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Cops: Father arrested for murdering drunk driver who killed his kids

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David Barajas, 31, of Alvin, Texas, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Jose Banda, 20, after Banda’s vehicle struck Barajas’ children, ages 11 and 12, killing them. Banda struck David Barajas II, 12, and his younger brother, Caleb Barajas, 11, at around 11:30 pm on Dec. 7 as the boys attempted to […]

Mother who ran over her own baby charged with DUI

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A 40-year-old woman from Steger,Illinois who allegedly drove over her child on Wednesday evening was booked at the Will County Adult Detention Facility today on two counts of aggravated DUI. Yvette Y. Guerrero-Silva is charged with the class two felony of aggravated DUI leading to the death of another and the class 4 felony of aggravated DUI causing injury […]

Mother leaves toddler home alone to go drinking

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Stephanie Davis, 21, of Cumming, Georgia was arrested on June 22 for speeding and driving under the influence after partying at a sports bar. While being detained, she called her mother to let her know that someone was watching her toddler son at home. After speaking with her daughter, Davis’ mother believed that the child […]

Mother stuck with cleanup bill after son killed by drunk driver

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The mother of a son who was killed by a drunk driver in South Carolina last year testified in court on Tuesday in court about bills requiring her to pay for the cleanup of her dead son’s body. Loretta Robinson explained her unimaginable pain when the call arrived from police that her son, Justin Walker, […]

Woman kills other driver while driving drunk with child in car

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  31-year-old Michelle Leigh Dittamore of Federal Way, Washington is being charged under new, stricter vehicular homicide laws after she killed another driver while driving drunk last week. Her 4-year-old was in the passenger seat of the two seat sport car she was driving when the accident occurred at 11pm on June 7th. She was under […]

Drunk grandparents tow granddaughter behind SUV in toy car

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Two Florida grandparents might not be having much alone time with their grandchild after landing themselves behind bars following a joyride they took their granddaughter on. Paul J. Berloni, 49, and Belinda Jean Berloni, 47, were babysitting their 7-year-old granddaughter when they decided to latch two dog leashes and tie one end onto the trailer hitch of the […]

Ryan Rottman: Nickelodeon star arrested for DUI

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The star of Nickelodeon’s “Gigantic”, Ryan Rottman was arrested for a DUI Thursday night in Hollywood, according to E! News. According to a spokesman for the LAPD, an officer in a patrol car witnessed the actor’s car jump a curb. Rottman was pulled over and given field sobriety test, which he failed. He then then […]

Georgia mom charged with DUI while kids in car

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A 28-year-old mother of two has been charged with DUI after police say she was driving “extremely drunk” with her children in the car. Authorities say Cierra Baughcum of Clayton County drove her Camaro through the Mill Mobile Home Park, smashing two picnic tables before plowing through a fence and driving the wrong way down […]

Chicago: City faces lawsuit after city worker injures toddler and nanny

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A Chicago Streets and Sanitation worker is being charged with a DUI after he ran into a group of people on a busy Chicago street, critically injuring several people and sending at least one toddler to the hospital. The driver, Dwight Washington, 61, was driving a city owned truck when the crash occurred. Witnesses to […]

General Hospital's Rick Springfield arrested

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Rick Springfield, long known for his role as Dr. Noah Drake and early 80s hit machine à le “Jesse’s Girl” was arrested yesterday on charges of drinking and driving. Springfield still appears on one of the last surviving daytime soaps, General Hospital, and was suspected to be under the influence when police pulled the Australian […]

Police: Popscicle man driving ice cream truck drunk

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Look mom! It’s the ice cream man! But he’s not driving so well. Maybe he’s been indulging in more than just creamy treat sugar comas. Looks like he’s downright drunk! At least, that is what the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office in Florida reported. According to police records, Ronald Clifford Purdy, age 49, had a blood […]

This family loves their booze

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When relatives of an Indiana mother came to pick up her 1-year-old child after she had been charged with DUI and child endangerment, they set off the irony alarms. Kelli M. Thompson, 24, of Crown Point was charged with endangering the life of a child while driving intoxicated after she was pulled over about 12:45 […]

Man charged with DUI had baby in car

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A man was arrested for driving while intoxicated, and to add insult to injury, he had his infant child in the back seat at the time. The driver, Noe L. Sarmiento of Montauk, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, police said, after he refused a breathalyzer test. Police said Sarmiento was charged with a […]

Father sacrifices self to save girl from car

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We think a vast majority of parents would be willing to lay down their own lives for our children. Fortunately, most of us don’t have to prove it. Sadly that was not the case for a father in Chicago: Joseph Richardson was walking his daughter Kaniyah to a McDonald’s for burgers late Monday when a […]