Latest Driving under the influence News

Kentucky school bus driver charged with DUI after wreck

Mar. 17, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

CRESTWOOD, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky have charged a bus driver with drunken driving after a bus with 33 elementary school students on board crashed. No one was injured. News outlets report 54-year-old Lesley Harvey was charged Friday with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, failure to...

Pirates' Kang having a strong spring despite long layoff

Mar. 6, 2019 7:38 PM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates admittedly took a leap of faith when they re-signed Jung Ho Kang to a $3 million, one-year contract in November as a free agent. Kang missed the entire 2017 season because he was unable to obtain a work visa to travel to the United States following a third...

Sheriff: Wife wouldn't let man drive drunk, so he killed her

Mar. 6, 2019 6:50 PM EST

CARROLLTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man shot and killed his wife and two other people at her birthday party last week after she tried to stop him from driving drunk, investigators said. Michael Barnhill, 30, of Winona, is charged with three counts of homicide and two counts of attempted murder, news...

Giants outfielder Maybin arrested on suspicion of DUI

Mar. 5, 2019 6:53 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco Giants outfielder Cameron Maybin has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Arizona. Police confirmed Tuesday that the 31-year-old was stopped last week in Scottsdale, which is the team's home during spring training. According to a police report,...

Suspect in street racing death ruled incompetent for trial

Mar. 5, 2019 3:46 PM EST

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man accused in a street racing wreck that killed a 73-year-old woman has been ruled mentally incompetent for trial. Defense attorney Matt Fry released details of 42-year-old Haven Sooter's competency evaluation to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch . Sooter, of St....

Police: New Orleans crash driver spoke of 'drinking problem'

Mar. 3, 2019 2:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A driver suspected of killing two people and injuring seven others, most of them on bikes, as large crowds gathered in New Orleans for Mardi Gras told police after the deadly crash, "I have a drinking problem," according to a police report. New Orleans police said Tashonty Toney, 32, was...

Police: Bus driver facing DUI, endangerment charges

Mar. 2, 2019 1:50 PM EST

BATH, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania school bus driver is facing charges after police allege she drove erratically while under the influence of alcohol with 26 juveniles aboard, then abandoned them and the bus at a gas station. State police in Bethlehem said Lori Ann Mankos, 44, of Walnutport is...

Wisconsin man faces at least his 10th drunken driving charge

Feb. 28, 2019 10:34 PM EST

OCONTO, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man is facing at least his 10th drunken driving charge. Sixty-six-year-old Douglas Kluth of Green Bay was arrested early Wednesday in Oconto County. Authorities allege he had an open beer on the center console of his car. Officials say the State Patrol was helping with...

Baby killed after driver crashes into shopping cart in Texas

Feb. 27, 2019 8:29 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police say a suspected intoxicated driver crashed into a shopping cart in a parking lot, killing a baby who was sitting in the cart's seat as her mother unloaded groceries. David Lee Roy Fuentes remained jailed Wednesday on charges of intoxication manslaughter and...

Ex-pro wrestler 'Sunny' hit with 6th drunken driving charge

Feb. 26, 2019 11:27 AM EST

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A former pro wrestler known as "Sunny" in the ring has been arrested on her sixth charge of drunken driving. Police say 46-year-old Tamara Sytch, of Middletown, New Jersey, was stopped in Seaside Heights on Saturday evening after driving the wrong way on a one-way street. She...