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Holiday Weekend Keeps the Missouri Highway Patrol Busy

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported 13 people died during the 4th of July holiday weekend, compared to three deaths last year in a shorter period of time.


Illinois Mom Accused of Giving Son Beer Before Crash

If convicted, Ginger Zehner-Denton could be sentenced to as many as three years in prison.


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Social Media Alters Strategy on DUI Enforcement

Deputies used to do checkpoints that lasted for hours, but now word travels through Facebook and Twitter significantly dropping arrests.


Trumaine Johnson, Getty/David Welker

Rams Player Arrested In Montana

Defensive back Trumaine Johnson detained for DUI while visiting alma mater.


Jacob Fickle

Godfrey Man Who Drove SUV Into Home Charged with DUI

A circuit court amended the charges against Jacob Fickle after tests revealed he had THC, Cocaine, Alprazolam, and alcohol in his system.


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Edwardsville Man Charged After Woman’s Highway Death

Police said Thursday that 28-year-old Michael Johnson of Edwardsville faces drunken driving charges and other counts in the death of 27-year-old Jennifer Mitchell of Chicago.



Former East St. Louis Officer Sentenced For Civil Rights Violation

The saga began on May 8, 2012 when a female driver was stopped by two East St. Louis police officers while driving home from buying liquor around 2:45 in the morning.


Man Sentenced In Deadly Drunk Driving Wreck On Poplar

The judge also ordered Garcia to simultaneously serve a 10-year sentence on a DUI count related to injuries he caused to another pedestrian.


Missouri DUI Case Goes To The U.S. Supreme Court

“It was a very significant invasion of personal privacy and personal dignity to have someone plunge a needle in your arm while you’re handcuffed and restrained.”


Valley Park Mayor Nathan Grellner during a board meeting on July 2, 2012 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Former Valley Park Mayor In Court Today

2012 was a rough year for Grellner who resigned as Valley Park mayor on July 26 after using the city credit card at a strip club.