Santa Clara County DA Will No Longer Charge Minor Drug Possession OffensesThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office says it will no longer file charges against most people arrested or cited solely for possessing small amounts of illegal drugs.
NorCal Parents Arrested After Children Found In CagesAuthorities in Northern California say the parents of two boys found inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall have been arrested for child endangerment.
Napa Couple Arrested For Drug Possession, Child EndangermentA Napa couple was arrested Wednesday for child endangerment when methamphetamine allegedly was found in a Napa residence where a three-month-old child was living.
Chief Contra Costa Medic Arrested For Suspected Drug PossessionA 19-year veteran of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession, prompting a sweep of all drug stock on emergency vehicles.
Cocaine-Filled Balloons Found at Tulare County School CampusAuthorities say two students were hospitalized as a precaution after a 13-year-old boy brought two balloons full of cocaine to a Tulare County middle school.
Grammy-Winning Singer Arrested For Bringing Drugs Into GuamElliman-Alexander is best known for her #1 song "If I Can't Have You," from the "Saturday Night Fever" Soundtrack...
Menlo Park Man Accused Of Dealing Drugs With Young Son In CarA Menlo Park man pulled over in East Palo Alto last week is accused of carrying a gun and five different kinds of drugs, including 24 grams of marijuana in reach of his 5-year-old son.
KCBS In Depth: SF District Attorney George Gascón Wants To Modernize Criminal Prosecution KCBS cohosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro talk with San Francisco District Atttorney George Gascón about Prop 47, a November ballot measure that would reduce some non-violent drug and property crimes from felony status to misdemeanors, and other public safety issues that he says need to be modernized.
Runaway San Francisco Jail Inmate Found At Local Homeless ShelterAn inmate who escaped from San Francisco County Jail earlier this month was located tonight at a San Francisco homeless shelter and taken into custody, the sheriff's chief deputy said tonight.
2 Chainz Arrested For Drug Possession At Los Angeles AirportJust days after the superstar rapper was robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco, 2 Chainz has been arrested at Los Angeles’ LAX airport for pot, promethazine and codeine...
East Bay Rapper, Too $hort Arrested For DUI In HollywoodEast Bay Rapper Too $hort was arrested in Hollywood early Wednesday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, CBS LA reports...
Ex-Alameda Co. Supe Facing Drug Charges Regains Child VisitationThe estranged wife of California Treasurer Bill Lockyer has regained visitation rights with her 9-year-old son while she’s facing charges of drug possession and child endangerment.
Ex-Alameda County Supervisor Lockyer Arrested For Drugs, Child AbuseFormer Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer is facing drug and child endangerment charges following an arrest in Orange County last week.
California State Senate Rejects Lower Penalty For Drug PossessionState senators have rejected a bid to make California the 14th state to end felony penalties for those convicted of possessing small amounts of drugs for personal use.
Bill To Reduce Punishment For Drug Possession Finding SupportSan Francisco State Senator Mark Leno is more and more optimistic that his bill, which would reduce punishment for possession of small amounts of drugs, including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, will pass the full state senate when it is voted on next week.