Drugs

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Judge Declines Removing Marijuana From List Of Most Dangerous Drugs, Disappointing Activists

A federal judge in California declined Wednesday to remove marijuana from the list of most dangerous drugs, disappointing activists who saw the case as a chance to get closer to their goal of nationwide legalization.

04/15/2015

Thunder Road protest in Oakland. April 13, 2015. (Photo courtesy California Nurses Association)

Vote Could Shutter Oakland Youth Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center After 30 Years Of Service

After 30 years, Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center for youth is threatened with closure by Sutter Health, its subsidizer, and one of the largest nonprofit health care corporations in the state.

04/13/2015

San Pablo police officer Kenneth White was charged for allegedly buying cocaine and heroin in San Francisco while a 2-year-old girl sat in his car. (Source: SFPD)

2-Year-Old Girl Sat In Car As San Pablo Cop Busted For Buying Heroin, Cocaine In San Francisco

A San Pablo police officer has been charged with four felonies and two misdemeanors for allegedly buying heroin and cocaine in San Francisco last week while a 2-year-old girl was in his car, police and prosecutors said Sunday.

04/13/2015

police car lights emergency generic

5-Year-Old Found In Backseat With Loaded Guns, Drugs During Fairfield Traffic Stop

Police suspect a five-year-old was endangered after Fairfield officers found guns and drugs in a car the child was occupying Monday evening.

04/13/2015

Image from an undercover police informant shows two women allegedly peddling drugs in the San Francisco's Tenderloin. (Manny Ortez/YouTube)

Video Shows SFPD Informant Targeting Black Woman Over Asian Woman In Drug Sting Operation

New video shows an undercover San Francisco police informant ignoring an Asian woman who may have been offering drugs, and instead going after a black woman.

04/09/2015

Police Investigation

Man Acquitted For Thinking San Francisco Apartment He Broke Into Was A Spaceship

It might be one of the strangest defenses in San Francisco’s history.

04/09/2015

Robert Durst and Susan Berman. (Source: CBS/48 Hours)

Real Estate Heir Durst Indicted On Louisiana Firearm Charges

Millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst was indicted Wednesday on the two weapons charges that have kept him in New Orleans even though his lawyers say he wants to go to Los Angeles as soon as possible to face a murder charge there.

04/08/2015

Screenshot of Silk Road, a black market marketplace of drugs and other illegal services. The website has been closed after the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht in San Francisco on October 1, 2013. (CBS)

DEA, Secret Service Agents Charged With Stealing Digital Currency During Silk Road Investigation

Two former federal agents have been charged with stealing digital currency during their investigation into an online black market that allowed users to buy and sell drugs and other illegal items.

03/30/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Now Carrying Drug To Reverse Opioid Overdoses

San Francisco police officers will now have a way to save people from drug overdoses.

03/12/2015

Marijuana

Solano Deputies Respond To Domestic Violence Call, Find Guns, Pot, Lab, Honey Oil; 2 Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies found 95 marijuana plants with a street value of $285,000, a sophisticated butane honey oil conversion lab, two ounces of honey oil and three handguns.

03/12/2015

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