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Dallas Police Officer Arrested For DWI

A Dallas police officers was arrested for driving while intoxicated and evading on foot.


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NBC’s Al Michaels Arrested For Alleged DUI In California

Police in Southern California say that NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.


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Randy Travis Gets Probation In Drunk Driving Case

Randy Travis pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated Thursday in a case that began last summer when the country music star was found naked after crashing his Pontiac Trans Am.


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Plano Police Debut “Choose Your Ride” Vehicle On New Year’s Eve

The Plano Police Department will remind New Year’s revelers of the consequences of drinking and driving with a new tool called the “Choose Your Ride” car.


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North Texas No Refusal Weekend Starts Friday Night

The beginning of the New Year’s holiday weekend in North Texas, also jumpstarts a crack down on drunk drivers.

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Christopher Davis, who was convicted a fatal hit and run accident in 2003. (Credit: Dallas County)

Fatal Hit-And-Run Driver May Be Jailed 9 Years After Crime

Nine years after killing two people, a hit-and-run driver may finally be going to prison.


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Dallas PD Fires 1 Officer, Suspends Another

A Dallas Police officer who was cited in Forney for driving while intoxicated has been fired while another who falsified information on a police report has been suspended, a department media release says.


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DPS: Trooper Fires At DWI Suspect Who Stole Baton

After being pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving, the suspect took a Highway Patrol Trooper’s baton and fled the scene early Saturday morning, a DPS spokesman said.


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2 Wrong-Way Crashes Getting Attention Of TxDOT

The alarming number of wrong-way crashes in Texas has transportation safety experts looking into new ways of how to prevent such dangerous accidents.


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Carrollton Officer Reflects On Near-Death Experience

A five-year veteran of the Carrollton Police Department, Officer Jeff Salle said helping those in need is what motivated him to join the force. Last weekend, it almost got him killed.


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Tarrant County D.A. Publishes Names Of Alleged NYE Drunken Drivers

As promised, the Tarrant County District Attorney began publishing the names of people arrested for drunken driving over the holiday weekend on Tuesday.


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8th DWI Conviction Gets Dallas Man 55 Years In Prison

A Dallas man has received a 55-year prison sentence for his eighth drunken-driving conviction.