Nancy Pelosi’s Napa: Wealthy Friends and a Husband’s Porsche Crash

An accident shines a light on the House speaker’s California life among the vineyards.

#campaign-finance, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #high-net-worth-individuals, #napa-calif, #newsom-gavin, #pacific-heights-san-francisco-calif, #parties-social, #pelosi-nancy, #pelosi-paul, #real-estate-commercial, #san-francisco-calif, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #united-states-politics-and-government

Richard Sherman Pleads Guilty to Charges From Family Altercation

The N.F.L. cornerback, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of negligent driving and criminal trespass, was fined but avoided jail time after being credited for time served.

#domestic-violence, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #football, #national-football-league, #sherman-richard-1988, #tampa-bay-buccaneers

The I.C.U. Patient, and the Family

Exploring the dilemmas involving patients, their families and health care providers in end-of-life care. Also: Quotation marks; calling and driving.

#death-and-dying, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #english-language, #hospitals, #medicine-and-health

Pedestrian Deaths Spike in U.S. as Reckless Driving Surges

Fatalities are climbing to record levels two years into the pandemic. Authorities cite drivers’ anxiety levels, larger vehicles and fraying social norms.

#albuquerque-nm, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #hit-and-run-drivers, #new-mexico, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sun-belt-states-us, #united-states, #walking

Drunken-Driving Warning Systems Would Be Required for New Cars Under U.S. Bill

Congress attached the mandate to the $1 trillion infrastructure package that President Biden is expected to sign soon. It would take effect as early as 2026.

#automobile-safety-features-and-defects, #deaths-fatalities, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #law-and-legislation, #mothers-against-drunk-driving, #national-highway-traffic-safety-administration, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #roads-and-traffic, #tests-sobriety, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Raiders’ Henry Ruggs III to Be Charged in Fatal Car Crash

Henry Ruggs III will be charged with driving under the influence, the police said, after a crash that left one person dead in Las Vegas on Tuesday morning.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #las-vegas-nev, #las-vegas-raiders, #ruggs-henry-iii-1999

“Why Have Traffic Deaths Surged In N.Y.C.?”

Traffic deaths have surged this year to their highest level in nearly a decade. Officials blame an excess of reckless driving, but critics say the city has failed to make streets safer.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #de-blasio-bill, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #kallos-benjamin, #lander-brad, #new-york-city, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #traffic-and-parking-violations, #transportation-alternatives

The ‘Murdaugh Murders’ in South Carolina: What to Know

The unsolved killings of a lawyer’s wife and son have brought new scrutiny to three other deaths in recent years.

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5 Dead in Hamptons Crash That Is Blamed on Speeding

A driver veered into the opposite lane and struck a car head-on in one of at least three fatal crashes in and around the city on Saturday.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #hamptons-ny, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #quogue-ny, #speed-limits-and-speeding, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Driver Who Plowed Into Protesters in Minneapolis Is Charged With Murder

Nicholas Kraus of St. Paul, Minn., was drunk at the time of the crash, the authorities said. Deona Marie Erickson, 31, a social justice advocate, was killed in the episode.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #erickson-deona-marie, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kraus-nicholas, #minneapolis-minn, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Truck Driver Who Killed 5 Cyclists Is Sentenced to 40 Years

Jordan A. Barson, 45, was under the influence of methamphetamine when he plowed into a group of cyclists on a Nevada highway in December, prosecutors said.

#barson-jordan-alexander, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #clark-county-nev, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #las-vegas-review-journal, #methamphetamines, #tests-sobriety, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Man Riding in Driverless Tesla Is Arrested in California

Param Sharma, 25, was arrested on charges of reckless driving. “I’m about to go in the back seat right now,” he said after being released from jail.

#driverless-and-semiautonomous-vehicles, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #san-francisco-bay-area-calif, #sharma-param, #tesla-motors-inc

Texas Lawyer Known as D.W.I. Dude Gets 15 Years in Fraud Scheme

A lawyer known as the D.W.I. Dude pocketed money that he told drug dealers would be used to bribe officials, prosecutors said.

#bribery-and-kickbacks, #colombia, #dallas-morning-news, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #extradition, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #frauds-and-swindling, #money-laundering, #texas, #united-states

Britt Reid Charged With Felony D.W.I.

Reid, a former assistant coach for the Kansas City Chiefs and the son of the team’s head coach, crashed into two cars in February, leaving a child seriously injured.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #kansas-city-mo, #kansas-city-chiefs, #national-football-league, #reid-andy, #reid-britt-1985, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Why Didn’t Tiger Woods Get a Speeding Ticket?

Woods’s crash raised questions about how law enforcement officers treated his case.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #golf, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #masters-golf-tournament, #speed-limits-and-speeding, #tests-sobriety, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #woods-tiger

Does Wine Lose Its Spirit When the Alcohol Is Removed?

Nonalcoholic wines fill a need for the sober and occasionally abstinent, and the new generation of alcohol-free wines is promising.

#content-type-service, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #grapes, #wines

Supreme Court Weighs Limits of ‘Hot Pursuit’ by Police

The court has said that the police need no warrants to enter the homes of fleeing felons. Does that exception also apply to people suspected of minor crimes?

#alito-samuel-a-jr, #california, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #fourth-amendment-us-constitution, #gorsuch-neil-m, #roberts-john-g-jr, #search-and-seizure, #supreme-court-us, #thomas-clarence

Bruce Springsteen to Appear in Federal Court on Drunken-Driving Charges

The singer-songwriter was expected to appear Wednesday morning by videoconference to face the charges in New Jersey.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #gateway-national-recreation-area, #national-park-service, #new-jersey, #obama-barack, #renegades-born-in-the-usa-radio-program, #springsteen-bruce, #super-bowl

Springsteen ‘Visibly Swaying’ Before Drunken-Driving Arrest, Police Say

Bruce Springsteen refused to provide a preliminary breath test, according to a National Park Service officer who said he watched the musician drink a shot of tequila.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #new-jersey, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #sandy-hook-nj, #springsteen-bruce

Jeep pulls Springsteen Super Bowl ad after news of his drunken-driving charge.

The two-minute spot featured the singer in the rural middle of the country, urging unity from a white Jeep.

#advertising-and-marketing, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #jeep-division-of-fiat-chrysler, #new-jersey, #springsteen-bruce, #super-bowl

Bruce Springsteen Is Charged With D.W.I. on Sandy Hook

The rock musician was arrested on Nov. 14 in a federal recreational area. He was also charged with reckless driving.

#drunken-and-reckless-driving, #gateway-national-recreation-area, #new-jersey, #springsteen-bruce

A Push for Cyclists Safety After 5 Die Near Las Vegas

The growing metropolitan area often pits cars and construction against cyclists, with tragic consequences and calls for better regulation.

#barson-jordan-alexander, #bicycles-and-bicycling, #clark-county-nev, #deaths-fatalities, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #las-vegas-nev, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Driver Who Killed 5 Cyclists Had Methamphetamine in His System, Prosecutors Say

Jordan Barson faces several felony charges after the authorities said he drove a box truck into a group of cyclists who were riding on a highway outside Las Vegas last week.

#deaths-fatalities, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #nevada, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

9 Major N.Y.C. Roads Get Lower Speed Limits as Traffic Deaths Surge

More drivers, passengers and motorcyclists have been killed so far this year than all of last year. Reckless driving is a major factor, officials say.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #national-safety-council, #new-york-city, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #transportation-alternatives, #tri-state-transportation-campaign, #trottenberg-polly

Police Decisions Are Scrutinized After Rayshard Brooks’s Fatal Encounter

Experts debate the best way of handling a drunken driver, and whether Mr. Brooks was a threat after twice firing a police Taser.

#atlanta-ga, #attacks-on-police, #brooks-rayshard-d-2020, #brosnan-devin-atlanta-ga-police-officer, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #rolfe-garrett-atlanta-ga-police-officer, #stun-guns

New York Streets Are Nearly Empty, but Speeding Tickets Have Doubled

As the pandemic drastically reduces traffic, some drivers are taking advantage of open streets to speed and drag race.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #gounardes-andrew-s, #inrix-inc, #johnson-corey, #national-motorists-assn, #roads-and-traffic, #speed-limits-and-speeding, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #traffic-and-parking-violations, #transportation-alternatives, #trottenberg-polly