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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...

Montana Man Pleads Guilty Of DUI After Being Convicted TIMES In Colorado, Once In Wyoming

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BILLINGS, Mont. — A 49-year-old Montana man who apparently was intoxicated when he came to court for his trial on a felony drunken driving charg...

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 | World

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...

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....

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...

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...

DUI Mug Shots Posted On Internet By Hawaii Police

AP | MARK NIESSE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

HONOLULU — Mug shots of drunken driving suspects are landing on the Honolulu Police Department's Web site, creating a virtual wall of shame long...

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....

Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty To Driving Drunk In Motorized La-Z-Boy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DULUTH, Minn. — A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to driving his motorized La-Z-Boy chair while drunk. A criminal complaint says 62-year-old De...

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...

Hasselhoff Ex Bach Arrested In LA On DUI Charge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — David Hasselhoff's ex-wife has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Los Angeles. The California Highway Patrol said S...

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.

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....

Calvin Hoover, of Salem, Oregon, charged with drunk driving after 911 call

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon police have charged a man with drunk driving after he called 911 to report his marijuana as stolen but the dispatcher could...

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...

Sobering News: Drunk Driving Arrests Up 30% For Women

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The number of women arrested for drunken driving has jumped nearly 30 percent in the past decade, a dangerous trend that was all to...

Woman Nabbed Twice For DUI On Same Night In 2 Cars

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LINCOLN, Neb. — Police arrested a woman twice in one night in two different cars for driving drunk. Police spokeswoman Katie Flood said the woma...

Women Drinking More, DUIs Up While Falling Among Men

AP | LISA A. FLAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — It seemed too horrendous even to imagine. But the case of the mother who caused a deadly wrong-way crash while drunk and stoned is pa...