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Top DUI News for the Week of March 14th - March 20th in the year Two Thousand and Eleven

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Top DUI News, Sunday March 20th, 2011

Phoenix-area sweep of DUI defendants nets 48 arrests
Forty-eight DUI offenders who failed to show up in court or pay their fines were arrested in roundup.
The Arizona Republic - Mar 18 11:11am
Valleywide DUI sweep targets those who skip court, fines - The Arizona Republic
DUI warrant round-up underway in Valley - ABC 15 Phoenix
DUI Warrant Roundup Leads to 48 Arrests - FOX 10 Phoenix
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El Mirage council OKs house arrest for certain DUI offenders
Some DUI offenders in will get to choose where to spend most of their incarceration - jail or home.
The Arizona Republic - Mar 16 01:41pm
Jaime Pressly 's DUI arrest has hurt actress' image: lawyer
With a DUI on her record, actress Jaime Pressly isn't smiling about how her mug shot has hurt her career.
New York Daily News - Mar 18 09:07pm
Jaime Pressly Worried About Her Image After DUI - People Magazine
Pressly concerned about image after DUI - Sky News Australia
Jaime Pressly 'worries for post-DUI image' - Digital Spy
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Pennsylvania's Many DUI Drivers Devastate Families (Part 3)
Pennsylvania ranks fourth in DUI deaths since 2005. WTAE reporter Sheldon Ingram spoke with victims' relatives and professionals who are fighting DUI on the front lines, and they say punishment must be more severe, especially for repeat offenders.
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Mar 16 03:10pm
Treatment clinic adds DUI school - WALB Albany
Pennsylvania's Many DUI Drivers Devastate Families (Part 2) - WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Driver charged with DUI in Westport - Westport News
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DUI charge in fatal hit-and-run
A Chicago man was charged with aggravated drunken driving after allegedly striking and killing a 32-year-old man who was waiting for a tow truck on the shoulder of Interstate 55, Illinois State Police said.The hit-and-run crash happened at 10:17 p.m. Thursday near Damen, police said. Enrique Lopezs car had mechanical problems and was parked on the shoulder when a northbound pickup truck struck ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Mar 19 10:02pm
Driver suspected of DUI in fatal Peoria crash
Police arrested a 40-year-old man on suspicion of DUI after he was involved in a four-vehicle crash Saturday in Peoria that killed one woman.
The Arizona Republic - Mar 20 12:46am
Roving DUI patrols on St. Patrick's Day
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving patrols during the night of Thursday, March 17 within it's jurisdictional area. The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce is comprised of six municipalities - Haverford, Marple, Newtown, Radnor, Springfield and Upper Darby townships. It has been in operation since September 2009 and has conducted 17 operations to date.
News of Delaware County - Mar 18 07:00am
DUI patrols planned for St. Patrick's Day - Tahoe Daily Tribune
Agencies heighten DUI patrols around St. Patricks Day - Loveland Reporter-Herald
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Open DUI cases involving accused SDPD officer could be dismissed
We are learning more about the initial sexual misconduct complaint against a San Diego police officer accused of inappropriately touching female drivers he pulled over for traffic violations.
Channel 8 San Diego - Mar 18 11:05pm
Woman showing signs of intoxication swears at police officer after being stopped | Black Diamond Police Blotter - Covington Reporter
Injured Officer Mourns Fallen Classmate - KSAT San Antonio
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Pressly concerned about image after DUI
Jaime Pressly is 'concerned' that her DUI arrest has ruined her image.
BigPond News - Mar 19 12:12am
Juvenile counselor faces DUI and drug charges
A counselor in Cook Countys juvenile detention system observed St. Patricks Day by downing green beer, falling asleep in his parked car and punching the Chicago police officer who woke him, authorities said.
Chicago Tribune - Mar 19 04:10pm
DUI blitz ends in 28 arrests - KSL Salt Lake City
Citrus Heights police sweep targets DUI-related warrants - The Sacramento Bee
Elementary school teacher still on the job despite DUI arrest - Orlando Sentinel
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Top DUI News, Saturday March 19th, 2011

Jaime Pressly 's DUI arrest has hurt actress' image: lawyer
With a DUI on her record, actress Jaime Pressly isn't smiling about how her mug shot has hurt her career.
New York Daily News - Mar 18 09:07pm
El Mirage council OKs house arrest for certain DUI offenders
Some DUI offenders in will get to choose where to spend most of their incarceration - jail or home.
The Arizona Republic - Mar 16 01:41pm
DUI suspected in Friday morning crash
NICE, Calif. Friday's rainy conditions and a possible case of driving under the influence of alcohol are believed to have contributed to a single-vehicle collision.
Lake County News - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
DUI crackdown on St. Patrick's Day
A special DUI strike team of police officers will patrol downtown Cotati on Thursday to arrest anyone who celebrated St. Patricks Day with too much to drink.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Mar 16 07:13am
Westminster driver busted for DUI after scolding police for how they parked - Denver Post
DUI crackdown planned for St. Patrick's Day - The Petaluma Argus-Courier
Extra funds bring more DUI police to patrol on St. Patty's - FOX 13 Utah
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Pressly concerned about image after DUI
Jaime Pressly is 'concerned' that her DUI arrest has ruined her image.
BigPond News - Mar 19 12:12am
Man charged in DUI manslaughter of Miami Heat dancer free on bond
Man charged in DUI manslaughter of Miami Heat dancer free on bond
The Palm Beach Post - Mar 18 03:39am
Man charged with DUI manslaughter of Miami Heat dancer is free on bond
Police allege driver's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit after crash The man charged with DUI manslaughter after a September 2010 crash with a new member of the Miami Heat dance squad was released from jail on bond Friday.
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 18 10:41am
DUI blitz ends in 28 arrests
Law enforcement agencies launched a DUI blitz on one of the biggest drinking days of the year. Officers stopped 164 vehicles and made 28 arrests.
KSL Salt Lake City - Mar 18 07:28am
DUI warrant round-up underway in Valley
Officers will deploy across the metro Phoenix area to serve arrest warrants on those who have fled from their DUI charges and judicial process.
ABC 15 Phoenix - Mar 17 06:40am
DUI Warrant Roundup Leads to 48 Arrests - FOX 10 Phoenix
DPS: DUI Warrant Roundup Leads To 48 Arrests - CBS 5 Phoenix
Annual DUI Warrant Roundup Begins - FOX 10 Phoenix
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Jaime Pressly Worried About Her Image After DUI
The actress's lawyer says she's "doing great" despite her recent arrest
People Magazine - Mar 18 01:51pm
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Top DUI News: Friday, March 18th, 2011

Teen DUI Suspect Asleep in Drive-Thru
Corpus Christi police find a teenage DUI suspect asleep behind the wheel in a Whataburger drive-thru.
FOX 4 News Dallas - Fort Worth - Mar 17 09:19am
Pasco trooper wins award for making most DUI arrests in Florida
By Erin Sullivan, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, March 15, 2011 LAND O'LAKES For the second year in a row, the winner of the Hurd-Smith award for making the most DUI arrests in the state is a Pasco County trooper. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Ronald Evans Jr. made 238 DUI arrests last year during his midnight shifts patrolling the Land O'Lakes area. He also won the award in 2009 for making 187 ...
St. Petersburg Times - Mar 15 05:47pm
President of Nurses Registry to report to jail for DUI
The president of Nurses Registry and Home Health Corp. is scheduled to report to jail at 7 p.m. Frid
Lexington Herald-Leader - Mar 17 01:58pm
Mom charged with DUI after girl left at Del. gas station
A mom is facing her fifth DUI and other charges after her 4-year-old was left at a Delaware gas station.
6abc Philadelphia - Mar 16 11:23am
Eight drivers charged with DUI
Over the course of four days, the state Highway Patrol charged eight suspects with driving under the influence (DUI). Four of the traffic stops happened in the Bellevue area while two were near Wakeman.
Norwalk Reflector - Mar 16 08:49pm
Oakbrook Terrace officers honored for DUI enforcement
In honor of their DUI enforcement efforts, the Illinois Department of Transportation has offered special recognition to two Oakbrook Terrace police officers.
The Doings Oak Brook - Mar 15 02:37pm
DUI patrols planned for St. Patrick's Day
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. The Avoid the 6 DUI Campaign will hold patrols for drunken drivers in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe on St. Patrick's day, South Lake Tahoe police Sgt. Shannon Laney said in a Friday statement.
Tahoe Daily Tribune - Mar 14 06:13pm
Saint Patrick's Day DUI blitz - ABC 4 Salt Lake City
Police plan DUI crackdown over weekend - The News Journal
Begorra! DUI crackdown on St. Pat's Day - Victorville Daily Press
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York man convicted of second DUI
A Centre County jury on Friday convicted a York man of DUI and two summary offenses. The conviction
Centre Daily Times - Mar 15 04:52am
Centre County jury convicts York man of DUI - Centre Daily Times
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Man arrested for DUI following crash on Taft Highway
A local man is facing DUI charges after a crash Thursday morning on Taft Highway. The highway was closed at Tupman Rd. for several hours following the crash. Three vehicles, including a truck, an RV, and a Dodge Ram were involved. One victim was airlifted to the hospital and another was taken by ambulance. CHP officers say the driver of the motor home, 55-year-old Rodney Reed, had been drinking ...
KGET 17 Bakersfield - Mar 17 06:44pm
Hemet officers recognized for DUI enforcement efforts
Officers Eric Goodwyn and Ryan Hollenweger were recognized for going above and beyond their call of duty and making a total of 91 DUI arrests last year.
Southwest Riverside News Network - Mar 16 02:40pm
Police: Gwinnett woman, kids injured in DUI wreck - AccessNorthGa.com
Police plan DUI crackdown over weekend - The News Journal
DUI suspect drives onto police cruiser - MSNBC
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Top DUI News, Thursday March 17th, 2011

El Mirage council OKs house arrest for certain DUI offenders
Some DUI offenders in will get to choose where to spend most of their incarceration - jail or home.
The Arizona Republic - Mar 16 01:41pm
Pennsylvania's Many DUI Drivers Devastate Families (Part 3)
Pennsylvania ranks fourth in DUI deaths since 2005. WTAE reporter Sheldon Ingram spoke with victims' relatives and professionals who are fighting DUI on the front lines, and they say punishment must be more severe, especially for repeat offenders.
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Mar 16 03:10pm
DUI crackdown on St. Patrick's Day
A special DUI strike team of police officers will patrol downtown Cotati on Thursday to arrest anyone who celebrated St. Patricks Day with too much to drink.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Mar 16 07:13am
DUI crackdown planned for St. Patrick's Day - The Petaluma Argus-Courier
DUI patrols planned for St. Patrick's Day - Tahoe Daily Tribune
St. Patrick's Day DUI patrols planned - Chico Enterprise-Record
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Westminster driver busted for DUI after scolding police for how they parked
A Westminster woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after police say she drove up to a suspected DUI traffic collision and stopped to scold officers about how their cars were parked.
Denver Post - Mar 15 01:57pm
Beverly police arrest man on 6th DUI charge - Boston Globe
Whitemarsh police reports - The Colonial
DUI checkpoint to be held in Dublin - Perkasie News-Herald
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Sex toy bandit pleads guilty to DUI, theft
The woman accused of attacking a north suburban Gurnee police officer with a sex toy pleaded guilty to charges against her after her trial started and has been sentenced.Carolee Bildsten, 57, was on trial for the Class 4 felony aggravated DUI, according to Lake County Assistant States Attorney Scott Turk, adding she changed her mind about going through with the trial after the first witness was ...
Chicago Sun-Times - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
Leading California DUI Attorney to Alert Orange County Drivers of DUI Checkpoints Using New Website - PRWeb via Yahoo! News
DUI checkpoint in Concord on Saturday - Contra Costa Times
Pennsylvania's Many DUI Drivers Devastate Families (Part 2) - WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
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Pasco trooper wins award for making most DUI arrests in Florida
By Erin Sullivan, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, March 15, 2011 LAND O'LAKES For the second year in a row, the winner of the Hurd-Smith award for making the most DUI arrests in the state is a Pasco County trooper. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Ronald Evans Jr. made 238 DUI arrests last year during his midnight shifts patrolling the Land O'Lakes area. He also won the award in 2009 for making 187 ...
St. Petersburg Times - Mar 15 05:47pm
Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after scolding police.
A Westminster woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after police say she drove up to a suspected DUI traffic collision and stopped to scold officers about how they were parked.
Denver Post - Mar 16 12:13am
Roving DUI patrols on St. Patrick's Day
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving patrols during the night of Thursday, March 17 within it's jurisdictional area. The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce is comprised of six municipalities - Haverford, Marple, Newtown, Radnor, Springfield and Upper Darby townships. It has been in operation since September 2009 and has conducted 17 operations to date.
News of Delaware County - Mar 15 04:57pm
Citrus Heights police sweep targets DUI-related warrants
Citrus Heights police conducted a DUI warrant sweep on Wednesday, arresting one person on an active
The Sacramento Bee - Mar 16 11:43pm
'Idol' DUI Arrest Shocker
In keeping with the fine tradition of American Idol finalists having rap sheets, Star magazine has unearthed 22-year old Stefano Langones 2010 DUI arrest.
Fox News - Mar 16 09:30am
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Top DUI News, Wedneday March 16th, 2011

Westminster driver busted for DUI after scolding police for how they parked
A Westminster woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after police say she drove up to a suspected DUI traffic collision and stopped to scold officers about how their cars were parked.
Denver Post - Mar 15 01:57pm
Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after scolding police.
A Westminster woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after police say she drove up to a suspected DUI traffic collision and stopped to scold officers about how they were parked.
Denver Post - Mar 16 12:13am
DUI suspect crashes into sheriff cruiser in Summit County
The Summit County Sheriff's Department today released details of a Friday night crash into a deputy's parked cruiser by a suspected drunk driver.
Denver Post - Mar 15 03:58pm
Sacramento DUI Lawyer Says Increasingly Harsher DUI Punishments Dont Increase Deterrence
Traffic and Bay Area DUI attorney Matthew Becker says increasing costs and harshness of punishments for first offense DUI in California has passed the point of diminishing returns with regard to both deterrence and improvements to public safety. He also urges those arrested to seek a DUI attorney. (PRWeb March 09, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/dui ...
PRWeb - Mar 09 12:50am
Pennsylvania's Many DUI Drivers Devastate Families (Part 2)
Only three states are worse than Pennsylvania when it comes to drunken drivers killing innocent people. WTAE Channel 4 Action News reporter Sheldon Ingram is talking to some of the people who must live with the effects of DUI car crashes.
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Mar 15 02:55pm
Woman arrested for DUI after griping to police
Police in a Denver suburb say a woman was arrested for drunken driving after she complained to officers about how they parked their patrol cars as they were investigating a DUI-related crash.
AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
DUI suspect drives through yards
SURGOINSVILLE A Mount Carmel man who allegedly drove through three Surgoinsville yards before crashing into a backyard fence Friday reportedly told police he thought he was in Church Hill and the year was 1989.
Kingsport Times-News - Mar 16 01:30am
DUI suspect drives onto police cruiser
A Frederick County, Md., man is facing a slew of charges, including drunken driving, after a crash following an argument at a bar landed him literally on top of a police cruiser.
MSNBC - Mar 14 05:20pm
DUI Suspect Rams Mass. Trooper's Cruiser
The trooper escaped with minor injuries but remained hospitalized last night at Boston Medical Center for "observation."
Officer.com - Mar 14 09:18pm
Douglas pleads guilty to DUI
University of Alabama offensive lineman Aaron Douglas pleaded guilty to a first-offense DUI charge Friday, according to the Maryville (Tenn.) Daily Times. According to Douglas' hometown publication, he will serve 48 hours in jail with the remainder of a one-year sentence to be served on supervised probation. Douglas was a starter on the Tennessee offensive line in 2009 before transferring to ...
Rivals.com via Yahoo! Sports - Mar 09 03:03pm
Report: Woman arrested on 34-year-old DUI charge - Orlando Sentinel
22-year-old arrested on suspicion of DUI - The Daily Democrat
Report: Aaron Douglas pleads guilty to DUI - The Huntsville Times
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Top DUI News, Tuesday March 15th, 2011

DUI Suspect Rams Mass. Trooper's Cruiser
The trooper escaped with minor injuries but remained hospitalized last night at Boston Medical Center for "observation."
Officer.com - Mar 14 09:18pm
DUI suspect drives onto police cruiser
A Frederick County, Md., man is facing a slew of charges, including drunken driving, after a crash following an argument at a bar landed him literally on top of a police cruiser.
MSNBC - Mar 14 05:20pm
DUI charge for Novatan in 101 wreck
A Novato man was arrested on suspicion of DUI late Thursday night after causing five crashes involving eight vehicles on U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Novato Advance - Mar 14 11:25am
Three-vehicle crash leads to DUI arrest - Napa Valley Register
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DUI charge for Novatan in 101 wreck
A Novato man was arrested on suspicion of DUI late Thursday night after causing five crashes involving eight vehicles on U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Novato Advance - Mar 14 10:36pm
DUI Suspect Hides In Hospital After Pursuit, Crash
Authorities say a southwest Ohio hospital was locked down for a time while police looked for a man suspected of leading them on a 100 mph chase.
WCMH Columbus - Mar 14 08:05am
Pennsylvania's Many DUI Drivers Devastate Families
Only three states are worse than Pennsylvania when it comes to drunken drivers killing innocent people -- and that doesn't include others who are devastated by injuries from DUI crashes. Joey Pasqualini, 22, is one of those people, unable to walk, feed himself or roll over on his own.
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Mar 14 02:55pm
SB72, Among Other Bills, Proposes Amendments to Existing Nevada DUI Laws; Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Weighs In
Proposed bills to Nevadas Legislature include various changes to DUI laws, such as a minimum of two mandatory years served in jail, Interlock device requirements, and automatic testing of blood alcohol concentration for those involved in a car accident. Las Vegas attorney, Joel M. Mann, analyzes the effects these potential bills will have on drivers. (PRWeb March 15, 2011) Read the full story ...
PRWeb - Mar 15 12:27am
Man faces DUI rap in trooper highway hit
A Milton man is headed to court this morning - the latest in a mind-boggling string of accused drunken drivers...
Boston Herald - Mar 13 09:18pm
POLICE LOG: Two face DUI, possession charges
The Reporter Worcester Two face DUI, possession charges A pair of area 20-year-olds will face DUI and drug possession charges after a traffic stop early Friday morning.
The Reporter - Mar 07 09:38pm
Centre County jury convicts York man of DUI - Centre Daily Times
Hundreds of Kershaw DUI cases could be dropped - Live 5 News Charleston
Philadelphia to Review DUI Cases Due to Faulty Breathalyzer - Fox News
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DUI sentencing laws allow man who killed while driving drunk to stay behind wheel
A hamstrung court system frustrates many More
Nashville City Paper - Mar 06 09:13pm
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Top DUI News: Monday, March 14th, 2011

DUI charge for Novatan in 101 wreck
A Novato man was arrested on suspicion of DUI late Thursday night after causing five crashes involving eight vehicles on U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Novato Advance - Mar 13 07:32pm
Man faces DUI rap in trooper highway hit
A Milton man is headed to court this morning - the latest in a mind-boggling string of accused drunken drivers...
Boston Herald - Mar 13 09:18pm
Napa woman arrested on suspicion of DUI, CHP says
An underaged Napa woman was arrested on suspicion of a DUI and impersonating her older sister to avoid arrest Saturday night, said California Highway Patrol Sgt. Elfido Montez.
Napa Valley Register - Mar 13 04:20pm
DUI convictions -- Published March 13, 2011
' Acosta, Florida, 33, of Stockton: First conviction, three years' informal probation, $2,700 fine, two days in jail, first-offender drinking-driver program, driver's license restricted.
The Stockton Record - Mar 13 05:47am
School funding, gay rights, DUI highlight this week at Legislature
School-funding and education issues, gay rights, voter registration and DUI crackdowns are among the marquee items on this week's schedule at the Montana Legislature.
Helena Independent Record - Mar 12 10:51pm
Philadelphia to Review DUI Cases Due to Faulty Breathalyzer
Dozens of DUI cases in Philadelphia are set to be re-tried because of a bad breathalyzer, officials said on Wednesday.
Fox News - Mar 10 10:23am
Hundreds of Kershaw DUI cases could be dropped - Live 5 News Charleston
DUI Sentencing Real Life Lesson for Students - KHSL Chico-Redding
Legislature Continues to Crack Down on DUI's - KFBB Great Falls
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'You're Cut Off' Star SHOCKED By DUI Sentence
Filed under: Jennifer Jowett , Celebrity Justice " You're Cut Off " bad girl Jennifer Jowett just copped a plea in her DUI case and WON'T have to go to jail -- but the VH1 star isn't happy that she's being punished at all. Jowett pled no contest to driving drunk in West Hollywood back in January -- on Read more
TMZ - Mar 13 12:40am
DUI charge for Novatan in 101 wreck
A Novato man was arrested on suspicion of DUI late Thursday night after causing five crashes involving eight vehicles on U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Novato Advance - Mar 11 07:59am
Suspect arrested for DUI after head-on crash - Victorville Daily Press
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Back-seat Driver: Tough DUI law slow to show results
Eight months after it was enacted, what was supposed to be a tough measure against drunken driving is having little effect in four test counties, including Sacramento.
The Sacramento Bee - Mar 13 10:22pm
Arrest in suspected DUI deaths
Florida Highway Patrol investigators have arrested a man in connection with a suspected DUI crash that left two people dead.
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Mar 11 01:11pm
FHP: Driver in Plant City crash arrested for DUI manslaughter - St. Petersburg Times
Man charged with DUI in crash that killed two - Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Man Arrested In Fla. Crash That Killed 2 - WJXT Jacksonville
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Stories of the Week

March 7th - March 13th Pot DUI bill gets first OK at Capitol

February 28st - March 6th Leyritz Charged in DUI Homicide Crash

February 21st - February 27th DUI Suspect Crashes Into Sober House

February 14th - February 20th DUI defense atty: Cop should be on trial

February 7 - February 13th Fleeing DUI suspect runs over cop in parking lot

January 31st - February 6th DUI charge reinstated in case where cop read lips

January 24th - January 30th Court decision could cast DUI cases into limbo

January 17th - January 23rd Judge Challenges New DUI Law

January 10th - January 16th Facing jail, DUI offender bolts from the courthouse

January 3rd - January 9th DUI suspect blames Ozzy for arrest

2010 Stories of the Year : Party On

2009 Stories of the Year : Over the Legal Limit 2009

2008 Stories of the Year : Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

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