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Lancaster Man Arrested For Driving Drunk With Juvenile Passengers

A Lancaster man was arrested on several charges Thursday, after he was allegedly driving drunk with juveniles in the vehicle.  Around 11:15 p.m. Thursday, officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Newhall Area Office received reports of a person driving recklessly, said Officer Josh Greengard, spokesperson for the CHP Newhall Area Office.    “He was driving his vehicle, a Nissan sedan ...

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City Accepting Submissions To Central Park Youth Grove

The Youth Grove at Central Park

The City of Santa Clarita is accepting submissions of names for the Youth Grove at Central Park, which honors youth who have lost their lives in traffic-related accidents.  To be considered for submission, the person must have been 24 years old or younger at the time of their death and have lived in Santa Clarita or attended a local school. ...

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Is It Possible To File A Lawsuit If A Drunk Driver Hits You?

Car Accident

Drunk driving is a severe offense that poses a great danger to the safety of other road users. Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents continue, resulting in injuries, damages, and even fatalities. If you or a loved one have been involved in an accident with a drunk driver, you may wonder if it’s possible to file a lawsuit against the responsible party. ...

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What Legal And Insurance Protection Can Felons Have In Prison?

Man in Prison

People may get discouraged about their outlook in life when they are incarcerated. Prisoners are confined to a smaller space than at home and can’t see their families as often. It’s true that prison is supposed to be a punishment for crimes committed, but it doesn’t mean inmates are deprived of simple necessities. People who are serving jail time are ...

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Understanding DUI Cases: Why Having A Good Lawyer By Your Side Matters


A drunk driving injury can be one of the most traumatizing events a person can experience. In addition to the pain, stress, and confusion that come with such a tragedy, there’s also the fear of not being able to secure justice or support from those who caused your suffering. Without legal guidance, it’s almost impossible for victims to get their ...

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CHP To Activate Maximum Enforcement Period Over Holidays

With the holiday weekend approaching, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has enacted its enhanced enforcement period (MEP) on the highways to help save lives. The CHP MEP is set to begin at 6:01 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23, and is expected to continue through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 25. During that time, all available officers will be on the ...

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Remembering Katie Evans Five Years After Fatal DUI Crash

Remembering Katie Evans’ Story Two Years After Drunk Driver Took Her Life (VIDEO)

Katie Evans, a 37-year-old mother of six, was killed by a drunk driver on her way back from the hospital five years ago, leaving behind a loving family. On Oct. 6, 2017, Evans was returning home after visiting her twin daughters, who had been born three months prematurely at the UCLA Intensive Care Unit, when a 21-year-old female driver, who ...

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CHP To Conduct DUI Checkpoint In SCV

The California Highway Patrol, (CHP) Newhall Area Office is set to conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday night in the unincorporated parts of the Santa Clarita Valley. The DUI checkpoint is set to begin around 8 p.m. and conclude at 2 a.m. Saturday, said Officer Josh Greengard, spokesperson for the CHP Newhall Area Office. “The location will be announced just prior ...

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Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Drunk Driving, Crashing Patrol Vehicle In Stevenson Ranch

drunk drving deputy stevenson ranch

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy was arrested this weekend under suspicion of drunkenly crashing his patrol vehicle in Stevenson Ranch and then leaving the scene, leading to a near hour-long search. LASD Deputy Carlos Lopez, 43, of Stevenson Ranch was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving drunk and crashing his patrol vehicle Friday night. The Stevenson ...

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Deputy Arrested For DUI, Relieved From Duty After Stevenson Ranch Crash

The deputy that went missing after a Stevenson Ranch crash Friday night in a marked LASD car has been arrested for DUI, and relieved from duty. The Stevenson Ranch crash was first reported around 9:30 p.m. Friday, on Pico Canyon Road and Southern Oaks Drive, according to SGT. Mangos, with the Sheriff’s Information Bureau. “The deputy was located and was ...

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