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On Hiking 100 Miles and Surviving Jail

Carla Moreno | Posted 01.10.2017 | Women
Carla Moreno

Fifteen trails and over 100 miles. 2016 was an epic year for hiking. The beauty of the Pacific Northwest never ceases to amaze me. The meadows burgeon...

A Few Hundred Good Reasons to Avoid a Marijuana DUI

NerdWallet | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business

By Alex Glenn Unlike laws for drunk driving limits, which are fairly uniform across the U.S., regulations on driving with marijuana in your system va...

How To Find The Best DUI Lawyer By Yourself

Victoria Yore | Posted 08.03.2016 | College
Victoria Yore

These four steps will aid you in making a successful DUI lawyer choice. Stay focused and keep a written log of everything that happens. Don't forget that driving under the influence is NEVER recommended!

5 Things To Look For Before Hiring A Criminal Lawyer

Megan Brame-Finkelstein | Posted 07.15.2016 | Crime
Megan Brame-Finkelstein

Look, let's get real here: Hiring a criminal or DUI lawyer is a topic no one is excited to learn about. Unfortunately, things happen and being prepared as best you can beforehand is the best strategy to reduce your stress in a time of crisis.

Survey: Illinois Cities, Counties With the Most DUI Arrests in 2015

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.06.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists recently released its 26th annual survey of drunken driving arrests in Illinois. Nearly 700 police departm...

July Fourth Holiday Is One Of The Deadliest Holiday Weekends -- But It Doesn't Have To Be

Amy Kontrick | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Kontrick

Those of us who treat these devastating injuries do not want to see more. Please think carefully and work on prevention. And have a safe and happy Fourth of July celebration.

Supreme Court Rules Cops Need A Warrant For Blood Test After Drunk-Driving Arrest

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Thursday clarified limits the Constitution places on police officers who seek to measure blood-alcohol level follow...

5 Things to Do If You Are Pulled Over For a DUI

Victoria Yore | Posted 06.13.2016 | College
Victoria Yore

Let's get one thing straight. People: Don't drink and drive. Just don't to it. It is dangerous for you, it is illegal, and most importantly, it is dan...

Folks Try A Drunk Driving Simulator And It's A Total Buzz Kill

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.09.2016 | Weird News

This should put the brakes on your happy hour-fueled commutes. In a BuzzFeed video posted on Wednesday, folks try a drunk driving simulator and arrive...

Boozing Altitude: JetBlue Pilot Flew Drunk, Blamed Gum For .111 Reading, Feds Say

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.28.2016 | Crime

U.S. prosecutors have charged a JetBlue pilot with flying while drunk from Orlando to New York last year with 151 passengers on board, officials said ...

Man Accused Of DWI Crash Wears Worst Possible Shirt

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.26.2016 | Crime

A 29-year-old New Hampshire man arrested for drunk driving was captured wearing a "this guy needs a beer" t-shirt. Police took Joshua Tackett into cus...

Soccer Star Abby Wambach Arrested For DUI

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.03.2016 | Sports

Retired U.S. soccer star Mary Abigail "Abby" Wambach was arrested Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, and charged with driving under the influence of ...

With All This Tech, Why Are the Roads More Deadly?

Sherry Gray | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

The way tech is influencing cars is nothing short of fascinating. In the interest of making us all more safe, newer cars have head's up displays, prox...

Woman Drives Around With 15-Foot Tree Stuck In Her Car's Grille Like It's NBD

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.08.2016 | Weird News

Unbelievable dashcam footage shows an Illinois woman driving down the street with a 15-foot tree lodged in her car's front grille. Roselle police offi...

Man Blames 10th Drunk Driving Charge On Beer-Battered Fish

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.10.2016 | Weird News

As excuses go, this one is pretty fishy. A Wisconsin man convicted on Monday for his 10th Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated charge (OWI) blamed hi...

Couple Allegedly Allowed 9-Year-Old To Drive Home Because They Were Too Drunk

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.09.2016 | Crime

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do...

'Affluenza' Teen: What Happened? What's Next?

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2017 | Crime

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A teen fugitive who's known for using an "affluenza" defense in a trial for a deadly drunken-driving wreck is being detaine...

'Affluenza' Teen Stall Tactics 'Delaying The Inevitable'

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2017 | Crime

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Lawyers for a Texas teen who cited “affluenza” as a defense in a deadly drunken-driving wreck may be attempting to stal...

Drunk Driving Defense Lawyer Charged With ... Can You Guess?

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.07.2015 | Crime

A nationwide DUI expert and prominent Florida attorney, who once wrote a book titled "The Drinker's Guide to Driving: The Secrets of DUI from One of A...

Thanksgiving Weekend Can Be Very Deadly

Kevin Price | Posted 11.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Price

For bars and restaurants, it can be a heavier day of alcohol consumption than St. Patrick's Day or New Year's Eve. The day has become so serious that Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) annually warns the public about the dangers of Thanksgiving Eve and the whole Thanksgiving weekend, as well they should.

Will Rideshare Apps Change Springfield's Drunk Driving Culture?

Will Reynolds | Posted 11.25.2016 | Chicago
Will Reynolds

It's true. Springfield has a drunk driving problem. The city was third in the state for DUI arrests in 2014. Although they make fewer arrests than Chicago police, the Springfield DUI arrest rate per officer is much higher.

Woman Gets Two DUIs On The Same Night, In The Same Car

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.17.2015 | Weird News

One driver, one car, one night. Double DUI's. Troopers from Somerset say 43-year-old Michele Leonard, of Somerset, was intoxicated when she crashed h...

WATCH: DUI Suspect Slams Into Police Cruiser, Screams 'I'm God, Bitch!'

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.11.2015 | Weird News

A woman suspected of driving under the influence rammed a stolen SUV into a police vehicle and screamed "I'm God, bitch," and "I'm God, motherf--ker,"...

Woman Who Allegedly Drove Into OSU Crowd Charged With Murder

Reuters | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.03.2017 | Crime

STILLWATER, Okla., Oct 26 (Reuters) - A woman suspected of plowing her car into a crowd at a homecoming rally for Oklahoma State University, killing f...

Man Gets DUI Charge On Motorized Wheelchair

Associated Press | Hilary Hanson | Posted 10.21.2015 | Weird News
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CONYERS, Ga. (AP) — A Conyers man has been accused of DUI and public drunkenness while operating a motorized wheelchair inside a grocery store. Mult...