Stories tagged: drunk driving
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
A suspected drunken driver remained hospitalized Tuesday facing manslaughter charges, a day after he drove a pickup truck into a crowded intersection, killing three pedestrians, Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A woman seen speeding through a stop sign at 60 mph told officers they shouldn’t arrest her because she’s a “very clean, thoroughbred, white girl,” police said.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
Police had praise for students who created an illusion for a senior class prank that appeared to show a car crashed into the principal’s office.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
A woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and six children had large amounts of a drug in …
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
Idaho drunk driving laws are among the weakest in the nation, according to a recently released report by Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
Police in northern Idaho say they arrested a FedEx driver and impounded his delivery van after he underwent a field sobriety test.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 12:22 p.m.
Authorities in Florida are sharing an unusual 911 call they got on New Year’s Eve from a man who said he was driving drunk and needed police.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
New Washington laws increase penalty for drivers using a smartphone or driving under the influence.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
The Moscow Police Department cracked down on distracted drivers this past weekend, making 276 traffic stops – and issuing citations in nearly a third of the stops – from Friday …
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Sen. Mike Padden’s bill to tighten state DUI laws finally passes Legislature
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:55 a.m.
A 54-year-old man arrested in Butte on suspicion of driving under the influence told authorities he had 22 prior convictions for the same crime.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
The Washington State Patrol says it arrested a man who had been driving on Interstate 5 in Shoreline with a blood-alcohol content six times the legal limit.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
A state lawmaker wants to make Utah’s DUI threshold the strictest in the nation by lowering the blood-alcohol content limit to 0.05 percent.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of a wheelchair user who had been found guilty of driving under the influence of intoxicants.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 4:43 a.m.
Drivers who have had too little sleep are no different than those who have had three or four drinks and are too drunk to drive.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
A police department in Canada’s province of Prince Edward Island is threatening to impose “the Nickelback treatment” on anyone who drinks and drives.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 1:16 p.m.
The mother of a Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck has been indicted on charges accusing her of helping her son flee to Mexico.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
Ethan Couch, the “affluenza” teen who killed four people in a drunken driving crash in 2013, was given four consecutive 180-day jail sentences by a judge Wednesday.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1 p.m.
Montana State University has canceled a scheduled speech by the former Navy SEAL who says he killed Osama bin Laden.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
Court records show U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants Tuesday in a county courtroom in Portland.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Montana authorities have filed drunken driving charges against the former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 10:59 a.m.
Boise County Prosecuting Attorney Jolene Maloney has been charged with a felony count of driving under the influence.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 4 a.m.
How the fourth DUI in Washington remained a misdemeanor.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will double the maximum fine and prison sentence for a felony-level driving under the influence conviction.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
An Idaho woman has been sentenced to at least three years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter for a car crash that killed her 5-year-old-daughter.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:46 p.m.
The number of traffic deaths in the United States rose 8 percent from 2014 to 2015, the largest year-to-year percentage increase in a half-century, according to preliminary estimates Wednesday by …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A bill making its way through the Washington statehouse would create stiffer penalties for vehicular homicide.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in …
Sat., April 4, 2015
OLYMPIA – Motorists who rack up four convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs would face a felony charge under a bill that the Washington Senate passed …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
Michelle Yarbrough was in the shower when a minivan drove through her garden and smashed into the garage just outside her front door. Only a few minutes earlier she’d been …