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Presence of THC metabolite in blood does not prove impaired driving, Arizona Supreme Court finds

PHOENIX — Arizonans who smoke marijuana can’t be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Court: THC in driver's blood not enough to prove DUI

PHOENIX — Arizonans who smoke marijuana can't be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled this morning.

April 22, 2014 10:00 amLoading…
Lt. Maria Hawke

Lt. Maria Hawke

Tucson police Lieutenant Maria Hawke, pictured here as an officer in 2003.

April 21, 2014 10:28 am

Driver gets 15 years for fatal DUI accident

A drunk driver who struck and killed a bicyclist and then fled the scene was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday.

January 10, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…

Attorney says driver isn't to blame for fatal DUI accident

Although Joan Elaine Laidlaw  showed no obvious signs of impairment, prosecutors told jurors her use of marijuana and prescription drugs before driving led to the death of one man and injury to another.

January 08, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
2 injured when fleeing DUI suspect smashes into their car on Tucson's west side

2 injured when fleeing DUI suspect smashes into their car on Tucson's west side

Two women were injured Tuesday night when a suspected drunken driver fleeing from a deputy smashed into their car on Tucson's west side, officials say.

January 01, 2014 11:38 am Photos

Photos

Justices reject 'implied consent'

Justices reject 'implied consent'

Tucson Police Department officer Chris Morin tries to get information from a drunken-driving suspect who later became combative. He refused to take both the field sobriety test and the breath test, and a blood draw was administered.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Justices reject 'implied consent'

Justices reject 'implied consent'

PHOENIX - Police cannot use state traffic laws to draw blood from suspected drunken drivers without a warrant, absent their specific permission at the time of the test, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
KVOA weatherman Guarino faces DUI charge

KVOA weatherman Guarino faces DUI charge

Rob Guarino

April 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
KVOA weatherman Guarino faces DUI charge

KVOA weatherman Guarino faces DUI charge

KVOA chief meteorologist Rob Guarino was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Friday.

April 13, 2013 12:00 am

Blood tests in DUI cases challenged

SCOTTSDALE - The accuracy of blood-testing equipment used by Scottsdale police in drunken driving cases is being challenged.

April 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Former Bourque CEO gets 41/2 yrs. for felony DUI

The founder and former CEO of a local high-tech company was sentenced Friday to 4 1/2 years in state prison on felony drunken-driving charges.

March 09, 2013 12:00 am

Man who threw away severed arm let off probation early

In December 2010, Joseph Maverick was given 30 days in jail and placed on three years' probation in a bizarre case that garnered a lot of attention.

February 21, 2013 1:10 pm

After multiple delays, CEO of Bourque faces trial on DUI charges

After rejecting a plea agreement, the founder and CEO of a local high-tech company faces trial this week on felony drunk-driving charges stemming from an arrest in 2009.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am

Law & Order Briefs

Woman given 25-to-life for role in former boyfriend's death

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Road runner: Plan ahead tonight; carry a number for a taxi

Sure, you want to ring in the new year with a bang, but you don't want to start it off with a crash.

December 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Stabbing victim found at checkpoint; driver held in DUI

A 42-year-old woman arrested at a recent DUI checkpoint had a stabbing victim and her daughters as passengers, Pima County authorities say.

December 13, 2012 12:00 am
Tucson woman busted at DUI checkpoint had stabbing victim, daughters in vehicle

Tucson woman busted at DUI checkpoint had stabbing victim, daughters in vehicle

A 42-year-old woman arrested at a recent DUI checkpoint had a stabbing victim and her daughters as passengers, Pima County authorities say.

December 12, 2012 4:26 pm Related

Attorney in fatal DUI case blames victim for collision

The attorney for a woman facing a manslaughter charge in connection with a fatal DUI collision wants prosecutors to take the case back to the grand jury.

November 27, 2012 3:14 pm
Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Johnny Tynes

October 25, 2012 12:00 am

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