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Cuomo expected to sign tougher drunken driving law

Cuomo expected to sign tougher drunken driving law

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign an amendment to New York's laws against drunken driving that w

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign an amendment to New York's laws against drunken driving that would turn three DWI-related offenses within 15 years into a felony.

Possible penalties for the felony are up to seven years in prison and a fine up to $10,000.

The measure is called "Vince's Law" for a man killed in suburban Syracuse by a driver with five prior offenses.

Authorities say the driver's blood-alcohol content was four times the legal limit

The law would take effect Nov. 1 and apply to offenses after that.

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