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Bus Driver Placed on Probation After Plea in Fatal Accident

A Port Authority bus driver has been placed on probation for three years after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a University of Pittsburgh student struck by the bus she was driving a year ago. Shavonne James, …

Police Say Intoxicated Driver Hit 41 Cars in Rhode Island

Rhode Island police have arrested a man they say was driving under the influence when he struck more than 40 other vehicles. Police say 45-year-old Christopher Paolissi, of Foster, was “zig-zagging” his pickup truck when he struck 41 vehicles in …

Family Settles Suit Against Perdue, Trucking Firm Over Virginia Crash

A family has settled a lawsuit against Perdue Farms and a trucking company over the death of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy whose tractor was struck by a semi-truck carrying chicken. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that the suit is being settled …

Florida Police: Tiger Woods Had Marijuana, Painkillers in System When Arrested for DUI

Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by police said. Police in Jupiter, Florida, released …

Tough New DWI Laws Take Effect in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Nov. 1 that individuals who drive drunk with a conditional license will now face a felony, which is the same penalty for those who drive drunk with a revoked license. Previously, driving drunk …

Seattle Crash Victims’ Family Files $45M Claim in DUI

A $45 million claim has been filed by a family that saw two loved ones killed and two others severely injured in a Seattle traffic crash that prosecutors say was caused by a drunken driver. KOMO-TV reported that the family …