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Convicted Drunk Driver Develops Safe Ride Program

Benito Capellan isn’t walking around the UT Arlington campus; he’s in Lubbock behind bars.

04/11/2014

Jameel Moffett, 35, is charged with DWI. (courtesy: Dallas County)

Cops: Drunk Driver Hits Curb, Fire Hydrant & Fence Before Plowing Into Apartment

Police arrested a man suspected of drunk driving Saturday night after he crossed over multiple lanes of traffic, then hit a curb, fire hydrant and fence before plowing into an apartment complex.

04/06/2014

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Mom Accused In DWI Crash That Killed Her Kids

A car crash on Saturday night left two children dead and another two children injured, and their mother has been accused of driving drunk in the incident.

03/31/2014

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Two Children Killed In Crash, Mother Faces Intoxication Manslaughter Charges

A North Texas mother faces intoxication manslaughter charges Sunday after a crash that happened around 8 p.m. Saturday killed two of her children and injured two more.

03/30/2014

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SXSW Suspect Arrested For DUI Before

Police said Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, is facing two counts of capital murder and 23 charges of aggravated assault after allegedly plowing through a crowd at SXSW in Austin.

03/13/2014

A woman walks the white line during a field sobriety test. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Anti-DWI Campaign Targets Young Adults

The Texas Department of Transportation launched an anti-DWI campaign on Tuesday targeting young adults who might be hitting the road during spring break this month.

03/11/2014

A police official conducts a field sobriety test at a DUI traffic checkpoint on June 4, 2007. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Troopers Ready For Spring Break

The Texas Department of Public Safety said that increased patrols began on Friday and will run through March 23, to help keep travelers safe during spring break.

03/07/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

Judge Orders No Jail For Teen In Fatal Car Wreck

A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager who was sentenced to 10 years’ probation in a drunken-driving crash that killed four people to go to a rehabilitation facility paid for by his parents.

02/05/2014

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A Mother’s Emotional Message To Drunk Drivers

It’s peaceful outside Tina Reese’s home in Arlington, but inside the pain and heartache remains as his mother continues to mourn her 10-year-old son Tavian “TJ” Sabur.

01/31/2014

A woman walks the white line during a field sobriety test. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nearly 1,500 Holiday DWI Arrests In Texas

The Texas DPS on Friday announced the results of increased traffic enforcement from December 13 through January 21. Troopers made nearly 1,500 DWI arrests.

01/31/2014

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MADD Shocked By Josh Brent Sentence

Attorneys for Josh Brent won the sympathy of the jury, which sentenced the former Dallas Cowboy to just ten years probation.

CBS 11–01/24/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

Lt. Gov. Calls For Tougher Sentences After Couch Case

Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst on Thursday called on a state Senate committee to study sentences for intoxication manslaughter cases after a teenager received probation for a wreck that killed four people.

CBS 11–12/19/2013

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