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Judge denies request to revoke Del. Dwyer’s bond

ANNAPOLIS — A judge has denied a request to revoke the bond of a Maryland lawmaker who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence last month while awaiting sentencing on a drunken boating conviction. The Capital reports that ...

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Tougher drunken driving threshold recommended

WASHINGTON — States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half — from .08 blood alcohol level to 0.05 — matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries, a U.S. safety board recommends. That’s ...

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Ravens’ Kindle pleads guilty to DWI, no jail time

ELLICOTT CITY — Baltimore Ravens rookie linebacker Sergio Kindle has pleaded guilty to drunken driving charges and avoided jail time. Kindle pleaded guilty Tuesday in Howard County District Court to driving while intoxicated and apologized. Prosecutors recommended a 30-day sentence, ...

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Judge to take daily breathalyzer before taking bench

Washington County Circuit Judge W. Kennedy Boone III, who pleaded guilty to drunken driving in March, will undergo daily breathalyzer tests before taking the bench under a negotiated punishment from a judicial disciplinary board. Boone, an acknowledged alcoholic, has also ...

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