Latest Driving under the influence News

Guatemalan pleads guilty in crash that killed Colts player

Jul. 20, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. pleaded guilty Friday to driving drunk in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver. Manuel Orrego-Savala, 37, pleaded guilty to two counts of operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content...

Cops: Swimmers flee pool as drunken driver crashes into it

Jul. 20, 2018 11:03 AM EDT

WIND GAP, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a group of children and adults in an above-ground pool barely managed to scramble out of the water before a drunken driver plowed into it. Lehighvalleylive.com says court documents describe a virtual one-man demolition derby in Wind Gap on July 13. Police say...

Police: Woman driving drunk hits, injures teen sister

Jul. 19, 2018 9:59 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman was driving drunk when she struck and seriously injured her 15-year-old sister, who had apparently jumped on the hood of the moving vehicle and was hit after falling off. Pittsburgh police responded to the scene around 10 p.m. Wednesday. The teen...

Police: Drunken ice cream truck driver crashes, injures 3

Jul. 18, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a woman drunkenly crashed an ice cream truck into a car, injuring three people on National Ice Cream Day. News outlets report 35-year-old Ellaine Durham is charged with driving while intoxicated and three counts of hit-and-run for the Sunday crash. Virginia Beach...

Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

Jul. 17, 2018 7:42 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb. A Chandler police report shows Keim had a blood-alcohol level of 0.19, more...

Authorities: Man told officer he only drank when car stopped

Jul. 12, 2018 11:53 AM EDT

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man told the officer who pulled him over that he was taking swigs of bourbon only when he stopped at traffic lights and stop signs — so he wasn't drinking and driving. Indian River County Sheriff's deputies still arrested 69-year-old Earle Stevens Jr. on June 27 on...

Crane barrels into cars, officer leaps inside to stop it

Jul. 11, 2018 8:04 PM EDT

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer who made a daring leap to stop a crane truck that smashed into four vehicles on the Long Island Expressway says the giant machine was "like a tank going down the road." Police say 47-year-old Brian Sinclair went about 9 miles (14 kilometers) after barreling through...

Driver jailed: SUV killed Danish girl on Charleston sidewalk

Jul. 11, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An 11-year-old Danish girl has died after she was struck by a vehicle while walking with her parents in South Carolina earlier this week. News outlets reported the Charleston County Coroner's Office said Selma Akguel of Middelfart, Denmark, died Tuesday at the Medical University of...

Former VA pathologist denies being impaired on duty

Jul. 9, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former pathologist denied he was impaired on duty amid an Arkansas Veterans Affairs hospital's investigation into more than 30,000 of his cases dating back to 2005. Dr. Robert Morris Levy of Fayetteville told the Associated Press that the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks...

Prosecutor: Man driving drunk on sidewalk hits, kills infant

Jul. 9, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

RARITAN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man was driving drunk when he struck three people on a sidewalk, killing an infant and seriously injuring the child's mother and 5-year-old brother. Somerset County prosecutors say Ronald Rebernik faces vehicular homicide and vehicular assault charges stemming from...