Drunk Driving

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KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers

Law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are cracking down on drunk driving throughout this holiday season.

12/24/2013

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Santa Rosa Man Sentenced To Prison For 8th DUI Conviction

A Santa Rosa man with multiple DUI convictions has been sentenced to four years in state prison, prosecutors said Friday.

12/13/2013

Scene of a fatal crash involving a Hummer and a Jeep Cherokee, covered by a tarp, December 12, 2013. (CBS)

Victim In Fiery Livermore I-580 Crash Identified

A driver who was killed in a four-car crash on Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore on Thursday has been identified as 29-year-old Reed Whittaker, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

12/13/2013

Scene of a fatal crash involving a Hummer and a Jeep Cherokee, covered by a tarp, December 12, 2013. (CBS)

Driver Arrested For DUI After Deadly Crash On I-580 In Livermore

A fiery crash that killed at least one person was blocking traffic on Interstate Highway 580 near Livermore in both directions Thursday morning, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.

12/12/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

SFFD Chiefs Face Possible Suspension Over Alleged Firefighter DUI Crash

Five San Francisco firefighters—including two assistant chiefs—await a decision on whether or not they’ll be suspended in connection with a traffic incident this past June in the SoMa area involving a ladder truck that left a motorcyclist seriously hurt.

11/26/2013

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Family Seriously Hurt In Concord Crash With Suspected Drunk Driver

A couple and their 7-year-old daughter were seriously injured when a suspected drunken driver smashed into the back of their Ford Taurus in unincorporated Concord on Monday night, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

11/19/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal suspected DUI crash on Highway 121 in Sonoma County on October 29, 2013. (CBS)

Driver Charged In Sonoma Co. Crash That Killed Passenger

A San Francisco man faces felony charges in a fatal Sonoma crash that killed his passenger and severely injured two other people, Sonoma County prosecutors said Friday.

11/08/2013

Menlo Park police on the scene of a suspected drunk driving crash that killed two pedestrians near Chilco Street and Constitution Drive on October 24, 2013. Police have identified the suspect as Marjorie Reitzell of Redwood City. (CBS)

Witness Sought In Menlo Park Double Fatal DUI Crash

The Menlo Park Police Department announced Wednesday that it is seeking a specific witness who may have watched a grisly fatal drunken driving accident last month that claimed the lives of a Menlo Park couple out walking their dog.

11/06/2013

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49ers Activate Troubled Linebacker Aldon Smith

All-Pro 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been activated to the roster from the non-football injury list, two days after he turned himself in to Santa Clara County authorities as he faces weapons charges.

10/31/2013

Aldon Smith booking photo. (San Jose Police Dept.)

49ers’ Aldon Smith Posts Bail On Gun Charges After Rehab Stint

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was released on bail Tuesday in San Jose on three felony gun charges after turning himself in to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, a sheriff’s office spokesman said.

10/30/2013

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