

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Man gets felony for DUI Open this result in new window
The Bismarck Tribune - Dec 01 10:13 PM
Felony charge handed out for DUI A Bismarck man faces a felony charge for accusations that he drove under the influence of alcohol for the sixth time in seven years.
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Real DUI trials to return to schools Open this result in new window
The Union - Dec 01 6:27 PM
Nevada County Superior Court was awarded a $10,000 grant to bring Real DUI Court into local high schools, Court Executive Officer Sean Metroka said Friday.
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Kemper County woman sentenced in DUI fatal case Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Dec 01 3:12 PM
Associated Press - December 1, 2007 6:04 PM ET MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - A Kemper County woman will serve six years in prison for DUI manslaughter in a 2006 fatal accident.
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Kemper County woman gets 6 years for DUI accident death Open this result in new window
The Clarion-Ledger - Dec 01 2:55 PM
A Kemper County woman will serve six years in prison for DUI manslaughter in a 2006 fatal accident. Sarah Hudspeth was sentenced Friday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. She was sentenced to 20 years in prison with 14 years suspended and five years probation after her release from prison. Hudspeth was convicted last month in the death of 42-year-old Victoria Edwards of DeKalb. Edwards died in ...
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Darrell Hackney arrested on suspicion of DUI in Englewood Open this result in new window
KJCT 8 Grand Junction - Dec 01 1:34 PM
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Third-string Denver Broncos quarterback Darrel Hackney was arrested early Saturday in Englewood on suspicion of DUI. The Denver Post said Brad Johnson, Englewood police spokesman, confirmed the arrest.
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 01 3:25 PM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.
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Broncos' Hackney arrested on DUI suspicion Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Dec 01 4:38 PM
Denver Broncos third-string quarterback Darrell Hackney was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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DUI checkpoints have fans and detractors Open this result in new window
Modesto Bee - 29 minutes ago
With the holidays fast approaching, presents and cheer aren't all residents should anticipate as they plan to ring in the new. Winter promises some less-festive occasions for flashing lights and season's greetings. We're not talking Santa or his reindeer. No. Officer Friendly is more like it.
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Deck the halls with DUI's Open this result in new window
Standard-Examiner - Dec 01 11:10 PM
LAYTON -- It's the bourbon eggnogs and hot buttered rums that cops worry about. Search the Internet for "holiday drinks" and you'll find that the recipes on the most popular Web sites almost always call for alcohol. It's clear that, for many, liquor is an important ingredient for lifting holiday spirits.
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Arrest made in DUI crash that killed woman, baby Open this result in new window
Orlando Sentinel - Nov 30 12:50 PM
A Kissimmee man involved in June crash that lead to the death of a woman and her baby faces a count of DUI manslaughter, the Kissimmee Police Department reported Friday.
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Top DUI News, December 1st, 2007

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Man gets felony for DUI Open this result in new window
The Bismarck Tribune - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
Felony charge handed out for DUI A Bismarck man faces a felony charge for accusations that he drove under the influence of alcohol for the sixth time in seven years.
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Real DUI trials to return to schools Open this result in new window
The Union - Dec 01 12:13 AM
Nevada County Superior Court was awarded a $10,000 grant to bring Real DUI Court into local high schools, Court Executive Officer Sean Metroka said Friday.
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Arrest made in DUI crash that killed woman, baby Open this result in new window
Orlando Sentinel - Nov 30 12:50 PM
A Kissimmee man involved in June crash that lead to the death of a woman and her baby faces a count of DUI manslaughter, the Kissimmee Police Department reported Friday.
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Former San Joaquin Sheriff Dunn Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 13 Sacramento - Nov 30 12:51 PM
Former San Joaquin County Sheriff Baxter Dunn is in trouble with the law again after being arrested on felony DUI charges last night.
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DUI Charge in Rollover Accident Open this result in new window
KQCD-TV Dickinson - Nov 30 3:29 PM
A Glen Ullin man injured last night in a rollover accident has been arrested for DUI. The Highway Patrol says Darrold Berger, 49, was traveling west on old Highway ten, about four miles west of Mandan. Officers say he swerved into the opposite lane, went into the ditch and hit an approach.
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Nov 30 2:26 PM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.
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Deputy on DUI patrol injured in crash with drunken driver, police say Open this result in new window
Charleston Daily Mail - Nov 30 6:40 AM
A Kanawha County sheriff's deputy on DUI patrol was injured when a drunken driver - a fugitive from Indiana -- swerved a vehicle into the path of the deputy's cruiser, police said.
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La Russa's DUI arrest: Old news finds new life as online video Open this result in new window
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Nov 29 9:48 PM
Embarrassing. No doubt. But perhaps the worst part, the harshest penalty, in Cardinals skipper Tony La Russa's DUI plea deal this week was not the fine and loss of driving privileges, it was the release of the arrest video.
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DUI checks are set in Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach Open this result in new window
Beaches Leader - Nov 30 6:12 AM
Comments ( No comments posted. ) The Atlantic Beach Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday in the 900 block of Atlantic Boulevard as part of a state enforcement campaign.
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Judge's DUI rulings eyed Open this result in new window
Seattle Times - Dec 01 12:20 AM
There are enough questions about the rulings of the judge presiding in the drunken-driving case against King County Councilmember Jane Hague...
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Top DUI News, November 30th, 2007

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Deputy on DUI patrol injured in crash with drunken driver, police say Open this result in new window
Charleston Daily Mail - 50 minutes ago
A Kanawha County sheriff's deputy on DUI patrol was injured when a drunken driver - a fugitive from Indiana -- swerved a vehicle into the path of the deputy's cruiser, police said.
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La Russa's DUI arrest: Old news finds new life as online video Open this result in new window
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Nov 29 9:48 PM
Release of videotape throws Tony La Russa's DUI arrest into the spotlight again. From ESPN to YouTube, footage gets widespread air time.
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DUI checks are set in Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach Open this result in new window
Beaches Leader - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Comments ( No comments posted. ) The Atlantic Beach Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday in the 900 block of Atlantic Boulevard as part of a state enforcement campaign.
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Boise man faces third DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Nov 29 11:07 PM
A 26-year-old Boise man was charged Wednesday with his third DUI since 2006 after being accused of ramming his car into two Garden City police cars during a traffic stop.
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Ignition Interlock Device Helps Stop DUI's Open this result in new window
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - Nov 29 8:48 PM
In an 11 News investigation we told you about the problem of repeat DUI offenders in Colorado Springs. Many are not serving much time, if any at all behind bars because Colorado has no felony DUI law.
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Boynton cop fired for using excessive force in DUI arrest Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Nov 29 8:32 AM
A Boynton Beach police officer has been fired after an internal affairs investigation found he used excessive force following the arrest of a man for DUI.
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Columbiana Sheriff Asks DUI Evidence To Be Removed Open this result in new window
WFMJ Youngstown - Nov 29 4:40 PM
Columbiana County Sheriff Dave Smith wants the results of a urine alcohol test to be thrown out of court. The Sheriff's attorney filed a motion to suppress in Cambridge Municipal Court Thursday. Smith goes on trial in January on a DUI charge.
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CHP DUI checkpoint announced for Saturday Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Nov 29 10:17 AM
CHP DUI checkpoint announced for Saturday
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Nov 29 9:41 AM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.
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Top DUI News, November 28th, 2007

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FSU Police hosting DUI checkpoints tonight Open this result in new window
Tallahassee Democrat - Nov 27 9:07 AM
The Florida State University Police Department will be hosting two DUI checkpoints on campus today from 11 p.m. to midnight.
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Former Highway Safety Director Pleads Guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
KSFY Sioux Falls - Nov 27 12:30 PM
Former South Dakota Highway Safety Director Roy Meyer pleaded guilty to DUI this morning in Hughes County.
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Big Island police arrest 28 more for DUI Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Nov 27 4:02 AM
Drunk driving arrests are up 9 percent on the Big Island compared to the same time last year, police announced yesterday. The DUI roadblocks and patrols are continuing on the Big Island, where 28 motorists were arrested for DUI last week.
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DUI grant unlikely Open this result in new window
Akron Beacon Journal - Nov 26 10:39 PM
Summit County may not receive a state grant to battle drunken driving next year because of Sheriff Drew Alexander's dislike of DUI checkpoints ˜ an enforcement tool he calls ineffective.
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Prosecutor accused in DUI placed on indefinite leave Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Nov 27 4:45 AM
Prosecutor accused in DUI placed on indefinite leave
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Cop in road rage case fighting DUI charge Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - 29 minutes ago
A legal battle is brewing in a drunken-driving case against an off-duty Chicago cop accused of pointing a gun at a motorist in a road-rage incident. Officer Kevin Carey was arrested in May and charged with aggravated assault and driving under the influence, misdemeanors.
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Courthouse Clerk Accused of Making DUI Cases Disappear Open this result in new window
FOX 40 Sacramento - Nov 26 8:13 PM
SACRAMENTO ˜ A clerk at the Sacramento County Courthouse is accused of making DUI cases disappear, for a fee. Now, he's in big trouble, along with the people he supposedly helped.
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Team DUI to meet Open this result in new window
The Lake County Record-Bee - Nov 26 10:20 PM
LOWER LAKE -- Team DUI is on the move bringing an invaluable message to the entire community: Don't drink and drive. The group will host a town hall meeting, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the multipurpose room at Lower Lake High School.
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New State Program Offered to DUI Offenders Open this result in new window
KTVN Reno - Nov 26 6:30 PM
Third time DUI offenders who haven't hurt anyone will be able to enroll into a three to five year treatment program instead of jail time. This choice won't cost taxpayers any money; offenders will have to pay for the program out of pocket.
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Middle school principal faces DUI charges Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Nov 27 10:55 PM
A State College Area principal, who oversees disciplinary actions at a district middle school, now faces some disciplinary matters of her own, court records show.
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Top DUI News, November 27th, 2007

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New State Program Offered to DUI Offenders Open this result in new window
KTVN Reno - 17 minutes ago
Third time DUI offenders who haven't hurt anyone will be able to enroll into a three to five year treatment program instead of jail time. This choice won't cost taxpayers any money; offenders will have to pay for the program out of pocket.
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State troopers from NE Ga. get refresher on dealing with DUI cases Open this result in new window
AccessNorthGA - Nov 26 9:46 AM
ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Public Safety personnel in northeast Georgia have completed an Administrative License Suspension (ALS) and DUI update class held recently in Gainesville.
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Nearly 200 arrests made in DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
KTVK Phoenix - Nov 26 6:24 AM
MESA -- A holiday weekend anti-drunk driving campaign has led to nearly 200 arrests. The Holiday DUI Task Force began its enforcement Friday. It will remain active until New Year's Day.
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DUI unit arrests 63 on holiday weekend Open this result in new window
Tucson Citizen - Nov 25 11:07 PM
Officers with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force stopped 1,512 motorists over the Thanksgiving weekend and arrested 63 of them on suspicion of drunken driving, the task force president said in a news release.
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Nearly 200 arrested in holiday DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
ABC 15 Phoenix - Nov 25 10:11 PM
The Holiday DUI Task Force began its enforcement Friday. It will remain active until New Year's Day.
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Johnson City Man Arrested on DUI Charges Open this result in new window
Bristol Herald Courier - Nov 25 2:03 PM
Officers with the Johnson City Police Department arrested Efren Gomez-Sanchez of Greenwood Drive in Johnson City on charges of Criminal Simulation, DUI, Driving on a Suspended License and Failure to stop for a stop sign.
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Councilman Zach Reed Pleads Not Guilty To Second DUI While In Rehab Open this result in new window
19 Action News Cleveland - Nov 25 10:25 AM
Cleveland, OH - City Councilman Zach Reed, of Ward 3, was arraigned Monday morning on charges of DUI and a seatbelt violation. Reed was not physically in court because he was in a rehab facility so Reed's attorney pleaded not guilty on his behalf. 19 Action News has the developing story.
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Kim pleads not guilty to DUI charge Open this result in new window
world entertainment news via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 25 5:30 AM
Lost star Daniel Dae Kim has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence (DUI) in Hawaii earlier this year.
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Kim Pleads Not Guilty To Dui Charge Open this result in new window
ContactMusic - Nov 25 7:34 AM
LATEST: LOST star DANIEL DAE KIM has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence (DUI) in Hawaii earlier this year (07). The actor,
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DUI task force nets 86 over holiday weekend Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Nov 26 9:26 AM
Southeast Valley police netted 86 drunken drivers during a two-day holiday task force over the weekend.a Republic
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Top DUI News, November 26th, 2007

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Nearly 200 Arrests Made in DUI Crackdown Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - Nov 25 9:23 PM
MESA, Ariz. - A holiday weekend anti-drunk driving campaign has led to nearly 200 arrests. The Holiday DUI Task Force began its enforcement Friday. It will remain active until New Year's Day.
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DUI unit arrests 63 on holiday weekend Open this result in new window
Tucson Citizen - Nov 25 11:01 PM
Officers with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force stopped 1,512 motorists over the Thanksgiving weekend and arrested 63 of them on suspicion of drunken driving, the task force president said in a news release.
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Nearly 200 arrested in holiday DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
ABC 15 Phoenix - Nov 25 10:06 PM
The Holiday DUI Task Force began its enforcement Friday. It will remain active until New Year's Day.
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Johnson City Man Arrested on DUI Charges Open this result in new window
Bristol Herald Courier - Nov 25 2:02 PM
Officers with the Johnson City Police Department arrested Efren Gomez-Sanchez of Greenwood Drive in Johnson City on charges of Criminal Simulation, DUI, Driving on a Suspended License and Failure to stop for a stop sign.
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Kim pleads not guilty to DUI charge Open this result in new window
world entertainment news via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 25 5:30 AM
Lost star Daniel Dae Kim has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence (DUI) in Hawaii earlier this year.
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Kim Pleads Not Guilty To Dui Charge Open this result in new window
ContactMusic - Nov 25 7:36 AM
LATEST: LOST star DANIEL DAE KIM has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving under the influence (DUI) in Hawaii earlier this year (07). The actor,
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Penalties in similar DUI cases differ by more than a year Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Nov 24 10:24 PM
Our justice system can be curiously inconsistent. Take, for instance, the case of two habitual drunk drivers. One comes from a well-known local family. The other is an obscure 65-year-old man. Both caused injuries after getting behind the wheel intoxicated. Both had multiple prior offenses. Both pleaded no contest to felony DUI.
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DUI Task Force in Tempe Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Nov 24 4:54 PM
The amount of people killed each year in Arizona in drunk driving crashes continues to rise in Arizona. Between 2005 and 2006, the number of alcohol-related deaths increased 9% in the state. Fox 10's Miriam Garcia is in Tempe, where the DUI task force is out for the holiday weekend......
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DUI Task Force in Tempe Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Nov 24 4:40 PM
The amount of people killed each year in Arizona in drunk driving crashes continues to rise in Arizona. Between 2005 and 2006, the number of alcohol-related deaths increased 9% in the state. Fox 10's Andrew Hasbun is in Tempe, where a DUI task force is about to begin for the holidays......
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DUI Accident in Kennewick Damages Three Cars Open this result in new window
KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities - Nov 25 9:44 PM
An early morning crash is a good reminder of just how dangerous drinking and driving can be.
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Top DUI News, November 29th, 2007

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Legislator targets DUI loophole Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Nov 28 5:15 PM
A Phoenix legislator is out to fix a quirk in Arizona's DUI laws.
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La Russa pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
MLB.com - Nov 28 12:45 PM
La Russa pleads guilty to spring DUI
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Arundel police plan 2 weekend DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
Baltimore Sun - Nov 28 12:40 PM
Anne Arundel County police plan two DUI checkpoints this weekend, according to the department.
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Cardinals manager La Russa gets probation for DUI Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Nov 28 8:16 AM
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa pled guilty this morning to a DUI charge stemming from an incident during spring training in Jupiter.
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Cardinals' LaRussa pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
Florida Today - Nov 28 11:41 AM
WEST PALM BEACH ˜ St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa pled guilty this morning to a DUI charge stemming from an incident during spring training in Jupiter. La Russa was discovered by Jupiter police at 12:26 a.m. on March 22, slumped over in the driver seat after sitting through two cycles of green lights in a Ford Expedition. His breath samples showed a blood-alcohol level of .093. ...
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La Russa Pleads Guilty To DUI Charge Open this result in new window
KETV 7 Omaha - Nov 28 11:52 AM
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa pleads guilty to a DUI charge on Wednesday.
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DUI checkpoint in Redding on Friday Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Nov 28 3:13 PM
DUI checkpoint in Redding on Friday
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La Russa Pleads Guilty To DUI Charge Open this result in new window
WPBF Palm Beach - Nov 28 9:09 AM
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa pleads guilty to a DUI charge that happened when his team was in Jupiter for spring training.
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La Russa pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Nov 28 1:56 PM
La Russa pleads guilty to DUI
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DUI checks are set in Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach Open this result in new window
Beaches Leader - Nov 28 7:59 AM
Comments ( No comments posted. ) The Atlantic Beach Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday in the 900 block of Atlantic Boulevard as part of a state enforcement campaign.

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