Drunk Driving

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

An image from a police checkpoint in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Calls For Felony DUI Law

Gov. John Hickenlooper wants tougher penalties for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

01/15/2015

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Denver Police Arrest 10 Drunk Drivers On New Year’s Eve

Denver police arrested 10 drunk drivers on New Year’s Eve.

01/01/2015

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Alcohol Suspected In Serious Crash In Aurora

Police in Aurora suspect alcohol and excessive speed were a factor in a crash that resulted in serious injuries Monday night.

12/02/2014

Darren Pettee in November 2014 (credit: CBS)

Former RTD Driver Pleads Guilty To Driving Bus Drunk

Former driver Darren Pettee Monday morning pleaded guilty to one felony count of endangering public transportation and one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence, third offense.

11/24/2014

The area where the crash occurred (credit: CBS)

Alcohol Suspected In Wrong-Way Crash On I-225

Police believe alcohol was factor in a single car police chase that resulted in a multiple car collision early Saturday morning.

10/04/2014

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