As cannabis advocates are lighting up to celebrate the unofficial national holiday of 4/20, a California lawmaker is reigniting a debate that would allow law enforcement to use new “drug breathalyzers” on people suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs.
Former San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Kwame Harris was taken into custody Sunday night on a variety of charges, including hit-and-run and driving under the influence according to police.
A San Francisco Superior Court judge has thrown out criminal charges against a former San Francisco firefighter who struck a motorcyclist while driving a fire truck allegedly under the influence of alcohol in 2013.
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.
For the first time in three years, California lawmakers won’t debate cracking down on drivers who have marijuana in their systems.
A teenage girl was killed in a crash that injured two others on U.S. Highway 101 in Santa Rosa early Saturday morning after a pursuit that started in Windsor, according to the California Highway Patrol and Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
Police said speed and alcohol played a part when one vehicle lost control and hit a pole. Three passengers were ejected – including a 15-year-old boy, who died.
A Bay Area member of the state Assembly has authored a bill that would allow law enforcement the right to test the blood of someone they believe may be boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Police say the driver careened out of control and slammed into a husband and wife at a fruit stand. It happened near the intersection of White Road and Mount Vista Drive, in San Jose.
The California Highway Patrol has identified a Santa Rosa woman who is suspected of sideswiping two vehicles when she drove south on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Windsor Monday.