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Top DUI News Week of January 14th - January 20th

7thTop DUI News, January 20th, 2008
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ISP trooper nears 1,000 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
14 WFIE Evansville - Jan 19 9:10 AM
This ISP trooper Bolin over 100 DUI arrests a year. One year, he made 285 drunk driving arrests.
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Eagles coach’s son pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Jan 18 9:19 PM
NORRISTOWN — A son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, already in jail on a road rage charge, pleaded guilty Thursday to DUI and drug charges stemming from a separate incident.
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2nd DUI charge for Leyritz Open this result in new window
New York Daily News - Jan 18 1:27 AM
Fallen Yankee hero Jim Leyritz was hit with a second DUI charge Thursday for killing a young mom in a car wreck while he was allegedly bombed on booze.
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Are DUI Crackdowns Hurting Businesses? Open this result in new window
KFSN-TV Fresno - Jan 18 9:43 AM
The Fresno Police Department's successful DUI program may be hurting some local business owners.
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DUI Arrests Up in Staunton Open this result in new window
WHSV Harrisonburg - Jan 18 1:47 PM
In the Valley, one city in particular saw a dramatic rise in DUI arrests in 2007.
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Calaveras Man Arrested For DUI Following Accident That Injures Teen Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Jan 18 1:53 PM
San Andreas, Ca -- A 43-year-old West Point man was arrested for DUI Thursday afternoon following an accident that injured a 15-year-old passenger in the vehicle.
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Family Files Suit Against Man Accused In DUI Open this result in new window
WSPA Spartanburg - Jan 18 1:46 PM
The family of two parents killed in a New Year's Eve crash is suing the man behind the wheel and his boss. Robert Blair was charged with felony DUI for the accident. The crash killed three people, including Syblene and Andrew McAbee.
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If you have a DUI warrant, beware Open this result in new window
The Reporter - Jan 18 6:37 AM
The California Highway Patrol is cracking down on persons with outstanding DUI warrants, thanks to a federal grant entitled "Stop DUI II." Every year, officials said, people are arrested on suspicion of DUI and many either fail to appear in court or to pay DUI-related fines and warrants then are issued for their arrest.
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 18 10:19 AM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY ’Äî More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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New delay in Campos DUI trial Open this result in new window
The Jersey Journal - Jan 18 6:07 AM
Former 4th Ward Councilman Chris Campos' DUI case has been delayed again. Campos' defense wasn't ready for yesterday's pre-trial hearing, according to Manhattan District Attorney spokeswoman Jennifer Kushner.
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Top DUI News, January 19h, 2008

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Eagles coach's son pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Jan 18 9:19 PM
NORRISTOWN ÷ A son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, already in jail on a road rage charge, pleaded guilty Thursday to DUI and drug charges stemming from a separate incident.
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2nd DUI charge for Leyritz Open this result in new window
New York Daily News - Jan 18 1:27 AM
Fallen Yankee hero Jim Leyritz was hit with a second DUI charge Thursday for killing a young mom in a car wreck while he was allegedly bombed on booze.
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Are DUI Crackdowns Hurting Businesses? Open this result in new window
KFSN-TV Fresno - Jan 18 9:43 AM
The Fresno Police Department's successful DUI program may be hurting some local business owners.
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DUI Arrests Up in Staunton Open this result in new window
WHSV Harrisonburg - Jan 18 1:47 PM
In the Valley, one city in particular saw a dramatic rise in DUI arrests in 2007.
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Calaveras Man Arrested For DUI Following Accident That Injures Teen Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Jan 18 1:53 PM
San Andreas, Ca -- A 43-year-old West Point man was arrested for DUI Thursday afternoon following an accident that injured a 15-year-old passenger in the vehicle.
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Family Files Suit Against Man Accused In DUI Open this result in new window
WSPA Spartanburg - Jan 18 1:46 PM
The family of two parents killed in a New Year's Eve crash is suing the man behind the wheel and his boss. Robert Blair was charged with felony DUI for the accident. The crash killed three people, including Syblene and Andrew McAbee.
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If you have a DUI warrant, beware Open this result in new window
The Reporter - Jan 18 6:37 AM
The California Highway Patrol is cracking down on persons with outstanding DUI warrants, thanks to a federal grant entitled "Stop DUI II." Every year, officials said, people are arrested on suspicion of DUI and many either fail to appear in court or to pay DUI-related fines and warrants then are issued for their arrest.
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 18 10:19 AM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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New delay in Campos DUI trial Open this result in new window
The Jersey Journal - Jan 18 6:07 AM
Former 4th Ward Councilman Chris Campos' DUI case has been delayed again. Campos' defense wasn't ready for yesterday's pre-trial hearing, according to Manhattan District Attorney spokeswoman Jennifer Kushner.
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Reid's son pleads guilty to DUI, drug charges Open this result in new window
CBS Sportsline - Jan 17 3:31 PM
A son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, already in jail on a road rage charge, pleaded guilty Thursday to DUI and drug charges stemming from
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Top DUI News, January 18th, 2008

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Andy Reid's son pleads guilty to DUI, drugs Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Jan 17 4:19 PM
The son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, already in jail on a road rage charge, pleaded guilty Thursday to DUI and drug charges stemming from a separate incident.
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Reid's son pleads guilty to DUI, drug charges Open this result in new window
CBS Sportsline - Jan 17 3:31 PM
A son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, already in jail on a road rage charge, pleaded guilty Thursday to DUI and drug charges stemming from a separate incident.
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Bill would force judges to impose full sentence in extreme DUI cases Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
A change approved last year forbids judges from suspending part of the sentence for someone guilty of extreme DUI. But language elsewhere continued to say judges could suspend some of the sentence if an offender had a blood-alcohol level of less than 0.20 and enrolled in some type of treatment.
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Reid Son Pleads Guilty To DUI, Drug Charges Open this result in new window
NBC 10 Philadelphia - Jan 17 2:01 PM
Britt Reid goes before a Montgomery County judge and pleads guilty to DUI and drug possession.
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Woman gets 10 years in DUI death case Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
By NATALIE NEYSA ALUND nalund@bradenton.com BRADENTON - A woman who last year pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter charge was sentenced today to 10 years in prison.
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Eagles coach's son pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
WFMJ Youngstown - 9 minutes ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, already in jail on a road rage charge, has pleaded guilty to DUI and drug charges for a separate incident.
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Britt Reid Pleads Guilty To DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 29 Philadelphia - Jan 17 2:20 PM
One of Eagles' coach Andy Reid's sons pleads guilty in court Thursday. Britt Reid entered the plea on DUI, drug possession and paraphernalia charges.
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 17 11:50 AM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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Judge: Officer had cause to pull over DUI suspect Open this result in new window
Provo Daily Herald - Jan 17 12:32 AM
The case against a Springville man accused of felony DUI just two years after finishing a prison sentence for killing a woman in a drunken wreck will proceed. A judge ruled Wednesday that the arresting officer was justified in pulling him over.
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Woman holds breath to avoid DUI charge Open this result in new window
Northwest Florida Daily News - Jan 17 8:39 AM
A woman tried to hold her breath to avoid DUI charges after she was pulled over in reference to an earlier incident. Deputies stopped the woman based on a description of a red Pontiac that was fleeing the scene of a disturbance at Fort Walton Beach Bowling Center, according to an Okaloosa Sheriff's Office offense report. The woman admitted to having had three beers and allowed deputies to look ...
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Top DUI News, January 17th, 2008

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Judge: Officer had cause to pull over DUI suspect Open this result in new window
Provo Daily Herald - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
Judge: Officer had cause to pull over DUI suspect
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911 calls can justify DUI stop, judge says Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Jan 16 11:35 PM
A driver with numerous DUI arrests on his record will face another drunken driving trial after a judge denied a request to drop the charges.
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State trooper resigns after DUI charge Open this result in new window
Richmond Times-Dispatch - Jan 16 8:17 PM
RINER -- A Virginia State Police trooper has resigned after being charged with driving under the influence in Montgomery County. Trooper Lance Todd Rosenbaum, 27, who worked in Roanoke County, turned in his resignation Monday, a day after he crashed his truck on Union Valley Road in Riner. Montgomery deputies charged him with DUI.
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Chronic DUI Offender Sent to Jail Open this result in new window
Fox 6 News San Diego - Jan 16 7:10 PM
A Ramona woman arrested five times for DUI's -- including an incident when she pinned a 7-year-old boy against a truck -- was sentenced to a year in jail.
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Repeat DUI Offender Gets 1 Year In Jail Open this result in new window
Channel 8 San Diego - Jan 16 5:44 PM
A repeat DUI offender will spend a year in jail for a hit-and-run crash that injured a child.
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Grant will help CHP with DUI enforcement Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Jan 16 12:35 PM
The California Highway Patrol is stepping up its DUI enforcement in the Sacramento region in a program financed by a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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PSU football player waives hearing on DUI Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Jan 16 2:55 PM
A Penn State football player charged with DUI waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday.
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Gov. Mark Sanford pushes tax cuts, stronger DUI laws in State of State speech Open this result in new window
Anderson Independent-Mail - Jan 16 7:12 PM
Gov. Mark Sanford pushes tax cuts, stronger DUI laws in State of State speech
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Officers log 226 DUI arrests, 37 percent less than last year Open this result in new window
Lombardian - Jan 16 2:13 PM
When the total number of DUI arrests were tallied for 2007, figures showed that Lombard officers had arrested 133 less motorists for allegedly driving under the influence than they did the previous year.
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Scooter death leads to DUI manslaughter arrest Open this result in new window
WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News - Jan 16 11:15 AM
Largo Police arrested a man for DUI manslaughter in the December death of an elderly man trying to cross the road on his motorized scooter. Officers say the suspect was also drinking when they arrived to arrest him at his home.
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Top DUI News, January 16th, 2008

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Weekend DUI checkpoint planned in Fort Myers Open this result in new window
The News-Press - 34 minutes ago
A DUI sobriety checkpoint is scheduled for sometime this weekend in Fort Myers, said Shelly Flynn, spokeswoman for the Fort Myers Police Department.
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Kurt Angle Ordered To Stand Trial For DUI Charges Open this result in new window
Lords of Pain - Jan 15 9:42 PM
WTAE in Pittsburgh is reporting that Kurt Angle will be going to trial for DUI and careless driving, stemming from his arrest on September 28, 2007. He appeared at a preliminary hearing in town today and was ordered to stand trial by District Judge Mary Murray. No trial date has been set yet.
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Woman charged with DUI while riding bike Open this result in new window
The Dalton Daily Citizen - Jan 15 8:21 PM
Kemmley Frazier was not driving a car when she was arrested on a DUI charge early Monday morning. The Dalton woman was riding her bicycle on the wrong side of the road on May Street when she was stopped by a Dalton police officer, according to a police department report.
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Report: Jags DE Hawkins arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Jan 15 11:25 AM
Report: Jags DE Hawkins arrested for DUI
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Greene man ordered to be resentenced after 5th DUI Open this result in new window
Herald Standard - Jan 15 9:49 PM
The state Superior Court ordered a Greene County Common Pleas Court judge to consider a county man's four previous driving under the influence convictions when imposing the sentence for his fifth DUI.
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KCMO Cop Under Investigation After Two DUI Allegations Open this result in new window
FOX 4 News Kansas City - Jan 15 3:29 PM
He's sworn to "protect and serve," but a Kansas City, Missouri cop said he could be fired for what investigators said he did off the job with two alleged DUI cases. 34 year-old Adrian Reyes is in the hot seat after KCMO Police accuse him of driving under the influence in August of 2005 and in September of 2007.
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DUI check planned in Fort Myers this weekend Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Jan 15 1:46 PM
The Fort Myers Police Department is planning a DUI sobriety checkpoint for sometime this weekend.
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Kurt Angle Ordered To Stand Trial For DUI Open this result in new window
Wrestling News - Jan 15 6:11 PM
WTAE in Pittsburgh is reporting that Kurt Angle will be going to trial for DUI and careless driving, stemming from his arrest on September 28, 2007. Angle appeared at a preliminary hearing in town today and was ordered to stand trial by District Judge Mary Murray. No trial date has been set yet.
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Monroe County finance director pleads guilty to DUI charge Open this result in new window
Monroe County Advocate & Democrat - Jan 15 2:07 PM
Monroe County Finance Director Brian Tallent received a standard DUI sentence Tuesday, getting a fine, a year's probation and a suspended sentence. Tallent sat quietly for nearly three hours Tuesday afternoon as he waited for his name to be called.
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State Trooper resigns from job after charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WDBJ 7 Roanoke - Jan 15 10:00 AM
An off duty State Trooper is accused of driving drunk following a single vehicle accident in Montgomery County. Trooper Lance Todd Rosenbaum is charged with DUI.
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Top DUI News, January 15th, 2008

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Lebanon Cop Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Jan 14 2:21 PM
A Lebanon Police officer was arrested for DUI over the weekend. | | Christopher Irwin is currently suspended with pay until his hearing. | | He was arrested early Sunday morning in his personal car. | | Irwin was charged with DUI and implied consent for refusing a breathalyzer test. | | He had to surrender his gun, badge and patrol car. Copyright 2008 by WKRN Nashville Tennessee....
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'Pulp Fiction' Screenwriter Faces Manslaughter, DUI Charges Open this result in new window
NBC 4 Los Angeles - Jan 14 7:03 AM
An Oscar-winning screenwriter arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and DUI in connection with a vehicle crash in Ventura County was released from jail Sunday night on $50,000 bail.
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 14 9:41 AM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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Sparks woman crashes into police cruiser and gets a DUI Open this result in new window
News 4 Reno - Jan 14 9:39 AM
A Sparks woman is facing a DUI charge after crashing her pickup truck into a police cruiser. The Nevada Highway Patrol says 51-year-old Dana Lisa Kirk struck the patrol car last night as she tried to turn left from Oddie onto Rock boulevard.
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"Pulp Fiction" Screenwriter Arrested for Manslaughter & DUI in Ojai Open this result in new window
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara - Jan 13 6:28 PM
The Academy Award-winning Screenwriter of "Pulp Fiction," Roger Avary has been arrested for manslaughter and DUI, after crashing his car in Ojai Sunday, killing a passenger.
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DUI arrests pass 1,000 in 2007 Open this result in new window
The Maui News - Jan 13 11:50 AM
WAILUKU ö For the first time in a decade, the number of DUI arrests in Maui County topped 1,000 last year.
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MADD Leader Speaks On Officers' DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Jan 14 7:24 PM
The leader of Mothers Against Drunk Driving in California said police need to set an example after two recent drunken driving arrests involving law enforcement officers.
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'Pulp' co-writer arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, DUI Open this result in new window
CNN.com - Jan 14 6:04 AM
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) -- Oscar-winning screenwriter Roger Avary has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and driving under the influence after a Ventura County car crash that killed a man and injured Avary's wife, authorities said.
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Officer Charged With DUI Will Fight Suspension Open this result in new window
News Channel 5 Nashville - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
Over the weekend, a Lebanon police officer was arrested for driving under the influence. The now-decommissioned officer plans to fight the charges.
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Man, Toddler Die In Crash; Mom Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Jan 13 12:20 AM
A man and a child died Saturday and the child's mother was arrested on suspicion of DUI when the SUV they were in went off a freeway in Anaheim, authorities said. The crash was reported at 9:53 a.m. at the Raymond Avenue off ramp to the westbound Riverside (91) Freeway, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.
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Top DUI News, January 14th, 2008

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"Pulp Fiction" Screenwriter Arrested for Manslaughter & DUI in Ojai Open this result in new window
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
The Academy Award-winning Screenwriter of "Pulp Fiction," Roger Avary has been arrested for manslaughter and DUI, after crashing his car in Ojai Sunday, killing a passenger.
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DUI arrests pass 1,000 in 2007 Open this result in new window
The Maui News - Jan 13 11:59 AM
WAILUKU ö For the first time in a decade, the number of DUI arrests in Maui County topped 1,000 last year.
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Man, Toddler Die In Crash; Mom Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Jan 13 12:11 AM
A man and a child died Saturday and the child's mother was arrested on suspicion of DUI when the SUV they were in went off a freeway in Anaheim, authorities said. The crash was reported at 9:53 a.m. at the Raymond Avenue off ramp to the westbound Riverside (91) Freeway, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.
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A Sullivan County, Tenn., program of DUI offenders litter crews may be short lived Open this result in new window
Bristol Herald Courier - Jan 12 10:14 PM
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. ö Sullivan County officials are set to start a program designed to embarrass convicted drunken drivers by having them pick up trash, but meanwhile, Tennessee lawmakers are looking to kill such programs. As of January 2006, state law requires first-time DUI offenders to pick up trash on Tennessee highways and roads for three eight-hour shifts, in addition to losing their ...
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DUI checkpoint in Blue Ash Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Jan 12 8:47 AM
A drunken driving checkpoint is planned for tonight at Kenwood and Hunt roads in Blue Ash, the Hamilton County DUI Task Force announced today.
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Strict DUI Laws Increasing Business for Taxi Companies Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Jan 12 9:12 AM
The new, strict DUI laws in Arizona have caused people to rethink their transportation on nights they go out. Taxi companies say they have seen an 25-30 percent increase in business since the new laws were enacted. Fox 10's Miriam Garcia has more.........
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Strict DUI Laws Affecting Taxi Companies Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Jan 12 7:42 AM
The new, strict DUI laws in Arizona have caused people to rethink their transportation on nights they go out. Fox 10's Miriam Garcia has more on how taxi companies are trying to fill the void and help people get to their favorite party locations......
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Maui DUI arrests climb 12%, top 1,000 Open this result in new window
KHNL News 8 Honolulu - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - Maui police made over 1,000 arrests for driving under the influence last year, up 12% from the year before. The largest number of arrests - or some 200 - were made in the Wailuku district, followed by Kihei, where police made 173 arrests.
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Suburban Cop Charged With Speeding, DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Chicago - Jan 13 4:51 AM
A northwest suburban police officer has been placed on leave after she was charged with speeding and drunken driving in Grant Township.
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School superintendent speaks out about DUI arrest Open this result in new window
NBC 15 Mobile - Jan 11 5:41 PM
Escambia County, Florida's School District Superintendent Jim Paul met with NBC15 News Friday afternoon and said he will not resign, despite his arrest Thursday on DUI charges in Pinellas County.

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Story of the Week, January 1st - January 6th: State Police make 7 DUI arrests on New Year's Eve

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