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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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Arraignment Posted For Man Charged With Murder In 405 Crash

The arraignment for Yocio Jonathan Gomez, 23, charged with allegedly driving drunk and killing two construction workers, was postponed Thursday to Sept. 10.

08/09/2012

In this handout image provided by the NFL,  Eric Wright of the Detroit Lions poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Eric Wright Arrested For Drunk Driving After Collision

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Eric Wright was arrested Monday on suspicion of drunk driving following a collision in downtown Los Angeles.

07/02/2012

Connor M. Penhall. (credit: DMV)

Arcadia Man Charged In Death Of ‘CHiPs’ Actor’s Son

An Arcadia man faces gross vehicular manslaughter and drunk driving charges in the death of actor and motorcycle racing champion Bruce Penhall’s son, who was working for a Caltrans subcontractor.

04/06/2012

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Top LA County Sheriff’s Official Arrested For Drunk Driving

A top Los Angeles County sheriff’s official was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after being found stopped in the middle of the Foothill Freeway, passed out with her head on the steering wheel of her county car, according to reports.

02/07/2012

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Girl, 3, Critically Injured In Crash Involving Alleged Drunk Driver, 25

A 3-year-old girl suffered major head injuries when her grandfather’s car was hit by an SUV piloted by a suspected drunken driver, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

01/14/2012

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‘That’s So Raven’ Actor Orlando Brown Arrested For DUI

An actor-rapper known for his role on the TV show “That’s So Raven” faces a DUI charge after police say he was driving with his pregnant girlfriend.

08/14/2011

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Woman With High Blood Pressure, Arrested For DUI Dies In Custody

Orange County sheriff’s deputies say a woman who was arrested for a drunken driving-related offense and hospitalized for high blood pressure on July 1 has died.

07/08/2011

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Officers Go On High Alert For Drunk Drivers During Holiday Weekend

This year’s Fourth of July weekend promises to be full of sunshine, celebration and plenty of law enforcement prowling the freeways, looking for motorists driving drunk.

07/01/2011

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