drunk driving

8:18 am
Fri June 20, 2014

New DWI procedure in Miller County takes delay out of blood test

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Miller County authorities now have a new way to conduct DWI investigations. The new method makes it much easier for officers to attain search warrants when administering blood draws from suspected drivers.

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4:46 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Supreme Court rules necessity of warrant in most DWI blood draws


The United States Supreme Court ruled today in a Missouri case that police cannot take a blood test from a drunk driving suspect without a warrant, during a routine drunk driving arrest.

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4:02 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

Court weighs warrantless blood tests in DUI cases

The Supreme Court is hearing a case about police needing a warrant to order a blood test on a drunken-driving suspect.
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The Supreme Court is considering whether police must get a warrant before ordering a blood test on an unwilling drunken-driving suspect.

The justices heard arguments Wednesday in a case involving a disputed blood test from Missouri. Police stopped a speeding, swerving car and the driver, who had two previous drunken-driving convictions, refused to submit to a breath test to measure the alcohol level in his body.

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Under the Microscope
6:23 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

On mid-sized farms

Eric Neill hopes at least one of his two sons – perhaps Carter, pictured with him here – will settle down on his mid-sized farm.
Frank Morris Harvest Public Media

This week, we’ll hear the final installment of Harvest Public Media’s Farmer of the Future series.

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