Bond set at $1M following 7th DUI charge

A south-central Idaho man with six previous convictions…


Indiana couple ID’d as victims in fatal Seattle crash

Retired teachers from Kokomo, Ind., who moved to Seattle last…


State, Everett, drunk driver sued over 2010 fatal wreck

A deadly crash on Broadway in 2010 has sparked a…


Tacoma councilman avoids DUI charge in plea deal

Tacoma City Councilman Ryan Mello, who was accused of drunken driving in a Jan. 20 arrest, will avoid a criminal record if he… Continue reading

Crash victim says pain, indignities are ‘rest of story’

Teri Cantor left the crash scene strapped down in the back of an ambulance. Bleeding heavily, she was whisked to one hospital and… Continue reading

2 1/2 years for 2011 drunken driving death on U.S. 2 trestle

In December 2011, Darren Streeter was killed by a drunken driver as he walked along the U.S. 2 trestle. In court on Thursday,… Continue reading

County councilman pleads guilty in DUI case

Snohomish County Councilman Brian Sullivan on Tuesday took responsibility for last summer’s drunken-driving arrest in Mukilteo, pleading guilty and accepting an array… Continue reading

High court considers DUI blood tests

The Supreme Court justices sounded wary Wednesday of giving the police a free hand to forcibly take blood from motorists suspected of drunken… Continue reading

Bicyclist hit by SUV on U.S. 2 near Monroe

A bicyclist was taken to a Seattle hospital early Wednesday morning after being hit by an SUV on U.S. 2 near Monroe. The… Continue reading

Ex-judge admonished over conduct during arrest

A former Snohomish County judge violated state judicial conduct codes during his arrest for alleged drunken-driving in August, according to a report released… Continue reading

Senate committee OKs tougher impaired driving law

OLYMPIA — A Senate committee on Tuesday advanced a bill to make changes to the state’s impaired driving laws, including making driving under the influence… Continue reading

Costs could affect how tough new DUI laws would get

Washington’s lawmakers and rookie governor are locked in an almost perfect stasis thus far in this not-so-special session and appear capable of remaining in this… Continue reading

Not guilty plea in deadly Seattle DUI accident

The man accused of driving drunk when his pickup truck hit a family crossing a Seattle street pleaded not guilty Thursday at his… Continue reading

Inslee, lawmakers look to toughen drunken-driving laws

Gov. Jay Inslee and a bipartisan group of lawmakers unveiled a plan Tuesday that would make changes to the state’s impaired driving laws,… Continue reading

Vancouver man accused of DUI in fatal crash

A 20-year-old Vancouver man has been arrested for investigation of vehicular homicide, hit-and-run and drunken driving in a fatal crash. Police say… Continue reading

Legislators may tighten DUI laws

Lawmakers are considering tightening up the state’s laws against driving under the influence after two recent cases that left three dead and two… Continue reading

Drivers’ racing led to boy’s death, Everett police say

Detectives now believe two strangers were racing each other on Evergreen Way last October when they caused a crash that killed a 7-year-old… Continue reading

Coast Guard rescues drunken man near Astoria

The Coast Guard says a man rescued from a sinking fishing boat near the mouth of the Columbia River is suspected of… Continue reading

Man gets 10 years for deadly wrong-way crash

A man accused of driving drunk the wrong way on Highway 520 and killing a woman in a head-on crash has been sentenced… Continue reading

Woman who died in jail had high blood-alcohol level

Kathleen Ann Swann-Deutsch, 51, of Woodinville, tested at nearly four times the legal blood alcohol limit when she was arrested on suspicion of… Continue reading