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Cyclist fined NT$2,400 in New Taipei for refusing sobriety test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Those who ride a bike under the influence of alcohol are subject to a fine of between NT$600 (US$21.60) and NT$1,200 if their blood-alcohol level exceeds the legal limit, ...

La Russa pleads guilty to lesser charge to end DUI case

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa pleaded guilty to a lesser charge to resolve misdemeanor drunken driving charges stemming from his arrest nearly 10 months ago on a freeway in me...

La Russa scheduled to change plea in drunken driving case

PHOENIX (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa is scheduled to change his plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from his drunken driving arrest nine months ago on a freeway in Phoenix. ...

Thursday's Sports in Brief

GOLF AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Already seven months behind schedule because of the pandemic, the most unusual Masters was 30 minutes old when the silence was interrupted by a rumble down b...

White Sox say they understand 'seriousness' La Russa case

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are sticking with new manager Tony La Russa for now, saying they understand the “seriousness” of his latest drunken driving case and will have more to say once it ...

More details emerge on White Sox manager La Russa's arrest

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa blew out a tire on the grey Lexus he was driving in a collision with a curb that left the vehicle smoking when he was arrested on misdemeanor DUI charges in Feb...

School: LSU frat member arrested on charges including hazing

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A fraternity member was arrested Monday on charges including hazing in connection with an incident that reportedly hospitalized a Louisiana State University freshman. ...

Driver charged after 4 children killed on Sydney sidewalk

SYDNEY (AP) — An alleged drunk driver has been charged with multiple offenses including manslaughter after a SUV struck seven children on a Sydney sidewalk, killing four and seriously injuring a fifth...

Taiwan woman given 3 years 6 months after daughter dies in drunk-driving incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman from Taitung (台東) was sentenced to three years and six months in prison on Monday following the death of her 14-year-old daughter due to a drunk-driving incident. ...

Drunk BMW driver going wrong way kills Vietnamese woman in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver with an astronomical blood alcohol level of 0.97 late last night (Jan. 9) smashed his BMW into a Toyota, killing a Vietnamese immigrant woman inside, reported Ap...

US Marines leader in Australia replaced over alcohol charge

DARWIN, Australia (AP) — The U.S. Marine Corps says the commander of more than 1,500 Marines in northern Australia was relieved of his duties after police caught him driving under the influence of alc...

Taiwan Cabinet spokeswoman-designate convicted of drunk driving: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kolas Yotaka, the Democratic Progressive Party legislator nominated to take over as Cabinet spokesperson, was convicted of drunk driving four years ago, the Apple Daily re...

Science panel's sweeping recommendations on drunken driving

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's more than 10,000 drunken driving deaths a year are "entirely preventable," according to a government-commissioned report released Wednesday by the National Academies of ...

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON (AP) — A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold. It says 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are "entirely prevent...

Drunk man causes panicked stampede on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as the busy Monday morning rush hour was starting on the Taipei MRT, an intoxicated man caused a stampede of nearly 100 passengers and at least three injuries as he flaile...