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Top DUI News Week of October 29th - November 4th

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Top DUI News, November 2nd, 2007

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Moving DUI Memorial Comes To Washington, Waynesburg Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 5:04 AM
The Pennsylvania DUI Association's "Moving DUI Victims Memorial" was on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., on Wednesday.
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Buxco Hit-Run Suspect Booked; DUI Charge Added Open this result in new window
KYW News Radio 1060 - Nov 01 1:59 PM
The accused driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident on Monday in Bucks County, Pa. has been charged with DUI now that his blood-alcohol test results are in.
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Martinsburg man arraigned on charge of DUI resulting in death Open this result in new window
The Herald-Mail - Nov 01 6:10 PM
MARTINSBURG, W.VA. A Martinsburg man was arraigned Thursday on one felony count of DUI resulting in death in a Sept. 16 accident in Berkeley County that left a 45-year-old man dead, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
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Halloween DUI Task Force makes 13 arrests Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Nov 01 9:51 AM
Tempe police made 13 arrests during their Halloween DUI Task Force. Five of them were for extreme drunk driving, police said.
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Two DUI checkpoints keep Halloween safe Open this result in new window
Daily Press - Nov 01 6:22 PM
VICTORVILLE ų Deputies conducted two DUI operations for Halloween Saturday and Wednesday nights in an attempt to make it a safe holiday. In addition to the checkpoint on Saturday night, deputies from the Sheriff's Victorville station conducted a DUI Saturation patrol on Halloween night, Wednesday.
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Sanford promotes tougher DUI law Open this result in new window
The State - Nov 01 5:01 AM
Gov. Mark Sanford used his bully pulpit again Wednesday to call for passage of a House bill that would toughen the state‚s DUI laws. And he singled out two state senators who recently questioned the need for a new law. In a reference to Halloween, Sanford said the number of alcohol-related fatalities in South Carolina is a „bigger elephant in the room when it comes to horror.š „It‚s a horror ...
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DUI Driver's Test Open this result in new window
PAHomePage.com - Nov 01 12:48 PM
JESSUP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY- Safety experts in Pennsylvania are pushing the use of an electronic device that helps keep drunk drivers off the road. PennDOT and the state's DUI‚s Awareness Campaign demonstrated a so-called Ignition Interlock Device at the Valley View Industrial Park on Thursday.
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Moving DUI Memorial Comes To Washington, Waynesburg Open this result in new window
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Nov 01 5:16 AM
The Pennsylvania DUI Association's moving memorial comes to the campuses of Washington & Jefferson College and Waynesburg University.
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Profits hurt DUI reform, governor charges Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Oct 31 11:04 PM
LEXINGTON -- Gov. Mark Sanford and Solicitor Trey Gowdy of Spartanburg pushed for passage of a DUI bill Wednesday and accused some lawmakers of profiting from the current DUI law.
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Ex-Yankees exec pleads no contest to DUI Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Nov 01 1:56 PM
Former New York Yankees executive Steve Swindal pleaded no contest Thursday to driving under the influence of alcohol. He agreed to a suspended driver's license for six months and one year of probation.
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Top DUI News, November 1st, 2007

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Moving DUI Memorial Comes To Washington, Waynesburg Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
The Pennsylvania DUI Association's "Moving DUI Victims Memorial" was on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., on Wednesday.
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Sanford promotes tougher DUI law Open this result in new window
The State - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
Gov. Mark Sanford used his bully pulpit again Wednesday to call for passage of a House bill that would toughen the state‚s DUI laws. And he singled out two state senators who recently questioned the need for a new law. In a reference to Halloween, Sanford said the number of alcohol-related fatalities in South Carolina is a „bigger elephant in the room when it comes to horror.š „It‚s a horror ...
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Moving DUI Memorial Comes To Washington, Waynesburg Open this result in new window
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
The Pennsylvania DUI Association's moving memorial comes to the campuses of Washington & Jefferson College and Waynesburg University.
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Profits hurt DUI reform, governor charges Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Oct 31 11:04 PM
LEXINGTON -- Gov. Mark Sanford and Solicitor Trey Gowdy of Spartanburg pushed for passage of a DUI bill Wednesday and accused some lawmakers of profiting from the current DUI law.
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Sanford: Some lawmakers profiting from current DUI laws Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Oct 31 6:18 PM
Gov. Mark Sanford and Solicitor Trey Gowdy of Spartanburg pushed for passage of a DUI bill today and accused some lawmakers of profiting from the current DUI law. Sanford, Gowdy, law enforcement officials and members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving held a press conference today about the issue.
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TRACY MORGAN COMPLETES PROBATION FOR DUI: But actor had SCRAM anklet removed early due to medical issues. Open this result in new window
Eurweb - Nov 01 12:04 AM
*An undisclosed medical problem caused actor-comedian Tracy Morgan to have his alcohol monitoring anklet removed before completing probation for DUI.
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Honolulu police setting up DUI checkpoints tonight Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Oct 31 4:02 AM
The Honolulu Police Department said it will be setting up DUI checkpoints tonight through the end of the year. The checkpoints tonight will be set up at unannounced times and locations.
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DUI Memorial in Bradford County Open this result in new window
WNEP 16 Pennsylvania - Oct 30 2:33 PM
A DUI memorial stopped in Bradford County Tuesday in an effort to remind people of the cost of driving impaired.
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Sanford, MADD call for tougher DUI legislation Open this result in new window
WIS News 10 Columbia - Oct 30 2:05 PM
Governor Mark Sanford joined with law enforcement officials and Mothers Against Drunk Driving Wednesday to call for making DUI reform a top order of business in the coming legislative session.
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Hanford Dixon pleads not guilty in DUI Open this result in new window
Moldova.org - 37 minutes ago
Former Cleveland Browns defensive back Hanford Dixon has entered a not guilty plea to charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, it was reported. WEWS television said Wednesday the 48-year-old Dixon was stopped by police late Sunday night after another motorist reported an erratic driver on Interstate 90 West, near the Cleveland city limits. A police report said Dixon submitted to a ...
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Top DUI News, October 31st, 2007

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HPD setting up DUI checkpoints tonight Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
The Honolulu Police Department said it will be setting up DUI checkpoints tonight through the end of the year. The checkpoints tonight will be set up at unannounced times and locations.
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Lawsuit Follows Dropped Chicago DUI Cases Open this result in new window
Officer.com - Oct 30 8:19 AM
Officer John Haleas was disciplined for failing to follow procedures in a DUI stop.
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DUI Memorial in Bradford County Open this result in new window
WNEP 16 Pennsylvania - Oct 30 2:33 PM
A DUI memorial stopped in Bradford County Tuesday in an effort to remind people of the cost of driving impaired.
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PA DUI Victims' Moving Memorial Open this result in new window
WETM 18 - Oct 30 12:15 PM
The Pennsylvania DUI Victims‚ Moving Memorial lists the names of more than 15-hundred people who died in Pennsylvania as a result of drinking and driving. Organizers hope the moving memorial's...
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Moving Memorial Honors PA DUI Victims | WBNG-TV | Local Top Stories Open this result in new window
WBNG Binghamton - Oct 30 3:22 PM
People killed by drivers under the influence were remembered Tuesday in Bradford County. This is the moving DUI crash memorial that stopped in Towanda.
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Lawsuit targets cop tied to dropped DUI cases Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Oct 29 8:09 PM
Class-action status sought in U.S. court A Chicago police officer whose alleged misconduct has caused dozens of DUI cases to be dismissed was sued Monday by a man he arrested last summer.
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DUI victims' moving memorial arrives today in Bradford County Open this result in new window
Star-Gazette - Oct 30 4:45 AM
The Pennsylvania DUI Association is bringing the DUI Victims‚ Moving Memorial to the Towanda Police department, 10 Park St., from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. today.
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Second DUI charge for West Pennsboro supervisor candidate Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Oct 30 12:07 AM
Just a day after entering the Cumberland County Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program for a May DUI arrest, Andrew J. Spencer, a candidate for West Pennsboro Township supervisor, was charged again with driving under the influence and fleeing and eluding state police.
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DUI Charge Filed in Tazewell Co. Crash Open this result in new window
WMBD/FOX 43 Peoria - Oct 30 9:59 AM
WMBD/WYZZ TV - Rural Tazewell County -- Police have charged a driver they say triggered a four-car accident Monday afternoon near the Mackinaw Bridge. Police say they ticketed Earvil Watson for DUI and other driving-related offenses.
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'Top Cop' Sued For Unlawful DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
NBC 5 Chicago - Oct 29 9:38 PM
CHICAGO -- A man stepped forward Monday claiming he was arrested and unlawfully charged with drunken driving by an officer who is being investigated for improper DUI procedure.
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Top DUI News, October 30th, 2007

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Lawsuit targets cop tied to dropped DUI cases Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Oct 29 8:09 PM
Class-action status sought in U.S. court A Chicago police officer whose alleged misconduct has caused dozens of DUI cases to be dismissed was sued Monday by a man he arrested last summer.
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Cop sued by suspect in DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
A week after prosecutors announced they were dropping at least 50 DUI cases brought by a Chicago Police officer suspected of making phony drunken-driving arrests, one of those arrested drivers sued him.
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Second DUI charge for West Pennsboro supervisor candidate Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Oct 30 12:07 AM
Just a day after entering the Cumberland County Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program for a May DUI arrest, Andrew J. Spencer, a candidate for West Pennsboro Township supervisor, was charged again with driving under the influence and fleeing and eluding state police.
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Officers hurt during struggle with DUI suspect Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Oct 29 11:24 PM
Two Boise police officers were injured during a struggle with a DUI suspect, who was Tasered several times early Saturday morning. Jason S. Broadwater, 30, of Eagle was pulled over by Boise police at Cole and Mitchell for speeding, but as
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'Top Cop' Sued For Unlawful DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
NBC 5 Chicago - Oct 29 9:38 PM
CHICAGO -- A man stepped forward Monday claiming he was arrested and unlawfully charged with drunken driving by an officer who is being investigated for improper DUI procedure.
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Changes to California's Expungement Law May Brand for Life Those Convicted of DUI Open this result in new window
PRWeb - Oct 30 12:41 AM
Changes to California's expungement law will soon take away the right to expunge a criminal conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) and other driving related convictions. With more than 80 percent of employers doing criminal background checks, finding jobs may get more difficult for the approximately 150,000 people who get convicted for DUI each year. Those with DUI convictions on their ...
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Loxahatchee man gets 11 years for DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Oct 29 10:40 AM
A Loxahatchee man pleaded guilty Monday to DUI manslaughter and was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for the death of 15-year-old Joseph Godby who was riding his bicycle when hit.
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ONE OF DEM FRANCHIZE BOYZ ARRESTED FOR DUI: 'Pimpin' fails field sobriety test after cops stop him for speeding. Open this result in new window
Eurweb - Oct 30 12:03 AM
*Jamal Willingham, known to the "106 & Park" crowd as Pimpin from the rap group Dem Franchize Boyz, was arrested Monday night for DUI following a traffic stop in Atlanta.
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Rays Coach Pleads No Contest To DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Oct 29 9:16 AM
ST. PETERSBURG - Tampa Bay Devil Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey pleaded no contest today to DUI and hit-and-run with property damage.
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Halloween Parties Lead to Numerous DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
FOX 12 Idaho - Oct 29 6:36 PM
Treasure Valley, Idaho-- Just as alcohol was possibly involved in this weekend's fatal accident near Jerome, Treasure Valley law enforcement was kept busy by DUI drivers closer to home.
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Top DUI News, October 29th, 2007

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Second DUI charge for West Pennsboro supervisor candidate Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Oct 28 11:45 PM
Just a day after entering the Cumberland County Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program for a May DUI arrest, Andrew J. Spencer, a candidate for West Pennsboro Township supervisor, was charged again with driving under the influence and fleeing and eluding state police.
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DUI Victims Moving Memorial Wall will be in Towanda on Tuesday Open this result in new window
The Daily Review - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
The Pennsylvania DUI Victims Moving Memorial Wall will be in Bradford County on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
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Woman Faces DUI, Assault Charges After Officer-Involved Shooting Open this result in new window
News 8 San Diego - Oct 28 6:03 PM
A 22-year-old woman faces DUI and assault charges after police said an officer was forced to shoot at her before she struck him.
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Routt County Sheriff suspected of DUI Open this result in new window
9 News Denver - Oct 28 2:03 PM
ROUTT COUNTY Ų 9NEWS has confirmed Sheriff Gary Wall was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of DUI.
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Four DUI arrests at Vaca checkpoint Open this result in new window
The Reporter - Oct 28 7:41 AM
A DUI/driver license checkpoint Friday on westbound Monte Vista Avenue and Callen Street conducted by Vacaville Police led to four DUI arrests, one warrant arrest, 22 citations issued and 15 vehicles getting towed. The checkpoints are conducted in conjunction with a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.
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Palm Beach County: DUI patrol makes 9 arrests Friday night Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Oct 28 2:48 AM
The multi-agency DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday night was a success despite poor weather conditions, the Sheriff's Office said.
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Police pull over 774 vehicles in DUI patrol Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Oct 27 11:36 PM
More than 35 officers from six different police agencies conducted a DUI saturation patrol on Friday, pulling over 774 vehicles.
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Checkpoint sees no DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Oct 28 4:35 AM
Even though the public wasn't told of its location beforehand, a Redding drunken-driving checkpoint Friday night didn't net any DUI arrests.
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Memorial DUI Checkpoint Ties Up Traffic On I-279 Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 27 7:09 AM
The largest DUI checkpoint in western Pennsylvania backed up traffic for miles on Interstate 279 late Friday night and early Saturday morning.
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West Boynton teen arrested for DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Oct 27 2:03 PM
A 19-year-old girl was arrested Friday on DUI manslaughter charges for an April crash that killed a couple west of Boynton Beach.

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