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Dad Acquitted In Slaying Of Driver Who Killed Sons

A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man’s two sons.


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Legislator Sentenced to 15 Days In Jail After Drunk Driving Accident

A West Texas legislator has been sentenced to 15 days in jail over a 2013 drunken driving accident in Austin.


Ethan Couch's attorney argued the teen was too coddled in life and therefore not responsible for killing 4 people while driving drunk. (Getty Images)

‘Affluenza” Teen’s Family To Pay $1,200 A Month

The sum is only a fraction of the cost of the court ordered treatment for Ethan Couch.


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Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Charged

The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after he smashed his car through a street barricade at the South By Southwest festival did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds, according to an arrest warrant released Friday.


Larry Davis says prosecutors pressed charges despite evidence of his innocence. (Getty Images)

Man Arrested For Drunk Driving After Blowing 0.00 Into Breathalyzer

Larry Davis says the breathalyzer proved his innocence, but he was arrested anyway.


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HCSO’s Most Recent DWI ‘Crackdown’ Nets Results

In their most recent efforts to eradicate drunk driving and driving while under the influence, officials from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are calling their latest “DWI Crackdown” a true success.


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HCSO Urges Safety On Waters, Land Over Memorial Day Holiday

Officials with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are reminding those that choose to engage in fun and leisurely activities this coming Memorial Day holiday weekend, to practice safety, vigilance and common sense.


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Man Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter After Official Killed

The man accused of fatally striking a Harris County sheriff’s deputy with the vehicle he was driving, is believed to be in the United States, without the proper documentation.


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HCSO Official Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

Harris County Sheriff’s Office sergeant was killed early Sunday morning when his vehicle was hit by a suspected drunk driver in north Houston.


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Dad Charged With Murdering Suspected Drunk Driver Who Killed His 2 Sons

A Texas man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting at a crash scene of a suspected drunken driver who authorities say plowed into his sons as they helped push their family’s broken-down pickup truck along a dark, narrow, rural road.