One of the men controversially pardoned earlier this year by Mississippi's outgoing governor could land back behind bars after being charged with driving drunk and causing an accident that killed an 18-year-old woman.
For more than three months, Linda Smith has wondered how the man who police say was driving drunk and involved in a crash last year that killed her daughter could be pardoned for a previous felony drunken driving offense.
Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by police led to the 1992 Los Angeles riots, pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor reckless driving in connection with his arrest in Moreno Valley last summer on suspicion of driving under the influence.
A convicted drunken driver was sentenced Wednesday to 51 years to life in prison for a crash that killed Los Angeles Angel pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others, the Orange County, California, district attorney said.
It is now a felony in New York to drive drunk or under the influence of drugs with a child in the vehicle, and will require first-time driving-while-intoxicated (DWI) offenders to install an ignition interlock device in their vehicles.
Every day, unthinkable tragedies shatter the lives of many families. For Lisa and David, July 2, 2005, began as a perfect wedding day. More than 200 close friends and relatives gathered on the beach. Lisa's fondest memory of the day was of her nieces, 5-year-old Grace and 7-year-old Katie, dressed like princesses, throwing rocks into the Long Island Sound.
Like sister, like brother? Paris Hilton's 18-year-old younger brother, Barron Hilton, was arrested Tuesday morning on charges of driving under the influence and carrying a fake driver's license, authorities confirm.
A panel of nine men and three women is hearing evidence against Phil Spector in the 2003 death of actress Lana Clarkson. They include a journalist once assigned to the case, the estranged wife of a convicted murderer, a civil engineer working on his PhD and a Broadway actor-turned-film executive. The average age of the panel is 48, about two decades younger than the defendant.
Lindsay Lohan reached a plea deal Thursday on misdemeanor drunken driving and cocaine charges that calls for her to spend one day in jail, serve 10 days of community service and complete a drug treatment program.
In what sounds like a scene out of his old movie Caddyshack, Bill Murray was pulled over by police in Sweden while cruising through downtown Stockholm in a golf cart, then refused to take breathalyzer test after police said they smelled alcohol, authorities said Wednesday.
Allegedly under the influence and with a small amount of cocaine in her pants pocket, Lindsay Lohan was arrested after chasing the mother of her personal assistant in her car early Tuesday morning, Santa Monica police said.
Ty Pennington was sentenced to 36 months probation, fined $1,500 and ordered to attend a 90-day alcohol education program after pleading no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol, Los Angeles City Attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan announced Friday.
US Airways CEO Doug Parker was sentenced to one day in prison Tuesday for driving under the influence of alcohol in Phoenix the night Delta Air Lines rejected a takeover bid from his company, a US Airways spokesman confirmed to CNN.
A spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sunday stood by his statement that Friday morning's arrest of actor Mel Gibson on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol occurred "without incident."
Mothers Against Drunk Driving's efforts have cut into legal, social drinking, according to comments by a trade group of restaurant owners in a newspaper report Thursday, but the group is winning praise from an insurance group.
While prosecutors called several witnesses to convince jurors that two America West pilots operated a flight while intoxicated, the defense called just one witness Monday who testified that he, not the pilots, was in "full control" of the aircraft during the incident.
Recently, in Nevada, 19-year-old Ryan Pisco drank beer at a party, got drunk, drove his car into a pole, and died. Now Ryan's mother, Jodie, is suing Coors Brewing Co. for allegedly causing Ryan's death.