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Michigan man arrested for felony DUI after yelling obscenities

Alcohol has been known to cloud one's judgment. Under the influence, many people will commit acts they are not proud of. One of these acts is driving while intoxicated. Each year numerous Michigan residents will face drunk driving charges. Often times these charges can be extremely detrimental to an offender's life if convicted. A Michigan man was recently charged with a DUI after being pulled over because his passenger was yelling obscenities out the window.

Michigan man charged with DUI after 1-car accident with injuries

People on highways and roads are vulnerable because of the risks posed by drivers who drive under the influence of alcohol. Drunken driving is a serious hazard as it is a cause of fatal accidents on highways. Serious injuries and death are all too often caused by reckless drunken drivers

Multiple drunk driving convictions lead to 6 years in prison

A 52-year-old Wisconsin man was sentenced to six years in prison this month after incurring his 10th drunk driving conviction in the state. But according to police, his record has allegedly twice that many.

Rockford man arrested for third drunk driving offense

A 24-year-old Montcalm Township man may find himself facing serious consequences in the future after police arrested him this month for what appears to be his third drunk driving offense. According to officers, this is the third time he has been arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated which automatically upgraded his offense to a felony DUI.

Michigan man pleads guilty to fatal drunk driving charges

In 2011, a 43-year-old man reached over to retrieve his cell phone that he had dropped. Suddenly, his car shuddered as the front end of his vehicle hit something on the road. Thinking it was a deer, he drove home and immediately notified police who promptly told him to return to the scene.

Michigan reports dramatic drop in DUI crashes

As many Michigan drivers know, law enforcement officials across the state take drunk driving very seriously. A recent report about DUI-related car accidents may be further indication that police efforts to combat driving while intoxicated are stronger than ever.

Accused drunk driver not cause of September pedestrian accident

A 28-year-old Kalamazoo man was relieved this month when prosecutors determined that he was not responsible for the crash that seriously injured a 24-year-old man back in September.

Man may be facing DWI charge after crashing into trees

It is often true that news stories about arrests and possible criminal conduct are based on information provided by police. While this is understandable, it has the unfortunate side-effect of not necessarily giving the suspect a fair shake. That may be the case with an alleged Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or drunk driving incident in Washtenaw County.Early in the morning of December 11, a man was reportedly arrested after his 2011 Ford F-series pickup truck allegedly crashed into several trees on Monroe Street in Saline. Emergency personnel quickly responded to the incident and had to stabilize his spine before transporting him on a backboard to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. His current condition was not available, and the man's identity had not yet been released.

Ben Wallace pleads guilty to driving while intoxicated

Detroit Pistons' center Ben Wallace could be sentenced to three months in jail after he entered a guilty plea earlier this month for driving while intoxicated and possessing a firearm under the influence of alcohol.