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Santa Rosa police arrest 11 suspected DUI drivers over holiday weekend

Eleven drivers were arrested in Santa Rosa during the St. Patrick's Day weekend, suspected of driving impaired, according to Santa Rosa police. Several of the 11 drivers crashed, including one early Monday into a fence at Bicentennial and Range avenues. "We're glad he hit a fence and not a person,"

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-19 16:05:00

Driver shot in finger on Highway 580 in Oakland

OAKLAND (KRON) - A driver was shot in the finger on Highway 580 in Oakland on Monday night, the California Highway Patrol said. At around 8:20 p.m., a 50-year-old man was driving on I-580 near Edwards. A bullet came through his windshield from an unknown direction, authorities said. The bullet hit h

KRON4 - 2018-03-20 03:50:25

Sebastopol man leads high-speed chase over 100 mph; arrested after crash

A 35-year-old man was arrested after leading Sebastopol police on a high-speed chase that at times exceeded 100 mph before crashing into a fence, authorities said. Yoges Murugan, of Sebastopol, was booked at the Sonoma County Jail on charges for wanton disregard for public safety and driving the wro

SFGATE - 2018-03-19 13:31:00

Reality TV program 'Cops' comes to Sonoma County

Cue the theme song: "Bad boys, bad boys, what'cha gonna do?" The long running TV-series "Cops" begins eight weeks of filming Sonoma County sheriff's deputies Tuesday. Producers for the 29-year-old reality TV program - airing on Spike TV - are then slated to ride along with Santa Rosa police officer

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-20 01:21:00

2 Sonoma Co. schools on lockdown due to threatening graffiti

OCCIDENTAL, Calif. (BCN) - A school campus in Occidental is on voluntary lockdown this morning due to "threatening graffiti" in a bathroom, Sonoma County sheriff's officials said. Sheriff's officials issued an alert at 10:49 a.m. about the lockdown at Harmony Union School District at 1935 Bohemian H

BAYINSIDER - 2018-03-19 18:53:00

Final suspect in Petaluma home invasion robberies arrested

The final suspect in last week's Petaluma home invasion robberies now is in custody in North Carolina, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office. Officers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina took Jade Lafay Johnson, 19, into custody Thursday, on a traffic stop, sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Crum said Mo

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-19 16:45:00

Sonoma County St. Patrick's weekend DUI arrests total more than 3 dozen

More than three dozen drivers suspected of driving impaired were arrested in Sonoma County during the St. Patrick's Day weekend, according to law enforcement officials Monday. On highways and county roads, CHP officers arrested 20 drivers, CHP Sgt. Al Capurro said. That included a suspected DUI dri

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-19 22:55:00

San Jose homes evacuated after grenades found during estate sale

At least ten homes have been evacuated and traffic has been halted in a San Jose neighborhood after a report of grenades found at a home during an estate sale. Sheriff's officials responded to the 300 block of Gordon Avenue and Greenside Drive in unincorporated East San Jose around 4:10 p.m. Monday.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-03-20 01:14:50

Sonoma County law enforcement ramps up DUI patrols for St. Patrick's Day

Traffic enforcement officers will be out in abundance this weekend keeping watch on California roadways to ensure that no St. Patrick's Day revelers put themselves or others at risk. The statewide effort will be redoubled in Sonoma County, where Santa Rosa police will join the CHP in deploying extra


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Autopsies reveal how unborn baby, 3 Napa County veterans home shooting victims died

YOUNTVILLE >> The three victims in the Yountville veterans home shooting all died from rifle shots to the head, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office. And Dr. Jennifer Gonzales Shushereba's baby died due to a lack of oxygenated blood caused by her mother's death, according to the autopsy res


2 dead, 2 hospitalized after vehicle crashed into tree in San Jose

Officials said two people died and two others were injured after a vehicle crashed into a tree early Friday morning on Communications Hill in San Jose. Police said a Honda Accord was traveling eastbound on Casselino Drive when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree and continued a


Santa Rosa Highway 101 crash downtown blocks traffic

A collision on southbound Highway 101 in downtown Santa Rosa Wednesday morning blocked a lane and littered the roadway with debris, according to initial CHP reports. The 8:40 a.m. crash happened just south of College Avenue and left one vehicle facing the wrong way. CHP, Santa Rosa fire and an ambul


Teen singer Dallas Caroline from Santa Rosa is a hit with 'The Voice' coaches

Appearing on NBC-TV's "The Voice" Tuesday night, 17-year-old Dallas Caroline Duenas from Santa Rosa sang the Willie Nelson hit "Always On My Mind" to rave responses from the show's coaches. After hearing heartfelt praise from country music star Blake Shelton, 2002 "American Idol" winner Kelly Clarks


Santa Rosa civic leader Al Maggini, 102, to be honored for philanthropy

Exchange Bank will present its third annual Frank P. Doyle Philanthropy Award to longtime Santa Rosa civic and community leader Al Maggini at the North Bay Business Journal's Community Philanthropy Awards luncheon on March 29. The Frank P. Doyle Philanthropy Award, named for the bank's co-founder, w