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Teen gets a year for crash that killed friend

Teen gets a year for crash that killed friend

Mother of victim asks for leniency for defendant. 

September 22, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…

Tucson man gets 7.5 years in fatal DUI crash

A man who pleaded guilty in a fatal DUI crash will spend the next 7ƒ years in prison.

December 16, 2013 5:00 pm
Pinal County: Suspected impaired driver crashes into DUI task force vehicle

Pinal County: Suspected impaired driver crashes into DUI task force vehicle

A Casa Grande woman suspected of driving while impaired by alcohol was arrested Sunday night after crashing into a Pinal County Sheriff's Office vehicle working as part of a DUI task force. 

November 04, 2013 10:57 am

DUI ruling gives defendants tool to rebut breath results

PHOENIX - The state's high court has given those charged with drunken driving a new tool to try to defeat charges against them.

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Justices reject 'implied consent'

Justices reject 'implied consent'

Tucson Police Department officer Chris Morin tries to get information from a drunken-driving suspect who later became combative. He refused to take both the field sobriety test and the breath test, and a blood draw was administered.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Justices reject 'implied consent'

Justices reject 'implied consent'

PHOENIX - Police cannot use state traffic laws to draw blood from suspected drunken drivers without a warrant, absent their specific permission at the time of the test, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Requiring warrants for blood draws is valuable safeguard

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Los Angeles Times:

April 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Legislative briefs

Brewer vetoes bill limiting state regs

April 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson tech-firm founder sentenced to prison

The founder and former CEO of a local high-tech company was sentenced today to 4½ years in state prison on felony drunk-driving charges.

March 08, 2013 2:18 pm

Tech firm CEO found guilty on felony drunken-driving charges

The CEO of a local high-tech company was convicted Wednesday on felony drunken-driving charges stemming from an arrest in 2009.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am

Tucson CEO convicted on felony drunk-driving charges

The CEO of a local high-tech company was convicted today of felony drunk-driving charges stemming from an arrest in 2009.

February 06, 2013 4:35 pm

Road runner: Plan ahead tonight; carry a number for a taxi

Sure, you want to ring in the new year with a bang, but you don't want to start it off with a crash.

December 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson woman busted at DUI checkpoint had stabbing victim, daughters in vehicle

Tucson woman busted at DUI checkpoint had stabbing victim, daughters in vehicle

A 42-year-old woman arrested at a recent DUI checkpoint had a stabbing victim and her daughters as passengers, Pima County authorities say.

December 12, 2012 4:26 pm Related

Man gets 10+ years for DUI-related wreck that killed man waiting along Interstate 10

A Tucson man who killed a father of two in a drunken-driving crash last fall apologized Monday, saying he has a hard time waking up every morning knowing he's caused his victim's family so much pain.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am
150 arrests, 11 DWIs and, now, 1 dead 4-year-old

150 arrests, 11 DWIs and, now, 1 dead 4-year-old

Ricky Weeden spent less than 2 years in jail for his DWI charges. Now he's charged with murder after a boy is run over and killed

October 13, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Report: Sheriff Dever legally drunk at time of deadly crash

Report: Sheriff Dever legally drunk at time of deadly crash

FLAGSTAFF — The Cochise County sheriff who lost control of his vehicle in northern Arizona and died was legally drunk at the time, an autopsy report shows.

October 08, 2012 10:17 amLoading…

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