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Lower drunk driving thresholds recommended; Dow closes over 26000 (10 things to know for Thursday) - NOLA.com

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Lower drunk driving thresholds recommended; Dow closes over 26000 (10 things to know for Thursday)
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Lower drunk driving thresholds recommended; Dow closes over 26,000 (10 things to know for Thursday). Updated January 17, 2018 at 11:13 PM ; Posted January 17, 2018 at 11:00 PM. Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with young people at the Shrine of Maipu ...

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Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab Following Drunk Driving Arrest - Complex

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:40

Complex

Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab Following Drunk Driving Arrest
Complex
Rodman had a rehab stint back in 2014 after he returned from his highly publicized trip to North Korea. He was also arrested for drunk driving in 1999 and 2004. He pleaded guilty to the former charge in 2000, and was required to pay a $2,000 fine and ...
Dennis Rodman Enters Rehab After DUI ArrestTMZ.com

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Northwest establishes programs to help combat drunk driving - Northwest Missourian

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:23

Northwest Missourian

Northwest establishes programs to help combat drunk driving
Northwest Missourian
We do social norming campaigning; talking about the data around drunk driving.” The program that has had the greatest impact on students driving under unsafe conditions is the Safe Ride Home program. The free service was implemented in 2004 and ...

Officer Driven Home After Suspected Drunk Driving Will Keep Job - Patch.com

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:28

Patch.com

Officer Driven Home After Suspected Drunk Driving Will Keep Job
Patch.com
An off-duty Roseville police officer stopped for suspected drunk driving, taken to the Ferndale Police station, and then driven home by a lieutenant in November, will keep his job. David Raymer, 40, appeared in Ferndale 43rd District Court Tuesday Jan ...

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Reduce Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths: Report - WebMD

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:44

Voice of America

Reduce Legal Blood-Alcohol Limit to Cut Drunk Driving Deaths: Report
WebMD
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- 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 levels for drivers from ...
Science Panel Backs Lower Drunk Driving ThresholdVoice of America
Science panel backs lowering drunk driving threshold to 0.05KY3
Lower blood-alcohol limit recommended to reduce drunk driving deaths, panel saysNew York Daily News
Chippewa Herald -Tech Times
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Portland area bars get breathalyzer machines to dissuade drunk driving - KATU

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:24

Portland area bars get breathalyzer machines to dissuade drunk driving
KATU
A handful of local bars and clubs are adding breathalyzers to prevent customers from driving under the influence. "This things not going to lie," said Aritha McAllister, a bartender at Pyzanos in Aloha, about the reader. Pyzanos recently added the ...

Drunk driving may be cause of car wreck near Clayton - The Independent

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:21

The Independent

Drunk driving may be cause of car wreck near Clayton
The Independent
A three-vehicle accident on Sunday morning near Clayton on Highway 395 caused three injuries and shut down the highway for five hours. According to a report by the Washington State Patrol, a 2004 silver Saturn Vue with 24-year-old Spokane man Shawn ...

Ocala woman arrested on drunk driving charge after flask discovered in her vehicle - Villages-News

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:25

Villages-News

Ocala woman arrested on drunk driving charge after flask discovered in her vehicle
Villages-News
An Ocala woman was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence on Monday at U.S. Hwy. 441. Jessica Kelley. Marion County sheriff's deputies responded to the 7700 block of North U.S. Hwy. 441 in reference to a vehicle driving erratically ...

Man Sentenced In Drunk Driving Death Of Coworker In Elizabeth ... - Patch.com

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:22

Man Sentenced In Drunk Driving Death Of Coworker In Elizabeth ...
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Man Sentenced In Drunk Driving Death Of Coworker - Westfield, NJ - Victor M. Belo of North Arlington admitted to hitting Judy Jones of Newark with a top loader after having alcoholic beverages at lunch.

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Drunk driving can devastate families - Northwest Missourian

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:21

Drunk driving can devastate families
Northwest Missourian
Thirty-one years ago, Nov. 17, 1986, to be exact, my 16-year-old sister, Robin Reneé, was killed by a drunk driver. She was on a double-date. It was the first time my parents had let her go out alone, without one of them along for the ride. The driver ...

OPINION: Drunk driving: Why are we still doing it? - N.C. State University Technician Online

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:06

N.C. State University Technician Online

OPINION: Drunk driving: Why are we still doing it?
N.C. State University Technician Online
In 2015, former UNC-Chapel Hill student Chandler Kania was sentenced to 16 years in prison after driving while intoxicated on the opposite side of I-85, crashing into another vehicle and killing three people. Now over two years after the tragic ...

Girl, 16, killed in shock sledding accident after struck by suspected drunk driving woman, 20 - Fox News

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:07

Fox News

Girl, 16, killed in shock sledding accident after struck by suspected drunk driving woman, 20
Fox News
Davis Collier, left, was killed Saturday night after she sled onto a street in the path of an oncoming vehicle driven by Galina Witte, right, who was allegedly drunk. (Twitter/Warrick County Sheriff's Office). An Indiana high school student was killed ...
Sledding teen killed by suspected drunk driverNew York Post
A teenage girl killed in a tragic sledding accident was hit by a driver with a previous drunk driving convictionRare.us
Pain of weekend sledding accident real for Evansville dadTristatehomepage.com

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Records: 123 people arrested on felony drunk driving with a child ... - mySanAntonio.com

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:02

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Records: 123 people arrested on felony drunk driving with a child ...
mySanAntonio.com
Records: 123 people arrested on felony drunk driving with a child charges in 2017. By Kelsey Bradshaw, mySanAntonio.com. Updated 10:27 am, Monday, January 15, 2018. Lorne TuggleCharge(s): Driving while intoxicated — with child passenger under 15 years ...

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The price of driving drunk: Legislation would increase cost for ... - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:50

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The price of driving drunk: Legislation would increase cost for ...
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
Drunk driving is a gamble that can lead to injury or death, but the risk could also soon include higher costs for those arrested and charged with the crime. Several bills proposed this legislative session take aim at defendants in DUI deferred ...
Iowa will require ignition interlock devices to include camerasDesMoinesRegister.com

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Dennis Rodman Arrested and Jailed Overnight for Drunk Driving - Complex

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 13:51

Complex

Dennis Rodman Arrested and Jailed Overnight for Drunk Driving
Complex
Dennis Rodman was arrested last night in Newport Beach, CA for driving under the influence. TMZ reports that police stopped the 56-year-old NBA retiree on 4500 West Coast Highway around 11 p.m. on Saturday (January 13th) for an unspecified driving ...
Hall of Famer Rodman arrested for alleged drunk drivingDaily Mail
Dennis Rodman Busted for DUITMZ.com
NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman Jailed for Drunk Driving in Newport BeachLAWestMedia.com (blog)
ClutchPoints -CNN
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Drunk driving victim uses Aramco Houston Half Marathon comeback story to help others - KTRK-TV

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:01

KTRK-TV

Drunk driving victim uses Aramco Houston Half Marathon comeback story to help others
KTRK-TV
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 about (it) actually" Scoville said. It'll be her fifth half ...

Drunk Driving Fatality Results in Prison Sentence - KQTV - KQ2.com (press release) (blog)

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 18:02

KQ2.com (press release) (blog)

Drunk Driving Fatality Results in Prison Sentence - KQTV
KQ2.com (press release) (blog)
A Platte City man who was arrested for drunk driving that resulted in a vehicle crash and the death of another driver has been sentenced to six years in prison for 1st degree involuntary manslaughter.

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Drunk driving victim uses Houston half marathon comeback story to help others - KTRK-TV

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 14:48

KTRK-TV

Drunk driving victim uses Houston half marathon comeback story to help others
KTRK-TV
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 about (it) actually" Scoville said. It'll be her fifth half ...

Escanaba man sentenced to prison for drunk driving - Escanaba Daily Press

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 01:06

Escanaba Daily Press

Escanaba man sentenced to prison for drunk driving
Escanaba Daily Press
ESCANABA — An Escanaba man was sentenced this week to two to five years in prison for his third drunk driving conviction. The judgment was handed down in Delta County Circuit Court. Jimi John Micheau, 42, of 400 S. 12th St., Escanaba, was arrested on ...

Off-duty cop arrested for driving drunk in East Harlem a month after Brooklyn crash costed him his badge - New York Daily News

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 00:53

New York Daily News

Off-duty cop arrested for driving drunk in East Harlem a month after Brooklyn crash costed him his badge
New York Daily News
An off-duty NYPD cop was caught drunk driving Friday — a month after he was stripped of his badge for a Brooklyn car crash, police said. Terence Williams, 30, was arrested at 2:30 p.m. after officers spotted him driving erratically in East Harlem ...