Driving under the influence

December 28, 2018 - 7:21 pm
DAHLONEGA, Ga. (AP) — Law officials say a woman rescued alongside her two-month-old baby from a pickup truck inundated by water in north Georgia is facing DUI charges. WSB-TV reports that Georgia State Patrol says Andrea Marie McMeans, 28, ran off the road and down an embankment before landing in a...
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In this Dec. 20, 2018, photo, Rob Wheatley, 50, drinks a beer, at the Beer Hive Pub, in Salt Lake City. The United States' lowest DUI threshold takes effect this weekend in Utah. Lawmakers in the state approved the 0.05 percent blood-alcohol limit in 2017, and Gov. Gary Herbert signed it into law. The change goes into effect Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. In a booth in the corner, recent Ohio transplant Wheatley said he drinks to try new craft beers, not to get drunk. He's skeptical that the law will be a serious deterrent for binge drinkers. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 28, 2018 - 11:44 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New Year's Eve revelers in Utah could find themselves with more than a hangover as 2019 dawns. If they drink and drive, they could end up on the wrong side of the nation's newest and lowest DUI threshold. The 0.05 percent limit goes into effect Sunday, despite protests that it...
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December 27, 2018 - 12:55 pm
MAULDIN, S.C. (AP) — A man is suing a police department in South Carolina after they charged him with driving under the influence with a blood alcohol level of 0.02 percent. Calvin Williams' lawsuit says a Mauldin police officer pulled him over in 2016 for failing to maintain his lane. The lawsuit...
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This booking photo provided by the Oktibbeha County Jail shows Republican State Senate President Pro Tem Terry Burton, who was arrested by the Mississippi Highway Patrol on suspicion of driving drunk, Wednesday night, Dec. 19, 2018, near Starkville, Miss. Burton was charged with DUI second offense and failure to maintain proper lane. (Oktibbeha Sheriff's Department via AP)
December 21, 2018 - 5:57 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A top Mississippi lawmaker arrested for the third time on suspicion of drunken driving is apologizing for causing "embarrassment" to friends, family and colleagues. Senate President Pro Tempore Terry Burton told The Associated Press in a statement Friday that he would consider...
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December 07, 2018 - 12:35 pm
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — A lemur surprised a Florida Highway Patrol trooper when it crawled from a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck that had been stopped for driving erratically and hitting other cars. Dashcam video shows the lemur peeking out of the trailer before hopping to the ground and...
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December 03, 2018 - 11:48 pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says it may have used the Autopilot system of a Tesla to stop the car after its driver fell asleep. The CHP says officers attempted to stop the Tesla Model S, which was doing about 70 mph (113 kph) on a highway early Friday in the San...
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November 29, 2018 - 11:01 am
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a crash that killed an artist selected to sculpt a Martin Luther King Jr. statue for the Georgia Capitol grounds. The Henry County district attorney's office said in a news release Thursday that Corey Sease pleaded guilty...
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November 27, 2018 - 7:07 am
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman is accused of driving under the influence and crashing, killing her 9-year-old daughter. The Sun News reports 31-year-old Catilia Chestnut was charged Monday with DUI resulting in death. South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers say Chestnut was driving...
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November 22, 2018 - 11:08 am
GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina school district's superintendent has been placed on paid leave following her arrest for driving under the influence. Local news outlets report the Cherokee County school board voted in a closed session Tuesday to remove Quincie Moore at least temporarily The...
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November 19, 2018 - 2:11 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Court records say a South Carolina school district's superintendent has been charged with DUI. News outlets cite the Greenville County records as saying Cherokee County School District Superintendent Quincie Moore was charged Sunday with DUI. Records show she was released...
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