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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 7:12 a.m.

City prosecutor still on ballot after June DUI arrest

A city prosecutor arrested for DUI in June remains on the ballot for a municipal court judge position despite all signs pointing to an abandoned campaign.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 7:25 a.m.

2 children, 3 adults injured in crash; DUI suspected

Two children and three adults were injured Monday evening in a crash near Deer Park that investigators believe was caused, in part, by driving under the influence. Kelly M. Walsh, …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 7:56 p.m.

Driver accused of vehicular assault in Lincoln County crash that injured 2

A driver is expected to face a vehicular assault charge after the car she was driving rolled into a ditch in Lincoln County, according to the Washington State Patrol. Dana …


Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana.


UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:07 p.m.

Spokane city prosecutor vying for municipal court judge seat remains on leave following DUI arrest

Adam Papini, a city prosecutor running for a municipal court judge seat who was


UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

Spokane city prosecutor running for municipal court judge seat arrested Sunday after allegedly driving drunk

A Spokane city attorney running for a municipal court judge seat was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday in Cheney.


Tiger Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

Police found Tiger Woods asleep at the wheel on the side of a six-lane Florida road in the dark of morning, the engine running and his right blinker flashing. His …


UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 1:32 p.m.

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge, released

Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Florida, and spent nearly four hours in a county jail before he was released.


Washington to drivers: Put the cellphone down, don’t risk fourth DUI

New Washington laws increase penalty for drivers using a smartphone or driving under the influence.


276 stops made during weekend emphasis patrol in Moscow

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 …


Timing propels passage of tougher DUI law

The state needed to toughen the law to lower the risk of tragedy.


UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:39 p.m.

Fourth DUI could soon be a felony in Washington

Sen. Mike Padden’s bill to tighten state DUI laws finally passes Legislature


West Side man arrested for alleged 11th DUI

A 59-year-old suburban Seattle man has been arrested for what authorities say is his 11th arrest for driving under the influence.


Drunk driver receives shorter prison sentence for treatment

A judge has sentenced a nine-time DUI offender to one to two years in jail, intensive treatment and probation.


Suspected DUI crash closes Argonne Road

A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after he ran a red light and hit a car at Argonne Road and Broadway Avenue in …


Montana man who says he has 22 DUIs pleads guilty to another

A Montana man who says he has 22 convictions for driving under the influence has pleaded guilty to another felony DUI.


Woman suspected of DUI led Spokane County deputy on high speed chase before crashing

A woman was arrested late Tuesday after leading a deputy on a high speed chase through Spokane Valley, only stopping when she crashed into a tree.


Oregon teen said he cannot remember details before car crash

A teen who was charged for driving under the influence of intoxicants and assault says he cannot remember was caused him to swerve into the opposing traffic, causing a car …


Son of former Oregon governor sentenced to jail for crash

The teenage son of former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has been sentenced to a week in jail after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants during a crash …


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:26 p.m.

Utah governor says he will approve 0.05 DUI limit, strictest in U.S.

Utah’s governor announced Thursday that he will sign legislation giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest DUI threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the …


UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Washington House considers tougher DUI law, new way to get blood samples from drivers

House considers a bill to toughen the DUI law and another to make it easier for law enforcement to get drug samples from drivers suspected of being under the influence …


Butte DUI suspect says he has 22 prior convictions

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.


Man accused of crashing into bus carrying 16 children

A man has been accused of endangering children by driving while intoxicated and crashing into a school bus in Billings that was carrying 16 children.


State Patrol: Washington driver’s blood-alcohol was 6 times legal limit

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.


Utah could adopt strictest DUI limit in U.S.

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.


Plan ahead to avoid driving drunk on New Year’s Eve

Lyft and Uber users likely to face surge pricing during peak New Year’s Eve hours


Oregon court reverses DUI conviction of wheelchair user

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.


Washington State Patrol, local law enforcement conducting extra DUI patrols

WENATCHEE – The Washington State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will be ramping up their DUI patrols through the end of the year. With funding by the Washington Traffic …


Post Falls Police Officer charged with DUI after off-duty car accident

Post Falls Police officer Brenda Knight has been charged with a DUI after an off-duty car accident Saturday night near Rathdrum, Idaho.


Woman injured in Stevens County rollover crash charged with DUI

A woman ejected from her car in a rollover crash on Highway 291 in Stevens County Thursday morning has been charged with driving under the influence.