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Supreme Court Wary of Warrantless Blood Tests in DUI Cases

The Supreme Court appeared reluctant Wednesday to allow police to routinely order blood tests for unwilling drunken-driving suspects without at least trying to obtain a search warrant from a judge.



Gray Signs Two New Impaired-Driving Bills

Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed two new bills this morning to enhance impaired driving enforcement in the District.


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Crapo Pleads Guilty To DWI Charge In Virginia

U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of driving while intoxicated and then apologized for his actions and asked forgiveness from his constituents.


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Crapo Won’t Fight DUI Charge

U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo, the Idaho Republican arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, doesn’t plan to fight the charges when he appears in court in January, a spokesman said Friday.


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Pennsylvania Man Faces Manslaughter Charges In Hagerstown Accident

A Pennsylvania man faces charges of negligent manslaughter and drunk driving in a crash near Hagerstown that killed one person and left two others badly hurt.


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10 Die On Virginia Roads Over Holiday Weekend, All Were Victims Behind The Wheel

State police say 10 people died in nine crashes on Virginia roadways over the July 4th holiday weekend, down from a year ago.


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Manslaughter Conviction For Drunk Driver That Killed 8-Year-Old Alexandria Boy

A 22-year-old man who drove into a woman and her 8-year-old son, killing the child, has been convicted of manslaughter while driving under the influence.


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Judge Tosses Out Drunken Driving Charges Against Former FAA Head

A judge on Thursday tossed out drunken driving charges against the former head of the Federal Aviation Administration after seeing video of the traffic stop and ruling that the officer had no legitimate reason to stop the driver.


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Judges Reduces Kevin Coffay’s Sentence In Drunk Driving Case; 3 Killed In Accident

A three-judge panel has reduced the 20-year sentence of Kevin Coffay, who was convicted of killing three people in a drunk driving accident in Montgomery County.



Virginia Lawmakers Want Ignition Interlocks Installed For First-Time DUI Offenders

The Virginia Senate has passed legislation requiring an ignition interlock for every first-time drunken driver, no matter how high the offender’s blood alcohol content registered.