North Carolina Dwi Backlog Slows Prosecutions

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A North Carolina TV station reports that a backlog in blood-alcohol tests analyzed at Raleigh’s State Crime Lab is slowing prosecutors across the state. The station says some of those charged with driving while intoxicated are seeing their cases delayed months and some might spend “years waiting for their cases to come up.” The director
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Real Life Drama: Actor Arrested for DWI in North Carolina

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Though he has appeared in a number of popular and critically acclaimed films, including “Thelma & Louise,” “Fatal Instinct,” “Grumpy Old Men” and “The Perfect Storm,” actor Christopher McDonald is perhaps best known for his role as Shooter McGavin in 1996’s “Happy Gilmore.” But a cloud is hanging over McDonald’s long and successful acting career
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Stronger Drinks May Leave Bar Patrons Vulnerable to DWI Charges

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Many people use alcohol on a regular basis and do so responsibly. However, when celebrating, gathering or drinking with friends, it can be all too easy to drink too much and end up with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit on an Intoxilyzer test. It’s common for people to know their limits and quantify those
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North Carolina Failed To Make DWI Case Information Available

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North Carolina was discovered in 2006 to be handling DWI cases in vastly different ways, depending on the county, and even the judge or prosecutor. This revelation brought about a law requiring the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts to share detailed DWI case information on its Web page. A recent audit, however, shows that
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