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Top DUI News Week of September 17th - September 23rd

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Top DUI News, September 23rd, 2007

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Man Slams Into Police Car, Arrested On DUI Charge Open this result in new window
WESH via Yahoo! News - Sep 22 12:40 PM
A man was arrested on a charge of DUI after slamming into a police car Saturday.
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No DUI Charge for Officer Who Crashed into Wawa Open this result in new window
WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Sep 22 2:59 PM
Easton police say an off-duty police officer who drank beer, vodka and tequila before crashing into a convenience store will be cited for speeding and reckless driving but not DUI.
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DUI CHARGES (3) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Sep 22 8:59 PM
DUI charges Jason Seevers, 27, of 11 Sixth St., Midland, around 3:30 a.m. Sept. 6 in the 800 block of Penn Avenue in Midland. Borough police reported a blood-alcohol level of 0.222 percent.
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No DUI charge for officer who crashed into Pa. convenience store Open this result in new window
phillyburbs.com - Sep 22 1:07 PM
EASTON, Pa. - An off-duty police officer who drank beer, vodka and tequila before crashing into a convenience store will be cited for speeding and reckless driving but not DUI because his blood-alcohol content was under the legal limit, authorities said.
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Man Arrested Twice In One Night For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 13 Baltimore - Sep 22 7:00 AM
State police say a Queenstown man wasted no time getting his second DUI arrest. He was stopped for the second time minutes after he was booked for his first.
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Woman charged with DUI after driving in middle of road Open this result in new window
The Mississippi Press - Sep 22 3:35 AM
VANCLEAVE -- A Vancleave woman was charged with DUI Thursday after a Jackson County deputy observed her driving down the middle of Gautier-Vancleave Road.
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Man gets probation for drive-through DUI Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 21 11:19 PM
A judge has found a Lincoln man guilty for drunken driving in a fast-food drive-through. Cody Schaaf, 24, 4310 S. 38th St., was sentenced Friday to six months probation on first-offense DUI.
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Frawley found guilty of DUI in Fairfax Open this result in new window
The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Sep 21 10:31 PM
Frawley enters plea to DUI charges in Fairfax, gets suspended sentence
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DUI Checkpoint Slated for Tonight Somewhere in SCV Officers with the Open this result in new window
The Signal - Sep 22 1:54 AM
Officers with the California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Station will conduct a DUI checkpoint tonight in an undisclosed unincorporated area of the Santa Clarita Valley.
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Police To Conduct DUI Checkpoint Open this result in new window
KSBW Salinas - Sep 21 6:04 PM
The Santa Cruz Police Department says it will be conducting a DUI sobriety checkpoint from 9 p.m. through 3 a.m. on Mission Street at Trescony Street.
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Top DUI News, September 22nd, 2007

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Man gets probation for drive-through DUI Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - 26 minutes ago
A judge has found a Lincoln man guilty for drunken driving in a fast-food drive-through. Cody Schaaf, 24, 4310 S. 38th St., was sentenced Friday to six months probation on first-offense DUI.
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Police To Conduct DUI Checkpoint Open this result in new window
KSBW Salinas - Sep 21 6:04 PM
The Santa Cruz Police Department says it will be conducting a DUI sobriety checkpoint from 9 p.m. through 3 a.m. on Mission Street at Trescony Street.
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Frawley found guilty of DUI in Fairfax Open this result in new window
The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Frawley enters plea to DUI charges in Fairfax, gets suspended sentence
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Police: Man Accused Of DUI Left Infant Home Alone Open this result in new window
CBS 5 Phoenix - Sep 21 1:33 PM
A man booked on suspicion of DUI waited four hours before telling officers his infant was home alone, police say. 4:36 p.m.
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Man Arrested Twice In One Night For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 13 Baltimore - Sep 21 10:13 AM
State police say a Queenstown man wasted no time getting his second DUI arrest. He was stopped for the second time minutes after he was booked for his first.
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Man accused of hitting memorial charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Charleston Daily Mail - Sep 21 6:54 AM
A man accused of damaging the South Charleston Vietnam War memorial while driving drunk last November has been formally charged with DUI causing bodily injury and several counts of fleeing police by Kanawha County grand jurors.
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DUI CHARGES (2) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Sep 21 9:29 AM
DUI charges Eric A. Yanek, 34, of 221 Larue Drive, Moon Township, around 5:15 p.m. Sunday by Moon police on Thorn Run Road. Officers said he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.128 percent.
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4th DUI earns driver jail time Open this result in new window
Daily Southtown - Sep 21 3:36 AM
A serial drunken driver is headed to prison for four years after pleading guilty Thursday to his fourth DUI charge.
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Livermore, Pleasanton to have DUI checkpoints this weekend Open this result in new window
Contra Costa Times - Sep 20 6:44 PM
Pleasanton police and the California Highway Patrol will conduct separate DUI checkpoints late Saturday and early Sunday. The checkpoints will be conducted on roads with established DUI problems.
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Damaged war memorial brings DUI indictment Open this result in new window
The Charleston Gazette - Sep 20 10:09 PM
A man accused of damaging the South Charleston Vietnam War memorial while driving drunk last November was formally charged with DUI causing bodily injury and several counts of fleeing police by Kanawha County grand jurors last week.
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Top DUI News, September 21st, 2007

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4th DUI earns driver jail time Open this result in new window
Daily Southtown - Sep 21 3:36 AM
A serial drunken driver is headed to prison for four years after pleading guilty Thursday to his fourth DUI charge.
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Livermore, Pleasanton to have DUI checkpoints this weekend Open this result in new window
Contra Costa Times - Sep 20 6:44 PM
Pleasanton police and the California Highway Patrol will conduct separate DUI checkpoints late Saturday and early Sunday. The checkpoints will be conducted on roads with established DUI problems.
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Damaged war memorial brings DUI indictment Open this result in new window
The Charleston Gazette - Sep 20 10:09 PM
A man accused of damaging the South Charleston Vietnam War memorial while driving drunk last November was formally charged with DUI causing bodily injury and several counts of fleeing police by Kanawha County grand jurors last week.
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Man accused of hitting memorial charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Charleston Daily Mail - 5 minutes ago
A man accused of damaging the South Charleston Vietnam War memorial while driving drunk last November has been formally charged with DUI causing bodily injury and several counts of fleeing police by Kanawha County grand jurors.
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Awaiting DUI sentence, man is arrested again Open this result in new window
El Paso Times - Sep 20 5:32 PM
A man awaiting sentencing on a previous driving-under-the-influence charge was arrested on his eighth DUI charge Tuesday in Tortugas, N.M., Do–a Ana County sheriff's deputies said.
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Exclusive: New Details Uncovered in Teen DUI Fatal Crash Open this result in new window
KLAS Las Vegas - Sep 20 3:18 PM
Eyewitness News has uncovered new details about a the investigation into a DUI crash involving a 19-year-old driver. Five people were killed in the accident nearly five months ago. A family member of one of the victims in the accident talks exclusively with Reporter Edward Lawrence .
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Man accused of assault after DUI arrest Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Sep 20 2:24 PM
A bad day got worse Tuesday for a Tempe man accused of DUI in Mesa. Enrique P. McTeer, 29, was arrested about 12:30 a.m. after he drove a vehicle into a block wall. Court records indicate that McTeer showed signs of alcohol impairment but refused to submit to a blood alcohol test.
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DUI patrols planned Open this result in new window
The Patriot-News - Sep 20 12:42 PM
Be warned: Police departments participating in the Southcentral PA Regional DUI Task force will be out in force this weekend on midstate highways. Sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols are planned in seven counties: Cumberland, Dauphin, Adams, York, Lebanon, Lancaster and Franklin counties.
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Animal Control Officer Charged With DUI, Animal Cruelty Open this result in new window
WLWT-TV Cincinnati - Sep 20 8:05 AM
A Covington animal control officer is facing DUI and animal cruelty charges.
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See who was charged with DUI in Lee County Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Sep 20 5:14 AM
Lee County sheriff's deputies arrested 30 people on DUI charges last week. Here are the names of those arrested:
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Top DUI News, September 20th, 2007

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DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT PLAN PRICE (DUI.AX, 00761068, 20070920) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
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Police say man arrested for eighth DUI Open this result in new window
El Paso Times - 29 minutes ago
A man awaiting sentencing on a previous driving-under-the-influence charge was arrested on his eighth DUI charge Tuesday in Tortugas, DoŠa Ana County sheriff's deputies said.
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Pittsburg police to set up DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
Contra Costa Times - Sep 19 2:59 PM
Pittsburg police will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 9 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday, on Railroad Avenue just south of Leland Road, police said today. Officers will stop motorists who are northbound on Railroad Avenue.
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Sebastopol Councilwoman Fighting DUI Charges Open this result in new window
NBC 11 Bay Area - Sep 19 1:31 PM
A Sebastopol councilwoman is fighting her DUI arrest in May, claiming her Fourth Amendment rights were violated.
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Grand jury indicts legislator in DUI case Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Sun - Sep 19 12:15 PM
PHOENIX (AP) -- A grand jury on Tuesday indicted state Rep. Trish Groe on a DUI charge stemming from the Lake Havasu City Republican's March arrest while driving in the Parker area, a special prosecutor said.
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DUI suspect turns himself in Open this result in new window
KJCT 8 Grand Junction - Sep 19 11:40 AM
GRAND JUNCTION - A Grand Junction woman, Tami Duran, who lost her arm in a alleged DUI hit-and-run, may find some closure as the suspect turned himself in Tuesday.
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Arizona's new DUI law takes effect today Open this result in new window
ABC 15 Phoenix - Sep 19 8:56 AM
A tough new state DUI law has taken effect. The law now requires first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their cars to prevent them from drinking and driving.
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Police plan DUI saturation patrol Open this result in new window
The Arkansas City Traveler - Sep 19 2:19 PM
The Arkansas City Police Department will conduct a DUI saturation patrol Saturday, in an effort to decrease the amount of impaired drivers on the streets.
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Arizona's new DUI law takes effect today Open this result in new window
KTVK Phoenix - Sep 19 8:11 AM
PHOENIX -- A tough new state DUI law takes effect today. The law now requires first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their cars to prevent them from drinking and driving.
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Arizona's new DUI law takes effect Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Sep 19 6:54 AM
PHOENIX (AP) -- A tough new state DUI law takes effect September 19. The law now requires first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their cars to prevent them from drinking and driving.
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Top DUI News, September 19th, 2007

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Arizona's new DUI law takes effect today Open this result in new window
ABC 15 Phoenix - 56 minutes ago
A tough new state DUI law has taken effect. The law now requires first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their cars to prevent them from drinking and driving.
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Arizona's new DUI law takes effect today Open this result in new window
KTVK Phoenix - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
PHOENIX -- A tough new state DUI law takes effect today. The law now requires first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their cars to prevent them from drinking and driving.
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Grand jury indicts legislator in DUI case Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Sun - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
PHOENIX (AP) -- A grand jury on Tuesday indicted state Rep. Trish Groe on a DUI charge stemming from the Lake Havasu City Republican's March arrest while driving in the Parker area, a special prosecutor said.
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Arizona's new DUI law takes effect Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
PHOENIX (AP) -- A tough new state DUI law takes effect September 19. The law now requires first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device on their cars to prevent them from drinking and driving.
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Increase in DUI arrests may be linked to less accidents Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Sep 19 6:08 AM
New statistics from the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Incline Village Substation suggest a possible correlation between DUI arrests and traffic accidents in Incline Village and Crystal Bay, a sheriff's official said.
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DUI checkpoint Friday Open this result in new window
The Reporter - Sep 19 6:26 AM
Expect to encounter masses of law enforcement officials along a Fairfield thoroughfare Friday as the Solano County Traffic Enforcement Task Force conducts a DUI Checkpoint. From 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., the team will be present along Peabody Road north of Cement Hill Road.
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Frawley guilty of DUI charge Open this result in new window
Richmond Times-Dispatch - Sep 18 10:57 PM
Ousted University of Mary Washington President William J. Frawley heads to a Fairfax County courtroom with a fresh DUI conviction on his record.
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Tougher DUI law starts today Open this result in new window
State Press - Sep 19 2:07 AM
Arizona will put into effect one of the toughest DUI laws in the country today.
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Man Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal DUI Collision Open this result in new window
NBC 7/39 San Diego - Sep 18 10:36 PM
A man pleads not guilty to charges that he killed a woman in a DUI-related collision this past week, NBC 7/39 reports.
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Arizona Lawmaker Indicted In DUI Case Open this result in new window
CBS 5 Phoenix - Sep 18 8:48 PM
A grand jury indicts state Rep. Trish Groe on a DUI charge stemming from the Lake Havasu City Republican's March arrest while driving in the Parker area, a special prosecutor says.
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Top DUI News, September 18th, 2007

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DUI: The Numbers Are In Open this result in new window
KKCO Grand Junction - Sep 17 4:37 PM
The Colorado State Patrol has the total DUI arrest numbers from three large events that bring thousands to the Western Slope.
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Soap Actor Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charges Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Sep 17 11:35 AM
Actor Sean Kanan, who appeared on "General Hospital" and in "The Karate Kid III," pleaded not guilty Monday to a pair of misdemeanor DUI charges.
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Public defender arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
KVBC Las Vegas - Sep 17 3:46 PM
Public defender Steve Immerman has found himself on the other side of the law. He was arrested Monday morning around 10 after police responded to reports of a possible drunk driver on Charleston and 28th Street. Immerman remains in custody and is charged with DUI.
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Local DUI checkpoint results in 19 arrests Open this result in new window
The Fort Collins Coloradoan - Sep 17 12:54 PM
Fort Collins police in conjunction with the Larimer County DUI Task Force made 19 arrests during its Friday DUI Sobriety checkpoint. All 19 arrests were either for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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Actor Sean Kanan latest celebrity arrest for DUI Open this result in new window
Los Angeles Daily News - Sep 17 7:08 AM
HOLLYWOOD - Actor Sean Kanan, who appeared in "The Karate Kid III" and on "General Hospital," was scheduled to be arraigned in Hollywood today on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI.
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Man Arrested For Excessive DUI Open this result in new window
KIFI - Sep 17 11:06 AM
34-year-old Darin Countryman of Pocatello was arrested over the weekend and charged with a felony county of DUI - Excessive which Bannock County Sheriff's Deputies say means his blood alcohol level was .20 or higher.
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DUI checkpoints net 19 arrests Open this result in new window
Greeley Tribune - Sep 17 10:10 AM
A DUI sobriety checkpoint campaign in Larimer County through the weekend netted 19 arrests.
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Man pleads no contest to three counts of DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Northwest Florida Daily News - Sep 17 1:37 PM
Jesus Bernal, who killed three people driving drunk while living illegally in the United States, will serve between 38 to 55 years in prison. Bernal pleaded no contest Monday to three counts of DUI manslaughter and two counts of DUI with serious bodily injury.
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CHECKPOINT: DUI arrests reported Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Sep 17 7:55 AM
Sep 14, 2007 ÷ A checkpoint by the Southcentral Pennsylvania Regional DUI Taskforce resulted in several arrests in York County in August. The checkpoints were held Aug. 24-25, officials said. The effort netted 13 DUI arrests, five warnings and 15 other traffic citations, according to a news release.
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Arizona's new DUI law takes effect Wednesday Open this result in new window
Mohave Valley News - Sep 17 2:25 AM
PHOENIX (AP) - A new state law that takes effect Wednesday requires first-time DUI offenders to install a device on their cars preventing them from drinking and driving.
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Top DUI News, September 17th, 2007

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Tough DUI law to begin Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 16 2:46 PM
Beginning Wednesday, Arizona will enact one of the toughest DUI laws in the nation.{v} Demonstration of ignition interlock devices
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CHECKPOINT: DUI arrests reported Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Sep 16 5:04 PM
Sep 14, 2007 ÷ A checkpoint by the Southcentral Pennsylvania Regional DUI Taskforce resulted in several arrests in York County in August. The checkpoints were held Aug. 24-25, officials said. The effort netted 13 DUI arrests, five warnings and 15 other traffic citations, according to a news release.
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Police: Rob Briley Committed For Evaluation Before DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Sep 16 7:29 AM
Thereās talk of more bizarre behavior from Tennessee state representative Rob Briley. | | Metro police say Briley was involuntarily committed for a psychological evaluation weeks before his recent DUI arrest. | | A police report says Briley made suicidal threats at a Nashville pizzeria August 23rd. | | Officers found him two blocks from the restaurant. | | They say...
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Bloomsburg Student Leader Charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Sep 15 2:44 PM
The president of Bloomsburg University's student government was charged with DUI just weeks after saying the media has unfairly portrayed students as irresponsible.
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Police screen 666 vehicles on Indian Avenue at DUI checkpoint on Friday night Open this result in new window
The Desert Sun - Sep 15 4:53 PM
On Friday night, Palm Springs Police screened 666 vehicles and made 6 DUI arrests and impounded 19 vehicles in a "Drunk Driving -- Over the Limit, Under Arrest" sobriety checkpoint at North Indian Canyon Drive and Simms Road.
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Student leader charged with DUI after defending party Open this result in new window
CNN.com - Sep 16 8:45 AM
BLOOMSBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) -- Bloomsburg University's student government president was charged with drunken driving just weeks after saying the media has unfairly portrayed students as irresponsible.
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Police Officer Badly Injured By Alleged DUI Driver Open this result in new window
NBC 10 Philadelphia - Sep 16 12:15 PM
MOUNT AIRY, Pa. -- In East Mount Airy, a Philadelphia police officer is badly injured after her cruiser was broadsided by an SUV. It happened around 4 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Johnson Street and Stenton Avenue.
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Student leader at Bloomsburg University charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WFMJ Youngstown - Sep 15 7:07 AM
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The president of Bloomsburg University's student government is facing DUI charges just weeks after saying the media has unfairly portrayed student behavior.
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State laws on mortgage fraud, sex offenders and DUI offenders take effect Open this result in new window
KTVK Phoenix - Sep 16 9:41 AM
PHOENIX -- Starting this week, Arizona will have one of the nation's tougher laws on mortgage fraud, a law that more closely tracks sex offenders and a law requiring first time drunken driving offenders to use interlock device.
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Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Pedestrian Open this result in new window
WYFF via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 4:25 PM
Troopers said that a woman was driving drunk with her 11-month-old child in the car when she hit and killed a man early Saturday morning.

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