Man Hospitalized After Threatening Suicide Following DUI Stop

Man Hospitalized After Threatening Suicide Following DUI Stop

San Francisco police have detained a man this morning in the Park Presidio area after police said he threatened suicide following a DUI stop. Around…

Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Fatal SoMa Crash

Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Fatal SoMa Crash

A man who allegedly struck and killed a sleeping homeless man in an apparent DUI crash off of a westbound Interstate Highway 80 off-ramp in…

Driver Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter, DUI in Fatal SoMa Crash

Driver Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter, DUI in Fatal SoMa Crash

A man who allegedly struck and killed a man sleeping near an Interstate Highway 80 off-ramp in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Sunday…

Sleeping Man Struck And Killed By Driver Identified, DUI Suspected

Sleeping Man Struck And Killed By Driver Identified, DUI Suspected

A man struck and killed by an allegedly drunken driver exiting Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Sunday morning has…

Sleeping Man Killed In Alleged Fifth Street DUI Crash

Sleeping Man Killed In Alleged Fifth Street DUI Crash

A man who was allegedly driving under the influence struck and killed a sleeping homeless man in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early this…

Man Run Over In Bizarre Richmond District Incident Remains In Critical Condition, Driver Pleads Not Guilty

Man Run Over In Bizarre Richmond District Incident Remains In Critical Condition, Driver Pleads Not Guilty

A 32-year-old man who allegedly ran over a man in his 50s at a gas station in San Francisco’s Richmond District early Thursday morning pleaded…

Phat Lam Arrested In Allegedly Intoxicant-Fueled Gas Station Collision

Phat Lam Arrested In Allegedly Intoxicant-Fueled Gas Station Collision

A man who was arrested after allegedly running over a man at a gas station in San Francisco’s Richmond District early this morning has been…

Allegedly Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Pinning Pedestrian Under Car

Allegedly Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Pinning Pedestrian Under Car

A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after pinning a man under his car at a gas station in San Francisco’s Richmond District early…

SF Firefighter Denies DUI Allegations In Collision With Motorcyclist

SF Firefighter Denies DUI Allegations In Collision With Motorcyclist

A former San Francisco firefighter pleaded not guilty this morning to DUI charges that came down from a grand jury indictment for a 2013 crash…

California State Assembly Votes To Honor Girl Killed By Drunk Driver On Sloat Boulevard

California State Assembly Votes To Honor Girl Killed By Drunk Driver On Sloat Boulevard

The California State Assembly passed a resolution to honor a girl whose death in San Francisco at the hands of an allegedly drunk driver last…

Allegedly Drunk Woman Crashes Into SFPD Patrol Car

Allegedly Drunk Woman Crashes Into SFPD Patrol Car

Two officers were injured when an apparent drunken driver crashed into their patrol vehicle in San Francisco’s Mission District Sunday night, according to police. A…

Woman Who Was Struck By Driver While Waiting For Muni Remains In The Hospital

Woman Who Was Struck By Driver While Waiting For Muni Remains In The Hospital

A man who drove into a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stop and seriously injured a woman in the city’s Mission Terrace neighborhood Friday night…

Security Guard Seriously Injured After Driver He Argued With Mows Him Down

Security Guard Seriously Injured After Driver He Argued With Mows Him Down

A 43-year-old security guard was seriously injured when a woman allegedly tried to run him over with a car multiple times in San Francisco’s Bayview…

Impaired Driver Who Killed SF Teen Gets Six-Month Jail Sentence

Impaired Driver Who Killed SF Teen Gets Six-Month Jail Sentence

A man who fatally struck a high school girl on her 17th birthday on San Francisco’s Sloat Boulevard last year was sentenced this morning to…

Firefighter Who Was Accused Of DUI Crash With Motorcycle Appears In Court

Firefighter Who Was Accused Of DUI Crash With Motorcycle Appears In Court

A former San Francisco firefighter indicted on DUI charges earlier this week for a 2013 crash between a motorcycle and the fire truck he was…

Former SF Firefighter Hit With Drunk Driving Charges For On-The-Job Collision

Former SF Firefighter Hit With Drunk Driving Charges For On-The-Job Collision

Charges were filed today against a former San Francisco firefighter who was arrested on suspicion of DUI in June 2013 after a crash involving a…

Driver Arrested For DUI After Collision That Caused Fire Hydrant Gusher

Driver Arrested For DUI After Collision That Caused Fire Hydrant Gusher

A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a crash that sheared off a fire hydrant sending water gushing 60 feet…

Three Injured In Suspected DUI Crash At Van Ness And Broadway

Three Injured In Suspected DUI Crash At Van Ness And Broadway

A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and other charges Friday afternoon after crashing into two cars and injuring three people on San Francisco’s…

Former SF Prosecutor Faces Suspension From The Law For Multiple DUIs, Requests For Special Treatment

Former SF Prosecutor Faces Suspension From The Law For Multiple DUIs, Requests For Special Treatment

A State Bar of California judge has recommended a two-year suspension of the law license of a former San Francisco prosecutor who has three convictions…

Possibly Drunk Driver Remains In Hospital After Near Miss With Cliff House

Possibly Drunk Driver Remains In Hospital After Near Miss With Cliff House

A suspected drunken driver was hospitalized after crashing into a concrete planter in front of the Cliff House restaurant in San Francisco early this morning,…

Defense: Drunk-Driving Woman Was Fleeing Violent Boyfriend

Defense: Drunk-Driving Woman Was Fleeing Violent Boyfriend

A woman was acquitted Wednesday of driving under the influence of alcohol after a San Francisco jury determined it was necessary for her to drive…

Allegedly Drunk Driver Strikes Pedestrian On Mission Street

Allegedly Drunk Driver Strikes Pedestrian On Mission Street

A driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI Friday night after he allegedly struck a pedestrian at a San Francisco bus stop, leaving her with…

SFPD Plans “Zero Tolerance” Policy For Public Drinking On New Year’s Eve

SFPD Plans “Zero Tolerance” Policy For Public Drinking On New Year’s Eve

New Year’s celebrations will be in full force along with law enforcement patrols monitoring Bay Area roads for drunken drivers. In many counties, holiday DUI…

Four Year Sentence For Woman Responsible For Fatal Christmastime DUI

Four Year Sentence For Woman Responsible For Fatal Christmastime DUI

A 24-year-old woman who fatally struck another woman while driving drunk near a lookout at San Francisco’s Twin Peaks a year ago was sentenced this…

Parents Of Man Killed By Drunk Driver Unveil Trailer Containing The Car Their Son Died In

Parents Of Man Killed By Drunk Driver Unveil Trailer Containing The Car Their Son Died In

The parents of a drunk driving victim killed five years ago unveiled a trailer with the vehicle their son was in to remind people the…

SFPD Sergeant Takes Plea Bargain In DUI Hit And Run

SFPD Sergeant Takes Plea Bargain In DUI Hit And Run

A San Francisco police sergeant pleaded no contest this morning in San Francisco Superior Court to DUI charges stemming from a crash in the city’s…

Troubled 49ers Linebacker Released On $75,000 Bail

Troubled 49ers Linebacker Released On $75,000 Bail

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…

Defense In SFPD Sergeant’s DUI Case: “We’re treating this as a medical issue”

Defense In SFPD Sergeant’s DUI Case: “We’re treating this as a medical issue”

A San Francisco police sergeant charged with driving under the influence and hit-and-run for an incident that occurred earlier this month had a blood-alcohol level…

Prosecutors: SFPD Sergeant Charged With Hit-And-Run Blew More Than Three Times The Legal Blood Alcohol Limit

Prosecutors: SFPD Sergeant Charged With Hit-And-Run Blew More Than Three Times The Legal Blood Alcohol Limit

A San Francisco police sergeant charged with driving under the influence and hit-and-run for an incident that occurred earlier this month had a blood-alcohol level…

SFPD Sergeant On Paid Leave After Alleged DUI Hit And Run

SFPD Sergeant On Paid Leave After Alleged DUI Hit And Run

A San Francisco police sergeant is on paid leave after allegedly driving drunk and crashing into a parked car in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood…

“Indefinite” Leave Of Absence For 49er Plagued With Legal Problems

“Indefinite” Leave Of Absence For 49er Plagued With Legal Problems

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will take an “indefinite” leave following his arrest on Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol…

49ers Linebacker Nabbed For Alleged DUI, Suspicion Of Marijuana

49ers Linebacker Nabbed For Alleged DUI, Suspicion Of Marijuana

12:18 PM: San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested in San Jose this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and…

Man Busted For Open Container And DUI While Driving SF Tour Bus

Man Busted For Open Container And DUI While Driving SF Tour Bus

A 60-year-old tour bus driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI in San Francisco last week and is set to be arraigned in court later…

No Charges Yet For Alleged Drunk-Driving SF Firefighter

No Charges Yet For Alleged Drunk-Driving SF Firefighter

No charges will be filed yet against a San Francisco firefighter who was arrested on suspicion of DUI last weekend after a crash involving a…

Proposal To Lower DUI Threshold Draws Mixed Reaction In Bay Area

Proposal To Lower DUI Threshold Draws Mixed Reaction In Bay Area

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board today to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent was met with mixed reaction in…