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Top DUI News Week of November 10th - November 16th

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Top DUI News, November 15th, 2008

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Franklin County using ankle monitors to keep eye on repeat DUI offenders Open this result in new window
Tri-City Herald - 25 minutes ago
Cager Maleeah knows he never should have been behind the wheel of his car the night he was picked up on his fourth DUI.
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Gaps in DUI laws concern officials Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Nov 15 11:09 PM
Each year across Kansas, police make roughly 19,000 to 20,000 arrests for driving under the influence. State law basically says those people's licenses will be suspended 30 days after their arrest -- unless they seek a hearing with the state. But because of the way the hearing process works, thousands of suspected DUI drivers can legally keep driving for three to 10 months after their arrests ...
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Memo: Trooper in DUI cases reprimanded Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Nov 15 11:09 PM
COLUMBIA -- The state trooper who last year reduced DUI charges against clients of a state senator, sparking an investigation that found no criminal wrongdoing, has been disciplined in connection with the cases, records show.
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Police: Woman drove drunk to DUI hearing Open this result in new window
The Patriot-News - Nov 15 1:21 PM
A woman was arrested Friday after Swatara Township police said she drove drunk to her DUI hearing.
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Troopers disciplined in DUI cases Open this result in new window
Spartanburg Herald-Journal - Nov 15 12:45 PM
The state trooper who last year dismissed DUI charges against clients of a state senator, sparking a criminal investigation, has been disciplined for improperly dropping the charges, records show.
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Driver in fatal Grundy crash has DUI past Open this result in new window
The Herald News - Nov 15 2:18 AM
The woman who allegedly killed a Dwight family last week and faces multiple aggravated driving under the influence charges received her first DUI in Grundy County in 2001. She received a second DUI charge less than eight months later in Grundy County.
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James pleads guilty to DUI charges Open this result in new window
Birmingham News - Nov 15 1:23 AM
Former Auburn University football star and Alabama Sports Hall of Fame member Lionel James was scheduled to go into in-patient treatment Friday after pleading guilty to two of three DUI charges since July.
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State s new DUI vehicle put on display Open this result in new window
The Citizen of Laconia - Nov 15 12:28 AM
DARYL CARLSON/CITIZEN PHOTO Local Police Departments toured the state's new DUI Mobile Command Unit Friday at the Belknap County Complex. The unit houses equipment to test for impaired drivers as well as jail cells for those who fail.
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Local teen faces DUI charges in fatal wreck Open this result in new window
Lake City Reporter - Nov 15 3:28 AM
PUTNAM COUNTY ó A Lake City teenager faces several DUI charges after a wreck early Friday killed one of his passengers and seriously injured another passenger, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports.
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Lionel James pleads guilty to DUI charges Open this result in new window
Birmingham News - Nov 14 10:26 AM
Former Auburn University star and Alabama Sports Hall of Fame member Lionel James is scheduled to go into in-patient treatment today after pleading guilty to two of three DUI charges since July....
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Top DUI News, November 15th, 2008

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Man gets 30 years in prison for fatal Martin County DUI crash Open this result in new window
Stuart News - Nov 14 5:41 PM
A Haines City man who pleaded no contest to two counts of DUI manslaughter in late October received a 30-year prison sentence, two years of house arrest and four years probation from Friday as a result of automobile crash in western Martin County that killed two and injured four.
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Deputy has made 102 DUI arrests already this year Open this result in new window
The Ocala Star-Banner - Nov 14 11:08 AM
Marion County sheriff's Deputy Gary Miller has no tolerance for people driving drunk. Last week, Mothers Against Drunk Driving honored him for making 100 DUI arrests this year.
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DUI Manslaughter Conviction Upheld Open this result in new window
WMBB TV Panama City - Nov 14 1:33 PM
An appeals court rules in the case of a man convicted of DUI manslaughter.
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DUI manslaughter charged in Grandin crash Open this result in new window
Palatka Daily News - 11 minutes ago
GRANDIN - A Lake City man faces multiple charges following an early Friday collision that left one teenager dead and another hospitalized with serious injuries.
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DUI crash in Radford sends three to hospital Open this result in new window
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke - Nov 14 3:27 PM
Radford Police charge a woman with DUI, following a crash Friday afternoon, November 14th.
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Accused in fatal DUI had earlier arrests Open this result in new window
The Herald News - Nov 14 9:43 AM
UPDATE: The woman who allegedly killed a Dwight family last week and faces multiple aggravated driving under the influence charges received her first DUI in Grundy County in 2001.
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Report: Giants OL McKenzie arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Nov 14 12:36 PM
Report: Giants OL McKenzie arrested for DUI
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Springfield Woman Faces DUI Charges Open this result in new window
FOX Champaign - Nov 14 8:30 AM
Joyce Stuebinger has been charged with 8 counts of aggravated DUI after an accident earlier this month. Story provided by ABC Newschannel 15.
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Georgia man faces fourth DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Burlington Free Press - Nov 14 6:28 AM
SPRINGFIELD -- A traffic stop Tuesday night in Springfield led to the DUI arrest of a 44-year-old man from Georgia, said state police. Richard Murray was driving on Summer Street at about 11 p.m. when he was pulled over by a trooper. An investigation determined that Murray was driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a suspended license arising from a previous DUI, police said. ...
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Shadow Senator Flashed Credentials During DUI Stop Open this result in new window
DCist - Nov 14 11:44 AM
Paul Strauss isn't the only senator in recent history to be brought up on criminal charges, but he may be the only one whose credentials as a senator are somewhat iffy. City Desk reported today that a police affidavit states that Shadow Senator Strauss flashed his U.S. Senate credentials during an early-October traffic stop that resulted in a DUI charge. (He recently pleaded not guilty ...
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Top DUI News, November 14th, 2008

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Beer Truck Driver Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
KTHV Little Rock - Nov 13 10:36 AM
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) -- Did you hear the one about the beer truck driver busted for DUI? No, it's not a joke. Police in Wheat Ridge, Colo., report arresting Bobby Dodge for suspicion of drunken driving.
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DUI Victim Honored Thursday In Loves Park Open this result in new window
WTVO - WQRF Rockford - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
(Loves Park, Illinois) 17-year-old Amanda Kordich was killed in July by a drunk driver at the corner of forest hills and Harlem roads. That site is now home to DUI memorial signs that were dedicated to Amanda Thursday. Family, friends, and Loves Park leaders were on hand for the ceremony.
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Boel Enters Plea In DUI Case Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - Nov 13 8:18 AM
WLKY news anchor John Boel has entered a guilty plea to DUI first offense.
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Cape Coral man charged with DUI, leaving crash scene Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Nov 13 7:03 AM
A Cape Coral man has been charged by Lee County deputies with DUI and leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage.
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Beer Truck Driver Busted For DUI Open this result in new window
WLBZ Bangor - Nov 13 9:36 AM
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (AP) -- Did you hear the one about the beer truck driver busted for DUI? No, it's not a joke.
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Georgia Man Faces DUI Manslaughter Charges In Bay County Open this result in new window
WJHG Panama City - Nov 13 7:25 AM
A Georgia man is headed back to Bay County, to face DUI manslaughter charges
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REGION: New DUI enforcement program set to launch Open this result in new window
North County Times - Nov 13 12:40 AM
NORTH COUNTY ---- A bevy of stakeouts, stings and checkpoints to nab drunken drivers is planned as part of the Sheriff's Department's new yearlong anti-DUI program, the department announced Wednesday.
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Police to hold DUI checkpoint Friday Open this result in new window
Vallejo Times-Herald - Nov 13 7:35 AM
The Vallejo Police Department will conduct a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday at an undisclosed location, police officials announced.Weather and traffic permitting, all vehicles may be stopped, and drivers found to be under the influence of drugs or
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Ex-Cop Ordered to Trial on DUI Charges Open this result in new window
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey - Nov 12 3:33 PM
var = "1"; if ( == ""){ document.write(' '); document.write(' '); document.write(' '); } A former Freemansburg police officer charged with driving drunk is heading to trial. DUI charges were bound over for court today for Kevin Kovalovsky. The charges stem from an incident in Bushkill Township, Northampton County, in December. Kovalovsky was off-duty at the ...
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MAFB Air Force Mock DUI | Video Open this result in new window
KFYR-TV Bismarck - Nov 12 9:37 PM
The Minot Air Force Base is taking a different approach to prevent drunk driving. They`re getting arrested for a DUI. On November 12th the Air Force Base Public Affairs department teamed up with the Minot Police Department and the Ward County Sheriff`s office to work against drinking and driving.
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Top DUI News, November 13th, 2008

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REGION: New DUI enforcement program set to launch Open this result in new window
North County Times - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
NORTH COUNTY ---- A bevy of stakeouts, stings and checkpoints to nab drunken drivers is planned as part of the Sheriff's Department's new yearlong anti-DUI program, the department announced Wednesday.
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New maps help with DUI enforcement Open this result in new window
The Fort Collins Coloradoan - Nov 12 2:58 PM
Local law enforcement agencies believe new data plotting maps will help them better enforce DUI laws.
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Ex-Cop Ordered to Trial on DUI Charges Open this result in new window
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey - Nov 12 3:41 PM
var = "1"; if ( == ""){ document.write(' '); document.write(' '); document.write(' '); } A former Freemansburg police officer charged with driving drunk is heading to trial. DUI charges were bound over for court today for Kevin Kovalovsky. The charges stem from an incident in Bushkill Township, Northampton County, in December. Kovalovsky was off-duty at the ...
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Lyon man jailed for DUI Open this result in new window
Princeton Times Leader - Nov 12 12:02 PM
A Kuttawa man was arrested and jailed for DUI after a traffic stop by Eddyville police Friday. Billy J. Martin III, 28, was arrested at 11:39 p.m. Friday, Sgt. Jaime Green said.
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DUI: Prevention event set Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Nov 12 3:57 AM
The Just One DUI/Driving Impaired Prevention event will be 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Yorktowne Hotel.
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IMPD: Driver in fatal DUI had previous record Open this result in new window
WTHR Indianapolis - Nov 12 10:14 AM
Metro police say a man with multiple DUI arrests was drunk when he caused an accident that killed an Indianapolis woman.
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Bengals Player Convicted Of DUI Open this result in new window
WCPO Cincinnati - Nov 11 9:03 PM
Jason Shirley got a DUI when he was still at Fresno State. Now, he'll spend 30-days in a work program.
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Woman arrested for alleged fifth DUI Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Nov 11 10:28 AM
A 49-year-old Mount Airy woman was arrested Monday evening in Lincoln Heights for allegedly her fifth DUI offense.
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DUI Cellphone Game to be Followed by Using Phone While Driving Game [Video Games] Open this result in new window
Gizmodo - Nov 11 3:04 PM
Those of you with a Windows Mobile phone in the audience just lucked out, because a new, extra classy cellphone game is on the way. It's called DUI: The Long Drive Home, and it puts your drunk...
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Alabama cop charged with DUI in 4-wheeler wreck Open this result in new window
NBC 13 Birmingham - Nov 11 10:24 AM
A DUI charge led a Fort Payne police officer to turn in his badge Monday.
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Top DUI News, November 12th, 2008

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Woman arrested for alleged fifth DUI Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Nov 11 10:28 AM
A 49-year-old Mount Airy woman was arrested Monday evening in Lincoln Heights for allegedly her fifth DUI offense.
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DUI Cellphone Game to be Followed by Using Phone While Driving Game [Video Games] Open this result in new window
Gizmodo - Nov 11 3:04 PM
Those of you with a Windows Mobile phone in the audience just lucked out, because a new, extra classy cellphone game is on the way. It's called DUI: The Long Drive Home, and it puts your drunk...
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Off-duty DeSoto County sheriff's deputy arrested for DUI refusal Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Nov 11 2:28 PM
A DeSoto County sheriff's deputy is out on bond after he was arrested over the weekend for refusing to take a DUI test.
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DUI arrests often slip through cracks from state to state Open this result in new window
The Pantagraph - Nov 11 5:00 AM
OMAHA, Neb. -- A Texas man arrested on suspicion of first-offense drunken driving posted a $200 bond and walked out of a Nebraska jail without facing a judge. Only this wasn't his first DUI arrest, or second, or even his third.
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Ala. cop charged with DUI in 4-wheeler wreck Open this result in new window
WSFA 12 Montgomery - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) - A DUI charge led a Fort Payne police officer to turn in his badge Monday. According to Assistant Police Chief Mike Grant, 37-year-old Will Clark of Fort Payne submitted his resignation
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Alabama cop charged with DUI in 4-wheeler wreck Open this result in new window
NBC 13 Birmingham - Nov 11 10:24 AM
A DUI charge led a Fort Payne police officer to turn in his badge Monday.
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DeSoto Deputy Investigated For DUI Following Wreck Open this result in new window
WAPT Jackson - Nov 11 9:24 AM
DeSoto County Sheriff’s Deputy Louis Jerome Hamm is charged with DUI refusal and having no tags or proof of insurance following a two-car wreck.
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Ala. cop charged with DUI in 4-wheeler wreck Open this result in new window
NBC 13 Birmingham - Nov 11 8:24 AM
Fort Payne police officer Will Clark resigns after DUI charge on ATV
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Comic Irrera Pleads Guilty To Dui Open this result in new window
ContactMusic - Nov 11 4:39 AM
U.S. comedian DOM IRRERA has pleaded no contest to charges of driving under the influence (DUI). The funnyman was driving through Los Angeles in September (08) when he ...
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Two injured, one arrested for DUI, in I-680 crash Open this result in new window
Contra Costa Times - Nov 11 12:41 PM
n Flatbed truck driver, who swerved into tow truck, passenger car on side of road, booked on suspicion of DUI
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Top DUI News, November 11th, 2008

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Lionel James charged with third DUI since July Open this result in new window
Birmingham News - Nov 10 1:43 PM
Former Auburn University football star and Alabama Sports Hall of Fame member Lionel James has been charged with his third DUI since July....
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DUI arrests often slip through cracks from state to state Open this result in new window
The Pantagraph - Nov 10 10:45 AM
NEW 9:30 a.m. OMAHA, Neb. -- A Texas man arrested on suspicion of first-offense drunken driving posted a $200 bond and walked out of a Nebraska jail without facing a judge. Only this wasn't his first DUI arrest, or second, or even his third.
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DUI checkpoint set for Nov. 29 in Teays Valley Open this result in new window
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch - 24 minutes ago
TEAYS VALLEY, W.Va. -- A DUI checkpoint will be conducted from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, on W.Va. 34 in front of Chapman Funeral Home in Teays Valley.
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DeSoto Deputy Charged With Refusing DUI Test Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Memphis - Nov 10 3:08 PM
A DeSoto County sheriff's deputy is out of jail after being arrested and charged with refusing to take a DUI test. Deputy Louis Hamm Jr. spent five hours in the DeSoto County Jail Sunday morning before posting bond. Now he's waiting to find out if he will be out of a job.
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EGF principal faces DUI charge Open this result in new window
Grand Forks Herald - Nov 10 2:33 PM
Steve Heyd, the principal of East Grand Forks Senior High, is facing a DUI charge from a Sept. 27 incident. Advertisement: General Equipment & Supplies Leica Builder. Find out what it can do for you! Starting at $5405, with memory starting at $6495. For more details Contact Dave at 800-437-2924 or email dbroten@genequip.com
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Repeat DUI Offender Busted Again Open this result in new window
The Kentucky Post - Nov 10 11:44 AM
A repeat DUI offender is facing charges once again. Goshen Police arrested 28-year-old Harold R. Boyd of Batavia around 2 a.m Saturday morning on State Route 28.
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DUI charges Open this result in new window
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - Nov 10 7:03 AM
A York County mother is charged with dui and endangering her children's lives when, police say, she drove drunk with them in her car.
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Ex-deputy charged with DUI in fatal crash Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Nov 10 12:08 PM
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Illinois man faces 11th DUI charge in 2 states Open this result in new window
The Pantagraph - Nov 09 3:46 AM
BELLEVILLE -- A southern Illinois man faces his 11th DUI charge after police say he was drunk when he caused a crash this week.
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DUI Suspects Crash Into Cars Open this result in new window
Hernando Today - 13 minutes ago
BROOKSVILLE - Authorities arrested four suspected drunk drivers this weekend, including a woman who reportedly crashed into a car while driving with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit.
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Top DUI News, November 10th, 2008

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Illinois man faces 11th DUI charge in 2 states Open this result in new window
The Pantagraph - Nov 08 11:52 PM
BELLEVILLE -- A southern Illinois man faces his 11th DUI charge after police say he was drunk when he caused a crash this week.
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No charges in beating of DUI suspect in jail Open this result in new window
The Daily Item - Nov 08 8:58 PM
HARRISBURG (AP) _ Prosecutors say no charges should be filed against three Harrisburg police officers involved in a jail cell confrontation with a DUI suspect.
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DUI checks increased at 'Classic' Open this result in new window
The Daily Democrat - Nov 08 5:02 PM
The "Avoid the Eight" DUI Enforcement Task Force will conduct an intensive DUI saturation enforcement effort during the Causeway Classic football game between UC Davis and Sac State today.
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S. Ill. man faces 11th DUI charge in 2 states Open this result in new window
KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - Nov 08 1:19 PM
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois man faces his 11th DUI charge after police say he was drunk when he caused a crash this week. Police say 48-year-old Matthew Roth of Millstadt had just left an alcohol treatment facility when he forced several motorists off the road Thursday and crashed.
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Suspect Injured in DUI Hit and Run Open this result in new window
KNDO - KNDU Tri-Cities - 52 minutes ago
A Kennewick man is behind bars after police say he drove drunk, hit a car, and ran from the scene. Kennewick police officers say 20-year-old Kyle Foster had been drinking, then was travelling too fast on Tenth Avenue before turning onto Green Street.
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UFC lightweight Franca arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Nov 07 7:00 AM
Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight competitor, Hermes Franca, was arrested last night by the Jupiter Police Department in Jupiter, Fla., for a DUI offense as confirmed to MMAWeekly.com by members of the police force on Thursday morning.
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Ex-'Dog testifies in DUI retrial Open this result in new window
The Fresno Bee - Nov 08 12:46 AM
Former Fresno State defensive tackle Jason Shirley took the stand in his own defense Friday during his retrial on DUI charges in Fresno County Superior Court.
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DUI checks increased at 'Classic' Open this result in new window
The Daily Democrat - Nov 08 8:07 AM
The "Avoid the Eight" DUI Enforcement Task Force will conduct an intensive DUI saturation enforcement effort during the Causeway Classic football game between UC Davis and Sac State today. Maximum saturation enforcement is scheduled from noon to 6 p.
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Task Force grant means more DUI, aggressive driver patrols Open this result in new window
Newburgh Register - Nov 09 2:14 PM
Warrick County Lieutenant Paul Weinzapfel said the idea behind the Warrick County Task Force was to combine a bunch of smaller departments as a means to create one big department with a focused directive.
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One Charged In Kennewick DUI Rollover Accident Open this result in new window
KVEW Kennewick - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
KENNEWICK -- A Kennewick man is taken to a Seattle hospital after a roll-over collision. It happened at 10th Avenue and Green Street just before 1:30 AM.

Stories of the Week

November 3th - November 9th Man with 9 DUI convictions in Colorado arrested in Montana

October 27th - November 2nd Gun, Drugs, Stolen Car Found During DUI Checkpoint

October 19th - October 26th State Hopes Roadside Memorials Will Reduce DUI Deaths

October 13th - October 19th Alleged Breathalyzer Tampering Could Put DUI Cases At Risk

October 6th - October 12th DUI traffic stop results in over 100 charges against Florida Keys man

September 29th - October 5th DUI charge dropped: It was mare's milk, not beer

September 22nd - September 28th Delegate Who Pushed for 'DUI' Plates Arrested for DUI

September 15th - September 21st DUI Task Force donates $5,000 to city

September 8th - September 14th Lincoln County Deputy Arrested For DUI

September 1st - September 7th Cops charge school bus driver with DUI during evacuation

August 25th - August 31st Ariz. DUI task force arrests 129 in one night

August 18th - August 24th Suspected DUI crash causes 100-foot geyser in Palm Springs

August 11th - August 17th Annual DUI Patrol Emphasis Dedicated to the Memory of Brandon Clements

August 4th - August 10th School Bus Driver Arrested for DUI After Crashing a Bus Full of Children

July 28th - August 3rd Pinal deputy reassigned amid DUI records flap

July 21st - July 27th Ex-mayor Tasered, stunned during DUI arrest

July 14th - July 20th Police: Man charged with his 10th DUI .

July 7th - July 13th 5 Arrested After DUI Chase Through South L.A.

July 1st - July 6th DUI Enforcement Heats Up Over Long Weekend

June 23rd - June 30th 'Melo pleads guilty to reduced DUI charge

June 16th - June 22nd: 1,000 drivers screened, 2 DUI arrests made in city

June 9th - June 15th: Washington County Sheriff Accused Of DUI Apologizes

June 2nd - June 8th: Prosecutor drops DUI charge against school bus driver

May 26th - June 1st: Colorado State Patrol: 558 DUI Arrests Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 19th - May 25th: 49 DUI cases dropped in AZ; big implications possible

May 12th - May 18th: Caught On Tape: Georgia Judge Arrested For DUI

May 5th - May 11th: Summit County man sentenced to five years in prison after 11th DUI

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 OK's 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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