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Bill Advances In CT For House Arrest, Ignition Interlocks For Low-Risk Offenders

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.

03/31/2011

Jim Leyritz

Jim Leyritz Sentenced To Probation & $500 Fine In DUI Case

Ex-Yankee World Series hero Jim Leyritz gets probation, $500 fine in fatal drunk driving case.

WFAN–12/02/2010

Jim Leyritz (Photo/Associated Press)

Leyritz Vows Never To Drive Under Influence Again

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.

11/21/2010

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)

Jurors Signal Deadlock In Leyritz DUI Death Case

The six-person jury resumed discussions Friday afternoon. The panel got the case late Thursday after closing arguments in the 10-day trial.

WFAN–11/19/2010

Jim Leyritz

Keidel: Jungle For Jim Leyritz

While the aggregate drum of the 24/7 news cycle hammers us with scores and stats, graphics and crawlers, the fine print reveals tales of tragedy.

WFAN–11/19/2010

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Driver Goes On Trial In Deadly N.Y. Sidewalk Wreck

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.

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’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

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)

Prosecution Rests In Leyritz DUI Death Trial

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.

WFAN–11/11/2010

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)

Judge Won’t Allow 2nd Leyritz Blood Test Evidence

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.

WFAN–11/09/2010

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)

Passenger: Light Not Red For Leyritz Before 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.

WFAN–11/08/2010

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Judge Sentences Driver In Leandra’s Law Case

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 […]

10/30/2010

Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives for a mandatory court appearance before a judge who revoked her probation earlier this week at Beverly Hills Courthouse on September 24, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images/Kevork Djansezian)

Judge Says Lindsay Lohan Should Receive Bail

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.

09/24/2010

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)

DUI Manslaughter Trial On Hold For Ex-Yankee Leyritz

The DUI manslaughter trial of former major leaguer Jim Leyritz is temporarily on hold because of legal wrangling over key pieces of evidence.

WFAN–09/17/2010

A man undergoes a sobriety test at a drunk driving checkpoint - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Extra DUI Checkpoints In Conn. For Weekend

The state police are even letting the public know the locations!

09/03/2010

Man Arrested For Drunk Driving With 4 Kids In Car

A man caught while allegedly drunk driving with children in his car on Long Island, will face some sobering penalities.

08/27/2010

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