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The Bronx intersection where Mamtaz Begum and her friend were struck by a vehicle on March 5, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Off-Duty Firefighter Drove Drunk, Struck 2 Women

Sean Farrell, 39, was driving on White Plains Road near Westchester Avenue in the Bronx around 6 p.m. Wednesday when he struck the women, police said.

03/06/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Charged With DWI In Queens

An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated this past weekend, reportedly after a crash in Woodside, Queens.

02/03/2014

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LI Man Gets 4 To 8 Years In Prison For DWI Crash That Killed His Grandfather

Prosecutors said Gary Hendricks was driving his SUV drunk when he crashed and flipped over several times in July. He pleaded guilty to the charges. Authorities said Hendricks’ blood alcohol level was .17 percent at the time of the crash.

01/28/2014

Kerry Kennedy (credit: Getty Images)

Kerry Kennedy To Miss Jury Selection In Drugged-Driving Trial

The daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy told a judge Thursday her work for human rights will keep her attend jury selection on Feb. 20 and 21.

01/23/2014

LI Mom Charged With DWI For Striking Man, Young Boy In Selden

Nina Gebarowski, 38, of Selden, covered her face and apologized as she left the courthouse in Central Islip Friday. Gebarowski is accused of driving drunk with her 2-year-old daughter in the car when she hit a pedestrian in Selden who was walking with his 4-year-old son.

01/10/2014

Dina Lohan with attorney Mark Heller on Jan. 7, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Dina Lohan Continues To Attend Substance Abuse Sessions Months After Arrest

A judge said actress Lindsay Lohan’s mother is continuing to attend substance abuse counseling sessions following her September arrest on drunken driving charges.

01/07/2014

Demonstration of Ignition Interlock Device - File / Photo: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images

NJ DWI Offenders Could Avoid License Suspension Under New Bill

The measure could allow drivers convicted of a first DWI to avoid a license suspension by agreeing to install an ignition interlock device in their car. The device requires the driver to take and pass a Breathalyzer-like test before starting the car.

01/02/2014

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mangano: Increased DWI Patrols In Nassau County For New Year’s

County Executive Edward Mangano says police will be targeting drunk drivers to stop senseless alcohol-related accidents during one of the busiest party days of the year.

12/30/2013

Laquita Brooks (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Cops: LI Mom’s DWI Leaves Daughter, Son With Head Injuries

Laquita Brooks apparently lost control of her car Thursday night at 10:50 p.m. on Dix Hills Road. The car struck a sign and then a tree, Suffolk County police said.

12/27/2013

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NY State Police Targeting Drunk Driving During Holidays

The goal of the initiative “Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest” is to maximize DWI enforcement efforts to prevent motorists from being injured or killed by an intoxicated or drug-impaired driver.

12/24/2013

Sean Crane has been convicted of 12 DWIs. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

6 Years In Prison For L.I. Man Convicted Of 12th DWI

A chronic drunken driver has been sentenced to six years in prison, following his 12th arrest on Long Island this past fall.

12/07/2013

Sheila Mara had a blood-alcohol level of .22 percent, police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: DWI Arrest May Have Saved Sheila Mara’s Life

Sheila Mara, the daughter of late Giants owner Wellington Mara, missed a “do not enter” sign and collided head-on with a taxi cab, police said.

11/27/2013

A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drunk Driving Checkpoints To Be Set Up Across New York State Over Holiday Weekend

Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.

11/27/2013

Car keys and an alcoholic drink (credit: clipart.com)

Nassau Police To Beef Up DWI Patrols For Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Starting Wednesday, there will be an additional 100 officers patrolling the roadways, authorities announced.

11/25/2013

Monticello Mayor Arrest

Video Shows Monticello Mayor Cursing, Breaking Clock After DWI Arrest

A video recording shows the mayor of the Sullivan County municipality of Monticello in a heated confrontation after being arrested by his own police officers.

11/24/2013

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