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Michael Phelps of the United States swims in the Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final during day four of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships at Gold Coast Aquatics on August 24, 2014 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Olympian Michael Phelps Arrested On DUI Charge In Maryland

Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.

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One person was killed and two others injured after a car hit a building in Ridgefield on July 24, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Driver In Fatal Ridgefield Crash Charged With Death By Auto

Bergen County prosecutors said Tamer Ammar, of Fort Lee, also faces assault by auto charges and numerous motor vehicle citations stemming from the July 24 crash in Ridgefield.

08/30/2014

Former high school wrestling star Lukas Iorio is charged with carjacking an electric buggy and going on a violent rampage on the Jersey Shore. (Credit: Gettysburg College/CBS 2)

New Jersey High School Wrestling Champ Accused In Bizarre Rampage

Lukas Iorio was a high school wrestling champion and a good student, but now he has been arrested and brought up on serious charges.

05/28/2014

Bree Walker

Seen At 11: TV News Pioneer Bree Walker Says Alcohol Spun Her Out Of Control

Former television news anchor Bree Walker made history two decades ago for reporting with a disability. But Walker is now in the headlines again – this time not for her triumphs, but for her dramatic downward spiral.

05/01/2014

Rapper Jim Jones in New York City in 2012. (credit: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Rapper Jim Jones Arrested In The Bronx

According to the Bronx District Attorney’s office, Jones was behind the wheel of a Chevy Impala when officers pulled him over at around 2 a.m.

10/02/2013

Car keys and an alcoholic drink (credit: clipart.com)

NTSB Recommends Lowering Legal Limit To Reduce Drunk Driving Deaths

The National Transportation Safety Board said states should shrink the standard from the current .08 blood-alcohol content to .05 as part of a series of recommendations aimed at reducing alcohol-related highway deaths.

05/14/2013

Mason Williams (Credit: Tampa PD)

Yankees’ Top Prospect Mason Williams Charged With Driving Under The Influence

New York Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams has been charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop in Florida.

04/25/2013

Generic Car Accident (credit: ClipArt)

Two Accidents Occur Within Hours Of Each Other At The Same Intersection On Staten Island

Two accidents took place within five hours of each other — both involving alleged impaired drivers — at Richmond Avenue and Signs Road on Staten Island on Saturday night and Sunday morning.

05/27/2012

Actor Avery Brooks (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

‘Star Trek’ Actor Charged With DUI In Connecticut

Avery Brooks, who played Capt. Benjamin Sisko on “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and had the role of Hawk on “Spenser: For Hire” in the 1980s, is set to be arraigned in state court in Norwalk next week.

02/02/2012

Sean Durham

Police Charge Long Island Man For DWI With Kid In Car

Police have charged a 52-year-old man for driving while intoxicated with a child in the car on Thursday night on Long Island.

03/04/2011

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Gets Up To 15 Years For NYC Sidewalk Crash

A van driver who downed drinks before running over and killing a pregnant woman on a Manhattan sidewalk is headed to prison for seven to 15 years.

01/10/2011

Photo/ Rothstein, Gary I for The New York Daily News

Keidel: Judging Jim Leyritz

I recently wrote a column about Jim Leyritz that spawned a storm of hostile responses. My inbox was jammed with jaded Leyritz defenders, many saying that they had no rooting interest.

WFAN–12/03/2010

Photo/ Rothstein, Gary I for The New York Daily News

Kallas Remarks: Lucky Jim Leyritz

As you probably know by now, former Yankee Jim Leyritz was acquitted this past Saturday of felony DUI (driving under the influence) manslaughter in a 2007 car crash that killed Fredia Ann Veitch.

WFAN–11/24/2010

In this handout photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz was arrested in the early morning hours of December 28, 2007 in Broward County, Florida. (Photo by Broward County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Defense Expert: Leyritz Not Drunk Before Crash

A defense expert says former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz was not drunk when he was involved in a Florida car crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.

WFAN–11/18/2010

In this handout photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office, former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz was arrested in the early morning hours of December 28, 2007 in Broward County, Florida. (Photo by Broward County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Defense Opens In Leyritz DUI Manslaughter Trial

Former big-league baseball player Jim Leyritz was not drunk prior to a 2007 crash that killed a 30-year-old woman despite blood tests showing otherwise, his attorney said Monday.

WFAN–11/15/2010

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