Drunk Driving

Autumn Martinez (credit: Monte Vista Police Department)

Man Killed While Trying To Stop Woman From Driving Drunk

A southern Colorado woman is accused of killing the man who tried to stop her from driving drunk Sunday night.

02/17/2015

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Man Fleeing Police Drives On Rims, Sparks Brush Fire Near Castle Rock

A brush fire was started by a suspected drunk driver who crashed into four cars during a police chase on Friday night.

02/07/2015

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Felony DUI Bill Moves Forward At State Capitol

A bill that would make repeat drunk drivers face a tougher punishment has advanced at the state Capitol.

02/05/2015

Dan Brooks (credit: Boulder Co. Sheriff)

State Lawmakers Consider Felony DUI Measure

State lawmakers are considering a felony DUI bill just as one Longmont man sets an example of why supporters believe the law is needed. Dan Brooke has been arrested for suspicion of driving drunk for the 12th time since 1986.

01/29/2015

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Latest Fatal DUI Crash Could Convince Lawmakers To Get Harsher This Year

A crash on Sunday night that claimed the lives of a father and his two sons in Weld County is bringing more attention to efforts at the state Capitol to make repeat drunk driving a felony.

01/27/2015

Rigoberto Macias-Marquez (Weld County Sheriff's Office)

Driver In Crash That Killed Father & Sons Had 5 Prior DUI Convictions

Investigators say a repeat drunk driver was behind the wheel in a deadly crash that killed nearly an entire family Sunday night.

01/27/2015

Alton Kirkland (credit: Wheat Ridige Police Department)

Man Guilty In Fatal Wheat Ridge Hit & Run Gets 35 Years Behind Bars

A man who pleaded guilty in a deadly hit-and-run in Wheat Ridge learned his fate on Tuesday.

01/27/2015

Darren Pettee in November 2014 (credit: CBS)

Judge Sentences Former Contract Driver Who Drove RTD Bus Drunk

A Denver judge on Monday sentenced a man who admitted to driving an RTD bus while he was drunk.

01/26/2015

Ty Lawson after practice on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Ty Lawson Returns To Practice Following DUI Arrest, Makes Apologies

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson returned to practice on Saturday after he missed Friday night’s game due to personal reasons, which likely was related to being arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated early Friday morning.

01/24/2015

Nicolas Mata (credit: CBS)

Justice Elusive For Aurora Family, Texas Prosecutors After Jury’s Error

As adults fight in court over a seemingly simple procedural mistake, it’s a 12-year-old boy who continues to pay the price.

01/19/2015

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