A 21-year-old drunk driver who was arrested after hitting three people with her Jeep told police she thought they were trash cans.
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.