Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gun Restrictions Signed into Law by California's Governor

Amid heavy opposition from gun enthusiasts, the State of California recently became the fifth state to prohibit openly carrying handguns in public. Is the State of Washington far behind? California’s bill makes it a misdemeanor to carry an exposed and unloaded handgun in public or in vehicles. Violators could face up to a year in… Continue Reading »

California's New Prison Realignment Law

In early October, the State of California passed a revamped sentencing law. California’s revised sentencing law will send those convicted of nonviolent or non-serious crimes to county jails instead of state prison; it is a change designed to save the state money and is aimed at reducing inmate over-crowding. Interestingly, California lawmakers had to move… Continue Reading »

DUI Numbers ever Increasing

DUI’s happen all over the United States, not just in Washington State. And all states seem to be cracking down on people who drink and drive under the influence. Case in point is an Ohio case in which a veteran media executive and former Tribune Co. CEO was recently charged with drunken driving and driving… Continue Reading »

One Eventful Night

On Friday morning, October 7, 2011, a man in his 20’s was arrested for being involved in a wrong-way crash and thereafter allegedly trying to flee by attempting to overtake a taxi cab. The event allegedly occurred in Seattle around 2 a.m. in the morning; it is alleged that the man’s car collided with another… Continue Reading »

Bus Driver charged with DUI

DUI laws across the country are becoming more punitive each and every legislative session. The stated intent behind the government’s crackdown is to protect the general public from preventable harm. Such as in the case of a New Hampshire school bus driver who is now facing drunken driving charges after police say she struck a… Continue Reading »