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Top DUI News, May 11th, 2008

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Huizenga's stepson gets break on DUI house arrest Open this result in new window
Miami Herald - May 10 12:07 AM
The stepson of Miami Dolphins owner Wayne Huizenga will no longer be confined to his home because of DUI arrests, a Broward judge ruled Friday.
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DUI Bill Proposes Tough Prevention, Enforcement And Penalties Open this result in new window
WCMH Columbus - May 09 10:46 PM
If Senate Bill 17 passes, DUI offenders with five or more offenses will be entered into a public BMV database.
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Man gets 24 years in fatal DUI accident Open this result in new window
The Post and Courier - May 09 10:57 PM
MONCKS CORNER — A man with a long history of driving with a suspended license was sentenced to 24 years in prison this week for an October 2007 felony DUI accident that killed a 3-year-old girl.
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Citrus Heights police hold DUI enforcement tonight Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - May 10 7:41 PM
Citrus Heights police started another drunken driving enforcement checkpoint today at 7:30 p.m. on Madison Avenue, just east of San Juan Avenue.
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Record number of DUI arrests reported in 2007 Open this result in new window
The Philadelphia Inquirer - May 09 12:40 AM
HARRISBURG - State police troopers made a record number of arrests last year for driving under the influence, up 3 percent over the number of DUI arrests in 2006.
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Target 32: Many DUI Arrests Involve Repeat Offenders Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - May 09 8:35 AM
Kentucky logged just under 35,000 DUIs last year -- the most ever. A staggering number of those arrests involved second, third and fourth time offenses. Our latest Target 32 investigation takes a closer look at the repeat DUI problem in Kentucky.
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Cold Stone heiress sentenced for fatal DUI crash Open this result in new window
KTVK 3TV Phoenix - May 09 9:24 AM
UPDATE -- MAY 8: The daughter of the Valley's Cold Stone Creamery founders was sentenced Thursday to three and a half years in prison for a fatal DUI crash.
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'DUI in Schools' talks consequences at Santa Cruz High Open this result in new window
Santa Cruz Sentinel - May 10 4:38 PM
SANTA CRUZ -- Standing on stage in front of hundreds of Santa Cruz High students Friday afternoon, Tommy Doyle tried to impart one bit of knowledge on the teens: Don't make the same mistake I did.
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Former deputy to be sentenced today in DUI Open this result in new window
The Desert Sun - May 09 7:02 AM
A former Riverside County sheriff's deputy who pleaded guilty to DUI and great bodily injury in connection with a Rancho Mirage car crash that seriously injured a 69-year-old man will be sentenced by a judge today.
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San Luis Obispo checkpoint nets 4 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
KSBY San Luis Obispo - May 10 7:38 PM
Police in San Luis Obispo crack down on drunk driving.
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Top DUI News, May 10th, 2008

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Record number of DUI arrests reported in 2007 Open this result in new window
The Philadelphia Inquirer - May 09 12:40 AM
HARRISBURG - State police troopers made a record number of arrests last year for driving under the influence, up 3 percent over the number of DUI arrests in 2006.
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Target 32: Many DUI Arrests Involve Repeat Offenders Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - May 09 8:35 AM
Kentucky logged just under 35,000 DUIs last year -- the most ever. A staggering number of those arrests involved second, third and fourth time offenses. Our latest Target 32 investigation takes a closer look at the repeat DUI problem in Kentucky.
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Cold Stone heiress sentenced for fatal DUI crash Open this result in new window
KTVK 3TV Phoenix - May 09 9:24 AM
UPDATE -- MAY 8: The daughter of the Valley's Cold Stone Creamery founders was sentenced Thursday to three and a half years in prison for a fatal DUI crash.
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Former deputy to be sentenced today in DUI Open this result in new window
The Desert Sun - May 09 7:02 AM
A former Riverside County sheriff's deputy who pleaded guilty to DUI and great bodily injury in connection with a Rancho Mirage car crash that seriously injured a 69-year-old man will be sentenced by a judge today.
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DUI checkpoints today and tomorrow Open this result in new window
Saipan Tribune - May 08 9:24 PM
The Department of Public Safety's Traffic section will be conducting DUI/sobriety checkpoints today and tomorrow, May 9-10. In tonight's checkpoints, the first setup will be on B/R Susupe by the Multi-Purpose Building. This operation will start at 7:30pm and will end around 8:45pm.
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CARMELO FOLLOWS DUI WITH SPEEDING TICKET: Denver Nugget nabbed for driving 15 mph over speed limit. Open this result in new window
Eurweb - May 09 12:14 AM
*Three weeks after his DUI arrest, Carmelo Anthony was cited for speeding Saturday after cops caught him allegedly driving 60 mph in a 45-mph zone.
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Target 32: DUI Catch And Release Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - May 08 4:35 PM
The latest Target 32 investigation takes a closer look at the repeat DUI problem in Louisville, and finds more troubling questions about repeat offenders and their ability to keep beating the system.
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DUI arrests by state police jump 20% in Franklin County Open this result in new window
Public Opinion - May 08 11:12 AM
Pennsylvania State Police arrests for driving under the influence hit a record 15,583 in 2007. State police DUI arrests jumped to 502 in Franklin County, a 20 percent increase from 414 arrests in 2006, according to data released Wednesday. It's the highest in at least four years.
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Police: DUI Driver Crashes Hummer Into Police Car Open this result in new window
NBC 10 Philadelphia - May 09 11:19 AM
Delaware state police said a trooper was driving home in a marked patrol vehicle when a woman driving a Hummer ran into him.
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Lake Co. judge to resign as chief after DUI Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - May 08 2:53 AM
WAUKEGAN - Lake County’s circuit judges will discuss how to fill their top spot Thursday as David M. Hall is expected to resign following DUI charges.
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Top DUI News, May 9th, 2008

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Record number of DUI arrests reported in 2007 Open this result in new window
The Philadelphia Inquirer - May 09 12:40 AM
HARRISBURG - State police troopers made a record number of arrests last year for driving under the influence, up 3 percent over the number of DUI arrests in 2006.
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Target 32: Many DUI Arrests Involve Repeat Offenders Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - May 09 8:35 AM
Kentucky logged just under 35,000 DUIs last year -- the most ever. A staggering number of those arrests involved second, third and fourth time offenses. Our latest Target 32 investigation takes a closer look at the repeat DUI problem in Kentucky.
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Cold Stone heiress sentenced for fatal DUI crash Open this result in new window
KTVK 3TV Phoenix - May 09 9:24 AM
UPDATE -- MAY 8: The daughter of the Valley's Cold Stone Creamery founders was sentenced Thursday to three and a half years in prison for a fatal DUI crash.
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Former deputy to be sentenced today in DUI Open this result in new window
The Desert Sun - May 09 7:02 AM
A former Riverside County sheriff's deputy who pleaded guilty to DUI and great bodily injury in connection with a Rancho Mirage car crash that seriously injured a 69-year-old man will be sentenced by a judge today.
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DUI checkpoints today and tomorrow Open this result in new window
Saipan Tribune - May 08 9:24 PM
The Department of Public Safety's Traffic section will be conducting DUI/sobriety checkpoints today and tomorrow, May 9-10. In tonight's checkpoints, the first setup will be on B/R Susupe by the Multi-Purpose Building. This operation will start at 7:30pm and will end around 8:45pm.
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CARMELO FOLLOWS DUI WITH SPEEDING TICKET: Denver Nugget nabbed for driving 15 mph over speed limit. Open this result in new window
Eurweb - May 09 12:14 AM
*Three weeks after his DUI arrest, Carmelo Anthony was cited for speeding Saturday after cops caught him allegedly driving 60 mph in a 45-mph zone.
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Target 32: DUI Catch And Release Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - May 08 4:35 PM
The latest Target 32 investigation takes a closer look at the repeat DUI problem in Louisville, and finds more troubling questions about repeat offenders and their ability to keep beating the system.
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DUI arrests by state police jump 20% in Franklin County Open this result in new window
Public Opinion - May 08 11:12 AM
Pennsylvania State Police arrests for driving under the influence hit a record 15,583 in 2007. State police DUI arrests jumped to 502 in Franklin County, a 20 percent increase from 414 arrests in 2006, according to data released Wednesday. It's the highest in at least four years.
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Police: DUI Driver Crashes Hummer Into Police Car Open this result in new window
NBC 10 Philadelphia - May 09 11:19 AM
Delaware state police said a trooper was driving home in a marked patrol vehicle when a woman driving a Hummer ran into him.
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Lake Co. judge to resign as chief after DUI Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - May 08 2:53 AM
WAUKEGAN - Lake County’s circuit judges will discuss how to fill their top spot Thursday as David M. Hall is expected to resign following DUI charges.
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Top DUI News, May 7th, 2008

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DUI arrests by state police jump 20% in Franklin County Open this result in new window
Public Opinion - 48 minutes ago
Pennsylvania State Police arrests for driving under the influence hit a record 15,583 in 2007. State police DUI arrests jumped to 502 in Franklin County, a 20 percent increase from 414 arrests in 2006, according to data released Wednesday. It's the highest in at least four years.
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State police list top DUI enforcers Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 21 minutes ago
Three members of state police Troop H at Carlisle have been named to the list of the top DUI enforcers.
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Scott's DUI case takes another turn Open this result in new window
The Post and Courier - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
SUMMERVILLE — The continuing drama of a state senator demanding a trial after spending a night in jail on a DUI charge enters a new chapter. State Sen. Randy Scott, R-Summerville, who was arrested April 19 and released the next morning on a personal recognizance bond, will face the Spartanburg solicitor's office when he goes before a jury to fight the charges.
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Lake Co. judge to resign as chief after DUI Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - 45 minutes ago
WAUKEGAN - Lake County’s circuit judges will discuss how to fill their top spot Thursday as David M. Hall is expected to resign following DUI charges.
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Man cited after DUI accident Open this result in new window
The Gleaner - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
A Sebree resident was arrested on DUI-related charges Monday after he was allegedly involved in a two-vehicle accident with a stolen vehicle near the seven-mile marker on the Breathitt Parkway.
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ESCONDIDO: Man arrested in DUI probation check Open this result in new window
North County Times - May 07 7:29 PM
SAN DIEGO COUNTY ---- A Cinco de Mayo check of probationers with felony DUI convictions led to an arrest this week in Escondido, authorities said. The San Diego County Probation Department's DUI Enforcement Team worked with police from Escondido, San
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2 DUI bills back in the garage Open this result in new window
Memphis Commercial Appeal - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
The two main bills aimed at curbing drunken driving are off the table in the Tennessee legislature until 2009: one to suspend driver's licenses upon arrest for DUI and another to ban opened alcoholic-beverages in automobile passenger compartments.
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Carbon County Judge accused of DUI Open this result in new window
KULR-8 Billings - May 07 6:22 PM
A justice of the peace in Red Lodge went before the court himself Wednesday afternoon for an alleged DUI offense.
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Woman guilty of DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Northwest Florida Daily News - May 07 8:34 PM
DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — Baheejah T. Jackson waved goodbye to her family with heavy eyes and her bottom lip tucked in Wednesday after a jury found responsible for the death of a Panama City woman in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 98 last year. The jury deliberated for nearly three hours before convicting Jackson of DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and possession of marijuana. ...
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Scranton Leading the Way in DUI Patrols Open this result in new window
PAHomePage.com - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
The I-Team is on your side taking a close look at drunk driving. We’ll take you on patrol with the DUI “Top Guns.” Their mission is saving lives. The I-Team hits the streets of Scranton with DUI Top Guns, Lt. Dan Duffy and Officer Bob Olecki.
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Top DUI News, May 7th, 2008

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DUI arrests by state police jump 20% in Franklin County Open this result in new window
Public Opinion - 48 minutes ago
Pennsylvania State Police arrests for driving under the influence hit a record 15,583 in 2007. State police DUI arrests jumped to 502 in Franklin County, a 20 percent increase from 414 arrests in 2006, according to data released Wednesday. It's the highest in at least four years.
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State police list top DUI enforcers Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 21 minutes ago
Three members of state police Troop H at Carlisle have been named to the list of the top DUI enforcers.
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Scott's DUI case takes another turn Open this result in new window
The Post and Courier - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
SUMMERVILLE — The continuing drama of a state senator demanding a trial after spending a night in jail on a DUI charge enters a new chapter. State Sen. Randy Scott, R-Summerville, who was arrested April 19 and released the next morning on a personal recognizance bond, will face the Spartanburg solicitor's office when he goes before a jury to fight the charges.
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Lake Co. judge to resign as chief after DUI Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - 45 minutes ago
WAUKEGAN - Lake County’s circuit judges will discuss how to fill their top spot Thursday as David M. Hall is expected to resign following DUI charges.
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Man cited after DUI accident Open this result in new window
The Gleaner - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
A Sebree resident was arrested on DUI-related charges Monday after he was allegedly involved in a two-vehicle accident with a stolen vehicle near the seven-mile marker on the Breathitt Parkway.
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ESCONDIDO: Man arrested in DUI probation check Open this result in new window
North County Times - May 07 7:29 PM
SAN DIEGO COUNTY ---- A Cinco de Mayo check of probationers with felony DUI convictions led to an arrest this week in Escondido, authorities said. The San Diego County Probation Department's DUI Enforcement Team worked with police from Escondido, San
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2 DUI bills back in the garage Open this result in new window
Memphis Commercial Appeal - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
The two main bills aimed at curbing drunken driving are off the table in the Tennessee legislature until 2009: one to suspend driver's licenses upon arrest for DUI and another to ban opened alcoholic-beverages in automobile passenger compartments.
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Carbon County Judge accused of DUI Open this result in new window
KULR-8 Billings - May 07 6:22 PM
A justice of the peace in Red Lodge went before the court himself Wednesday afternoon for an alleged DUI offense.
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Woman guilty of DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Northwest Florida Daily News - May 07 8:34 PM
DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — Baheejah T. Jackson waved goodbye to her family with heavy eyes and her bottom lip tucked in Wednesday after a jury found responsible for the death of a Panama City woman in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 98 last year. The jury deliberated for nearly three hours before convicting Jackson of DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide and possession of marijuana. ...
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Scranton Leading the Way in DUI Patrols Open this result in new window
PAHomePage.com - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
The I-Team is on your side taking a close look at drunk driving. We’ll take you on patrol with the DUI “Top Guns.” Their mission is saving lives. The I-Team hits the streets of Scranton with DUI Top Guns, Lt. Dan Duffy and Officer Bob Olecki.
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Top DUI News, May 6th, 2008

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'Melo caught speeding 3 weeks after DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - May 07 10:58 AM
DENVER (AP) -- Denver Nuggets All-Star Carmelo Anthony has been ticketed for speeding, three weeks after he was cited on a charge of driving under the influence.
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Kane County judge to hear Hall DUI case Open this result in new window
Lake County News Sun - May 07 2:29 AM
A Kane County judge has been named to hear the DUI case against Judge David Hall. On Tuesday, the Illinois Supreme Court ordered Kane County Circuit Judge F. Keith Brown to preside. A replacement for Hall could be named during a meeting with the 12 circuit court judges Thursday.
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Penna. State Police Arrest Record Number for DUI in '07 Open this result in new window
KYW News Radio 1060 - May 06 7:20 PM
Pennsylvania state police say they made a record number of DUI arrests last year.
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DUI arrests up in Cambria Open this result in new window
The Tribune-Democrat - May 06 9:28 PM
Though state police drunken driving arrests are rising in Cambria County and dropping in Somerset County since 2004, both areas have seen a decrease in DUI-related crashes since then.
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Summit County man sentenced to five years in prison after 11th DUI Open this result in new window
WKYC Cleveland - May 06 5:53 PM
SUMMIT COUNTY -- A 54-year-old Summit County man has lost everything because of drunk driving. Timothy Glenn Smith was led out of a courtroom Tuesday after receiving five years in prison for his 11th DUI.
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Father dies shielding daughter from alleged DUI driver Open this result in new window
The Pantagraph - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
CHICAGO -- Chicago police say a man died as he tried to shield his 4-year-old daughter from a vehicle allegedly driven by a man under the influence of a controlled substance.
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Calls made by senator from jail in DUI case published Open this result in new window
WIS News 10 Columbia - May 06 7:34 PM
There are new developments in a state senator's DUI arrest. We're getting a first listen to taped phone calls Senator Randy Scott made to his wife from jail.
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Mock DUI crash sobers students Open this result in new window
The Challis Messenger - 53 minutes ago
Challis and Mackay high school students had a wake-up call the morning of May 1.
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Police Make 36 Weekend DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
News Channel 5 Nashville - May 07 2:25 PM
Metro Police used extra police officers over the weekend to try to crack down on people who were driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
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Woman sentenced in fatal DUI Open this result in new window
North Penn Life - May 07 5:59 PM
A Perkasie woman wept Monday as authorities escorted her from a courtroom to begin her prison sentence for driving drunk and recklessly causing a two-vehicle crash that claimed the life of another driver in Hatfield Township.
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Top DUI News, May 5th, 2008

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Lafayette, Ala. man arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
A Lafayette, Ala., man was arrested for DUI.
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Driver charged with DUI manslaughter in fatal wreck Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - May 05 3:29 AM
A man faces DUI manslaughter charges after a motorcyclist was killed in a Saturday night accident on Summit Boulevard in suburban West Palm Beach. Daniel Limauro, 20, of Lake Clarke Shores died after a Chevy Camaro made a left turn into his path at 10:06 p.m. Saturday, a sheriff's office report said. The Camaro driver, Roberto Flores, 36, was arrested for DUI manslaughter, property damage and ...
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DUI Task Force to conduct roving patrols in the West Hills Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - May 04 9:24 PM
The West Hills DUI Task Force will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving DUI patrols next weekend.
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DUI Task Force arrests 55 Open this result in new window
FOX 11 Tucson - May 04 11:18 PM
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force made 55 arrests during it’s Cinco de Mayo weekend deployment on May 2 and 3. The task force which was made up of officers from 11 area law enforcement agencies was in operation from 8 p.m. until 4 a.m. both nights.
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Suspected DUI accident leaves one person dead Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - May 04 5:46 PM
Cinco De Mayo is a day away, but parties have been kicking off all weekend. 109 people have been arrested in Arizona for DUI this weekend, 36 of them for extreme DUI. FOX 10's Alex Savidge has more on one man who drove the wrong way down the 202 resulting in the death of an innocent driver. Police are investigating whether the driver was drunk.
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Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter Open this result in new window
Hernando Today - May 04 9:13 PM
BROOKSVILLE - The driver who mowed down a man taking out his garbage seven months ago has been arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter, authorities said.
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Dover Twp. mom pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
The York Dispatch - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
A mother accused of driving drunk while she had her two young children in her car has pleaded guilty to some of the charges against her.
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Woman killed in DUI-related crash Open this result in new window
Public Opinion - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
HAGERSTOWN, Md., Monday, May 5 -- A Smithsburg, Md., man has been charged in the traffic death of a Hagerstown, Md., woman Sunday on Jefferson Boulevard (Md. 64) near Chewsville, Md.
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Court to hear Teston's appeal of felony DUI conviction Open this result in new window
KATC 3 Lafayette - May 05 3:16 AM
Associated Press - May 5, 2008 6:14 AM ET JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear May 22nd from attorneys for Krystal Marie Teston.
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Former Vikings Running Back Smith Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
KTVU 2 San Francisco - May 03 2:41 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Troubled former NFL running back Onterrio Smith has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Sacramento police say Smith was booked into jail on a DUI count and a traffic warrant after his arrest Friday. Bail was set at $3,746.

Stories of the Week

April 28th - May 4th: 2 get 'deal of a lifetime' in drag racing, DUI crash that killed Boynton man

April 21st - April 27th: Open-container bill could jeopardize DUI prosecutions

April 14th - April 20th: Nuggets' Anthony Apologizes for Arrest on DUI Charge

April 7th - April 13th: 60-year-old Owensville Man Charged With 13th DUI

March 31st- April 6th: Officers are tanked during DUI exercise

March 24th - March 30th: Hanover Park man accused of 7th DUI, faces 30 years in prison

March 17th - March 23rd: DUI check results in arrests, but no DUI charges

March 10th - March 16th: Teacher Dies, Man Arrested in Suspected DUI Crash

March 3rd - March 9th: Former Head of DUI Enforcement Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving

February 25th - March 2nd: Woman arrested for alleged DUI asks officer if he's been drinking

February 18th - February 24th: DUI Arrests Increased 32 Percent In 2007

February 11th - February 17th: GOP lawmakers push to make DUI laws even tougher

February 4th - February 10th: Jury Awards $10M to Teen Injured Wearing Lap Belt in DUI Crash

January 28th - February 3rd: Judge OKís plea deals in DUI cases if defendants wear GPS alcohol monitor

January 21st - January 27th: Legal business grows as DUI cases escalate

January 14th - January 20th: "Pulp Fiction" Screenwriter Arrested for Manslaughter & DUI in Ojai January 7th - January 13th: Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet January 1st - January 6th: State Police make 7 DUI arrests on New Year's Eve

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007 END

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