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Morning Roundup: Oct. 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Mark Holden claims he wasn't drunk on Dancing with the Stars, cops chase drug suspect through marathon, and man on LSD demands ride to McDonald's. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Drunk driver that hit The Rock's mom charged with DUI, large amount of cocaine missing from French police HQ, and drunk police dog handler arrested for abuse. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fox News anchor pleads guilty in drunk disorderly case, Utah political candidate charged with assault over pill debt, and 'Bio-Dome' star arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Woman Poses As Court Employee To Duck DWI Charge

By McCarton Ackerman

Jana Porciau pretended to be a district court employee in order to get her hands on her toxicology report. MORE  

Nets Coach Pleads Guilty to DWI

By Chrisanne Grise

Jason Kidd's punishment is speaking to high school students about drinking and driving. MADD says that isn't enough. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

Guatemala considers legalizing drugs, a first-time DUI costs up to $16,000 in California, and Moonshiners star arrested for public drunkenness. MORE  

How Cops Learn to Catch Drunks

By Jeff Winkler

Say the alphabet backwards. Hop on one foot. How do officers assess whether a driver is over the limit? The Fix visits the Austin Police Training Academy to find out. MORE  

A DWI Offer You Can't Refuse

By Jeff Winkler

Cops will be out in force today, rounding up over-the-limit Memorial Day revelers. As The Fix discovered during a ride-along with the Austin PD, in some states a DWI stop can even lead to an involuntary blood sample. MORE  

Tales of a Breathalyzer Tech

By Jeff Winkler

Drunk-driving arrests surge over Halloween. Those caught can be required to get a breathalyzer installed in their car—by a technician like Tony. He tells The Fix about the culprits he meets, the bribes he refuses and the wrecks he sees. MORE  

There Is Recovery in Prison

By Henry Farrell

An insane love of drinking while driving led me to my fourth DWI, and a prison bid in upstate New York. This is how I managed to find recovery behind bars. MORE  

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