43-year-old R&B singer, Bobby Brown, was arrested on DUI charges earlier today in Van Nuys, California.
It is Brown’s second arrest this year that is alcohol related. A judge in March sentenced Brown to an alcohol treatment program as well as probation and a fine when he pleaded no contest to a DUI charge one month after his ex-wife Whitney Houston died.
The New Edition singer has had a history of drug and alcohol problems over the years and admitted himself into a treatment program in August after marrying his second wife.
Minnesota’s assistant coach, Saul Smith, son of Tubby Smith, has been placed on unpaid leave from the team following his arrest for DUI.
The 32 year-old was arrested Saturday morning after leaving a nearby restaurant. He is due in court on December 3rd to face his charges.
The school’s athletic director, Norwood Teague, along with coach Tubby Smith, decided to suspend the younger Smith saying the school’s values, “dictate that our coaches and staff be positive role models for our student-athletes.”
Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie Alameda Ta’amu is facing a slew of serious charges following his arrest Sunday night which left several cars damaged and one person seriously injured.
The 348-pound nose tackle is being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, fleeing or attempting to elude police, aggravated assault by a vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and escape.
Sammi Kane Kraft the actress who starred in the 2005 baseball movie remake of Bad News Bears, was killed in a crash as a passenger. The driver, Molly Kate Adams, was speeding down the 10 freeway in Los Angeles and was intoxicated.
According to police, their Audi was rear ended by a large truck as well as another car. Adams sustained minor injuries and was arrested for DUI. Sammi Kane Kraft was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
After being upset 37-24 by Iowa State in Fort Worth, ending their 12 game winning streak, the Horned Frogs Quarterback, Casey Pachall withdrew from school to enter a drug and alcohol treatment center.
Pachall was arrested for DWI earlier this week and also failed a drug test earlier this year. TCU coach Gary Patteson said the treatment should last between 30 to 60 days and Pachall has the opportunity to re-enroll at TCU in January.
Linda Hogan, Hulk Hogan’s ex-wife, was pulled over at 1:30 am yesterday and registered a blood alcohol content of .084. She was arrested and charged with DWI in Malibu, California.
Linda Hogan denies her drinking had anything to do with Hulk Hogan’s recently released sex tape that has been circulating. “She regrets it. She’s a mom, so she’s embarrassed about it,” according to her lawyer Raymond Rafool.
The new Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco assumed his position by making light of his recent drunk driving arrest, all the while ignoring the distress his promotion has caused the gay-friendly city of San Francisco.
Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone thanked the more than 2,000 guests at his installation mass that he appreciated their support when he was recently arrested.
“I know in my life God has always had a way of putting me in my place. I would say, though, that in the latest episode of my life God has outdone himself,” Cordileone said with a little laugh while delivering his first homily as archbishop.