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Drunk Driving

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Highland Family Demands City Make Street Safer After Car Plowed Into Home

A San Bernardino man whose home has been the site of four car crashes in two years is pleading with the city to stop speeding drivers on his street.

14 hours ago

Police used a stun gun to take a suspect down following a chase, (credit: CBS)

Pursuit Of Drunk Driving Suspect Ends With Police Using Stun Gun

Police said the man refused their directions and also taunted them.

03/19/2014

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Funeral Held For Former Child Actor After Being Hit By Alleged Drunk Driver

A funeral was held Tuesday for a former child actor who was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver in Woodland Hills.

03/04/2014

Six people have been killed in a wrong-way collision on the 60 Freeway. (credit: CBS)

MADD Holds Vigil For 6 Killed In Alleged DUI Wrong-Way Crash

You have a better chance of being killed by a drunk driver than you do being shot.

02/12/2014

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Family Holds Vigil For Woman Killed In Suspected Drunk Driving Crash

Through a fractured jaw 18-year-old Catherine Munoz is sharing a cautionary tale about drinking and driving.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2014

Kourosh Keshmiri, 27, of Mission Viejo, has been booked on suspicion of DUI in connection with a deadly crash in Mission Viejo. (credit: Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

Driver Who Allegedly Crashed Into Mission Viejo House, Killing 1, Had Previous DUI Conviction

Murder charges were filed Monday against a convicted drunk driver who allegedly crashed a car into a Mission Viejo home, killing a man as he slept in his bed.

12/30/2013

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More Blood-Alcohol Test Errors Discovered At OC Crime Lab

Earlier this month, an audit at the Orange County Crime Lab found mistakes in alcohol readings involving hundreds of drunk driving cases. Now more blood-alcohol test errors have been discovered at Orange County’s crime lab.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/21/2013

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900 DUI Defendants Notified About OC Crime Lab Blood Test Errors

An audit of Orange County’s crime lab found that incorrect blood-alcohol readings could help clear about 20 people arrested for drunken driving.

11/07/2013

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Nearly 500 People Arrested For DUI During Holiday Weekend In LA County

Nearly 500 people were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during the holiday weekend period that started Thursday and ended Saturday at 12:01 a.m., according to authorities.

07/07/2013

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Law Enforcement Agencies Out In Full Force For Long Holiday Weekend

Revelers beware – law enforcement officers will be out in force over the long holiday weekend, on the lookout for impaired drivers.

07/03/2013

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Driver Charged With Murder After Allegedly Dragging Man For 2 Miles

The substance abuse counselor accused of driving drunk while a dying man was stuck on the hood of her car was charged with murder on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/27/2012

Linda Hogan, AKA, Linda Bollea. (credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department)

Hulk Hogan’s Ex-Wife Arrested For Drunk Driving

Linda Hogan, the former wife of Hulk Hogan, was arrested in Malibu on suspicion of drunk driving, authorities said Friday.

10/05/2012

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Victims Of Drunken Drivers Make Impassioned Plea To Fullerton Officials For DUI Checkpoints

Fullerton residents whose lives have been devastated by drunken drivers attended Tuesday’s City Council meeting to demand that officials reinstate DUI checkpoints.

08/28/2012

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Jury Acquits West Covina Assemblyman Of DUI Charge

A jury has acquitted Southern California Democratic Assemblyman Roger Hernandez on a drunken driving charge.

08/27/2012

Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer (credit: Costa Mesa City Hall)

Costa Mesa Councilman Claims Unions Tried To Set Him Up For DUI Investigation

A Costa Mesa City councilman claims labor unions set him up to be investigated for drunk driving.

08/24/2012

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