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Woman gets 27 years in crash that killed Michigan trooper

Oct. 26, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A woman sentenced to 27 years in prison Tuesday after being in a drunken driving crash that killed a Michigan state trooper. Thomasina Jones pleaded guilty last week in Ionia County Circuit Court to second-degree murder, operating a vehicle with a...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Oct. 26, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

Kanas City Star. October 26, 2021. Editorial: Two days in jail? Gene Suellentrop should resign from Kansas Senate after DUI deal Kansas state Sen. Gene Suellentrop’s plea bargain Monday on drunk driving and other charges is a grotesque distortion...

Woman gets 7 years in prison for DUI fatal crash

Oct. 26, 2021 08:38 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman was sentenced on Monday to seven years in prison for a drunk driving crash that killed one person and injured two others, according to Attorney General Peter Neronha. Barbara Trojan, 63, of North Kingstown, was sentenced in...

Police: Man in Wyoming facing DUI blames 4-year-old son

Oct. 25, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A man in the U.S. state of Wyoming allegedly tried getting out of a drunken driving charge by claiming his 4-year-old son was behind the wheel. Campbell County sheriff's deputies pulled the 39-year-old man over Saturday. They were responding to a...

Ex-Kansas Senate leader pleads no contest to DUI

Oct. 25, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita Republican who once was one of the Kansas Legislature’s most powerful lawmakers pleaded no contest Monday to driving under the influence and reckless driving and will serve two days in jail. Former Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop...

Woman arrested after crashing into state police vehicle

Oct. 24, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman has been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after crashing into a Delaware State Police vehicle early Sunday, police said. Troopers were responding to a report of a disabled vehicle that was involved in a deer...

California city pays $500K to stroke victim arrested for DUI

Oct. 21, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California city will pay $500,000 to settle a lawsuit by a woman arrested for driving under the influence when she was actually having a stroke. The settlement ends a long legal battle over the arrest of Robin Winger, who was...

Maye sorry for DUI arrest, wants to remain with Jets

Oct. 21, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Marcus Maye knew where to go once the news of his DUI arrest from February became public. He went straight to the coach's office, seeking out Robert Saleh to explain what happened and why he kept it from the New York Jets for more than seven...

Councilman facing DWI charge to finish term but end campaign

Oct. 21, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans City Council member facing a drunk driving charge for the third time says he will finish out his term while undergoing inpatient addiction treatment, but he is suspending his campaign for another term on the council. Jared Brossett, 39,...

Gonzaga coach Mark Few pleads guilty to DUI, fined $1,000

Oct. 20, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga coach Mark Few has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Idaho and must pay a fine of $1,000 in lieu of spending four days in jail, according to court documents. He must also perform 24 hours of community service and...