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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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’s Turn In Jim Leyritz DUI Death Trial

It’s the defense’s turn to present evidence in the Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.

WFAN–11/15/2010