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drunken driving

Aug 14, 2019

Man arrested on 12th drunken driving offense

Police say a man found passed out behind the wheel at an Eau Claire gas station is facing his 12th drunken driving charge.

Aug 2, 2019

Fatal drunken-driving crash results in 7½ years in prison

A Minnesota woman has been sentenced to 7½ years in prison for driving drunk and causing a fatal crash in northeastern Wisconsin.

Jul 7, 2019

Madison man arrested for 10th OWI after motorcycle crash

A Wisconsin man is facing his 10th drunken driving charge following a motorcycle crash.

Jul 5, 2019

Drunken driver with child in car nearly hits officer

A drunken driver with a six-year-old in the car nearly struck a Janesville police officer.

Jul 2, 2019

Court: Drunken drivers can’t stop blood analysis

Drunken drivers who consent to a blood draw can't stop the state crime lab from analyzing the sample by withdrawing their permission, Wisconsin's Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

Jun 27, 2019

High court OKs no warrant blood draws in drunken-driver case

The Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can generally draw blood without a warrant from an unconscious person suspected of driving drunk or while on drugs.

Jun 20, 2019

Wisconsin Assembly OKs drunken driving bills (UPDATE)

The state Assembly has approved two bills that would stiffen drunken-driving penalties.

May 29, 2019

Committee to vote on drunken-driving bills

A panel of lawmakers is again scheduled to vote on proposals to change some of the state’s drunken-driving laws.

Apr 30, 2019

Committee to vote on bill that would require court appearances for OWIs

A committee of state Assembly lawmakers are schedule to vote on a group of bills related to drunken driving, including one that would require court appearances for citations issued for driving while intoxicated.

Apr 29, 2019

Speeds reach 115 mph during interstate chase

Authorities say speeds during an interstate chase in Sheboygan County reached 115 miles an hour before the fleeing driver crashed into a squad car, a tree and two parked vehicles.

Apr 24, 2019

US Supreme Court struggles with Wisconsin drunken-driving law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday grappled with a Wisconsin law that allows law-enforcement officials to draw blood without a warrant from suspected drunken drivers who have become unconscious.

Apr 17, 2019

5 years in prison for fatal drunken driving hit-and-run

A man accused of driving drunk, killing a pedestrian and fleeing from the scene in Waupaca County is sentenced to five years in prison.

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