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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Scientists back lowering drunken driving threshold to .05
New York Post8 hours ago
Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a prestigious scientific panel for eliminating the “entirely preventable” 10,000 ...
Girl, 16, killed in shock sledding accident after struck by suspected drunk driving woman, 20
Fox News3 days ago
Galina Witte, 20, was arrested after she hit Collier while she was driving drunk. Police pronounced Collier, a junior at Castle High School, dead at the scene.
Reduce BAC Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths
WebMD1 day ago
Lower legal blood alcohol levels for drivers are needed to eliminate drunk driving deaths in the United States, according to a new report. All states should lower legal blood alcohol ...
Fire chief accused of vomiting, peeing self while driving drunk
New York Post7 days ago
The heat is on a New Jersey fire chief accused of peeing his pants and vomiting while driving drunk. Rahway Fire Chief William R. Young Jr., 60, was arrested Nov. 11 after police ...
Sentencing delayed for Aurora man in DUI crash that killed 9-year-old girl
Chicago Tribune2 days ago
Sentencing proceedings have been pushed to March for a 26-year-old Aurora man who pleaded guilty last year to driving drunk and high on marijuana in a 2016 crash that killed a ...
MLB's Jeremy Jeffress Pleads Guilty In DWI Case
TMZ22 hours ago
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress has plead guilty in his drunk driving case -- but he's NOT going back to jail, TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, Jeffress ...
Chris Tarrant admits drink-driving after police called when pub staff saw him stumble at bar
Daily Telegraph3 hours ago
Radio host and TV presenter Chris Tarrant was fined £6,000 and banned from driving for 12 months after pleading guilty to drink-driving. The 71-year-old admitted to being over ...
Drunk driver sparks mass chaos at Holland Tunnel exit
New York Post3 days ago
A drunken driver fell asleep at the wheel, snarling traffic at the Holland Tunnel’s exit into New Jersey, police said Sunday. East Orange, NJ, resident Robert D. Tume-Ponce’s alleged snooze caused …
Man accused of drunk driving crash turns down plea deal
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque6 days ago
A man accused of injuring several people in a drunk driving crash made an unexpected decision in court Friday.
Drunk driver sentenced to 6 years for I-29 crash that killed 58-year-old husband
FOX 4 Kansas City6 days ago
A drunk driver who rear-ended another car on I-29, killing the driver, has been sentenced to six years in prison. Nicholas Sanders, 25, of Platte City, received the sentence Thursda
Huntley man who drove drunk into house, causing woman's death, gets probation
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
An 85-year-old Korean War veteran and widower who rammed his car into a home in Huntley while driving drunk, fatally injuring a woman inside, was sentenced to two years of probation ...
Lower blood-alcohol limit to combat drunk driving, panel says
New York Daily News18 hours ago
States should raise taxes on booze and lower the blood-alcohol content threshold to reduce drunk driving deaths across the nation, a government panel said Wednesday. More than ...
Drunk driving victim uses Aramco Houston Half Marathon comeback story to help others
ABC13 Houston4 days ago
For a Houston half marathon participant, her comeback race is about more than completing 13.1 miles. This Sunday, Kerilyn Scoville will take part in the race. "I'm excited and not terrified ...
New approach to curb drunk driving
WKOW 27 Madison6 days ago
One Wisconsin county is taking a new approach to curbing drunk driving. This past weekend, officers in Brown County began asking all suspected drunk drivers where they were ...
Colorado Deputy Convicted Of Driving Drunk While On Duty
CBS Denver5 days ago
A Colorado sheriff’s deputy has been convicted of driving under the influence while he was on duty.
Worcester prosecutor facing drunken driving charge
Boston.com15 hours ago
A Massachusetts prosecutor has been suspended without pay after he was arrested for allegedly driving drunk with his 13-year-old daughter in his car. Worcester Assistant District ...
Worcester prosecutor John O'Leary accused of driving drunk with his 13-year-old daughter in the car
The Republican2 days ago
An assistant district attorney in the Worcester County District Attorney's office is accused of driving while drunk on Monday with his 13-year-old daughter in the car, telling ...
Threshold for DUI should drop to 0.05, says national report
News 13 Orlando13 hours ago
The more than 10,000 drunken driving deaths a year across the nation are "entirely preventable," according to a government-commissioned report released Wednesday by the National Academies ...
Police: Drunk woman hit cars, urinated on roadside, let boy, 2, wander toward traffic
WCMH Columbus7 days ago
Troopers say a Citrus County woman was drunk when she crashed into several vehicles on Interstate-4, then got out of her car and urinated while a 2-year-old boy in her care wandered toward ...
You could be fined and jailed for drunk droning in New Jersey
The Verge18 hours ago
The new regulations follow similar thresholds as the state’s drunk driving laws, which prohibit drivers from operating a vehicle when their blood alcohol content is 0.08 percent
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