Being a parent isn't an easy job-especially during the teen years. You know your teenager is bound to make mistakes and get into trouble, but what do you do if get a call one night that your teen has been cited for DWI (driving while intoxicated) and is waiting for you to pick them up at Collin County Jail? It's every parent's nightmare, but it does happen.
A 31-year-old Texas woman was charged with intoxication assault in the early morning hours of May 11 after her vehicle was involved in a serious accident in Uptown Dallas. The collision took place at the intersection of McKinney Avenue and Boll Street at approximately 12:30 a.m. according to a Dallas Police Department report. After being taken into custody at the scene, the woman was taken by officers to the Dallas County Jail. She was later released after posting a bond of $5,000.
Texas residents who are trying to lose weight often turn to diets low in carbohydrates because they cause the body to go into a metabolic condition known as ketosis. Without carbohydrates, stores of glucose are depleted quickly and the liver begins to burn fat to provide the body with energy. While this may be good news for those hoping to shed a few pounds, some experts say that it could also lead them into trouble if they are pulled over by police and asked to submit to a breath test.
A pair of Texas twin brothers are facing charges of drunk driving after a car accident on Sunday, Apr. 21. Two deputies were attending to a crash on Beltway 8 at Galveston Road when they faced another crash. In the original accident, a 19-year-old woman was killed after her car was hit by a toll road authority vehicle. Her vehicle was already stopped or moving very slowly at the time of the initial crash; the woman was in the passenger seat at the time. The 21-year-old man driving the car and the baby in the car's backseat were taken to the hospital.
Vince Young is a familiar name to football fans in Texas and now to local police in Missouri City as well after his arrest for allegedly driving under the influence. The retired NFL quarterback initially issued an apology on Twitter to his fans, friends and family following the arrest. His latest statement, however, referred to the DWI charge as an allegation. He said that he is innocent and has faith in his lawyer's ability to defend him.
Waking up after a night out drinking can be painful. However, the situation can get much worse for people who drive before their blood alcohol content (BAC) is back down to zero. Drivers who get in a vehicle while hungover might receive a “day after DUI.”