DUI

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

CHP Patrol Car

DUI Suspect Rams Two CHP Pursuit Cars During Chase Though Oakland Streets

A 40-year-old man was arrested in Oakland early Thursday morning after he allegedly led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase that eventually ended when he rammed into two pursuit vehicles.

01/29/2015

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Sleeping Boy Hurt When Drunken Drag Racers Crash Into Merced House

A drunken motorist who was street racing slammed into a Northern California house. A boy sleeping inside the home was injured.

01/20/2015

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DUI Arrest For Driver In I-580 Crash After Car Flies Into Oncoming Traffic At 100-MPH

A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he lost control of his vehicle that flew into the air on Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland and collided into another car on the opposite side of the freeway early Sunday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

01/18/2015

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San Mateo Judge Publicly Admonished For Driving With .12% Blood-Alcohol Level

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge who was convicted of driving with a blood-alcohol level exceeding the legal limit was publicly admonished by a state watchdog agency in San Francisco Tuesday.

12/30/2014

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