Driving under the influence

FILE - In this May 20, 2016 file photo, actor and singer Jussie Smollett attends the "Empire" FYC Event in Los Angeles. Chicago police said Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, they're still seeking a follow-up interview with Smollett after receiving new information that "shifted" their investigation of a reported attack on the "Empire" actor. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 20, 2019 - 5:34 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A California misdemeanor complaint against Jussie Smollett shows the actor was accused of identifying himself as his younger brother in 2007 when a Los Angeles police officer pulled him over on...
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February 18, 2019 - 12:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Supreme Court has overturned a law that allowed a driver's refusal to submit to a breath test to be used as evidence in a criminal trial for driving under the influence. The high court unanimously agreed Monday that the provision violated the Georgia Constitution's...
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February 12, 2019 - 1:23 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials have joined members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving in support of stricter DUI legislation. Gov. Henry McMaster, some members of the General Assembly and law enforcement joined the organization Tuesday on the Statehouse grounds in support of an...
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January 31, 2019 - 10:29 am
CLAYTON, Ga. (AP) — Troopers say a Georgia police chief has been arrested on DUI and open container charges. News outlets report Dillard police Chief Jeremy James Welch was stopped at a safety check road block Friday night in Clayton. A Georgia Public Safety Department report says the 35-year-old...
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In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, is the scene of a multiple vehicle accident involving two trucks and a bicyclist in Honolulu. Police say a suspected drunk driver in a pickup truck slammed into a crowded Honolulu intersection, killing two pedestrians and a bicyclist and injuring five people including himself. Alcohol and speed may have played a role in the crash shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Kakaako neighborhood, according to authorities. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
January 29, 2019 - 9:55 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A suspected drunken driver remained hospitalized Tuesday facing manslaughter charges, a day after he drove a pickup truck into a crowded intersection, killing three pedestrians, Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard said. "This is probably our most deadliest in many, many years,"...
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In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, is the scene of a multiple vehicle accident involving two trucks and a bicyclist in Honolulu. Police say a suspected drunk driver in a pickup truck slammed into a crowded Honolulu intersection, killing two pedestrians and a bicyclist and injuring five people including himself. Alcohol and speed may have played a role in the crash shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Kakaako neighborhood, according to authorities. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP)
January 29, 2019 - 8:28 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Honolulu crash that left three people dead (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard says a suspected drunken driver who drove a pickup truck into a crowded intersection remains hospitalized after the crash killed three pedestrians. Ballard...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers addresses the audience after Evers was sworn in during the inauguration ceremony at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. For the first time in nearly a decade, a handful of Republican lawmakers pushing for Wisconsin to join the rest of the country and criminalize first-offense drunken driving have an ally in the governor's office. On paper it might look like a can't-miss bipartisan initiative, but it's not that easy in a state where drinking is ingrained in popular culture. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)
January 13, 2019 - 1:08 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — With a new Democratic ally in the governor's office, a handful of Republican lawmakers are pushing for Wisconsin to join the rest of the country and criminalize first-offense drunken driving. On paper it might look like a can't-miss bipartisan initiative, but it's not that easy...
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January 11, 2019 - 6:40 pm
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The half-brother of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is facing a drunken-driving charge after an arrest in Oregon. State police said Thomas Wayne Markle Jr. was visibly intoxicated when he was pulled over at about 1:30 a.m. Friday in Josephine County, in southwestern Oregon...
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January 11, 2019 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to a Wisconsin drunk driving law that has parallels in other states. Wisconsin law says law enforcement officials can draw blood from an unconscious driver without a warrant if they suspect the person was driving drunk. The case the...
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January 10, 2019 - 3:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Records show a former North Carolina state representative charged with DUI in Ohio last year cannot legally drive until July. The Charlotte Observer cites the records from Ohio's Erie County Municipal Court in a Wednesday report on Andy Dulin. Records show the former...
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