Wife of RFK Jr. pleads not guilty to NY DWI charge

The wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. haspleaded not guilty to drunken driving.

Attorney Kerry Lawrence entered the plea yesterday for50-year-old Mary Richardson Kennedy. Her arraignment took place inBedford Town Court, about 45 miles north of New York City.

Her husband is a prominent environmental lawyer and son offormer Sen. Robert Kennedy. He was not in court.

Kennedy was arrested May 15 after a police officer saw her runover a curb outside a school near her Bedford home. Police said shehad a blood-alcohol level of 0.11 percent. The legal limit is 0.08percent.

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