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Councilman facing DWI charge to finish term but end campaign

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans City Council member facing a drunk driving charge for the third time says he will finish out his term while undergoing inpatient addiction treatment, but he is suspend...

New Orleans council member faces drunk driving accusation

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans City Council member is facing a drunk driving charge for the third time after an arrest early Monday. News outlets in New Orleans say jail records a...

Trump-backed candidates face scrutiny after minimal vetting

WASHINGTON (AP) — One has been accused of assaulting another White House aide. Another allegedly threatened his ex-wife’s life, exaggerated claims of financial success and alarmed business associates ...

Angry dormitory supervisor slams sports car into Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dormitory supervisor angry at complaints about his performance slammed a sports car into the steps of Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA), reports said Friday ...

Korean court upholds 8-year sentence in drunk driving death of Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South Korean court on Wednesday (Aug. 25) upheld an eight-year prison sentence given to a Korean man who killed a Taiwanese student while driving under the influence of ...

Former Louisville newspaper editor David Hawpe dies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — David Hawpe, who rose through the ranks of the Courier Journal to become editor of the Louisville newspaper, which won multiple Pulitzer Prizes on his watch, has died. He was 78...

Hawaii driver gets 30 years after truck kills 3, injures 4

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii judge sentenced a man to 30 years in prison for manslaughter and assault after his speeding pickup truck killed three people waiting to cross a street and injured four others....

Analysis of police misconduct record laws in all 50 states

CARBONDALE, Illinois (AP) — Below is an analysis of public record laws in all 50 states. It is based on an analysis of statutes and court opinions as well as interviews with experts. To stay up to dat...

Taiwanese DUI victim’s parents reject apology from South Korean driver's wife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The wife of a South Korean man convicted for killing a 28-year-old Taiwanese student while driving under the influence of alcohol has arrived in Taiwan to apologize on beh...

Taiwanese radio host's mother killed by drunk driver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mother of well-known Taiwanese journalist and commentator Huang Wei-han (黃暐瀚) was fatally struck by a drunk driver early Wednesday morning (May 5). According to a p...

NYPD officer hit, killed on highway lived 'American dream'

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer killed by a suspected drunk driver was hailed Tuesday at his funeral as a humble public servant, a doting father and a “perfect picture of the American d...

Foreign driver loses latest stage of case against expulsion after DUI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign driver has lost the latest stage of his fight against the removal of his work and residence permits after a drunk driving conviction, reports said Saturday (Apri...

Taipei 1st in fight against crime, guns: Police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei police on Thursday (April 15) rejected allegations that they are losing the fight against crime, pointing out that they have received praise for being the country&r...

Court in South Korea sentences drunk driver to 8 years in death of Taiwanese student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court in South Korea on Wednesday (April 14) sentenced a man to eight years in prison for having caused the death of a 28-year-old Taiwanese student while driving under ...

Taiwan liquor company sparks controversy for recruiting 'university promoters'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc. (KKL), a distillery owned by Taiwan's Kinmen County Government, is facing a backlash after openly recruiting university students to promote...