Pickup flattens California trailer home: 3 killed, 1 hurt

U.S. 05/06/19, 13:42

Three family members sleeping in their trailer home were killed and a girl was seriously injured after a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck into the home, police said Monday.The California Highway Patrol said Ismael Huazo-Jardinez was driving "at a high rate of speed" when his truck crashed into ...

Actor Michael Madsen charged with DUI after SUV hits pole

Entertainment 04/24/19, 19:21

Prosecutors have charged Michael Madsen with two misdemeanor counts of drunken driving after the actor drove his SUV into a pole last month.The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday that the 61-year-old Madsen has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol within 10 years of another ...

California officer killed in suspected DUI memorialized

U.S. 04/16/19, 10:48

A memorial is underway for a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer killed while writing a speeding ticket.A somber procession for Sgt. Steve Licon (lih-COHN') included dozens of motorcycle officers that wound their way through Riverside to a church where firefighters stood saluting on top of their trucks Tuesday. A giant ...

Actor Michael Madsen accused of driving under the influence

Entertainment 03/25/19, 11:32

Police have arrested actor Michael Madsen after they say he was stopped while driving under the influence.The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says Madsen was driving a Land Rover, which struck a pole in Malibu, California, around 8 p.m. Sunday. The 61-year-old, who has been featured in such Quentin Tarantino ...

Giants outfielder Maybin arrested on suspicion of DUI

Baseball 03/05/19, 18:52

San Francisco Giants outfielder Cameron Maybin has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Arizona.Police confirmed Tuesday that the 31-year-old was stopped last week in Scottsdale, which is the team's home during spring training.According to a police report, Maybin was detained around 2:30 a.m. Friday. An officer ...

Update: Smollett gave false information in 2007 case

U.S. 02/20/19, 05:35

The Latest on the attack reported by Jussie Smollett (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A California misdemeanor complaint against Jussie Smollett shows the actor was accused of identifying himself as his younger brother in 2007 when a Los Angeles police officer pulled him over on suspicion of driving under the influence. The misdemeanor ...

CHP may have used Tesla Autopilot to stop speeding car

U.S. 12/04/18, 00:18

The California Highway Patrol says it may have used the Autopilot system of a Tesla to stop the car after its driver fell asleep.The CHP says officers attempted to stop the Tesla Model S, which was doing about 70 mph (113 kph) on a highway early Friday in the San ...

Man charged with DUI after crash with police officer

U.S. 10/30/18, 03:24

Authorities say a Florida man has been charged with driving under the influence and marijuana possession after crashing into a police car. A St. Petersburg police news release says the crash happened Monday morning, shortly after midnight. Police say the officer was heading to a non-emergency call when 23-year-old Chapin Huffman hit ...

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