The annual audit shows that traffic deaths resulting from alcohol or drug related crashes jumped 7.2 percent, from 319 in 2011 to 342 in 2012.
A 69-year-old Waterford Township man is facing drunk driving charges for the third time.
Deputies say he had three empty vodka bottles and four kids in his truck.
A Grand Rapids man will spend up to 15 years in prison for the drunken driving death of an 8-year-old Detroit girl.
Police say a 27-year-old Grosse Pointe Park man was critically injured when he was struck by a suspected drunk driver on I-696.
The bills approved unanimously Wednesday would keep the legal limit for drivers’ blood-alcohol content at 0.08 percent. The limit is set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.
A 47-year-old U.S. Navy veteran who was arrested for allegedly driving a riding lawn mower while intoxicated has issued a plea in the case.
Michigan boaters and snowmobilers would be held to the same drunken driving standards as drivers under new legislation introduced in the state House.
A Bloomfield Township man who rode his lawn mower to the drug store is now facing a felony drunk driving charge.
A man was killed when his car crashed into a tree during a high-speed police chase in Southfield.