Bay Area residents and visitors who may be celebrating Cinco de Mayo by drinking alcohol are being offered free rides home to prevent drunk driving in the region.
Alcohol may have been a factor in a crash on Almaden Expressway Thursday that sent two drivers to the hospital and closed a stretch of Almaden Expressway just south of Highway 85 as the morning commute was getting underway, San Jose police said.
Hearings on unrelated felony criminal cases against San Francisco 49ers players Aldon Smith and Christopher Culliver are set to take place Friday in Santa Clara County Superior Court, prosecutors said.
A man who fatally struck a high school girl on her 17th birthday on San Francisco’s Sloat Boulevard last year was sentenced Tuesday morning to six months in jail following an emotional court hearing.
Michael Quinn, 43, did not enter a plea Wednesday morning on three felony charges that include DUI causing injury and driving a commercial motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .04 percent or higher.
After months of legal wrangling, a San Francisco Grand Jury has formally indicted a former firefighter on three felony drunk driving charges stemming from an incident last summer.
A Fremont woman suspected of driving drunk in a crash earlier this month that fatally injured her 4-year-old daughter was arrested Tuesday on vehicular manslaughter charges, police said.
Two women were killed by a suspected drunk driver in a rear-end crash in Santa Rosa on Saturday, a CHP officer said.
Petaluma police arrested five people on suspicion of driving under the influence during a checkpoint and saturation patrols on Saturday night, a police sergeant said.
Police arrested a Santa Rosa man with 19 DUI convictions over 30 years for driving on a suspended license Friday afternoon.