Driving under the influence

Actor-singer David Cassidy, best known for his role as Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family," arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif., Aug. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

‘Partridge Family’ star Cassidy charged with DWI

SCHODACK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say former teen heartthrob David Cassidy was pulled over for failing to dim his headlights in upstate New York and charged with DWI after tests showed his blood-alcohol content at […]

08/21/2013

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Tougher drunken driving threshold weighed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal accident investigators were weighing a recommendation Tuesday that states reduce their threshold for drunken driving from the current .08 blood alcohol content to .05, a standard that has been shown to […]

05/14/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

What You Missed on LA’s Morning News 4/17/13

Here are the news maker interviews you missed (or want to hear again) from this morning’s edition of LA’s Morning News with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett. 5:12 a.m. – Mothers Against Drunk Driving National […]

04/17/2013

Tow truck driver killed by drunken driver

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say a tow truck driver hooking up to a disabled car in Malibu has been struck and killed by a drunken driver who fled the scene.

02/12/2013

Randy Travis

Randy Travis admits driving drunk, gets probation

SHERMAN, Texas (AP) — Randy Travis pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated Thursday in a case that began last summer when the country music star was found naked after crashing his Pontiac Trans Am.

02/01/2013

Addiction counselor charged with murder in DUI

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed murder and drunken-driving charges against a substance abuse counselor who allegedly struck a pedestrian and drove for more than two miles with the dying victim […]

11/27/2012

Drugged driving bigger problem than drunk driving

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A statewide survey shows there are more drugged drivers than drunken drivers on California roads during the weekend. The California Office of Traffic Safety said Monday that 14 percent of drivers […]

11/20/2012

Bobby Brown arrested in Los Angeles; DUI suspicion

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bobby Brown has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving for the second time this year. Los Angeles police spokeswoman Venus Hall says the singer was stopped in his car in […]

10/24/2012

Don't drink dairy and drive, Russia's top doc says

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s top health official says drinking and driving don’t mix – even when the drink in question is kefir, a fermented milk beverage containing less than one percent alcohol. The comments Monday […]

10/08/2012

Freeway chase underway

A car is leading California Highway Patrol officers on a chase on the southbound Ventura (101) Freeway in the western San Fernando Valley, according to the CHP. The pursuit began in Ventura County.

09/28/2012

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