drunk driving

Man indicted in fatal Queensboro Bridge accident
Man indicted in fatal Queensboro Bridge accident
News Alexa Altman 12/18/2012 at 11:51AM

A Brooklyn DJ whose drunken joy ride allegedly killed a pedestrian and destroyed two businesses under the Queensboro Bridge now faces up to 25 years in prison. Grant Riddell, 38, was indicted on charges of drunk driving, vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and three counts of vehicular assault in connection with the March 28, 2011 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
Top Stories Billy Rennison 12/14/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 8 to 13 mph. Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind around 9 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Carols ‘n’ Cookies ‘n’ Cocoa ‘n’ Cheer Celebrate the season with warm wishes, delicious treats and the renowned choral group Voices That Blend. There will [...]

New York cracking down on Halloween DWIs
News Billy Rennison 10/26/2012 at 3:06PM

In an effort to keep the streets safe during the days leading up to Halloween, New York announced a statewide DWI crackdown. Between October 26-31, all the counties within New York will be setting up sobriety checkpoints a saturation patrol to deter and catch drunk drivers. Motorists are reminded that driving with a blood-alcohol content [...]

Cuomo announces stricter DUI laws
Cuomo announces stricter DUI laws
News Alexa Altman 10/02/2012 at 10:03AM

Booze, cruise and lose. New York is cracking down on intoxicated drivers. Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced an initiative to remove drivers with repeat alcohol or drug-related driving convictions from New York’s roads. According to Cuomo, these more rigid regulations, enforced by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), will make the [...]

David Diehl arrested for drunk driving in Astoria
News Billy Rennison 6/11/2012 at 12:13PM

Big Blue left tackle David Diehl was busted for drunk driving in Queens on Sunday after crashing his car into several parked vehicles, reports said. The 31-year-old offensive lineman smashed his car in Astoria at around 8:20 p.m., according to reports, after watching Croatia defeat Ireland in the Euro Cup. The black BMW struck two [...]