Authorities say a California teen who went missing in South Lake Tahoe on New Year’s Eve and was found near a snow bank died of hypothermia, but also had drugs in her system.
A San Jose man was arrested in Madera County on Thursday when he was caught allegedly operating a methamphetamine conversion lab, according to county sheriff officials.
A Berkeley teacher has plead guilty to a felony charge Monday in Marin after he was found with LSD during a traffic stop.
A mistrial was declared for a second time in federal court Thursday in the case of a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician accused of taking small amounts of cocaine from the facility in 2009.
A North Carolina woman was caught at San Francisco International Airport allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 11 pounds of methamphetamine into the country inside a piece of wood furniture, federal prosecutors said Friday.
President Barack Obama’s drug czar paid a visit to San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday to get a first-hand look at a once-controversial program and is interested at alternatives to incarceration.
Getting rid of open-air drug sales will reduce violence—particularly in Oakland, which recently hired a consultant known for adopting that tactic as New York City’s top cop, a University of California at Berkeley law professor said Monday.
A new state law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2013 that may help save the lives of substance abusers: it offers immunity to users if they call 911 to help someone who has overdosed on drugs.
A Central Valley woman was facing charges of burglary and child endangerment after allegedly shoplifting items and abandoning her two young children as she fled a Macy’s department store in Visalia.
A Santa Cruz County task force on Tuesday arrested two men after finding 3,600 marijuana plants and 120 pounds of the drug at a former mushroom farm in Watsonville.