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‘Drug Breathalyzer’ Bill Would Help Police Bust Stoned Drivers In California

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.

04/20/2015

Former 49er Kwame Harris in a 2007 photo. (NFL/ Getty Images)

Former 49er Kwame Harris Arrested In SF; Charged With Hit And Run, DUI And Aggravated Assault

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.

04/06/2015

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Judge Dismisses SF Firefighter Accused Of Drunk Driving After Striking Motorcyclist

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.

03/24/2015

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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

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Not Planning Crackdown On Marijuana DUI’s

For the first time in three years, California lawmakers won’t debate cracking down on drivers who have marijuana in their systems.

03/12/2015

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Teenage Girl Killed In Santa Rosa Crash

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.

03/01/2015

Skid marks left after a fatal hit-and-run crash in San Jose that killed a 15-year-old boy.

Friends Mourn Death Of SJ Teen Killed In Horrific DUI Hit-And-Run Crash

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.

02/28/2015

A robotic sailboat competes at a competition at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. (CBS)

Boating Under The Influence? State Assemblyman Authors Boater Safety Bill

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.

02/25/2015

A fruit stand is destroyed after an alleged DUI driver careened into it in San Jose. (CBS)

SJ Father Clings To Life After DUI Driver Smashes Into Fruit Stand, Hitting Couple

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.

02/21/2015

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CHP Identifies Hit-And-Run Wrong-Way Hwy 101 Driver

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.

02/06/2015

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