Driving under the influence

This undated photo provided by the Polk County Sheriff's office on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018 shows Michael Lester. Authorities in Florida received a 911 call on New Year's Eve from Lester who said he was driving drunk and needed police. (Polk County Sheriff's office via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 2:37 pm
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the dispatcher kept him talking while directing officers to the scene. When the...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Iowa farmer and former TV reality show celebrity Chris Soules listens during a hearing in Buchanan County District Court in Independence, Iowa. The trial for Soules, who is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident, has been rescheduled from Jan. 18, 2018, to later this year. A judge on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, approved a motion by his attorneys to postpone it. No new date has been set but Judge Andrea Dryer says a new trial should be scheduled to begin before May 7. Soules lost a legal battle Friday, Jan. 5 in the felony case when Dryer denied his motion to dismiss the charge. (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP, Pool, File)
January 05, 2018 - 6:00 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa farmer-turned-reality television star is fighting to avoid prison after driving his pickup into the back of a tractor and killing a neighbor. Chris Soules, who became known as "Prince Farming" during his 2015 appearance on "The Bachelor" and also appeared on "The...
Read More
December 30, 2017 - 4:04 pm
MANNING, S.C. (AP) — Troopers say a 75-year-old woman was driving under the influence when she slammed into a tractor from behind, killing the driver. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. David Jones said Elaine Maggs was driving a 2010 Ford Mustang on a rural road near Manning around 11:30 a.m. Friday when...
Read More
December 12, 2017 - 7:12 am
HOLDEN BEACH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman has been charged in the death of a motorcyclist in what authorities say was an impaired driving crash. The StarNews of Wilmington reports that First Sgt. M.W. King with the State Highway Patrol says 53-year-old Lori Saubers was charged with felony...
Read More
In this Nov. 28, 2017 photo, Pamela Wang poses for a photo in Kealakekua, Hawaii, with an avocado she found while on a walk. Wang is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the 5-pound (2.3-kilogram) avocado she snagged is the world's largest. (AP Photo/Mary Lou Knurek)
December 09, 2017 - 10:10 am
POLICE: WOMAN DROVE WITH TRANSIT SIGN STICKING OUT OF CAR SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car. The 52-year-old was pulled over Saturday on Route 46 in South Hackensack when...
Read More
December 04, 2017 - 9:08 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Police say a Nevada woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after she drove down a highway the wrong way, danced atop her SUV and attempted to flee from officers on a kid's scooter. Police in the city of Sparks answered a call Saturday for a wrong-way driver and found...
Read More
November 30, 2017 - 5:09 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A Clarke County Superior Court judge has sentenced a Georgia woman, who while driving drunk last year killed a University of Georgia student, to 31 years in prison. The Athens Banner-Herald reports Judge Eric Norris ordered 32-year-old Whitney Baker Howard to serve the first 25...
Read More
This photo made available by the Miami Dade Police Department shows 32-year-old Michael Arana under arrest, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 in Miami. Arana is the head of security for singer Justin Bieber. He was arrested in Miami following a car crash that injured two police officers. (Miami Dade Police Department via AP)
November 30, 2017 - 10:27 am
MIAMI (AP) — The head of security for singer Justin Bieber was arrested early Thursday in Florida following a crash that injured two police officers. Michael Arana, 32, was charged with DUI and leaving the scene of a crash with injuries, Miami-Dade police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said in a news...
Read More
November 22, 2017 - 8:13 pm
MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — A state official faces two separate investigations after police said he drove drunk with more than a dozen jars of moonshine in his car. WSB-TV reports Georgia Department of Natural Resources Deputy Commissioner Walter Rabon Jr. is on administrative leave after he crashed his...
Read More
November 13, 2017 - 4:24 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A woman has sued a state senator who crashed into her car on a South Carolina interstate and her lawyer says she wants to restore her good name. Michaela Caddin's lawsuit against Sen. Paul Campbell was filed Monday, nine days after a vehicle Campbell was in ran into the back...
Read More

Pages