Drunk Driving

Brian Jones (Livermore Police Dept.)

Livermore DUI Suspect Charged With Murder In Deaths Of Mother, Baby At Family Gathering

An alleged drunk driver was charged with two counts of murder Thursday for the deaths of a mother and her baby in a crash in Livermore earlier this month.

05/21/2015

Anthony James Imbronone III (Gilroy Police Dept.)

Suspected DUI Driver In Gilroy Crash That Killed 4 Arrested

A 23-year-old man suspected of driving a car that crashed and killed four of his passengers near Gilroy last week was arrested Thursday, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

05/21/2015

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Roadside Drug Breathalyzers Rejected By California Lawmakers

An Assembly committee has rejected making California one of more than a dozen states that allow police to conduct roadside testing for marijuana and other drugs.

05/05/2015

Livermore Crash Scene

Livermore Boy Recovering At Home After Car Plows Into Backyard, Kills 2 Relatives

A Livermore boy is back home Monday after police said a drunk driver plowed into their backyard on Saturday. The crash killed his aunt and baby cousin.

05/04/2015

Filip Handl. (Campbell Police Department)

Woman Run Over In Campbell Driveway, Stepfather Accused Of Murder, DUI

A 60-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder in a suspected DUI-related collision where his stepdaughter died after a pickup truck drove over her on a driveway in Campbell, police said.

03/20/2015

Alcoholic drinks known as "Summer Coolers" that police say were sold at an underground bar in East Oakland. (CBS)

Black Market Bars Selling Booze Popping Up In Bay Area Homes, Garages

It looks like any other house on the block, but inside police say it’s the modern day version of a speakeasy, selling something called summer coolers.

03/10/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

UBER Claims Their Service Is Dramatically Reducing DUIs

San Francisco ride-sharing service UBER claims that when their fleet of drivers arrives, DUIs appear to drop in major U.S. cities.

01/28/2015

(Photo Illustration by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Uber’s Chief Strategist Says Ride-Sharing Services Are Reducing Drunk Driving

San Francisco-based Uber is showing off its altruistic side by pushing its ride-sharing service as an antidote to drunk driving in time for Super Bowl Sunday.

01/27/2015

Video showing Sonoma County deputies repeatedly hitting and using a stun gun on Esa Wroth, who was arrested on suspicion of DUI in January 2014. (CBS)

Video Shows Sonoma County DUI Suspect Being Roughed Up By Deputies, Taken To Hospital

A man is accusing the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office of brutality after he said he was seriously beaten by deputies in an incident caught on video.

11/20/2014

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Santa Rosa Woman Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison For 5th DUI Offense

A Santa Rosa woman with four previous DUI convictions was sentenced to four years in prison Monday for her fifth DUI offense, Sonoma County prosecutors said Tuesday.

11/18/2014

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