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Melanie’s Law

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Mass. Senate Closes Loophole In Drunk Driving Law

Massachusetts state senators have closed a loophole in the state’s drunken driving law so that cases continued without a finding are now counted a a conviction.

05/24/2012

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Mass. Officials Hope To Close Loophole In Drunk Driving Law

Three Massachusetts officials say they will try to close what they call a loophole in state drunken driving law.

05/20/2012

Melanie Powell was killed by a repeat drunk driver in 2003.

I-Team: Repeat Drunk Drivers Could Be Getting Licenses Back

Repeat drunk drivers who’ve had their licenses suspended could be getting them back after the state’s highest court upheld a loophole in Melanie’s Law.

05/17/2012

Melanie Powell was killed by a repeat drunk driver in 2003.

I-Team: Loophole Could Undermine Melanie’s Law

The I-Team has discovered a loophole that could undermine Melanie’s Law which is supposed to crack down on repeat drunk drivers.

05/15/2012

Orlando Pacheco was found passed out on the hood of his car in Westborough.

Lancaster Town Administrator Apologizes Over OUI Arrest

Lancaster’s Town Administrator Orlando Pacheco is apologizing after a WBZ-TV exclusive revealed pictures of him passed out on the hood of his car after he allegedly drove drunk.

01/20/2012

Orlando Pacheco was found passed out on the hood of his car in Westborough.

Police Find Lancaster Town Manager Drunk, Passed Out On Car

Lancaster Town Administrator Orlando Pacheco was found passed out on the hood of his car back in August after he had too much to drink at a strip club.

01/19/2012

Vernon Perry answering his 9th OUI charge in Taunton District Court, Monday, December 6.

9th Indictment For Habitual Drunk Driver

A grand jury has indicted a Rhode Island man who was arrested in Massachusetts for the ninth time on drunken driving charges.

12/11/2010

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