Driving under the influence
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.
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.
Lukas Iorio was a high school wrestling champion and a good student, but now he has been arrested and brought up on serious charges.
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.
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.
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.
New York Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams has been charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop in Florida.
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.
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.
Police have charged a 52-year-old man for driving while intoxicated with a child in the car on Thursday night on Long Island.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.