New York law enforcement reports an increase of texting violations by 205 percent statewide. A recent analysis of data shows an influx of texting while driving increased substantially over the past five years.
According to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, a 40-year-old woman from Danbury was arrested on April 21 for operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. The woman was eventually charged with a variety of traffic violations and criminal charges. It was the second DUI arrest reported by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office that
One New York woman is facing felony drunk driving charges after she was arrested in Potsdam on April 13. The 27-year-old woman was traveling in a westward direction on Elm Street at approximately 10:30 p.m. Police claim that her car had inadequate exhaust control and pulled her over, performing a traffic stop. Once the car
After serving a full four-year sentence for his fifth DWI conviction in 10 years, a New York man has managed to defy Cuyahoga County prosecutors thanks to a loophole in New York’s DWI law. The frustration from this loophole has led the Cuyahoga County prosecutor to press for changes to the statute. In the case
A New York man was taken into custody on felony drunk driving charges on April 9 after an automated license plate reader alerted police that he was driving a vehicle with a suspended registration. The subsequent records check revealed that he had faced DUI charges twice during the last 10 years and his driver’s license
Throughout Dutchess County and the entire state, local police officers and state troopers will be riding the school bus on Wednesday.
A New York teacher faces DWI charges after she allegedly reported to work after drinking alcohol. The 47-year-old woman was charged with the crime by a school resource officer at the Granville elementary school where she works. The woman arrived for work at the school shortly after 8 a.m. on March 27. The school resource
Dylan Donahue, who plays for the New York Jets, has had a difficult first year in the National Football League. The 25-year-old linebacker was selected in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft due to his special teams and pass rushing prowess, but he suffered a season-ending elbow injury in just his fourth regular
Learning how to drive is an exciting time for teens, but parents with teen drivers should take note of New York State driving restrictions for those with permits and junior licenses.