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Top DUI News Week of July 16th - July 22nd

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Top DUI News, July 22nd. 2007

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DUI patrol yields arrests, citations Open this result in new window
The Reporter - Jul 22 7:38 AM
The Vacaville Police Department conducted a DUI saturation patrol from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, focusing on impaired and hazardous drivers. One warrant arrest, as well as four DUI arrests were made. In addition to the arrests, 27 citations were issued and seven vehicles were towed as a result of drivers driving without a license or with a suspended license.
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DUI crackdown: Is system fair? Open this result in new window
The Clarion-Ledger - Jul 21 11:05 PM
The Madison County Sheriff's Department led the metro area in DUI arrests in 2006, and most of those arrested were black and between 28 and 39 years old.
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Man Sentenced In DUI Wreck That Killed Mandolin Maker Open this result in new window
WSMV Nashville - Jul 21 6:05 PM
An illegal immigrant has been convicted in a fatal DUI wreck that killed a mandolin maker for Gibson Musical Instruments.
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LAPD Officer Injured by DUI Suspect Open this result in new window
KABC-TV Los Angeles - Jul 21 6:29 PM
An LAPD motorcycle officer on DUI patrol was hit by a suspected drunk driver.
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Man sentenced in DUI wreck that killed mandolin maker Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Jul 21 1:32 PM
Associated Press - July 21, 2007 4:25 PM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An illegal immigrant has been convicted in a fatal DUI wreck that killed a mandolin maker for Gibson Musical...
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Illegal immigrant sentenced to 25 years in fatal DUI wreck Open this result in new window
The Tennessean - Jul 21 12:02 AM
An illegal immigrant convicted in a fatal DUI wreck on Friday described the U.S. as a great country and apologized to the family of the renowned Nashville mandolin maker he killed.
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Latest area DUI-related cases Open this result in new window
Reno Gazette-Journal - 28 minutes ago
Following are actions involving people arrested on a charge of driving under the influence:
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Update: Police arrest driver in fatal Toll Road crash: Buchanan man charged with DUI causing death Open this result in new window
South Bend Tribune - Jul 22 9:08 AM
One man is dead and two others arrested after a fatal early-morning accident on the Indiana Toll Road in Elkhart County, Indiana State Police said.
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2 Killed In Apparent DUI Crash On Edens Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Chicago - Jul 22 4:36 AM
A 23-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were killed in an alcohol-related crash on the Edens Expressway (I-94) early Sunday.
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Update: Eve Goes To Court Early, Meets Probation Requirements In DUI Case Open this result in new window
SOHH - Jul 20 10:40 AM
Eve has reportedly completed the conditions of her probation after making an early court appearance in connection with a DUI charge. Visit SOHH.com for the complete story.
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Top DUI News, July 21st, 2007

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Illegal immigrant sentenced to 25 years in fatal DUI wreck Open this result in new window
The Tennessean - Jul 21 12:02 AM
An illegal immigrant convicted in a fatal DUI wreck on Friday described the U.S. as a great country and apologized to the family of the renowned Nashville mandolin maker he killed.
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Update: Eve Goes To Court Early, Meets Probation Requirements In DUI Case Open this result in new window
SOHH - Jul 20 10:40 AM
Eve has reportedly completed the conditions of her probation after making an early court appearance in connection with a DUI charge. Visit SOHH.com for the complete story.
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Clay County Deputy Facing DUI Charges Open this result in new window
First Coast News - Jul 20 4:53 PM
ORANGE PARK, FL -- A Clay County Sheriff's deputy has been put on administrative leave following an arrest for suspicion of DUI. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested 48-year-old Joel Willard Glaser Thursday night.
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Stop DUI Office Ransacked by Vicious Robbers Open this result in new window
KLAS Las Vegas - Jul 20 2:59 PM
The Stop DUI group offices were ransacked Thursday night by vicious robbers. While they took computers and televisions, they also took something much more important. Reporter Jonathan Humbert shows us how these DUI victims were violated once again.
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Police believe burglars targeted Stop DUI office Open this result in new window
KVBC Las Vegas - Jul 20 3:14 PM
A group that's known for helping victims has been victimized. Burglars broke into the office of Stop DUI Thursday night. But people behind the non-profit believe this was no ordinary burglary. They believe they were targeted.
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Police: Frawley blamed DUI on cough syrup Open this result in new window
Richmond Times-Dispatch - Jul 20 10:36 AM
FREDERICKSBURG -- Ousted University of Mary Washington president William J. Frawley told police he had consumed six bottles of cough medicine before he was arrested for driving under the influence, according to a police report. Frawley, 53, was fired in April after two separate DUI incidents on consecutive days in Fairfax County and Fredericksburg. He had been on the job for about 10 months.
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Deputy charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WREG-TV Memphis - Jul 20 1:55 PM
An off-duty Shelby County Sheriff's Deputy finds himself on the wrong side of the law. He was arrested for DUI and public intoxication. His personnel file shows this isn't the first time he's been in trouble.
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Mark Collie Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
cmt.com - Jul 20 12:55 PM
Singer-songwriter Mark Collie was arrested and charged with DUI in Nashville on Thursday night (July 19). He was not driving at the time but was found slumped over the steering wheel of a car with the engine running near Music Row, according to an affidavit by a Vanderbilt University police officer.
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Police: Off-Duty Detective Busted for DUI, Drugs Resigns Open this result in new window
19 Action News Cleveland - Jul 20 12:18 PM
Akron, OH - A 14-year veteran of the Akron Police force has turned in his badge. This, after Kris Hanzel was busted for DUI and drugs. It happened around 12:30AM Friday morning at the area of 100 North
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Lindsay Lohan Turns Herself In to Police for DUI Open this result in new window
Extra TV - Jul 20 10:14 AM
Lindsay Lohan has formally turned herself in to police for her scandalous DUI last May. Completely unnoticed by the paparazzi, Lindsay walked into the Beverly Hills Police Department at 4:15 p.m. Thursday and was booked on misdemeanor charges of DUI and hit-and-run.
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Top DUI News, July 20th, 2007

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Rapper/Actress Eve Meets Probation Conditions In DUI Plea Open this result in new window
NBC 4 Los Angeles - Jul 19 1:04 PM
Rapper/actress Eve, who was due in court Friday to show proof of her sobriety in connection with a DUI plea, appeared early and apparently met all the conditions of her probation, a city attorney spokesman says.
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Hearing in legislator's DUI case postponed Open this result in new window
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jul 19 5:40 AM
A court hearing for an influential state legislator was postponed Thursday morning at his lawyer's request. State Rep. Ben Harbin (R-Evans), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, was charged with DUI after slamming into a utility pole on May 20 along Memorial Drive in Atlanta, near Oakland Cemetery. A police report stated that Harbin smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and had ...
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DUI CHARGES (3) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Jul 19 11:10 AM
DUI CHARGES Robert T. Ross, 41, of 3058 Waterford Road, New Waterford, Ohio, around 1 a.m. Tuesday at Front and Beaver streets in Fallston. Bridgewater police reported Ross had a blood-alcohol content of 0.093 percent.
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Driver Responsible for Du Quoin Woman's Death Now Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
Du Quoin Evening Call - Jul 19 10:58 AM
DU QUOIN - A Perryville, Mo., woman involved in an accident last month that resulted in the death of Du Quoin resident Donna Davis has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI in Jackson County Circuit Court.
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District judge won't hear DUI cases until his own is resolved Open this result in new window
The York Dispatch - Jul 19 6:35 AM
York County District Judge John Olwert will not preside over any DUI cases until his own drunken driving charge is resolved in county court, according to a county court administrative order.
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Pinckneyville Uses DUI Funds to Buy Camera Open this result in new window
Du Quoin Evening Call - Jul 19 10:52 AM
PINCKNEYVILLE - Pinckneyville's city council approved on Monday the purchase of a digital video camera for the police department's new squad car. Chief Buddy Day says the camera would cost an estimated $5,082 and would be paid for out of the city's DUI fund.
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DUI checkpoint held later this week Open this result in new window
Whittier Daily News - Jul 19 5:26 AM
WHITTIER - The Whittier Police Department will hold a DUI checkpoint Friday and Saturday in the area of Florence Avenue and Orr & Day Road. The checkpoint will run from 10 p.m., Friday to 3 a.m., Saturday.
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Man charged with motorcycle deaths, DUI Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Jul 18 2:40 PM
A 62-year-old Gilberts man who prosecutors said chugged vodka before setting out on an errand has been charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two motorcycle riders in Barrington Hills on Sunday morning.
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Possible DUI wreck snarls I-5 traffic in Redding Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
Possible DUI wreck snarls I-5 traffic in Redding
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Top DUI News, July 19th, 2007

Top DUI News, July 19th, 2007 Hearing in legislator's DUI case postponed Open this result in new window Atlanta Journal-Constitution - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
A court hearing for an influential state legislator was postponed Thursday morning at his lawyer's request. State Rep. Ben Harbin (R-Evans), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, was charged with DUI after slamming into a utility pole on May 20 along Memorial Drive in Atlanta, near Oakland Cemetery. A police report stated that Harbin smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and had ...
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District judge won't hear DUI cases until his own is resolved Open this result in new window
The York Dispatch - 27 minutes ago
York County District Judge John Olwert will not preside over any DUI cases until his own drunken driving charge is resolved in county court, according to a county court administrative order.
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DUI checkpoint held later this week Open this result in new window
Whittier Daily News - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
WHITTIER - The Whittier Police Department will hold a DUI checkpoint Friday and Saturday in the area of Florence Avenue and Orr & Day Road. The checkpoint will run from 10 p.m., Friday to 3 a.m., Saturday.
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Man charged with motorcycle deaths, DUI Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Jul 18 2:40 PM
A 62-year-old Gilberts man who prosecutors said chugged vodka before setting out on an errand has been charged with reckless homicide and aggravated DUI in a crash that killed two motorcycle riders in Barrington Hills on Sunday morning.
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Larimer County Sheriff's Office conducting DUI checkpoint Friday Open this result in new window
Greeley Tribune - Jul 19 12:12 AM
A rolling DUI checkpoint will be conducted by the Larimer County Sheriff's Office starting at 7 p.m. Friday and continuing to 2 a.m. Saturday. The sheriff's office will conduct the same checkpoint at the same times Aug. 17.
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Frawley's DUI case may be postponed Open this result in new window
Richmond Times-Dispatch - Jul 18 7:21 AM
The DUI case against ousted University of Mary Washington President William J. Frawley is expected to be postponed again. Frawley, 53, had been scheduled to appear in Fredericksburg General District Court tomorrow. But Fredericksburg Commonwealth's Attorney Charles Sharp today said prosecutors still are awaiting blood-test results subpoenaed from Mary Washington Hospital. The hospital and ...
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Pinckneyville Uses DUI Funds to Buy Camera Open this result in new window
Du Quoin Evening Call - Jul 18 12:08 PM
PINCKNEYVILLE - Pinckneyville's city council approved on Monday the purchase of a digital video camera for the police department's new squad car. Chief Buddy Day says the camera would cost an estimated $5,082 and would be paid for out of the city's DUI fund.
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DUI arrests up 9 percent on Big Island Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Jul 18 4:31 AM
Police on the Big Island arrested 22 motorists for drunk driving last week, bringing the number of DUI arrests this year to 714. DUI arrests are up 9 percent over the same period last year, when 656 arrests were made.
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Gardens man faces 3rd DUI in fatality Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Jul 17 9:26 PM
John Perkins, 57, was arrested on a third DUI charge Monday, this time with an added charge of manslaughter.
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Seattle man cited for DUI in Northfield Open this result in new window
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Jul 18 12:04 AM
NORTHFIELD -- A Seattle man was arrested for DUI on July 14. ...
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Top DUI News, July 18th, 2007

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Top DUI News, July 18th, 2007 DUI arrests up 9 percent on Big Island Open this result in new window Honolulu Advertiser - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
Police on the Big Island arrested 22 motorists for drunk driving last week, bringing the number of DUI arrests this year to 714. DUI arrests are up 9 percent over the same period last year, when 656 arrests were made.
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Gardens man faces 3rd DUI in fatality Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Jul 17 9:26 PM
John Perkins, 57, was arrested on a third DUI charge Monday, this time with an added charge of manslaughter.
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Seattle man cited for DUI in Northfield Open this result in new window
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Jul 18 12:04 AM
NORTHFIELD -- A Seattle man was arrested for DUI on July 14. ...
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Advisory Board ponders requesting DUI fee increase Open this result in new window
Madera Tribune - Jul 17 11:20 PM
A request to increase the DUI fee is at the top of the agenda for the meeting of the Advisory Board for Madera County Behavioral Health Services' Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) programs.
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Chiefs' Allen suspended 2 games for DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Jul 16 3:24 PM
Kansas City defensive end Jared Allen has been suspended by the NFL for the first two games of the 2007 season following two DUI arrests
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Woman pleads guilty to DUI, child neglect Open this result in new window
NBC 12 Richmond - Jul 17 2:59 PM
Shannon Wall pled has guilty to felony child neglect, DUI, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor for a crash that occurred last November. The accident happened about one in the morning.
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Judge can't handle DUI cases Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Jul 17 1:33 PM
Jul 16, 2007 ˜ A York County district justice who was arrested in a roving drunken driving patrol June 9 cannot preside over DUI cases.
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Young Woman Faces DUI Charges After Fiery Crash Open this result in new window
KLAS Las Vegas - Jul 17 1:14 PM
A young woman is facing DUI charges after a fiery crash early Tuesday morning. Police say the 21-year-old woman was going east on Flamingo in her SUV when she rear-ended another car.
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Bonita man faces DUI-related charges from fatal crash in October Open this result in new window
Naples Daily News - Jul 17 3:44 PM
A 37-year-old Bonita Springs man faces several DUI-related offenses from an October crash in Lehigh Acres that killed a Fort Myers woman.
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Sheriff's deputies carrying out DUI arrests today Open this result in new window
The Desert Sun - Jul 17 10:08 AM
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is arresting DUI suspects who failed to appear in court today.
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Top DUI News, July 17, 2007

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Police Chase Ends With Md. Man's DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
CBS 13 Baltimore - Jul 16 7:00 AM
A Baltimore man is facing DUI charges following his arrest at the end of a 10-mile police chase on the Lower Shore.
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Woman charged with vehicular homicide gets separate DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Fayette Citizen - Jul 16 10:24 AM
A woman charged two weeks ago with misdemeanor vehicular homicide stemming from a fatal crash in Peachtree City in March was arrested early Saturday morning for DUI, Peachtree City police said.
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Two seriously injured in collision with DUI suspect Open this result in new window
Daily News Journal - Jul 16 9:42 AM
Two people were flown by LifeFlight helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sunday night and the driver of the vehicle that hit them has been charged with DUI.
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Change of Director`s Interest Notice (DUI.AX, 00739253, 20070716) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - Jul 15 9:46 PM
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Man Charged in DUI Hit-and-Run Open this result in new window
WBOC Salisbury - Jul 16 5:11 AM
LEWES , Del.- Police say a Millsboro man is facing numerous charges for a DUI hit-and-run crash alleged to have occurred Sunday morning.
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Tennessee DUI Laws Open this result in new window
WRCB Chattanooga - Jul 16 4:56 AM
and they hope lawmakers will adopt recommendations by a task force to strengthen that law. Officials say the state's DUI laws need to be improved to keep individuals slipping through the cracks.
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Top Gun DUI Attorney Myles L. Berman Facing Alleged Sexual Harassment Charges From Former Employee Open this result in new window
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance - Jul 16 8:00 AM
LOS ANGELES----Makarem & Associates announced today that attorney Myles L. Berman, commonly known in Southern California as "Top Gun DUI Defense Attorney,"® has been charged with sexual harassment in a lawsuit by former employee Georgianna E.
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La Russa is talking baseball -- not about DUI arrest Open this result in new window
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Jul 16 9:58 PM
MIAMI -- Cardinals manager Tony La Russa dismissed a question Monday about members of the Jupiter (Fla.) Police Department being "unprofessional" when they arrested him March 22 on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Dove suspended from OSU basketball team after DUI arrest Open this result in new window
KJRH-TV Tulsa - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
Senior guard Marcus Dove was suspended from the Oklahoma State basketball team Monday after his weekend arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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Chambers' DUI case continued to August Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Jul 16 3:09 PM
Miami Dolphins receiver Chris Chambers had his drunken driving case delayed until next month.
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Top DUI News, July 16th, 2007

Alleged DUI Driver Strikes Police Car, Pedestrian (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
An suspected DUI driver was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly rear-ended a parked police car and struck a pedestrian who was being questioned by an officer, authorities said. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News
DUI CHARGES (3) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES James Steven Smith, 43, of 436 Cedar Drive, Moon Township, around 3:45 a.m. Friday by Moon police on Sharon Road. A blood-alcohol content level was unavailable.
5-time DUI offender sentenced to rehab, probation (The Union)
For his fifth local conviction for drunken driving, a 47-year-old Nevada County man has been sentenced to a treatment program and probation, incensing some law enforcement officers who say repeat DUI offenders should go to prison.
Stiffer DUI penalties are now in effect (The Arkansas City Traveler)
In addition to other new laws that took effect on July 1, motorists who choose to drive under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs will face stiffer penalties in Kansas.
In less than two weeks, we've seen two very serious DUI related accidents, and now, these accidents are raising ... (WTAP-TV)
"It's an ongoing battle, the laws that we enforce are only as good as how we enforce them, every year, there's a debate over are our laws strong enough for driving under the influence penalties," says Sgt. W.K. Marshall III, of the West Virginia State Police.
Officials cite weaknesses in Tennessee DUI laws (WBIR-TV Knoxville)
State and local officials hope lawmakers will adopt recommendations by a task force to strengthen Tennessee's impaired-driving law.
School official gets probation for DUI arrest (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
ROSEMEAD - Felipe Agredano, Garvey School District board president, was sentenced Monday to three years probation, three months of a licensed drug and alcohol education and counseling program and a $1,482 fine for a DUI arrest, officials said Thursday.
Nicole Richie's DUI case delayed (Pasadena Star-News)
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) '•‰ A court commissioner on Wednesday delayed Nicole Richie's driving under the influence trial until Aug. 16 so a defense expert can challenge evidence in the case.
Speeding brothers' cars collide; both face charges (The Arizona Republic)
Two brothers face DUI and multiple other charges after their vehicles collided Sundayorning and slammed into four other vehicles, Phoenix police said.
DUI victims memorial coming to Warren (Warren Times Observer)
A memorial to victims of DUI accidents is scheduled to arrive in Warren County Thursday, July 19.

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