More than 1,500 Porter County students were given the opportunity to experience the hazards of impaired driving in recent weeks.
One of the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendations for decreasing the number of traffic fatalities seems dead on arrival in the Indiana General Assembly. But that shouldn't stop the state from following up on another suggestion.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's federal-phobic Legislature likely won't follow a national safety panel's recommendation that states reduce their drunken driving limits to 0.05 blood alcohol content from 0.08.
SPRINGFIELD | A proposal to toughen drunk-driving laws is getting mixed reviews among Illinois legislators, top state officials and local police.
Now that I am retired I have the time to walk my dog in the morning every day, rain or shine, for about a mile or so.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has reduced the prison term of a Winfield man who, while driving drunk and fleeing Merrillville police in 2006, struck and killed a motorcyclist, Kirk John Mitchell.
LAPORTE | A LaPorte school bus stopped to let children off Monday afternoon was passed by an alleged drunk driver.
PORTAGE | Calling a female police officer "hun" and "honey" and dropping names of other officers didn't prevent a Hobart man from being arrested early Saturday morning on drunk driving charges.
PORTAGE | A Portage man has been charged with being intoxicated when he drove an SUV into a South Haven house on Thursday.
VALPARAISO | Center Township resident David Corbett had tears running down his cheeks as Amy Schwartz described the pain her family has suffered as a result of Corbett driving drunk and killing her father-in-law while he was driving his motorcycle.
CHICAGO | Law enforcement agencies across Illinois say they're increasing drunken driving patrols and seat belt check as the New Year's holiday approaches.
LAPORTE | A 60-year-old Westville man could be looking at prison time after being charged with his second drunk driving offense within the past four months.
VALPARAISO | A Center Township man pleaded guilty to a felony count of driving drunk on June 21, 2011, and causing the death of a motorcyclist along Ind. 49 at County Road 600 South in Morgan Township.
PORTAGE | A Portage man learned this weekend that it's not a good thing to run from police.
PORTAGE | Four people were arrested Wednesday morning at an alleged underage drinking party.
Pickup driver faces DUI count after two minor car crashes
PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department recently participated in a nationwide crackdown on impaired driving through the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
PORTER | A Lake Station man was arrested Tuesday night after police said he failed to stop at a stop sign, drove through a yard and struck a house.
A Kouts man involved in a motor vehicle crash outside Michigan City allegedly had a blood alcohol content level nearly five times the legal limit.
VALPARAISO | A 48-year-old Liberty Township man faces two years behind bars after pleading guilty Monday to intimidating and battering a police officer in September.
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