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LAPD Officer Charged with 3 Counts of Murder


A Los Angeles police officer was charged on April 20 with 3 counts of murder, driving under the influence of alcohol, and other charges related to a fiery accident on the 605 Freeway that occurred September 2017 near Whittier. The … Continue reading

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Lakers’ Caldwell-Pope Misses Games Due to Misdemeanor


Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope says he won’t be able to play in three Los Angeles Lakers road games outside California in the next month due to an operating under the influence offense. Caldwell-Pope is under a 25-day restriction due to … Continue reading

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3rd DUI Could Lead to 10 Year Ban from Buying Alcohol


In an attempt to reduce the number of DUIs, the Tennessee State legislature has introduced a bill that would ban the sale of alcohol to anyone convicted of a third DUI for 10 years. Continue reading

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Life Sentence for 10th DUI


The United States Supreme Court has said that the “precept of justice that punishment for crime should be graduated and proportioned to the offense” in explaining when a criminal sentence may be cruel and unusual, thus violating the 8th Amendment. … Continue reading

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DUI Leads to a 106 Year License Suspension


There’s a new world record for the length of a license suspension. Fortunately it occurred 6,083 miles away in Perm, Russia. Continue reading

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