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Top DUI News Week of October 8th - October 14th

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Top DUI News, October 13th, 2008

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Man faces DUI charges after failing to switch lanes Open this result in new window
ABC 7 Gulfshore News - Oct 12 10:49 AM
A 30-year-old man faces DUI charges after failing to move over as required by Florida Statute.
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Eddyville man jailed for DUI Open this result in new window
Princeton Times Leader - Oct 12 1:54 PM
An Eddyvile man was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop Tuesday, Oct. 7. At 12:54 a.m. on that date, officers stopped a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Cruz Burks for a standard traffic violation.
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DUI law glitch let man stay on road Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Oct 11 11:15 PM
Even if Gary Hammitt gets convicted of his fifth DUI in the deaths of a Wichita woman and her 4-year-old daughter, he still would not permanently lose his driver's license. If convicted of drunken driving in the Oct. 1 crash, he would have to be caught driving under the influence two more times before the state could permanently revoke his license, because of the way the law is applied by the ...
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State police announce DUI checkpoint arrests Open this result in new window
Daily Local News - Oct 12 3:03 AM
LONDON GROVE — State police made six DUI arrests during a sobriety checkpoint at the corner of Route 41 and Glenwillow Road between 10 p.m...
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Eight-Year-Old in Hospital After DUI-Related Accident Open this result in new window
WLTX-TV Columbia - Oct 12 3:57 PM
Columbia (WLTX) - A 8-year-old boy is fighting for his life after authorities say his parents' car was hit by a drunk driver.
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Pinellas Park brings DUI enforcement closer to home Open this result in new window
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay - Oct 12 1:21 PM
PINELLAS PARK (Bay News 9) -- Pinellas Park police deal with hundreds of intoxicated drivers every year.
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DUI fixer found guilty in Sacramento Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Oct 11 12:12 AM
He put the word out in local bars – do you want your DUI case to go away?
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BC-KS-DUI-Licenses 10-12 0759 Open this result in new window
Hays Daily News - Oct 12 10:38 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A man with four convictions for driving under the influence might not permanently lose his license even if he is convicted a fifth time for an accident that killed a Wichita woman and her 4-year-old daughter.
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DUI Driver, 16, Kills Sacramento Man Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Oct 12 11:58 AM
SACRAMENTO, CA - A 16-year-old unlicensed driver faces vehicular manslaughter and other charges after investigators said he struck and killed another driver in a hit and run crash Friday, Sacramento CHP officials said.
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DUI patrols tonight in South County Open this result in new window
Orange County Register - Oct 10 6:11 PM
Roving DUI patrols are scheduled for Dana Point, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano.
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Top DUI News, October 12th, 2008

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DUI law glitch let man stay on road Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Oct 11 11:15 PM
Even if Gary Hammitt gets convicted of his fifth DUI in the deaths of a Wichita woman and her 4-year-old daughter, he still would not permanently lose his driver's license. If convicted of drunken driving in the Oct. 1 crash, he would have to be caught driving under the influence two more times before the state could permanently revoke his license, because of the way the law is applied by the ...
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State police announce DUI checkpoint arrests Open this result in new window
Daily Local News - 42 minutes ago
LONDON GROVE — State police made six DUI arrests during a sobriety checkpoint at the corner of Route 41 and Glenwillow Road between 10 p.m...
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DUI fixer found guilty in Sacramento Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Oct 11 12:12 AM
He put the word out in local bars – do you want your DUI case to go away?
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DUI patrols tonight in South County Open this result in new window
Orange County Register - Oct 10 6:11 PM
Roving DUI patrols are scheduled for Dana Point, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano.
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Man Convicted In DUI Records-Altering Case Open this result in new window
KCRA 3 Sacramento - Oct 10 8:37 PM
A man was convicted Friday in connection with his role in a DUI records-altering scheme, the district attorney's office said.
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Carmichael Woman Gets Maximum Sentence in Fatal DUI Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Oct 10 5:58 PM
Tears flowed in a packed Sacramento courtroom Friday, as a Carmichael woman received the maximum sentence in a fatal DUI crash.
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DUI traffic stop results in over 100 charges against Florida Keys man Open this result in new window
Miami Herald - Oct 12 12:27 AM
Authorities say a Key West man is facing more than 100 felony charges after an investigation that started with a traffic stop. Police have charged Richard Chip Dougherty, 37, with 58 counts of forgery, 31 counts of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, 31 counts of criminal use of personal identification information and 29 counts of trafficking in controlled substances.
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Jacksonville woman charged with DUI manslaughter for Dec. 2007 crash Open this result in new window
The Florida Times-Union - Oct 10 3:14 PM
A Jacksonville woman was arrested Wednesday almost a year after she was involved in a drunken traffic crash that killed her passenger. Donna Marie Krupp, 50, was charged with DUI manslaughter. Bail was set at $100,000. Police said Krupp was driving on Atlantic Boulevard about 5 p.m. Dec. ...
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DUI death rekindles painful memories Open this result in new window
49 ABC News Topeka - Oct 10 2:15 PM
Last week, a drunk driver in Wichita ran down a mother and her daughter on their way to school. The deadly crash brought community members together. They want a state DUI task force and changes in state laws when it comes to drinking and driving. Learn just how big the small group's passion is.
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Woman Arrested for DUI after Crashing into MATA Bus Stop Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News Memphis - Oct 10 2:02 PM
Police say a 21 year-old woman was arrested for DUI after she crashed her car into a MATA bus stop.
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Top DUI News, October 11th, 2008

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DUI fixer found guilty in Sacramento Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Oct 11 12:12 AM
He put the word out in local bars – do you want your DUI case to go away?
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DUI patrols tonight in South County Open this result in new window
Orange County Register - Oct 10 6:11 PM
Roving DUI patrols are scheduled for Dana Point, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano.
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Man Convicted In DUI Records-Altering Case Open this result in new window
KCRA 3 Sacramento - Oct 10 8:37 PM
A man was convicted Friday in connection with his role in a DUI records-altering scheme, the district attorney's office said.
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Carmichael Woman Gets Maximum Sentence in Fatal DUI Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Oct 10 5:58 PM
Tears flowed in a packed Sacramento courtroom Friday, as a Carmichael woman received the maximum sentence in a fatal DUI crash.
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DUI death rekindles painful memories Open this result in new window
49 ABC News Topeka - Oct 10 2:15 PM
Last week, a drunk driver in Wichita ran down a mother and her daughter on their way to school. The deadly crash brought community members together. They want a state DUI task force and changes in state laws when it comes to drinking and driving. Learn just how big the small group's passion is.
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Jacksonville woman charged with DUI manslaughter for Dec. 2007 crash Open this result in new window
The Florida Times-Union - Oct 10 3:14 PM
A Jacksonville woman was arrested Wednesday almost a year after she was involved in a drunken traffic crash that killed her passenger. Donna Marie Krupp, 50, was charged with DUI manslaughter. Bail was set at $100,000. Police said Krupp was driving on Atlantic Boulevard about 5 p.m. Dec. ...
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Woman Arrested for DUI after Crashing into MATA Bus Stop Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News Memphis - Oct 10 2:02 PM
Police say a 21 year-old woman was arrested for DUI after she crashed her car into a MATA bus stop.
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Judge Hits Trooper, Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford - Oct 10 2:16 PM
A Hartford judge is arrested on DUI charges after striking a state trooper’s vehicle Thursday night.
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Police: Man in DUI case hit pedestrian Open this result in new window
The Gainesville Sun - Oct 10 10:20 AM
A Gainesville man was arrested for DUI after two Gainesville Police officers reported seeing the man hit a pedestrian and drive off without stopping.
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Man charged with 6th DUI Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Oct 10 3:57 AM
A Billings man who posted a $7,500 bond and was waiting to be sentenced for his fifth drunken-driving conviction was arraigned Thursday on his sixth DUI charge.
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Top DUI News, October 10th, 2008

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Will this DUI charge stick? Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Oct 09 3:35 PM
A Sarasota man has been charged with DUI manslaughter more than a week after police say he killed a bicyclist and left the scene. Police have brought the charge about in an unusual way, and some say it won't stick.
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Driver charged With DUI After Major South Side Crash Open this result in new window
WBBM Newsradio 780 Chicago - Oct 09 1:11 PM
A Chicago man was charged Thursday with drug possession and DUI after he was involved in a crash Wednesday night on the South Side that injured 11 people and involved eight other vehicles.
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Out on bond for DUI No. 5, defendant charged with No. 6 Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Oct 09 1:12 PM
A Billings man who posted a $7,500 bond and was waiting to be sentenced for his fifth drunk-driving conviction was arraigned Thursday on his sixth DUI charge.
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Cass County sheriff, North Dakota attorney general to discuss new DUI prevention program Open this result in new window
Fargo Forum - Oct 09 10:34 AM
FARGO - Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney and North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will hold a news conference at 1:15 p.m. today to talk about the 24/7 DUI program, which was instituted in parts of North Dakota earlier this year. The aim of the program is to stop repeat DUI offenders from continuing to drink and drive. Keep watching www.inforum.com for more information. ...
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Greene stymied by employee DUI citation Open this result in new window
Jacksonville Journal-Courier - Oct 09 3:03 PM
CARROLLTON — A DUI case against an off-duty highway department worker has prompted a review by the county of procedures for dealing with employees who face loss of license.Greene County Highway Department Engineer David Marth brought the issue to the County Board Wednesday after discovering the county has no policy regarding employees who lose driver’s licenses or CDL licenses.“We have a ...
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Vols' punter returning from DUI suspension Open this result in new window
Fox Sports - Oct 08 3:54 PM
Britton Colquitt has gone through the Georgia game a thousand times in his head. The Tennessee punter had plenty of time to think about Saturday's game as he completed his five-game suspension for a February DUI arrest. "In the past couple of weeks, some of the guys I don't even talk to that much were like, 'Are you back next week? When are you back?"' said Colquitt, a senior. The Vols (2-3, 0-2 ...
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NEW: Highway worker’s DUI prompts review of license policy Open this result in new window
The Telegraph - Oct 09 8:46 AM
CARROLLTON — A DUI case against an off-duty highway department worker has prompted a review by the county of procedures for dealing with employees who face loss of license.
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Attorney best for resolving DUI case Open this result in new window
Los Angeles Daily News - Oct 09 12:09 AM
California has some of the strictest laws for driving under the influence of alcohol. In order to decide what to do if you are arrested for DUI, you need to understand the basics of the law.
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D. 155 school chief denies DUI Open this result in new window
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Oct 08 11:58 PM
The superintendent of Calumet City Elementary District 155 pleaded not guilty to an aggravated DUI charge in Will County on Wednesday.
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One dead, one charged with felony DUI in Georgetown County Open this result in new window
Florence Morning News - Oct 09 3:55 AM
A late night crash killed one man and another was charged with DUI in Georgetown County.
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Top DUI News, October 10th, 2008

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Will this DUI charge stick? Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Oct 09 3:35 PM
A Sarasota man has been charged with DUI manslaughter more than a week after police say he killed a bicyclist and left the scene. Police have brought the charge about in an unusual way, and some say it won't stick.
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Driver charged With DUI After Major South Side Crash Open this result in new window
WBBM Newsradio 780 Chicago - Oct 09 1:11 PM
A Chicago man was charged Thursday with drug possession and DUI after he was involved in a crash Wednesday night on the South Side that injured 11 people and involved eight other vehicles.
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Out on bond for DUI No. 5, defendant charged with No. 6 Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Oct 09 1:12 PM
A Billings man who posted a $7,500 bond and was waiting to be sentenced for his fifth drunk-driving conviction was arraigned Thursday on his sixth DUI charge.
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Cass County sheriff, North Dakota attorney general to discuss new DUI prevention program Open this result in new window
Fargo Forum - Oct 09 10:34 AM
FARGO - Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney and North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will hold a news conference at 1:15 p.m. today to talk about the 24/7 DUI program, which was instituted in parts of North Dakota earlier this year. The aim of the program is to stop repeat DUI offenders from continuing to drink and drive. Keep watching www.inforum.com for more information. ...
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Greene stymied by employee DUI citation Open this result in new window
Jacksonville Journal-Courier - Oct 09 3:03 PM
CARROLLTON — A DUI case against an off-duty highway department worker has prompted a review by the county of procedures for dealing with employees who face loss of license.Greene County Highway Department Engineer David Marth brought the issue to the County Board Wednesday after discovering the county has no policy regarding employees who lose driver’s licenses or CDL licenses.“We have a ...
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Vols' punter returning from DUI suspension Open this result in new window
Fox Sports - Oct 08 3:54 PM
Britton Colquitt has gone through the Georgia game a thousand times in his head. The Tennessee punter had plenty of time to think about Saturday's game as he completed his five-game suspension for a February DUI arrest. "In the past couple of weeks, some of the guys I don't even talk to that much were like, 'Are you back next week? When are you back?"' said Colquitt, a senior. The Vols (2-3, 0-2 ...
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NEW: Highway worker’s DUI prompts review of license policy Open this result in new window
The Telegraph - Oct 09 8:46 AM
CARROLLTON — A DUI case against an off-duty highway department worker has prompted a review by the county of procedures for dealing with employees who face loss of license.
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Attorney best for resolving DUI case Open this result in new window
Los Angeles Daily News - Oct 09 12:09 AM
California has some of the strictest laws for driving under the influence of alcohol. In order to decide what to do if you are arrested for DUI, you need to understand the basics of the law.
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D. 155 school chief denies DUI Open this result in new window
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Oct 08 11:58 PM
The superintendent of Calumet City Elementary District 155 pleaded not guilty to an aggravated DUI charge in Will County on Wednesday.
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One dead, one charged with felony DUI in Georgetown County Open this result in new window
Florence Morning News - Oct 09 3:55 AM
A late night crash killed one man and another was charged with DUI in Georgetown County.
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Top DUI News, October 9th, 2008

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Cass County sheriff, North Dakota attorney general to discuss new DUI prevention program Open this result in new window
Fargo Forum - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
FARGO - Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney and North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will hold a news conference at 1:15 p.m. today to talk about the 24/7 DUI program, which was instituted in parts of North Dakota earlier this year. The aim of the program is to stop repeat DUI offenders from continuing to drink and drive. Keep watching www.inforum.com for more information. ...
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Vols' punter returning from DUI suspension Open this result in new window
Fox Sports - Oct 08 3:54 PM
Britton Colquitt has gone through the Georgia game a thousand times in his head. The Tennessee punter had plenty of time to think about Saturday's game as he completed his five-game suspension for a February DUI arrest. "In the past couple of weeks, some of the guys I don't even talk to that much were like, 'Are you back next week? When are you back?"' said Colquitt, a senior. The Vols (2-3, 0-2 ...
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NEW: Highway worker’s DUI prompts review of license policy Open this result in new window
The Telegraph - Oct 09 8:46 AM
CARROLLTON — A DUI case against an off-duty highway department worker has prompted a review by the county of procedures for dealing with employees who face loss of license.
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Attorney best for resolving DUI case Open this result in new window
Los Angeles Daily News - Oct 09 12:09 AM
California has some of the strictest laws for driving under the influence of alcohol. In order to decide what to do if you are arrested for DUI, you need to understand the basics of the law.
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D. 155 school chief denies DUI Open this result in new window
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Oct 08 11:58 PM
The superintendent of Calumet City Elementary District 155 pleaded not guilty to an aggravated DUI charge in Will County on Wednesday.
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One dead, one charged with felony DUI in Georgetown County Open this result in new window
Florence Morning News - Oct 09 3:55 AM
A late night crash killed one man and another was charged with DUI in Georgetown County.
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Vols get punter back from DUI suspension Open this result in new window
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Oct 08 3:17 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Britton Colquitt has gone through the Georgia game a thousand times in his head. The Tennessee punter had plenty of time to think about Saturday’s game as he completed his five-game suspension for a February DUI arrest.
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Md. man guilty of DUI in Jefferson County traffic death Open this result in new window
The Herald-Mail - Oct 08 6:10 PM
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. A man was convicted Wednesday in Jefferson County Circuit Court of DUI causing death and two counts of DUI causing injury for his role in a fatal car crash on U.S. 340 near Halltown Road last year. Richard Lewis Morris Sr. of Westminster, Md., will be sentenced Nov. 21. The DUI causing death charge carries a jail term of two to 10 years and the other two offenses are ...
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Martinsburg woman faces new DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Herald-Mail - Oct 08 5:23 PM
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. A Martinsburg woman convicted of driving under the influence five times was arrested again early Wednesday, but only will prosecuted on a misdemeanor DUI offense, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records. Dorothy Lou Kisner, 58, of 484 E. Burke St. in Martinsburg, was arraigned by Magistrate Jim Humphrey on misdemeanor counts of DUI second offense, no proof of ...
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Youngtown police log includes extreme DUI case Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Oct 08 9:38 AM
A Surprise man is cited by Youngtown police for speeding and extreme DUI, the latest Youngtown police log shows.
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Top DUI News, October 8th, 2008

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DUI charges filed in Carlisle crash Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
A man involved in a crash on Sept. 17 has been charged with DUI, Carlisle police announced Monday.
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Lincoln man, 23, sentenced for 5th DUI Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - 58 minutes ago
A 23-year-old Lincoln man has been sentenced to five to 10 years in prison for his fifth DUI. Matthew Bliven said he took full responsibility for his actions.
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H-1 driver's second DUI adds 19 years to manslaughter term Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Oct 07 4:06 AM
A man who originally got one year in prison for a DUI manslaughter conviction was sent back to prison yesterday with a revised sentence of 20 years after being caught driving drunk last year on the Mainland.
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Attorney Says Minnesota Concealing Flaws in DWI-DUI Breath Test Software Open this result in new window
PRWeb - Oct 07 3:17 AM
Faulty software in the Intoxilyzer 5000 causes police to charge innocent drivers with criminal DWI-DUI Refusal to Test. Although the state has had a corrected version for more than a year, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has not replaced the breath test machines' defective source code. (PRWeb Oct 7, 2008) Read the full story at ...
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Attorney Says Minnesota Concealing Flaws in DWI-DUI Breath Test Software Open this result in new window
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Oct 07 12:01 AM
Faulty software in the Intoxilyzer 5000 causes police to charge innocent drivers with criminal DWI-DUI Refusal to Test. Although the state has had a corrected version for more than a year, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has not replaced the breath test machines' defective source code.
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Boise DUI suspect leads officers on chase Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Oct 06 11:44 PM
Boise police have arrested and charged a Boise man with aggravated battery on a police officer, aggravated DUI and other crimes after the suspect reportedly rammed a patrol car and fled.
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Man gets 7 years in prison for 6th DUI Open this result in new window
The Courier News - Oct 06 11:08 AM
New: An Elgin man was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to his sixth DUI charge. Cirilo R. Goytia, 42, agreed to plea guilty to aggravated DUI in exchange for a sentence of seven years, according to the Kane County State's Attorney's office.
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Motorcyclist faces DUI charge in Cape Coral crash Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Oct 06 6:53 AM
A motorcyclist — injured last Wednesday in a crash in Cape Coral — faces being charged with DUI when he is released from a hospital.
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DUI Perkasie Open this result in new window
The Intelligencer - Oct 06 4:40 AM
David Decarme, 37, of Harleysville, was charged with DUI after police found him asleep in a car parked on the sidewalk of West Market Street on Sept. 25, police said.
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Officials hope new DUI court reduces fatalities Open this result in new window
Reno Gazette-Journal - Oct 06 2:09 AM
Six months after Nevada's second felony DUI court began in Washoe County, officials say they are hopeful participants will change their dangerous habits and make the community safer.

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