| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:06 PM
A 41-year-old man who may have been driving under the influence Thursday with a 1-year-old passenger when he collided with a truck in Perris, killing another man, has been arrested, authorities said.
Andre Elgin Williams was arrested on suspicion of...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:01 AM
An Irvine man was sentenced Friday to 21 years to life in prison after being convicted of murder for drunkenly crashing his truck into a car and killing a teenage girl, the Orange County district attorney announced.
Austin Jeffrey Farley, 28, had more...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 12:14 PM
A Compton school board member was arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to law enforcement documents.
Skyy D. Fisher, 30, was arrested shortly after midnight Tuesday and posted $5,000 bail at 8:55 a.m.,...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:13 PM
A Compton school board member arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol issued a public apology on Saturday.
“As a public servant, I understand that I owe a full and accurate explanation of personal choices that I...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:07 PM
A new episode in Canada's political soap opera aired Monday when the Toronto City Council voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of much of his budget and staff, an act of frustration by a governing body lacking the legal authority to remove the foul-mouthed,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:09 AM
A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after his vehicle allegedly rammed into the back of a double-parked car and caused a woman to lose her leg, authorities said.
The incident occurred at about 10 p.m. Sunday near...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:03 PM
An L.A. County judge has ordered that the drunk-driving case against former teen star Amanda Bynes be moved to a mental health court. Her attorney, Richard Hutton, argued that the 27-year-old former Nickelodeon star was unable to stand trial because of...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A mental health court will now decide whether former teen star Amanda Bynes is fit to stand trial on a drunk driving charge brought in 2012.
Bynes has been under court-ordered psychiatric care after she allegedly started a small fire in front of a...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Orange County Crime Lab has found more errors in its blood-alcohol testing and plans to request a state audit to review its procedures and case standards.
The discovery comes a couple of weeks after the lab acknowledged inaccurate blood alcohol test...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Join Times staff writer Richard Winton at 9 a.m. today for an L.A. Now Live chat on the Orange County Crime Lab, where more errors were found in its blood-alcohol testing, potentially affecting dozens of DUI cases.
The new discoveries come just weeks...
| 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...