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Guardsman arrested at border fired last year by sheriff

Nov. 15, 2018 5:44 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A National Guard member arrested on a sexual assault charge while serving on the U.S.-Mexico border lost his job as a county jailer last year after being arrested for drunken driving and allegedly lying to investigators. Luis Carlos Ontiveros, 30, was arrested Monday in Alpine, Texas, and...

Football fan charged with DWI blames team's performance

Nov. 14, 2018 7:56 AM EST

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a pro football fan charged with drunken driving after a crash told police he drank too much because his favorite team isn't any good. Wayne police say 57-year-old Christopher Greyshock, of West Milford, was charged after he rear-ended another vehicle about 5:15 p.m....

Court ruling could erase 20,000 drunken driving convictions

Nov. 13, 2018 2:55 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A ruling issued Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme Court could cause more than 20,000 drunken driving convictions to be vacated. The justices unanimously found that criminal charges pending against a state police sergeant made breath-testing device test results from five counties...

London bus driver arrested for drunk driving; 1 girl injured

Nov. 11, 2018 11:49 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British police say a London bus driver has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after a collision that left a teenage girl with critical injuries. Police said the accident happened Sunday afternoon when a double-decker city bus collided with a car, another bus, and a bus shelter. The...

Relatives struggle with Wisconsin deaths of Girl Scout, mom

Nov. 5, 2018 9:47 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Relatives of a Girl Scout and her mother who were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Wisconsin that also claimed the lives of two other girls struggled Monday to come to terms with their sudden, heartbreaking loss, saying "we all expect them to come back." Sara Jo Schneider, 32, and her...

International election monitor admits driving drunk in US

Nov. 5, 2018 6:54 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An international organization observing the U.S. midterm elections decided on Monday to pull its two Montana-based election monitors from the state after one of them pleaded guilty to drunken driving. Ognjen Domuz, a 30-year-old citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, pleaded guilty Monday...

The Latest: Girl Scout, mom killed in crash loved crafts

Nov. 5, 2018 5:57 PM EST

LAKE HALLIE, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the deaths of three Girl Scouts and a mother struck by a pickup truck along a rural Wisconsin highway (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The grandmother of one of three Girl Scouts killed in a Wisconsin hit-and-run crash says the child dreamed of being an animator and...

Former UFC fighter Stephen Bonnar facing DUI, other charges

Oct. 29, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say former UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after allegedly driving recklessly on a Las Vegas freeway. Nevada Highway Patrol officials say Bonnar was booked Sunday into the Clark County Detention Center on a DUI charge (third offense), resisting...

Correction: Hurricane Michael-Linemen Killed story

Oct. 26, 2018 1:16 PM EDT

CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) — In a story Oct. 25 about a hit-and-run crash that killed three linemen making hurricane repairs, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the hometown of one of the victims. George Cecil was from Colerain, North Carolina. A corrected version of the story is below: Crash...

The Latest: Crash kills 3 men repairing power lines

Oct. 25, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

CHIPLEY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on three utility workers being hit by a truck (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A third utility company worker has died after a pickup truck pulling a U-Haul trailer hit them while they were repairing lines damaged by Hurricane Michael in Florida's Panhandle. The Florida Highway...