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  • Jockey Mike Smith pleads not guilty to DUI charges

    Jockey Mike Smith pleads not guilty to DUI charges

    DUI DWI Laws 09/03/2011

    Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor DUI charges resulting from his July 20 arrest hours after winning the opening-day stakes race at Del Mar.Smith entered his plea via his attorney Thursday at the courthouse business ...

  • Court date set in Henderson city attorney DUI case

    Court date set in Henderson city attorney DUI case

    DUI DWI Laws 06/18/2011

    A court date is set for a Nevada city attorney facing drunken driving, leaving the scene of an accident and open container of alcohol charges following a daytime crash last month. Henderson City Attorney Elizabeth Quillin is due for arraignment Monda...

  • Jalen Rose pleads guilty to drunken driving

    Jalen Rose pleads guilty to drunken driving

    DUI DWI Laws 05/26/2011

    Former Michigan and NBA player Jalen Rose has pleaded guilty to drunken driving, admitting he got behind the wheel after drinking six martinis.Rose entered his plea Wednesday in District Court in Oakland County's Bloomfield Hills. He faces up to 93 d...

  • High court suspends DUI bus driver's law license

    High court suspends DUI bus driver's law license

    DUI DWI Laws 03/03/2011

    The Montana Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a 54-year-old Billings man who ran into a teenager with a school bus while driving under the influence of alcohol. The Billings Gazette reports the high court issued the order Tuesday and dir...

  • Appeals court: Pa. county can't ban DUI from ARD

    Appeals court: Pa. county can't ban DUI from ARD

    DUI DWI Laws 01/31/2011

    Pennsylvania Superior Court says a southwestern Pennsylvania County was wrong to keep people charged with drunken driving out of a special probation program for first-time offenders.As a result, the Herald-Standard in Uniontown says the court has ove...

  • Alexis man gets 15-years in prison for DUI

    Alexis man gets 15-years in prison for DUI

    DUI DWI Laws 12/30/2010

    A judge in western Illinois has handed down a 15-year prison sentence for an Alexis man who'd repeatedly been accused of driving while drunk. Knox County State's Attorney John Pepmeyer tells WGIL Radio that 50-year-old Jon Ahline pleaded guilty in Oc...

  • Drunken driver reports himself to police in Iowa

    Drunken driver reports himself to police in Iowa

    DUI DWI Laws 12/27/2010

    Iowa City police say a 25-year-old man called 911 to report a drunken driver: himself. According to the Iowa City Press-Citizen, police say Francisco Castro called the emergency number around 8:30 on Christmas morning. Officers found Castro sitting i...

  • Vince Neil gets new court date in Vegas DUI case

    Vince Neil gets new court date in Vegas DUI case

    DUI DWI Laws 09/28/2010

    A Las Vegas judge set a new court date for Motley Crue singer Vince Neil on misdemeanor drunken driving and speeding charges.Lawyers for the 49-year-old rocker appeared on his behalf Monday in Las Vegas Justice Court. No plea was entered.A clerk says...

  • Ex-NBA star Jayson Williams to face NYC DWI case

    Ex-NBA star Jayson Williams to face NYC DWI case

    DUI DWI Laws 08/20/2010

    Jayson Williams is already in prison for accidentally killing a limo driver, but the former NBA star still is contending with another criminal case.Williams has a Manhattan court date Friday in a drunken-driving case stemming from a car wreck a week ...

  • Lindsay Lohan's father due in NY court

    Lindsay Lohan's father due in NY court

    DUI DWI Laws 08/19/2010

    Lindsay Lohan's father is due in court to answer a charge that he kicked and threatened to kill his former fiancee. Michael Lohan is scheduled to be arraigned on the harassment charge in Southampton Town Court on Wednesday.His fiancee, Kathryn Major,...

  • Illegal immigrant crashes, killing Va. nun

    Illegal immigrant crashes, killing Va. nun

    DUI DWI Laws 08/04/2010

    An illegal immigrant awaiting a deportation ruling has been charged with killing a nun and critically injuring two others in a drunken driving crash that has sparked criticism of how immigration enforcement is handled.A local official in the Virginia...

  • RFK Jr.'s wife guilty of driving impaired in NY

    RFK Jr.'s wife guilty of driving impaired in NY

    DUI DWI Laws 07/23/2010

    The wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. settled her drunken-driving case without jail time Thursday night by pleading guilty to a minor charge.Mary Kennedy admitted in court that her driving ability was impaired when she drove over a curb outside a school ...