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Study Says Kids’ Own Drivers Are Biggest DUI Death Risk

A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds that child traffic deaths from drunk driving are on the decline in recent years but the greatest threat to their safety remains the adults behind the wheel of the car themselves, not strangers in other vehicles.

05/05/2014

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Police Say Driver In Fatal Accident Is Missing

Old Saybrook police say a 43-year-old local man charged with driving under the influence in an accident that killed his girlfriend has gone missing.

01/21/2014

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Fairfield Woman Warns Of The Ills Of Driving Impaired

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut woman whose parents and grandmother were killed in Florida on Christmas Day six years ago is campaigning against impaired driving. Melanie Bassi, a 36-year-old math teacher from Fairfield, speaks […]

12/21/2013

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Two Drivers With Children In Vehicles Charged With Drunk Driving

Vernon police arrested two drunk drivers over the weekend, both of whom were driving with young children in the car

11/11/2013

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Man Charged In Fatal Cheshire Accident

A man is under arrest in cheshire in connection the a fatal accident Sunday night. Police say a little after 10:30 p.m., an SUV driven by 31-year-old Ryan Scalise of Middletown hit a motorcycle and […]

10/21/2013

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Woman Faces Charges For Driving Drunk With Kids

Westport police are charging a woman after they say she was driving while intoxicated with children in the vehicle. Officers say they were called around six p.m. Tuesday by a concerned motorist who reported 44-year-old […]

06/05/2013

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Yanks Prospect Charged With DUI

New York Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams has been charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop in Florida.

04/25/2013

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Drunk Driving Case Against Former Rhode Island Lawmaker Dropped

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut prosecutors have dropped a drunken driving case against former Rhode Island House Minority Leader Robert Watson. Watson’s trial was scheduled to begin this week.  But his lawyer, Charles Tiernan, […]

01/29/2013

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Marlborough Mother Charged With DUI, With Children In Vehicle

Glastonbury police say they arrested a Marlborough woman after an accident Tuesday evening, and charged her with driving under the influence while her two young children were in the vehicle.

01/17/2013

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R.I. Lawyer Specializing In Drunk-Driving Cases Arrested For Second DUI In A Year

A Rhode Island lawyer who specializes in drunken driving cases has been charged with DUI for the second time in a year.

01/15/2013

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