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Phillips found guilty of murder, DUI, assault

A jury convicted an Anchorage woman of murder for causing a crash on the Seward Highway last year, while drunk behind the wheel. The victim’s family called the decision a, “little piece of justice,” saying too many people take chances and drive drunk. Lori Phillips’ attorney says she isn’t making excuses, but there’s there’s a…Read More

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Huntington Beach might post DUI arrests on Facebook

Huntington Beach is considering a new tactic in its crusade against drunk driving: public shaming on Facebook. The city’s Police Department is looking into posting the names of suspected drunk drivers on Facebook, said Lt. Russell Reinhart. Councilman Devin Dwyer asked police Monday during a City Council meeting if they would be willing to post…Read More

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Police: Man urinates on cruiser after DUI arrest

(AP) – 9 hours ago JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Johnson City police said a man urinated on a police cruiser during a traffic stop for drunk driving. The Johnson City Press quotes the police report’s description of the incident. It said police stopped 23-year-old Darinel Lopez Cruz at about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday after…Read More

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Defence begins case in ex-Yankee Jim Leyritz's DUI manslaughter trial in Florida

By The Associated Press (CP) – 3 hours ago FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — It’s the defence’s turn to present evidence in the Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. The defence case begins Monday with an opening statement from Leyritz lawyer David Bogenschutz. The defence is also expected to put…Read More

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Prosecution rests in Leyritz DUI death trial

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The prosecution has rested in the Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. The final state witness Wednesday was a crash reconstruction expert who said Leyritz was not speeding before the December 2007 crash that killed a 30-year-old woman. The defense is expected to begin its…Read More

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Wrongful death suit filed against local dentist in DUI case

Tampa, Florida — The mother of a young woman killed in a crash as she walked over the Harbour Island bridge toward her car is filing a civil wrongful death lawsuit against the man who police say was behind the wheel. 24-year-old Kate Kohlier and her co-worker at the Marriott Waterside, 23-year-old Douglas Kozar were…Read More

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Crash expert to testify in Leyritz DUI death trial – WZVN

  Associated Press – November 10, 2010 3:04 AM ET FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – A crash reconstruction expert is the next key witness for Florida prosecutors in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. The crash expert is expected to describe exactly what happened when Leyritz’s vehicle collided in…Read More

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DUI CHARGES

The following people have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs: Doylestown Maria Viola, 39, of Whittmore Street, Furlong, was charged with DUI at 1:11 a.m. Oct. 31 after police stopped her vehicle for not signaling a turn at Pine and Court streets. Police said Viola exhibited signs of intoxication and…Read More

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Court Actions: DUI’s

Reno Justice Court Kevin Matthew Keeley, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $53; DUI school; victim impact panel. Martin Gabriola, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $443; DUI school; victim impact panel. Gail Ann Gamroth, 90 days jail, suspended; 74 hours community service; $543; DUI school; victim impact panel. Natalie Rose…Read More

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