Latest Driving under the influence News

Louisville puts assistant Klenakis on leave after DUI arrest

Aug. 20, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has placed tight ends coach Chris Klenakis on administrative leave following his arrest on driving under the influence and other charges. Shelby County sheriff's deputies responded to calls early Sunday about a driver swerving on Interstate 64 in Shelbyville. An arrest...

Police ID Salem couple killed in fiery crash

Aug. 20, 2018 4:04 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police have identified a Salem couple who died when their motorcycle was hit by a driver accused running a red light while drunk. Salem police said Monday that 34-year-old Logan Wilson and 32-year-old Jessica Wilson died at Salem Hospital after Sunday's fiery crash. The Statesman Journal...

Jail for California driver who hit man, drove with body

Aug. 15, 2018 9:23 PM EDT

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A drunken California motorist who drove more than a mile (1.6 kilometers) with the body of the man she hit in the front seat of the car has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. The San Diego Union-Tribune says 31-year-old Esteysi Sanchez was sentenced Wednesday for the 2016...

Judge jails congressional candidate through election for DUI

Aug. 14, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

A Georgia congressional candidate convicted of drunken driving was ordered by a judge Tuesday to spend the next six months in jail — a sentence that would keep the candidate locked up long past Election Day. It was unclear what would become of Democrat Steven Foster's campaign after he was sentenced by a...

Fired Ohio State assistant stopped for suspected DUI in 2013

Aug. 13, 2018 3:16 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, who was fired last month after a history of domestic violence allegations became public, was arrested for suspected drunken driving in 2013 but pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Documents obtained by The Blade in Toledo showed that Smith...

Police: Man dies after car is hit by 2 intoxicated drivers

Aug. 13, 2018 8:34 AM EDT

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say a man has died after his car was hit by two intoxicated drivers traveling in opposite directions on an Albany-area highway. The vehicle was struck and went across a median on Interstate 90 in East Greenbush at around 1 p.m. on Saturday. Then it was hit...

Jim France choosing to stay quiet as interim head of NASCAR

Aug. 10, 2018 8:59 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Jim France seems to be choosing to stay in the shadows, declining to let the public hear from him as the interim chairman and CEO of NASCAR. France is not expected to be available for interviews as NASCAR prepares to run its first race, at Michigan International Speedway, since...

Iowa's young tackles seek to overcome offseason struggles

Aug. 10, 2018 8:06 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sophomores Alaric Jackson and Tristan Wirfs each possess the potential to finish their Iowa careers ranked among the best tackles the lineman-rich Hawkeyes have ever produced. They've just got to stay out of trouble. Jackson, who was suspended for last season's Pinstripe Bowl for...

Motorcyclist killed, 3 injured in Klamath Falls crash

Aug. 10, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities charged a Klamath Falls woman with manslaughter after a fiery crash that killed one motorcyclist and injured three others. Klamath Falls police say 46-year-old Brenda Tobin was driving a pickup late Thursday when she turned directly into the path of two motorcycles....

Democrat running for Congress convicted of DUI in Georgia

Aug. 9, 2018 1:13 PM EDT

A candidate for Congress has been jailed in Georgia while he awaits sentencing for a drunken-driving conviction. Steven Lamar Foster, 61, of Dalton is a former physician running as a Democrat for northwest Georgia's 14th District. He's challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Graves in the November election. Foster...