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Drunk Driving

Drunk drivers targeted during St. Patrick's Day crackdown

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videoLaw enforcement agencies are cracking down across the state. Today they kicked off the St. Patrick's Day "Booze it & Lose it" campaign by unveiling the new BATMobile. Full story...
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Columbus Co. man gets 6 month jail sentence after killing friend in crash

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video A Clarkton man pleaded guilty Wednesday in a fatal drunken driving crash that claimed the life of his friend in May. Nicholas Kent Wilkson, 20,entered the guilty pleas Columbus County Superior Court to felony death by motor vehicle and driving while impaired. Full story...
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UPDATE: WPD traffic operation takes drunk drivers off the roads

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video Several area law enforcement agencies came together last night to "saturate the city." They were on the lookout for unsafe drivers, particularly those driving under the influence of alcohol, prescription medication, and drugs. Full story...
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NTSB: Require ignition locks for all drunk drivers

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video A federal safety board is recommending that all states require ignition interlock devices for convicted drunk drivers, including first-time offenders. Full story...
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Street Safe helping young drivers

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A local insurance company is doing their part to make sure that your child doesn’t become a statistic. Full story...
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Man crashes in emergency room of Gastonia hospital

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A Gastonia man has been charged with drunken driving after he crashed into the emergency room of Gaston Memorial Hospital. Full story...
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Former NC legislator Mackey facing DWI charge

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A former state legislator and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer is facing drunken driving charges. Full story...
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NC official pleads guilty to 2nd DWI in 3 years

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A Rowan County commissioner has been sentenced to two years unsupervised probation after pleading guilty to drunken driving. Full story...
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Weekend checkpoints serve up over 500 charges for drivers

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol issued 564 charges this weekend during various checkpoints around the Cape Fear. Full story...
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Hubert man goes to trial in death of son in crash

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The trial for a Hubert man accused of killing his son in a drunken driving car crash last year is scheduled for this week. Full story...
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