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  • High-speed street racing, DUI may have led to Woodland Hills crash

    High-speed street racing, DUI may have led to Woodland Hills crash
    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:...
  • County law enforcement nets hundreds of DUI arrests in holiday lead-up

    County law enforcement nets hundreds of DUI arrests in holiday lead-up
    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...
  • Jim Leyritz lands job with Angels-owned station despite troubled past

    Jim Leyritz lands job with Angels-owned station despite troubled past
    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-...
  • L.A. Now Live: Deceit within the Chacon political dynasty

    L.A. Now Live: Deceit within the Chacon political dynasty
    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...
  • 'Affluenza' in Texas incites anger, lawsuits and call for jail time

    'Affluenza' in Texas incites anger, lawsuits and call for jail time
    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...
  • Weekend DUI crackdown nets 495 arrests in L.A. County

    Weekend DUI crackdown nets 495 arrests in L.A. County
    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...
  • Crash on 60 Freeway leaves woman dead; DUI suspect arrested

    Crash on 60 Freeway leaves woman dead; DUI suspect arrested
    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...
  • Lamar Odom sentenced to probation, alcohol treatment after DUI plea

    Lamar Odom sentenced to probation, alcohol treatment after DUI plea
    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...
  • Lamar Odom strikes plea deal in DUI, gets three years' probation

    Lamar Odom strikes plea deal in DUI, gets three years' probation
    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...
  • Ex-sheriff's deputy gets probation for hit-and-run drunk driving

    Ex-sheriff's deputy gets probation for hit-and-run drunk driving
    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-...
  • Drunk driving arrests down this holiday weekend

    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...