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Schools Struggle To Stifle Underage Drinking During Prom Season

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 06.18.2011 | Education

Wailing friends collapse at the burnished coffin of a teen as pallbearers slowly wheel it away. Two crashed cars sit nearby, bearing witness in pools ...

Montana Lawmaker's Speech Perpetuates Boozy Image

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

HELENA, Mont. -- A Montana lawmaker's speech railing against drunken driving laws is outraging activists and political opponents who say it perpetuate...

Woman Who Blew A .232 In Aspen Won't Face DUI Charge

The Aspen Times | Rick Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN -- A woman whose breath-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit won't be charged for DUI after a judge suppressed incriminating evi...

Man Gets DUI Charge For Falling Asleep At The Wheel After Celebrating Divorce

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Police officers surely pull over plenty of cars, but not every day can they stop the vehicles by hand. That's what reportedly happened las...

Saving Lives by Stopping Drunk Drivers

Sen. Sherrod Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Sherrod Brown

In-vehicle technology to prevent drunk driving is an opportunity to create safer roads and save lives. We cannot afford to leave this problem for the next generation, so let's solve it now.

8% Of Fans Leave Games Over Legal Alcohol Limit, Preliminary Study Claims

Scientific American | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's a now-they-know-how-many-holes-it-takes-to-fill-the-Albert-Hall situation. Because researchers have measured the actual blood alcohol level of fa...

Can Fear of Embarrassment Kill You?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Margaret Heffernan

The other day I was in a car with my daughter, being driven by a friend who, because the journey was long, fit in a conference call. I sat frozen in my seat. What could I do?

21-Year-Old Racks Up Her Third DUI Arrest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 21-year-old Naperville woman has only been able to legally drink alcohol for ten months, but has already racked up three DUI arrests. Aileen F. Be...

Drunk Driver Arrested In Mercedes Full Of Stolen Sheep

news24.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

East London - A drunk motorist was arrested near Queenstown in the Eastern Cape after allegedly being found to be 32 times over the alcohol limit, the...

Drunk Driver Accused Of Killing Pregnant Goes On Trial

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A driver knocked back several happy-hour drinks before getting behind the wheel of a dilapidated van and plowing onto a sidewalk near...

Albert Metz Jr. Arrested For DUI Twice In One Night

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CASPER, Wyo. — Police in Wyoming arrested a 67-year-old man for driving under the influence twice in the same night. Police say Albert Metz Jr....

Woman Gets 15 Years For Crash That Killed 5 Teens

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

YORKVILLE, Ill. — A judge has sentenced an Illinois woman to 15 years in prison for causing the deaths of five teens in a 2007 alcohol-related c...

Walgreen CFO Arrested On Drunk Driving Charges

Daily Finance | Melly Alazraki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Walgreen (WAG) Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last month, The Chicago Tribune reported. It was his s...

Police: Man Said He Will Drive Drunk Until He Kills Someone

TribLocal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A southern Illinois man reportedly told an Orland Park detention officer he will continue to drive drunk until he kills someone after being jailed las...

Mary Kennedy GUILTY: RFK Jr.'s Wife Guilty Of Driving Impaired

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. — The wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. settled her drunken-driving case without jail time Thursday night by pleading guilty to ...

Chasing Lotta

Mark Coggins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Coggins

In my late twenties, I waged a bitter struggle for the affections of a belly dancer named Lotta.

Woman Urinates On Car, Passes Out In Front Of Suburban Police Station

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was an easy DUI arrest for police last week when a man parked on a curb outside the police station and his female passenger urinated on the vehicle...

Naperville Leads Chicago Area In DUI Arrests

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With the Fourth of July holiday bearing down, police departments across the Chicago area are preparing for another wave of intoxicated drivers. And...

New Mexico DUI Standard Redefined After Supreme Court Dismisses Case

KRQE News 13 | AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SANTA FE (KRQE) - The state Supreme Court has overturned the drunken driving conviction of a motorist found passed out in his vehicle with the keys on...

Safest Cars For Teens And Elderly

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumer Reports September issue details the safest cars for the two most accident-prone demographics: teens and elderly. In an interview with CBS...

Local Police Consider Posting DUI Offenders Online

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

HUNTINGTON BEACH -- Huntington Beach police have proposed posting the names of DUI offenders online in an effort to cut down on the city's drunken dri...

Jamie Hicks Drunk Driving Charges: 12-Year-Old Daughter Calls 911 On Mom

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SOUTHEAST, N.Y. — A woman has been arrested on drunken driving charges in upstate New York after her 12-year-old daughter called 911 while in th...

Peter Goldblatt Runs Down Brits Dominic Hartley, Emily Lewis In Upstate New York

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WARRENSBURG, N.Y. — A man has been charged with drunken driving and vehicular homicide after two British employees of an upstate New York summer...

Parents Targeted In New Battle Against Teen Drinking

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For most of her life, Bridget Hegg has watched her parents mourn the loss of her teenage brother, Mark, who sneaked out with friends and died in an al...

President Obama's Sympathy Call to Nelson Mandela

April D. Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
April D. Ryan

Obama recently made a call to 91-year-old Nelson Mandela. White House Officials contend the call was simply an expression of sympathy for the death of Mandela's great granddaughter.