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New Mexico kicks Carlton Bragg Jr. off team after DWI arrest

Jan. 13, 2020 10:24 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico forward Carlton Bragg Jr. has been dismissed from the Lobos basketball team following his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. Coach Paul Weir released a statement late Sunday, hours after Bragg's arrest,...

Officer hurt in crash with woman accused of drunk driving

Jan. 13, 2020 6:03 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee officer suffered critical injuries from being hit while inside his cruiser by a woman accused of drinking and driving with young children in her car. Cadarius Davis, 32, crashed into the police car, trapping the Memphis officer inside early Sunday morning, news outlets...

New Mexico's Bragg arrested on DWI, pot possession charges

Jan. 12, 2020 5:50 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico forward Carlton Bragg Jr. was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and possession of under one ounce of marijuana early Sunday, hours after the Lobos beat Air Force. The arrest comes nine days after Bragg, 24, was reinstated to the team following a...

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2003, file photo, rapper Trick Daddy poses for a photo as he arrives at the 2003 Billboard R&B Hip Hop Awards in Miami Beach, Fla. Rapper Trick Daddy is facing charges of cocaine possession and driving under the influence after an officer found him apparently asleep behind the wheel on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Miami, authorities said. (AP Photo/Yesikka Vivancos, File)

Rapper Trick Daddy arrested in Miami on DUI, drug charges

Jan. 11, 2020 5:08 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Trick Daddy is facing charges of cocaine possession and driving under the influence after an officer found him apparently asleep behind the wheel on Saturday in Miami, authorities said. An officer found the rapper when responding to reports of a driver hitting signs and running red...

Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting passenger

Jan. 10, 2020 10:21 PM EST

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Uber driver with a conviction for sexual battery has been charged with sexually assaulting a drunk woman he picked up outside a California police station, authorities said. Amir Attia, 43, of Tustin was arrested Wednesday in connection with the July 2018 assault in Orange...

FILE - In this June 7, 2016, file photo cars pass charred ground remnants at the scene of a fatal traffic accident in rural Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Lawyers James Halsell, the retired NASA astronaut charged with murder in a fatal car crash that killed two young sisters, contend tests reveal there wasn't any alcohol in his system, court documents show. Attorneys for Halsell filed a motion including the test results Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Phillip Lucas, File)

Defense: No alcohol in fatal crash involving ex-astronaut

Jan. 10, 2020 3:27 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Lawyers for a retired NASA astronaut charged with murder in a fatal car crash that killed two young sisters contend tests reveal there wasn't any alcohol in his system, court documents show. Attorneys for former space shuttle commander James Halsell filed a motion including the test...

Legislator pleads not guilty to drunken driving charge

Jan. 9, 2020 1:53 PM EST

VICTOR, N.Y. (AP) — A New York State Assembly member who was accused of drunken driving days after he wrote a column warning against doing just that pleaded not guilty on Thursday. Brian M. Kolb, R-Canandaigua, pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge during a hearing in Victor Town...

A man lights a candle at the scene where a car has plowed into a group of people in Luttach, near Bruneck in the northern region South Tirol, Italy, Sunday, Germany, Jan. 5, 2020. Italian fire officials say a car has plowed into a group of young German tourists in northern Italy, killing at least six people and injuring eleven. (AP Photo/Helmut Moling)

Drunken driver in Italy plows into German tourists, kills 6

Jan. 5, 2020 10:47 AM EST

ROME (AP) — A drunken driver speeding on a mountain road plowed into a group of young German tourists in northern Italy early Sunday, killing six people and injuring 11 others, Italian authorities said. The deadly crash occurred in a village of Valle Aurina, northeast of Bolzano in the Alto Adige region,...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, speaks during a news conference on proposed Assembly rules reforms at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Kolb was charged on New Year's Eve for driving while intoxicated, just a week after he wrote a column warning citizens against getting behind the wheel drunk.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Lawmaker quits leadership post after drunken-driving arrest

Jan. 3, 2020 6:20 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York lawmaker whose New Year's Eve drunken-driving arrest came days after he wrote a column warning others not to drive while intoxicated said Friday he will step down from his post as the top Republican in the state Assembly. “As Leader of the Assembly Minority Conference,...

This Thursday, Jan. 2 2020 booking photo provided by the Tarrant County, Texas, Sheriff's Office shows Ethan Couch, a Texas man who used

Texas 'affluenza teen’ to be released; drug test questioned

Jan. 3, 2020 5:32 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A man who became known as the “affluenza teen” for his unusual defense at a 2013 manslaughter trial was set to be released from a Texas jail after prosecutors raised questions Friday about a drug test that triggered an alleged probation violation. Ethan Couch, 22, avoided prison...