Miss USA Is Miss Connecticut Erin Brady

From 51 to the one and only Miss USA 2013: Congratulations, Miss Connecticut Erin Brady!

Reigning Miss USA Nana Meriwether has relinquished her crown – and the posh New York apartment that comes with it – to her successor.

Brady, 25, will become a spokeswoman for breast and ovarian cancer awareness and travel the world for various charity work. The first runner-up, Miss Alabama Mary Margaret McCord, will take over should Brady not be able to complete her duties.

Ex-Miss USA Rima Fakih Reaches Plea Deal in DUI Case

Former Miss USA Rima Fakih pleaded no contest Wednesday to a reduced misdemeanor charge in her DUI case, reaching a deal with prosecutors that should spare her jail time.

Fakih, 26, who appeared in the Detroit-area court with her family behind her, is expected to receive probation when sentenced next month on a charge of driving while visibly impaired.

Ex-Miss USA, Rima Fakih, Was Speeding With Open Bottle of Champagne: Police

Details are emerging of former Miss USA Rima Fakih’s drunk-driving arrest in Michigan.

Fakih, 26, allegedly had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit, and she was speeding and weaving through traffic with an uncorked, half-empty bottle of champagne, according to a police report obtained by the Associated Press.

Former Miss USA Arrested on DUI Charges

Former Miss USA Rima Fakih may be adding an unfortunate new title to her roster: defendant.

Fakih, 26, who captured the Miss USA crown in 2010, is facing drunken driving charges after a weekend arrest in Highland Park, Mich.

Fakih Tweeted on Saturday: “Let’s clear things up now. … I’m NOT in Michigan and I’m NOT in jail! Wrong Fakih.” But the post has since been removed, and on Sunday her attorney Doraid Elder confirmed the arrest.