| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:52 AM
Street racing at speeds of more than 100 mph and alcohol may have led to a Woodland Hills accident that left at least four people hospitalized with injuries, authorities said. Five people were taken to hospitals after the crash, which occurred about 9:...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Law enforcement agencies across Los Angeles County announced this week that they had arrested 1,366 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in an 11-day span earlier this month.
The effort between Dec. 13 at 12:01 a.m. and Dec. 23...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Angels-owned radio station KLAA (AM 830) has hired troubled ex-major leaguer Jim Leyritz to co-host a new sports talk show, a peculiar move for a club that lost promising young pitcher Nick Adenhart to a drunk-driving accident in 2009.
Leyritz, a two-...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Talk with reporter Hector Becerra at 9 a.m. about the Chacon brothers, who are part of a family political dynasty in a corner of Southeast L.A. County known for hard-knocks politics.
Montebello school board member Hector Chacon said he was at his...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:10 PM
HOUSTON -- It is the Texas case with fiery elements: the fear of unequal justice, a rich kid who claimed his family’s wealth entitled him to special consideration, and the tragic death of four people in a drunk driving episode. All that and more was...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Nearly 500 drivers in L.A. County were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, authorities said Tuesday.
The 495 arrests were made during the Avoid the 100 winter holiday crackdown, during which...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 10:41 AM
A 28-year-old Commerce woman was killed early Sunday morning following a collision with a suspected drunk driver on the 60 Freeway near Montebello, authorities said.
Lidia Ortega, 28, was not “properly restrained” when the 2001 Acura Integra...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Former Lakers and Clippers forward Lamar Odom pleaded no contest Monday through his attorney to one count of driving under the influence and was sentenced to three years of probation and three months of alcohol abuse treatment.
Odom, 34, must pay $1,814...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Lamar Odom has agreed to a plea deal linked to his August arrest on suspicion of DUI, according to reports out Monday.
The troubled husband of Kourtney Kardashian, who notably did not appear in the family's annual extravagant Christmas card, had...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:22 AM
A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was sentenced to three years probation for driving drunk at twice the legal limit in a January 2011, hitting another car and fleeing the scene.
Michael Anthony Grundy will also have to wear an alcohol-...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Preliminary statistics from the California Highway Patrol showed fewer drunk driving arrests over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend than during the same period last year.
Between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Saturday, highway patrol officers arrested...