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Police: 2 from Idaho dead after being hit by car in Vegas

Police said a driver is facing felony driving under the influence charges after his vehicle struck and killed two people from Idaho who were trying to cross busy Las Vegas …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018

Stevens County sheriff’s race features allegations of DUI cover-up

As two candidates square off to lead the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, some have accused the department of covering up a 2016 incident in which a top official may have …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018

Police: alcohol a factor in crash that killed 3 in Pend Oreille County; passenger denies substance use

The Washington State Patrol says that alcohol or drugs played a role in a crash in Pend Oreille County on Wednesday that killed three people, though in an interview with …


Tri-City flagger killed by accused drunk driver

A traffic flagger from Kennewick was killed by a suspected drunk driver in Oregon who then tried to run from police.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

NASCAR goes back to business and away from Brian France arrest

NASCAR participants do not seem concerned about Chairman Brian France’s arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of oxycodone. France has taken a leave of absence and …


38-year-old Caldwell man sentenced to prison for 6th lifetime DUI

A 38-year-old Caldwell man was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison for his sixth lifetime charge of driving under the influence, according to a press release from the Canyon …


UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018

One injured in single-vehicle crash near Pullman; DUI suspected

A one-car crash south of Pullman left one person injured Monday evening.


UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018

Idaho Driver arrested for drug possession and a DUI after highway crash

Idaho State Police arrested a driver after a crash on U.S. Highway 95 on charges of possession of


Deputy: Florida man chugged can of beer during DUI stop

Authorities say a 48-year-old Florida man raised a can of beer and chugged it after a sheriff’s deputy stopped him on suspicion of drunk driving.


UPDATED: Sun., June 10, 2018

‘Wedding Crashers’ star Vince Vaughn busted at DUI stop

Actor Vince Vaughn was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving and resisting arrest in a Southern California beach town, police said.


Ormsby pleads guilty to reckless driving in rollover crash

State Rep. Timm Ormsby pleads guilty to reckless driving after rolling his Jeep and being charged with DUI.


UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run in north Spokane back in jail on DUI charge

A Spokane man accused of hitting a woman with his truck and leaving her to die in November was arrested again last week on suspicion of driving under the influence.


UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

Man arrested after car chase, crash and break-in at north Spokane residence

A 37-year-old man was arrested Thursday night after a brief car chase through north Spokane, a crash that sent another driver to the hospital and a break-in at a residence, …


Man hospitalized, charged with DUI after crash in Pend Oreille County

A 26-year-old man was hospitalized and charged with driving under the influence Monday after crashing his car on a highway in Pend Oreille County.


Surge in DUI blood tests for drugs causes case backlog for state toxicology lab

Washington’s toxicology lab is struggling with a backlog of cases, thanks in part to growing number of blood tests for suspected DUI cases.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018

WSP troopers write 878 tickets for distracted driving in first month of Washington’s E-DUI law

When Washington’s E-DUI law went into effect in June, police officers, deputies, and state troopers hoped drivers would think twice before reaching for their phones.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018

Two days after DUI arrest, CdA deputy administrator resigns

City of Coeur d’Alene deputy administrator Sam Taylor resigned Wednesday, two days after he was booked into Kootenai County jail on suspicion of DUI.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018

Rep. Timm Ormsby rolls Jeep, charged with DUI

Rep. Timm Ormsby charged in Olympia with driving under the influence after rolling his Jeep.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018

Spokane police detective placed on leave following DUI arrest

A Spokane police detective was arrested Saturday night under suspicion of driving under the influence.


Oregon’s top prison doctor arrested for DUI

The clinical director for the Oregon Department of Corrections is facing charges of driving under the influence.


Former Idaho legislator arrested again for DUI

Former state legislator Brandon Hixon was arrested for the second time this month for driving under the influence.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017

Rathdrum man awaiting sentencing to spend holidays in jail

A northwestern Idaho man will spend the holidays behind bars as he awaits sentencing for a series of charges stemming from a brawl with police earlier this year.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017

Federal prosecutor arrested Friday on DUI charge

An Assistant U.S. Attorney, who was part of the prosecution team that won a conviction against former Spokane Police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr., was arrested early Friday and charged …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017

Police: Former Idaho lawmaker arrested for DUI, resisting

A former Idaho lawmaker who resigned amid a sexual abuse investigation has now been arrested for driving under the influence and resisting arrest.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

Stevens County deputy faces DUI charge after blowing through scene of fatal accident in Montana

A Stevens County Sheriff’s deputy has been charged with aggravated DUI and felony criminal endangerment in Montana, according to Flathead County court documents.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017

Randy Travis loses legal bid to keep DUI footage private

A federal judge has denied a request by country singer Randy Travis to stop the state of Texas from releasing footage of him naked and ranting during a 2012 DUI …


DUI suspect crashes car into Spokane police vehicle

A drunk driver collided with a Spokane police vehicle Tuesday evening, sending the officer to the hospital, according to police reports.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017

Municipal Court candidate who lost election bid after DUI charge back at work as assistant city prosecutor

It’s been five months since Municipal Court judicial candidate Adam Papini worked as a lawyer. Today, that changed.


Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving

Tiger Woods has pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a deal that will keep him out of jail as long as he stays out of trouble. The plea agreement Friday …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017

Motorcyclist killed when struck by SUV in Spokane Valley; driver arrested

An SUV struck and killed a motorcyclist Thursday morning in Spokane Valley.