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Trooper Fired After Latest Drunk Driving Charge

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10:36AM
March 25, 2014

The State Highway Patrol has fired a trooper accused of driving drunk and hitting two parked cars outside a Short North bar.

Fewer Ohio Road Deaths In 2011

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Ohio Highway troopers will beef up anti drunk driving enforcement this week-end on the state's roadways.
7:55AM
January 2, 2012

Fewer people died on Ohio roadways and officials credit DUI arrests.

“No Refusal Weekend” in Columbus

12:00AM
July
2, 2008

Columbus police plan to spend the holiday weekend cracking down on drunk drivers. From July 3rd through the 5th, police will have extra traffic officers working overtime, and those suspected of driving under the influence may face additional consequences.

Police Plan Extra Drunk Driving Enforcement for St. Patrick’s Day

Nicole Leasure lost her 20-year-old sister Caitlin, an Otterbein College student, to a drunk driver in March 2006.
12:00AM
March 15, 2007

The Franklin County DUI Task Force will be working overtime this weekend for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and the NCAA play offs.

Lawmakers Propose Tougher Sanctions on Repeat Drunken Drivers

12:00AM
February
28, 2007

Repeat drunken drivers might face a range of additional restrictions if some Ohio lawmakers get their way.

20-Time DUI Offender Sentenced

12:00AM
February
27, 2007

A man with a criminal record of 20convictions of driving under the influence was sentenced in Akron Tuesday to 16.5 years in prison.

Breathalyzer Tests Questioned By Defense Attorneys

12:00AM
March
6, 2006

Prosecutors, judges and juries often use the results of breathazlyzer tests to convict people of driving drunk. But many defense attorneys say the tests are not always reliable.

Drunk Driving Charges Prosecuted Aggressively

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January
23, 2006

Law Enforcement officers keep vigil on Ohio roadways for suspected drunk drivers. But, some drivers convicted on the charges test under the legal blood-alcohol limit on breathalyzer and field sobriety tests.