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Judge Throws Out Evidence Against Chicago Cop In Alleged DUI Crash That Killed Two

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County judge issued a ruling today suppressing evidence against John Ardelean, a Chicago police officer charged with driving drunk and crashing...

Colorado Springs Po

Colorado Springs Gazette | JOHN C. ENSSLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Prosecutors had to dismiss or reduce nine drunken driving charges as a result of 206 errors a former Colorado Springs Metro Crime Lab forensic chemist...

John Ardelean Charges Dropped: Cop Accused Of DUI In Fatal Crash Walks (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

John Ardelean, a police officer who was seen drinking extensively just before killing two men in a car crash, walked free from the Criminal Courts bui...

No Justice, No Jail for Lindsay Lohan

Stacy Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stacy Schneider

Although Lindsay didn't get jail time this time, when she got treated differently from everyone else, she also didn't get justice.

Colorado Is the Best State in America

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Scott Janssen

I saw my fair share of neighbors gardening growing up in Michigan, but I can't say I ever saw them doing it topless, like 52-year-old Catharine Pierce in Boulder, Colorado.

Mother Of Dead Boy Says She Told Cops Boyfriend Was Drunk; Cops Deny Claim

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Heights police today disputed the contention by a woman whose 5-year-old son died in a car crash that she tried to tell a police officer that ...

Can Senator Ashburn Keep His Job Now That We Know He Is Gay?

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Do we really think that Ashburn can do his job now that we know he is gay? While admitting he is gay, he maintains his commitment to the undermining of gay rights.

Chinese Drunk Driver Caught On Tape (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An apparently drunk driver in China has been caught by CCTV as he drove through barriers and into oncoming traffic. The driver, who had been celebrat...

Chris Chelios DUI Arrest: Cops Had No Probable Cause For Arrest

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Battling a drunk-driving charge, ex-Chicago Blackhawks star Chris Chelios won a key legal victory today when a DuPage County judge ruled police didn't...

Norridge Man Gets 10 Years In Prison After Seven DUIs

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 56-year-old Norridge man convicted of his seventh DUI offense has been sentenced to 10 years in prison....

News Flash: Cook County Machine Covers for Its Own, Again

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

On Monday afternoon, Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announced that she was taking a pass on criminally prosecuting a Chicago police officer who currently faces 34 federal lawsuits.

Colorado Springs DUI Tests Led To 162

7 News Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The number of flawed Colorado Springs police DUI tests has doubled to 167 since a crime lab audit last year discovered that...

Wisconsin Man Sentenced For Urinating On Cop During DUI Arrest | By Michael Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A P.O.'d judge slapped a drunk with a year in jail after he peed on a cop following his fifth drunken-driving arrest....

Can You Beat the Breathalyzer on New Year's Eve?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

There are New Year's Eve risks besides making a fool out of oneself -- getting into a drunk-driving accident or getting pulled over by breathalyzer-wielding law enforcement officers.

Colorado Judicial District Prematurely Dismissed Hundreds Of Criminal Cases

9News | Dan Boniface and Kyle Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ARAPAHOE COUNTY - 9Wants to Know has learned one of 285 warrants canceled by mistake represented the best chance to catch a wanted man before his rece...

Colorado Springs Police: DUI

Colorado Springs Gazette | JOHN C. ENSSLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Springs Police Department incorrectly reported at least 82 blood-alcohol tests since January, a statement from the department said today....

Problem Drinking

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Problem drinking is all too common. Solutions are clear and proven. But their use is rare. The safety, health and economic costs of problem drinking are legion.

Raymond Cook: Doctor Kills Ballerina Elena Shapiro In DUI Crash: Police (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Elena Bright Shapiro was a 20-year-old ballerina with a promising career ahead of her. She died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, when the car she was driving w...

Ritter Plans To Cut Funding For DUI Enforcement

The Denver Post | Kevin Vaughan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter, struggling to close a budget gap estimated at $318 million, plans to divert more than $1.3 million intended to fight drunken driving...

Charles Barkley's Time for Rebirth

George Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
George Alexander

This weekend, for the first time, I saw Charles exude the characteristics of a man, who with careful and continued personal development, introspection and maturity, might emerge as a role model.

Michael Phelps Deserves a Spanking, But Not for Getting Caught with Pot

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Keli Goff

Phelps's DUI arrest was a non-issue for the corporations who clamored to have his name and likeness all over their products. Now those same sponsors suddenly have some standards.

New Law Cracks Down On Drunk Driving

Chicago Tribune | Monique Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Motorists busted for drunken driving in Illinois after Wednesday will have to blow into a device to prove their sobriety every time they get behind th...


Robert Jay Stahl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Jay Stahl

Why do 41,000 to 45,000 human beings die on our roads every year, and yet our country is not up in arms?

Clearing Up Political Confusion

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Bendersky

Every so often an email chain letter comes my way that is actually interesting. This isn't about saving Sesame Street from NEA funding cuts, but this email I just received was too good to not share.

Bush-Appointed Federal Judge Resigns After DUI Cross-Dressing Arrest

Talk Left | Jeralyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Pensito Review: U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert Somma, 63, has resigned after pleading guilty to a D.U.I. He was in his Mercedes and wearing a...