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Broadcaster Al Michaels charged with DUI

May 10, 2013 | 4:47pm EDT

Veteran U.S. sportscaster Al Michaels has been charged with two misdemeanours following his arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) last month (Apr13). The TV personality, who co-hosts Sunday Night Football, was pulled over by police in Santa Monica, California on 19 April (13) after making an illegal U-turn and then failing a field sobriety test. The 68 year old has now been slapped with two counts of DUI, which could land him up to six months in jail and a $1,000 (£645) fine, reports Michaels, who has no prior convictions, is due to appear in court to face the charges on 26 June (13).

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