Police around New Jersey will begin stepping up patrols targeting drunken and impaired drivers beginning Friday.
His steps are slow, but there was a time no one thought Kenneth Baribault would ever walk again or speak. His words also come slowly, but he can now string a few together with the help of an iPad and his 10-year-old son.
Broken headlights and tire tracks mark the spot on Winters Drive in Mastic where two teens were killed in a crash that police say was the result of drunk driving.
Michael Grasing, 31, of Babylon, had a blood-alcohol reading nearly four times the legal limit of 0.08 in the June 24 crash on Montauk Highway in Lindenhurst, prosecutors said.
Police said that Rony Santos drove west in the eastbound lane of Long Island Avenue in Wyandanch around 10 p.m on Saturday. He then hit the officers’ car near Wellwood Avenue, police confirmed.
After striking two men who were crossing the Grand Concourse in the Bronx just after midnight on Saturday, a 37-year-old man driving a Honda CR-V didn’t even stop.
Walsh, 18, was killed on Sunday, June 24 when a Michael Grasing, who police said was driving with a blood alcohol limit nearly four times the legal limit, slammed into her car while she was driving home from work.
Sophia Anderson, 21, was shoeless and silent as she was led out of the Suffolk County police precinct Tuesday to face a judge.
A Long Island lawyer sick over the deaths he has seen because of drunk drivers has decided to fund a safe and sober campaign, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.
Police in Nassau and Suffolk counties have arrested nearly three-dozen people on drunk driving charges during the first part of Memorial Day Weekend.
Last month, Jennifer Troiano was fired from her job as an assistant district attorney in the Bronx. Now, she has accepted a deal that allowed her to plead guilty to a drunk driving charge and avoid jail time.
The last time the New York Giants played in the Super Bowl, in 2008, New Jersey Attorney General Jeff Chiesa says state troopers arrested 176 people for drunk driving that Sunday.
The federal government should help police departments nationwide obtain the tools and training needed to attack a rising scourge of driving under the influence, two U.S. senators said Sunday.
According to federal highway statistics, Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday weekend on the roads.
Ignition interlock devices became mandatory for any drunk driver sentenced on or after August 15, 2010. The device requires the driver to pass a breath test in order to start the vehicle.