Former New York Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz, once called “The King” was acquitted of manslaughter in a Florida drunk driving accident and is now trying to turn his life around.
The son of a cop who admitted to killing an aspiring lawyer in a drunk-driving crash won’t spend a day in prison. That’s part of a plea deal agreed to by the victim’s mother.
Advocates of the bill, which passed the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee on a 29-12 vote, said it could reduce state prison costs as well as the number of reoffenders.
Ex-Yankee World Series hero Jim Leyritz gets probation, $500 fine in fatal drunk driving case.
After a Florida jury gave former Yankee catcher Jim Leyritz a mixed verdict in a case that could have sent him to jail for at least 15 years, he burst into tears.
The six-person jury resumed discussions Friday afternoon. The panel got the case late Thursday after closing arguments in the 10-day trial.
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A driver knocked back several happy-hour drinks before getting behind the wheel of a dilapidated van and plowing onto a sidewalk near the Empire State Building, pinning a pregnant woman underneath and killing her, prosecutors said.
It’s the defense’s turn to present evidence in the Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.
The prosecution rested Wednesday in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz, after a crash reconstruction expert said Leyritz wasn’t speeding before the crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.
Prosecutors were barred Tuesday from using an illegal blood test in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz to calculate how drunk he was at the time of a fatal December 2007 crash.
The passenger in a sport utility vehicle driven by Jim Leyritz testified Monday that he never saw a traffic light turn red seconds before their SUV crashed into a second vehicle and killed a woman.
NEW YORK (CBS 2) — A Manhattan judge sentenced on Friday the woman whose actions led to tougher drunk driving laws in New York. A judge sentenced 31-year-old Carmen Huertas to four to 12 years […]
A judge says Lindsay Lohan can be released on $300,000 bail after the actress appealed a judge’s decision to send her to jail for nearly a month.
The DUI manslaughter trial of former major leaguer Jim Leyritz is temporarily on hold because of legal wrangling over key pieces of evidence.