LI Man Gets 4 To 8 Years In Prison For DWI Crash That Killed His GrandfatherProsecutors 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.
NTSB Recommends Lowering Legal Limit To Reduce Drunk Driving DeathsThe National Transportation Safety Board said states should shrink the standard from the current .08 blood-alcohol content to .05 as part of a series of recommendations aimed at reducing alcohol-related highway deaths.
Maximum Sentence For Convicted Drunk, Drugged Driver On Long IslandA jury found Lloyd Williams guilty, handing down a rare depraved indifference murder conviction for a fatal DWI crash in Nassau County in June 2011.
NY Man Sentenced In Fatal DWI CrashGeorge Kiaha of Garrison received the maximum sentence in White Plains county court. He apologized to the family of 55-year-old Ralph Wood.