A repeat drunk driver who plowed his pickup into a Seattle family earlier this year, killing two grandparents and badly hurting a mother and her newborn son, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
Gov. Jay Inslee and a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled a plan on Tuesday that would make changes to the state’s impaired driving laws, including requiring an arrest on the first offense and mandatory jail time if offenders don’t enroll in a sobriety program after a second arrest.
A suspected drunk driver remains jailed on $2.5 million bail. Mark Mullan faces vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and reckless driving charges.
Seattle police say University of Washington standout tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday night.
Police arrested an Oregon teenager who confessed on Facebook that he had been driving drunk on New Year’s Eve and hit someone’s car.
A judge has set bond at $15,000 for a West Fargo man accused of what prosecutors say is his 14th drunken driving offense.
A recalcitrant drunken driver must pay $68 to replace pants that a Boise Police Department officer ripped during a foot chase, but not $1,088 to fix a patrol car damaged when it hit the man’s dog.
A 19-year-old from Saudi Arabia who caused a ruckus aboard a jetliner in February has been released from jail in Portland, Ore., and is headed to southern Oregon to face charges of drunken driving and ramming two police cars.