Stories tagged: DUI
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol motorcycle trooper hit and knocked unconscious by a fleeing driver Tuesday is expected to recover from his injuries.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
A bill making its way through the Washington statehouse would create stiffer penalties for vehicular homicide.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
A man legally named Santa Claus was arrested after police in Post Falls said they saw him driving on the wrong side of the street.
Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 6 p.m.
A teenager whose car was struck by a Spokane police officer in early December was charged Jan. 12 with driving under the influence.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 8:55 p.m.
A woman suspected of driving under the influence plowed into a crowd Saturday during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing three people and injuring dozens more after a collision …
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015, 8:21 a.m.
Two fires Thursday in the Mead area showed just how easily vegetation can ignite in this summer’s hot and dry conditions.
UPDATED: Thu., July 16, 2015, 6:38 p.m.
A bicyclist was killed and a motorcyclist was seriously injured in separate accidents Wednesday and in both cases the drivers who caused the accidents admitted to recently smoking marijuana.
Wed., May 13, 2015
BOISE – Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo announced Tuesday that he’ll run for re-election in 2016, seeking a fourth six-year term. Crapo named Gov. Butch Otter, Sen. Jim Risch, and …
Mon., April 20, 2015, 11:18 a.m.
More than 300 North Spokane residents were without power Sunday night after an allegedly intoxicated driver slammed into a telephone pole at North Nevada Street and East Magnesium Road.
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 …
Thu., Jan. 1, 2015, 3:44 p.m.
A suspected drunk driver injured a Spokane woman in the early hours of the New Year after he collided with her car head-on while driving the wrong way on Interstate …
Sat., Dec. 27, 2014
The Washington Supreme Court issued a razor-thin opinion last week that will give a new trial to a Spokane man convicted of driving under the influence – and potentially hamstring …
Fri., Dec. 12, 2014, 12:04 p.m.
A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are — and hail a ride home.
Sun., Dec. 7, 2014
Two years ago this weekend, pot became legal in Washington. Only for adults, only when consumed in private and only if it was grown, processed and sold by state-licensed stores. …
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014, 7:36 a.m.
An allegedly intoxicated man injured another driver Monday night on U.S. Highway 395 near Deer Park after failing to yield at an intersection.
Mon., Sept. 15, 2014, 12:16 p.m.
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a crash that sent a Northport woman to the hospital Sunday evening, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
This year’s Labor Day campaign to catch impaired drivers in Washington has a new target. The slogan – Drive High, Get a DUI – is intended to call attention to …
Tue., July 1, 2014, 2:34 p.m.
An Idaho judge sent a Post Falls man with seven drunk driving convictions to prison for six years.
Mon., June 23, 2014, 8:44 a.m.
Tyler K. Busby was arrested facing multiple charges after authorities say he caused multiple crashes on Interstate 90 west of Coeur d’Alene on Sunday afternoon.
Fri., May 16, 2014, 9:58 a.m.
A Spokane man was arrested early this morning after allegedly hitting a police cruiser with his vehicle, then fleeing a short distance before being caught, according to a news release.
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014
Two years after the Spokane City Council said “hell no” to a deal offering a job and back pay to fired police Sgt. Brad Thoma, the city is headed for …
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch expects to see his driving under the influence trial in Oakland, Calif., come to an end today when he pleads guilty to a lesser charge …
Tue., Feb. 11, 2014, 7:49 a.m.
30-year-old Justin Yochum was booked into Spokane County Jail early Tuesday after the Washington State Patrol says he was driving drunk and struck an unoccupied police cruiser in Spokane Valley.
Fri., Jan. 3, 2014
Bail was set Thursday at $75,000 for an allegedly drunken motorist who smashed into a car in north Spokane early New Year’s Day, sending a man and a pregnant woman …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
The state Court of Appeals has thrown out the sentence of a former University High School teacher on driving under the influence charges, ruling he was improperly sentenced. The Sept. …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2013, 7:25 p.m.
A alleged drunken driver, identified by police as Sidney Orange, 51, crashed into the side of a Skipper’s restaurant early Monday morning.
Sat., Aug. 3, 2013
Police and judges are starting to use email to fast-track search warrants, a speedy way to enforce driving-while-intoxicated laws and slash onerous wait times that can hinder investigations. Spokane County …
Thu., July 18, 2013, 11:24 a.m.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a measure to more closely monitor motorists who repeatedly drive under the influence.
Wed., July 17, 2013, 7:50 p.m.
Spokane County law enforcement agencies caught 154 DUI suspects in 17 days during an emphasis patrol this summer.