All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘drunk driving’

‘2 Drunk 2 Care’ Tweeter Gets 24 Years for Fatal Crash

Kayla Mendoza, the Florida woman who sent an infamous string of tweets before causing fatal car crash back in 2013, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. According to police, Mendoza went out for margaritas after work and at approximately 1:45 am, the then 20-year-old drove onto the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County – driving the wrong way. Soon …

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Pedestrian Lodged in Windshield Dies

A pedestrian who was hit by a car in southern New Jersey, and then stuck in the windshield as the driver continued down the highway for over a mile has died. Ocean County prosecutors said Kenneth Moeller, 61, of Lanoka Harbor, died Monday night, a week after he was hit on a highway shoulder. The driver of the vehicle was …

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Leah Remini, Jennifer Lopez Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver

Leah Remini and Jennifer Lopez were involved in an alleged drunk driving accident in Malibu on Saturday, when a presumably intoxicated driver rear ended the car Remini was driving. Lopez was in the passenger seat. Her children–twins Max and Emme–and Leah Remini’s daughter Sofia were all in the backseat at the time of the crash. The alleged drunk driver fled …

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Dina Lohan: Lindsay Lohan’s Mom Sentenced for 2013 DWI

Dina Lohan was sentenced on Tuesday for her 2013 drunk driving charges. The mom of actress Lindsay Lohan was sentenced to 100 hours of community service as well a a one-year suspension of her drivers’ license. When she does drive again she is subject to the use of an interlock device that will only allow her car to start if …

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Samantha Ramsey, 19, Shot Dead by Kentucky Deputy

The Boone County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a teenage driver over the weekend by a deputy who claims the deceased was attempting to run him over. Deputy Tyler Brockman shot Samantha Ramsey, 19, of Covington, Kentucky, just after 2 a.m. Saturday, as she was leaving a bonfire party in a field along the Ohio River. …

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Affluenza Teen’s Family Gets a Break on Rehab Fees

Remember how outraged everyone was after the defense attorney for Ethan Couch, also known as “Affluenza Teen,” argued that his client was a victim of his family’s wealth, which affected his judgment when he decided to drive drunk? And then there was the equally infuriating decision by the judge to sentence Couch to 10 years probation and rehab–no jail time–for …

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Man-On-Car Murder Sentencing Postponed

A California woman who drove two miles while drunk through the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance with a dying man on her windshield has had her sentencing for murder charges postponed. Substance-abuse counselor Sherry Lynn Wilkins, 52, was found guilty by a jury of second-degree murder, drunken driving and hit-and-run for the accident that killed 31-year-old Phillip Moreno in Torrance …

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David Cassidy Pleads “No Contest” In DUI Case

On Monday, former teen heartthrob David Cassidy plead no contest to a drunk driving incident that occurred during January. The star was originally pulled over by a California Highway Patrol officer for taking an illegal turn at a stoplight near the Los Angeles International Airport; however, the officer then decided to check Cassidy’s blood alcohol level. The former star of …

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Amanda Bynes: Plea Deal in 2012 Drunk Driving Case

Amanda Bynes copped a plea deal in a drunk driving case that goes back to 2012. During her arrest she refused to submit to any type of sobriety testing. She entered a plea of no contest to the misdemeanor charge of reckless driving with an alcohol component during her sentencing on Monday. She did not appear at the Los Angeles …

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Breathalyzers in Bars May Save Lives

Breathalyzers are the latest trend to be hitting bars across the nation, as a proposal from a state representative in Utah offers a plan that would include the alcohol level-testing machines in bars and pubs, according to the Associated Press. Draper Republican Representative Greg Hughes has offered an up-and-coming proposal in the state of Utah which would allow bars across …

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Pomona Freeway Crash: Drunk Driver Likely To Blame

It is a scenario that is both terrifying and yet sadly common: Lives loss due to the decision of at least one person to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. At about 4:40 am on Sunday morning, 21-year-old Olivia Carolee Culbreath was headed east in her red Chevrolet Camaro along westbound 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar, California. …

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“Affluenza” Teen Still Gets No Jail Time After Killing 4

On Wednesday, judge Jean Boyd ordered Ethan Couch to rehab in addition to his 10-year probation sentence. Couch is the 16-year-old Texan who killed four people and injured two with is father’s Ford F-350 pickup truck on June 15. The teenager had been driving drunk after being video taped stealing 2 cases of beer from a nearby Wal-Mart. At the time of …

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