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Teen charged with DUI in crash that killed passenger in his car

A Northwest Side man has been charged with DUI in a Norwood Park crash that killed a passenger in his car, according to Chicago police. Mishel Lame, 19, was driving a BMW coupe around 7:30 p.m. Monday when he rear-ended another car in the 5100 block of North Nagle Avenue, police said in a statement. The car was pushed into other cars, and the BMW also hit a tree, police said.  A passenger in the BMW, Marion Mario Tahiraj, 20, was taken ... Read More »

Man crashes truck into 2 vehicles, faces DUI charges

BELLEVUE, Neb. —Bellevue police arrested a 34-year-old Bellevue man on suspicion of DUI Monday morning. Police say he could face other charges as well. According to police, the man was driving a Chevy Silverado pickup truck. Police believe he was under the influence. Police say the man failed to make a curve onto 35th Street from Leawood Drive and lost control. The man then hit a trash can, a recycling container and a mailbox before crossing over a lawn, police ... Read More »

Miss Washington USA Stormy Keffeler Resigns Over DUI Conviction

Stormy Keffeler, 23, pleaded guilty to DUI in September and spent two days in jail last month, according to court documents. The Seattle Times reported police stopped Keffeler in April as she drove a car with two flat tires. Keffeler broke pageant rules by not disclosing the incident on her paperwork before entering Miss Washington USA nor after she won the 2016 crown in October, co-executive producer Maureen Francisco told NBC News. Read More »

Remember the Naples DUI bikini grandma? Busted again.

The North Naples grandmother who was arrested on a DUI charge wearing a bikini in April has been arrested again. Deputies arrested the 50-year-old Patricia Ebel on a charge of violating the probation for that DUI, according to a Collier County sheriff’s arrest report. Ebel had a blood-alcohol level of .177, more than double the legal limit of .08, when her probation officer tested her 10:40 a.m. Tuesday. A jail breath test registered her level at .122 and .120. Read More »

New York Woman Claims Her Body Brews Alcohol, Has DUI Charge Dismissed

Imagine being charged with a DUI when it’s been hours since you’ve had a drink, only to later discover that your body brews its own alcohol. That’s what happened to an upstate New York woman when she blew a blood alcohol level more than four times the legal limit. Just before Christmas in Hamburg, New York, a judge dismissed the charges after being presented with evidence the woman suffers from “auto-brewery syndrome.” Read More »

Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon charged with DUI

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested on a DUI charge on Saturday night, according to arrest logs provided by the Carter County (Oklahoma) Sheriff’s Office. The booking time was listed at 4:45 a.m. CT. Blackmon was released later on that morning. The No. 5 overall pick in the 2012 draft out of Oklahoma State, Blackmon is currently under indefinite suspension, and has been suspended three times by the NFL for violating their policy on substances of abuse. Jacksonville ... Read More »

Roger Clemens ex-trainer Brian McNamee arrested for DUI

Brian McNamee, the former trainer for pitcher Roger Clemens who testified before a congressional committee that he injected the Rocket with performance-enhancing drugs, was arrested for DWI Monday morning on Long Island, according to a Long Beach Police arrest report obtained by the Daily News. The 48-year-old McNamee was also charged with driving while impaired by drugs, driving while his ability was impaired by drugs and alcohol, and driving with a suspended license, according to the arrest report. All charges are ... Read More »