Latest Driving under the influence News

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Sep. 26, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

McCook Gazette. September 23, 2022. Editorial: Nebraska’s a happy state, but there’s more to the story Despite the current fortunes of Husker football, Nebraskans are pretty happy overall. We’re the second lowest state in the number of people who...

Georgia DB Bullard's status uncertain following DUI arrest

Sep. 26, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Defensive back Javon Bullard's status for No. 1 Georgia's Southeastern Conference game at Missouri on Saturday is uncertain after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Coach Kirby Smart said Bullard must appear before a...

Louisiana man gets 30 years in DUI death of 9-year-old girl

Sep. 20, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

GRETNA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man who admitted to being drunk when he crashed into the back of a family's minivan, killing a 9-year-old girl, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison, prosecutors said. Wendell Lachney, 58, of the New Orleans suburb of Belle Chasse, pleaded...

1 dead, 5 hurt in suspected DUI crash in central California

Sep. 18, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

KERMAN, Calif. (AP) — A suspected DUI driver was among five people injured in a head-on crash that killed another motorist in central California, authorities said. The 27-year-old suspect was alone in a 2003 Honda that collided with a 2017 Acura shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday near...

Driver of Alabama bus with 40 kids aboard faces DUI charge

Sep. 18, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (AP) — A school bus driver in Alabama faces charges of driving under the influence and reckless endangerment after being spotted driving erratically with 40 children aboard. WAFF-TV reports that Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver said deputies received a...

Sheriff: Deputy charged in off-duty DUI crash in patrol car

Sep. 14, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida deputy has been charged with crashing his unmarked patrol vehicle while off duty and under the influence of alcohol, officials said. The Broward County deputy was arrested Tuesday at the county's public safety building and charged with...

Indiana woman pleads guilty in house crash that killed 2

Sep. 13, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. (AP) — A woman has pleaded guilty to causing a June crash in which her car plowed into a northeastern Indiana home, killing a 74-year-old man and his great-grandson who were sitting on its front porch. Brandi S. Bare, 46, pleaded guilty to two counts each of...

Former Chiefs assistant coach Reid pleads guilty in crash

Sep. 12, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid pleaded guilty Monday to felony driving while intoxicated resulting in serious physical injury stemming from a 2021 crash, which occurred when his pickup truck struck two stopped cars on an interstate entrance ramp and...

2 California Highway Patrol officers struck on interstate

Sep. 11, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Two California Highway Patrol officers were struck by a suspected drunk driver after pulling over another car on an interstate early Sunday, authorities said. The officers were “conducting an enforcement stop" along Interstate 80 in Solano County around...

Prison warden to retire after DUI arrest

Sep. 08, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama prison warden is retiring after being arrested for driving under the influence. Jeffery Baldwin, a warden at Elmore Correctional Facility, was arrested in Cullman on Aug. 30 for suspicion of driving under the influence, news outlets reported...