drinking

'Beer before wine, always fine'? Not really, study says

European researchers have bad news for the 76% of Americans who experience hangovers after a drinking session: Try as you may to change up the order of your alcoholic beverages, if you drink too much, you will still be hungover.

Dane County sheriff's deputies ramping up drinking and driving enforcement

The Dane County Sheriff's Office has received a $90,000 federal grant to increase alcohol enforcement on highways.  The funding will allow six deputies to be added to patrols on weekend nights.  Those deputies will be patrolling in areas where data shows high numbers of crashes and impaired drivers.

Beloit man admits to drinking, faces 6th OWI

A Beloit man is facing his sixth drunken driving charge after being pulled over for a traffic violation and admitting to a deputy that he had been drinking, Rock County officials said.

Man's 11th OWI charge raises law enforcement concerns

Police: Driver had minor in the car when stopped

Janesville police said a  48-year-old Janesville man is facing his 11th charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he was pulled over near downtown Janesville early Friday morning. Janesville police Chief David Moore said while the number of offenses is shocking, this is not an isolated incident.

Fighting addiction? There's an app for that

UW developers, researchers team up to create successful app for recovery

The Addiction Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System is an app designed at UW with the goal of helping those struggling with addiction through tough times.

Senate hears underage drinking immunity bill

Bill would give immunity to underage drinkers who call 911 for friend in trouble

A bill that would give immunity from prosecution to someone who calls 911 for an underage friend in trouble with alcohol got a hearing in the Senate Wednesday.