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...

The Latest: Funeral held in California for slain officer

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for slain California police officer (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A moment of silence, followed by Scottish bagpipe...

Funeral will be held in California for slain police officer

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Funeral services will be held in central California Saturday for Cpl. Ronil Singh, the police officer who authorities say was shot to death by a man in the country illegally. ...

Police: Traffic stop leads to head-butting, flying underwear

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a suspected drunk driver head-butted a state trooper and his wife threw her shoes and underwear in protest after they were pulled over on Long Island. ...

Price to pay for drinking three beers in Taiwan: NT$67,500

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A Taiwanese man had never thought of the big price he would have to pay for drinking beer, until he was stopped by police after drinking three beers, according to a news rel...

Gas station worker killed when driver hits pump, sparks fire

RAYNE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunk driver crashed into a pump at a Pennsylvania gas station, sparking a fire that killed an employee who became trapped inside the burning service station buildi...

Watermelon farmer, single father in race against time with cancer in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A watermelon farmer and single father in western Taiwan's Yunlin County has drawn attention from netizens for his fortitude in battling cancer and injuries for hi...

Drunk Taiwanese driver hits elderly woman, carries body on roof for 3 km

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After fatally hitting an elderly woman a drunk driver continued to drive with her body stuck on the roof of his car for another three kilometers before her corpse finally fell ...

Drunk and distracted drivers leave 2 troopers badly hurt

NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two New York state troopers are badly hurt after a chain of events involving a drunk driver and another who was distracted by his phone. ...

Keelung man's 16 DUI arrests sets Taiwan national record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man in Keelung was arrested on Wednesday (Jan 17) for driving under the influence (DUI) on his scooter for the 16th time in 17 years, a new national record, reported App...

Family hopes to receive the body of Vietnamese migrant worker killed in car accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The family of a Vietnamese migrant worker that died in a car accident in Taiwan, is asking to receive the body of their daughter, reported CNA.  The 23-y...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 12 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Friday are as follows: @United Daily News: Legislator Liu Shyh-fang pulls out of DPP primary for Kaohsiung mayoral election @China ...

Taiwan's 'Queen of Dramas' Joe Chen busted for drunk driving

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Joe Chen (陳喬恩), Taiwan's "Queen of Idol Dramas," was arrested today for driving while under the influence of alcohol and paid a NT$100,000 bail to obtain her rele...

Drunk driver claims second life after smashing scooter 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drunk driver behind the wheel of a Mini Cooper collided with a scooter ridden by a 19-year-old soldier on Monday evening (Jan. 4) in Keelung, killing him on the spot, th...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Jan. 4 -- The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Thursday are as follows: @United Daily News: Control Yuan censures Executive Yuan, Labor Ministry over labor law amendment @China Ti...