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NORTH ACTOR FACES CHARGES

Actor David Keith, who played former Oliver North in a TV miniseries, is facing a charge of drunken driving, officials said. Keith, 35, was speeding when he hit a car making a U-turn around midnight Saturday, injuring a woman riding in the other car, Los Angeles County Deputy George Ducoulombier said.

"He was charged with the more serious felony violation because of the speeding and the injury," the deputy said.He was freed early Sunday after posting $2,500 bail, the deputy said.

Ducoulombier said Keith's blood alcohol level was tested at more than 0.18 percent, 0.08 percent higher than the level defining drunken driving.