Results tagged with 'drunk driving'
Published Feb. 29, 2012
The bucket list of OnMilwaukee.com publisher Andy Tarnoff doesn't include getting drunk in a room full of cops or drinking 11 ounces of vodka and nine shots before 2 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon. But he just can't pass up a unique opportunity for experiential journalism, even if it ended with a .132 percent blood alcohol content. Here's his first-person account of the Milwaukee Police Department's OWI "wet workshop."
Published Feb. 18, 2011
Jonathan thought he was being somewhat responsible by taking the side streets home from the bar in Downtown Milwaukee. He knew he was drunk that Saturday night -- not blindingly so -- and had driven home to Wauwatosa in worse condition before. He didn't even feel like he was swerving, but when he dropped his wallet inside his car and bent down to pick it up, he hit an empty parked car.
Published Sept. 4, 2010
Who hasn't said "I'm fine" while getting behind the wheel of their car during an innocent night out on the town. Chances are, you're not as fine as you think.
Published Dec. 21, 2009
State lawmakers passed legislation that does little to curb drunk driving and decided to wait on the MPS takeover.
Published Aug. 11, 2009
Yesterday, former doctor Mark Benson was sentenced to 30 years in prison for driving under the influence and killing 39-year-old Jennifer Bukosky, her 10-year-old daughter and her unborn daughter. Now, Bukosky's parents are focusing on changing Wisconsin's OWI laws. OnMilwaukee.com spoke to Bukosky's father, Paul Jenkins, just hours after the sentencing.
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Drug and alcohol treatment can come in a variety of forms and some of the traditional ways of handling the difficult task of getting a person into treatment may not always be fruitful. Sometimes we try to put the cart before the horse, getting side tracked on issues that aren't related to the pro...
The following appears in the Crossroads Section of the May 11th Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:Governor Doyle’s call for tougher drunk driving lawswas justified, but one wonders if three chances meansone too many. If lawmakers and today’s youngergeneration heed grieving father Mike Farne...
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