Latest Driving under the influence News

Grand jury indicts Kentucky sheriff following injury crash

Apr. 19, 2019 10:16 AM EDT

HARDINSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Kentucky sheriff on multiple counts following a crash that injured a woman. News outlets report Breckinridge County Sheriff Todd Pate was indicted Thursday on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment, driving under the influence and tampering with...

Affidavit: Off-duty officer in fatal crash had 'adult sodas'

Apr. 18, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — An affidavit says an off-duty police officer accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed a New Hampshire woman was seen weaving in and out of traffic and traveling in the wrong direction beforehand. The affidavit also says Londonderry police officer Tyler Berry told a first...

A timeline of Tiger Woods' career

Apr. 14, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

A timeline of memorable events in Tiger Woods' career: August 1996 — Wins third straight U.S. Amateur and turns professional the following week. October 1996 — Wins the Las Vegas Invitational for his first PGA Tour victory in his fifth professional tournament. April 1997 — Wins the Masters at...

Probation violation charge: Candidate with DUI back in jail

Apr. 12, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A former congressional candidate in Georgia who spent much of his unsuccessful 2018 campaign in jail because of a drunken-driving offense is now charged with a probation violation. Democrat Steve Foster spent three months in jail last year, convicted of drunken driving in Whitfield...

Trivago hotel website actor arrested in Texas on DWI charge

Apr. 12, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The actor who has become something of a sex symbol as the scruffy-faced, somewhat rumpled star of ads for the travel booking site Trivago has been arrested in Texas on a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated charge. Court records show 52-year-old Timothy Williams was arrested Wednesday...

Police: Man hiding in bathroom after wreck charged with DUI

Apr. 11, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a man found hiding in the bathroom of a business has been charged with drunken driving in a West Virginia crash involving a school bus. Police tell news outlets 27-year-old Franklin Carroll Jr. was arrested Thursday after running from the four-vehicle crash in...

Mother, daughter buried side-by-side after double tragedy

Apr. 3, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A man is expected to plead guilty to drunk driving following a wreck that killed a mother just weeks after she gave birth to a daughter who was later killed in a horrific, unrelated beating. Lawyers in Miami announced Tuesday that 24-year-old Leornardo Morciego will plead guilty to DUI...

Todd Helton cited on DUI charge, enters treatment center

Mar. 26, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former All-Star first baseman Todd Helton has received a misdemeanor citation on a charge of driving under the influence after getting involved in a one-car accident. Helton's lawyer says the former Colorado Rockies star has entered a residential treatment program. "He realizes...

Police: Man tried to hide alcohol on breath with body spray

Mar. 26, 2019 7:18 AM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina say a man sprayed Axe body spray in his mouth to cover the smell of alcohol as deputies approached during a traffic stop. The State newspaper reports that Spartanburg County sheriff's deputies stopped 49-year-old Efren Mencia-Ramirez on Saturday night...

Actor Michael Madsen accused of driving under the influence

Mar. 25, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Police have arrested actor Michael Madsen after they say he was stopped while driving under the influence. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says Madsen was driving a Land Rover, which struck a pole in Malibu, California, around 8 p.m. Sunday. The 61-year-old, who has been...