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Police Cracking Down On Drunken Driving, Boating For Labor Day Weekend

Police are trying to keep the roads and waterways safe for Long Islanders this Labor Day weekend.

08/31/2012

25 DWI offenders arrested in ignition interlock sting (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Convicted Nassau County DWI Offenders Arrested Again For Driving Without Ignition Interlocks

More than two dozen convicted drunk drivers in Nassau County were busted for illegally driving a car to meet with their probation officers. The Nassau County District Attorney’s office announced the arrests of 25 convicted drunk drivers during a two-week sweep.

08/28/2012

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Police: Expect Crackdown On Drunk Driving In NJ

Police around New Jersey will begin stepping up patrols targeting drunken and impaired drivers beginning Friday.

08/16/2012

Kenneth Baribault

EXCLUSIVE: Nassau Cop Struck By Drunk Driver Making Remarkable Recovery

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.

07/24/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Police: Two Teens Killed In Early Morning DWI Crash

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.

07/21/2012

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Charges Upgraded In Deadly L.I. Crash; Babylon Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murder

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.

07/18/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Accused Drunk Driver Crashes Head-On Into Police Car In Wyandanch, Injuring Two Officers

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.

07/15/2012

Scene of Alleged Hit-And-Run Accident (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Pedestrian Dead After Out-Of-Control Driver Allegedly Strikes Two On Grand Concourse

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.

07/14/2012

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Brittney Walsh, Teen Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver, Laid To Rest

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.

06/29/2012

Sophia Anderson (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To DWI Charges After Allegedly Crashing Into L.I. Home

Sophia Anderson, 21, was shoeless and silent as she was led out of the Suffolk County police precinct Tuesday to face a judge.

05/29/2012

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Long Island Lawyer Funds Cab Rides Home To Avoid Drunk Driving Crashes

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.

05/29/2012

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

Increased Patrols Net 35 DWI Arrests On Long Island

Police in Nassau and Suffolk counties have arrested nearly three-dozen people on drunk driving charges during the first part of Memorial Day Weekend.

05/26/2012

Jennifer Troiano (file / credit: Bad Lawyer NYC)

Former Bronx ADA Jennifer Troiano Admits To Drunk Driving

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.

03/02/2012

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New Jersey Authorities Worried About Drunk Driving During Super Bowl

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.

02/02/2012

Police investigate the fatal DUI crash. (credit: CBS 2)

Sen Schumer Calls On Federal Government To Help Cops Curb Drugged Driving

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.

01/29/2012

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