Alcohol deaths triple fatal road crashes

Three times as many people die in Northern Ireland because they abuse alcohol than die on our roads, figures have shown. alcohol and addiction news

Remembering that Addiction is an Incurable, Progressive, Fatal Disease

Many people all over the world know they can’t eat certain foods – oysters or shrimps or eggs or cucumbers or sugar or something else – without getting very uncomfortable and maybe even quite sick. alcohol and addiction news

Mountie in fatal crash addicted to alcohol, substance abuse expert testifies

Cpl. Benjamin (Monty) Robin-son's behaviour following the 2008 crash that killed a South Delta man was the result of a "severe" alcohol addiction, a substance abuse expert testified in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. alcohol and addiction news

RCMP officer had severe ‘severe’ alcohol addiction at time of fatal crash, defence contends

Cpl. Monty Robinson's behaviour following the 2008 crash that killed a South Delta man was the result of a "severe" alcohol addiction, an expert on substance abuse testified Monday morning in New Westminster Supreme Court. alcohol and addiction news

P.M. Bay Area Buzz: Driver in fatal Los Gatos crash had seizure; No DUI charges for Oakland councilman

P.M. Bay Area Buzz: Driver in fatal Los Gatos crash had seizure; No DUI charges for Oakland councilman Other hot stories around the Bay Area include seven San Francisco students accidentally ingesting rat poison they thought was candy Read more on Tri-Valley Herald Lansdale drug activity leads to prison term A Chalfont man is headed [...]

Speed, slick tires were factors in fatal crash that killed Bolton High teen

Speed, slick tires were factors in fatal crash that killed Bolton High teen Chris Minton was driving up to 80 mph on tires too slick for asphalt when he lost control of his pickup truck in a fatal accident two weeks ago, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office investigators said Monday. Read more on Memphis Commercial Appeal [...]

UPDATE: Police were serving OWI warrant in Clinton fatal shooting case

UPDATE: Police were serving OWI warrant in Clinton fatal shooting case FOREST – Clinton County sheriff’s deputies were in the process of starting a search of Bob Hayes’ home Saturday evening when they heard two gunshots fired from inside. Read more on Journal & Courier Police Beat Andrew Meyers, 18, Holcomb, was cited and released [...]

Cops end standoff, nab suspect in fatal stabbing of NY rehab center worker; 2nd staffer hurt

ELLENVILLE, N.Y. – Authorities say they’ve arrested a man suspected of fatally stabbing a security guard at an upstate New York rehabilitation center where he’d been sent to recover from drug and alcohol addiction before his sentencing on a felony theft charge. alcohol and addiction news

Northbound U.S. 287 closed for fatal crash investigation at Monarch Road | © 2010 Longmont Times-Call …

Northbound U.S. 287 closed for fatal crash investigation at Monarch Road | © 2010 Longmont Times-Call … LONGMONT – The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck at U.S. Highway 287 and Monarch Road. Read more on The Longmont Times-Call For the Record: June 10 Thomas Edward Murray, 30, Monticello, charged Tuesday, June 1, [...]

*Juvenile petitions obtained against driver in fatal Clarke crash

*Juvenile petitions obtained against driver in fatal Clarke crash BERRYVILLE — Investigators have obtained juvenile warrants charging a teenager with manslaughter in the death of another local teen in a June 18 crash. State Trooper Kevin L. Myers obtained juvenile petitions against the 17-year-old on Wednesday, charging the youth with manslaughter, aggravated involuntary manslaughter, driving [...]