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GOP Senator Arrested For Drunk Driving

Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) was arrested on Sunday morning in Alexandria, Virginia for driving under the influence. According to Del Ray, VA Patch, C...

Why Can't the NFL Stop Its Players From Driving Drunk?

Barron H. Lerner | Posted 02.08.2013 | Sports
Barron H. Lerner

Can we stop National Football League players from continuing to drive drunk and killing people? I ask this question in light of the news that Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent has been arrested for allegedly causing the death of his teammate and friend Jerry Brown.

Sleep-Deprived Drive

Radley Balko | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics
Radley Balko

The New York Times reports that prosecutors looking for ways to bring charges against people who drive while sleep-deprived.* They're having problem...

Preventing Impaired Driving During the Holidays

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

Sometimes it seems as if holiday celebrations and booze are inexorably intertwined, that seasonal parties and alcohol go together like milk and cookies and Santa and his sleigh.

Study Reveals Shocking Fact About California Drivers

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.27.2012 | San Francisco

Drugged driving has become more prevalent on California roads and highways than drunk driving, a study released earlier this month by the state's Offi...

Firefighters Rush To Rescue DUI Suspect

AP | Posted 11.25.2012 | Crime

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- A 38-year-old Beaverton driver dangled from a bridge several feet above Highway 217 for nearly an hour after his pickup truck crash...

David Lohr

Georgia News Anchor Arrested For DUI After Head-On Collision | David Lohr | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

Amanda Davis, an award winning co-anchor for Fox 5 News in Atlanta, was arrested over the weekend suspected of driving under the influence after she w...

Woman In Labor Killed By Drunk Driver

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.09.2012 | Parents

Tiffany Ann Woodham called her mother Sunday night to tell her the contractions had started, meaning the baby girl she had named Novalee might arrive ...

Teen Drunk Driver Kills 2 Homeless People As They Sleep: Cops

Posted 10.29.2012 | Crime

A 19-year-old drunk driver in Los Angeles struck and dragged two sleeping homeless people to their deaths on Sunday morning, police allege. Cops s...

Drunk Mom Repeatedly Crashes Car In School Lot: Police

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.27.2012 | Weird News

Whoa momma! Police in Florida say a 39-year-old mom was under the influence when she repeatedly hit a parked car in an elementary school, the Naples N...

Brilliant Bottom-Line Basics for October

Susie Spain | Posted 12.19.2012 | Parents
Susie Spain

In September, kids are mostly on their best behavior, or sort of. By October, they start finding their way into challenging and dangerous situations like drinking and driving.

WATCH: Soccer Star Crashes Car Into Store

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

Belgian soccer player Jonathan Legear, who once drove into a house after a night out, has now crashed a sports car into a gas station convenience stor...

Ann Brenoff

How One Woman Is Moving On After Unimaginable Tragedy | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty

Two years ago, Amy Voelker was enjoying a getaway with her extended family at a rental house in Redington Beach, Florida -- and a second meeting with ...

Drunks and Other Tales From Mexico City

Fundacion MEPI | Posted 11.06.2012 | Crime
Fundacion MEPI

If we keep circumventing the law, we will continue to lament the statistics.

Former U.S. Ambassador Arrested For DUI, Hit-And-Run

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS and GENE JOHNSON | Posted 08.23.2012 | Crime

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Former U.S. ambassador Ryan Crocker is facing hit-and-run and drunken driving charges in Washington state after striking a semi-truc...

UC Berkeley Students Get Unpleasant Surprise Day Before Classes Begin

Posted 08.23.2012 | College

A day before classes were to begin at the University of California-Berkeley, students in one dorm got a scary, middle-of-the-night wake-up call when a...

Extremely Underage Drunk Driver Arrested

AP | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

MITCHELL, S.D. -- South Dakota police say a 14-year-old boy who was driving drunk has been arrested, along with his father, who sat intoxicated in the...

Texting While Driving: An Instant Can Change Your Life... Your Life Can Change in an Instant

Charlene Lake | Posted 10.15.2012 | Impact
Charlene Lake

Here's the problem with statistics: After a while, they become background noise. It's easy to lose sight of the real people behind these numbers. That's why I wanted to introduce you to Wil. Wil had the misfortune to be riding in a car whose driver was speeding and texting.

Downtown LA Hipster Bar Under Fire For Instagram Pic

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.03.2012 | Los Angeles

An Instagram photo of four friends holding drinks at the Villains Tavern bar in downtown LA has prompted an investigation into the way the venue serve...

Jenna Jameson Busted: Celebrity DUIs (QUIZ)

Posted 02.06.2013 | Crime

When Jenna Jameson pleaded not guilty this week to driving under the influence, she joined the dense ranks of celebrities who've faced public humiliat...

$1 Million Bail For Driver Charged In Teen's Murder

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 07.18.2012 | Crime

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- A Long Island man who prosecutors say had a blood-alcohol reading four times the legal limit and approached speeds of 100 mph befor...

Son Of Big City Mayor Arrested For Alleged Drunk Driving

New Orleans Times-Picayune | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

Mayor Mitch Landrieu's 19-year-old son was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to Orleans Parish Sheriff's Off...

College Student In Smart Car Crashes Into Cops, Believes They Are Al-Qaida

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.03.2012 | College

Smart cars are only as smart as their drivers. A University of Iowa student challenged the reputation of the tiny cars this weekend when he allege...

White House pulls ambassador-nominee accused of drunk driving

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Fred Schulte and Michael BeckeliWatch NewsThe White House has withdrawn the nomination of Washington attorney Timothy M. Broas -- a top Obama cam...

Should This Party Host Be Charged For A Drunk Teen's Fatal Accident?

Posted 06.26.2012 | Crime

A Missouri judge is considering whether a party host can be held responsible for a drunk minor who left her home and caused a fatal car accident. S...