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Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island Parents Charged Under Leandra’s Law In Separate Incidents

Nassau County Police have arrested a woman who was allegedly driving drunk with her toddler in tow.

05/24/2014

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Alleged Drunk Driver Kills 1, Injures 3 In New Jersey Turnpike Crash

One man was killed and three people were injured when a car driven by an accused drunken driver struck a concrete barrier on the New Jersey Turnpike in northern New Jersey.

05/11/2014

Sadly, people continue to get behind the wheel drunk, and some of them are doing it early in the morning, police told CBS 2 recently. (Photo: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: The Deadly New Threat During Your Morning Commute

You may be shocked to find out that CBS 2 recently uncovered an alarming and potentially deadly new problem on the city’s roads, the morning DUI.

07/08/2013

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Brooklyn Man Faces Number Of Charges For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

According to police, Steven Calandrillo, 25, slammed his car into a woman standing on the sidewalk at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street in Sheepshead Bay around 2 a.m. on Saturday.

06/16/2013

City Employee Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

Police said Brian Baba, of the New York City Department of Sanitation, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated at 1:47 a.m.

04/03/2011

Somers teen Max Yovane is being hailed as a hero by friends and family for stopping a suspected drunk driver, using his own car to stop her. (Photo: CBS 2)

‘Hero’ Westchester Teen Stops Alleged Drunk Driver

A quick-thinking teenager is getting the credit for stopping a suspected drunk driver, using his own car to get the job done.

02/23/2011

1,900 Lose Power In NY After Driver Hits Pole

Authorities in upstate New York say a drunken driver hit a utility pole and shut off power for 1,900 people. The accident Saturday in Mohawk also halted train service.

01/30/2011

Man Sentenced In NJ Parkway Crash That Killed Wife

A drunk driver whose wife was killed when he crashed into a toll plaza on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey is headed to prison.

01/08/2011

Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles (credit: CBS 2)

Memorials Honor NJ Police Officer Killed In Crash

The nine-year veteran was headed home after working a holiday anti-drunken driving detail. He leaves behind a wife and two young children.

11/26/2010

Ocean Gate Police Officer Jason Marles (credit: CBS 2)

Loved Ones Mourn Thanksgiving Loss Of NJ Cop

Police said a suspected drunk driver was captured after fleeing the scene with several other people.

11/25/2010

Garden State Parkway (Credit: AP)

Off-Duty NJ Officer Killed In Parkway Crash

A New Jersey police officer headed home after his shift ended was killed early Thursday when an alleged drunken driver crashed into his vehicle on the Garden State Parkway.

11/25/2010

Police say 40-year-old Peter Wolfman was intoxicated when he drove his car onto the sidewalk. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Charged In Crash That Left NYC Teen Critical

Witnesses said the driver, 40-year-old Peter Wolfman, was speeding moments before he tried to make a u-turn.

11/15/2010

Police say 40-year-old Peter Wolfman was intoxicated when he drove his car onto the sidewalk. (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Teen Critical After Being Hit By Drunk┬áDriver

Police said a drunk driver veered off City Island Avenue late Saturday night, hitting 17-year-old Emily Sexton.

11/14/2010