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In a 5-2 vote, Oro Valley Town Council enacted an ordinance on Wednesday that will allow the sale and consumption of alcohol at Steam Pump Ranch for special events.
On Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 6:35 p.m., the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call regarding a single vehicle rollover accident in the area of Hidden Valley Road and Fulcar Road just outside of the city limits of Maricopa.
An effort to deter sales of alcohol to underage and intoxicated people is being launched Wednesday afternoon in Marana.
(NAPSI)—While often portrayed as funny in movies and on TV, intoxication and alcohol abuse are no laughing matter. In fact, it’s estimated that more than 30 percent of the U.S. population misuses alcohol.
Thirty-eight million adults in the U.S. drink too much alcohol. (NAPS)
On Thursday, the Center for Alcohol Policy will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Arizona’s vote on September 5, 1933, to ratify the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Beers, as well as all of its alcoholic drinks, are $2 off during happy hour.
Oro Valley authorities have confirmed that Sahuarita Town Attorney Daniel Jay Hochuli has been charged with driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content exceeding the legal limit.
Energy drinks mixed with alcohol are becoming a popular choice for underage drinkers. With a high alcohol content mixed with caffeine, the drinks are considered to be more dangerous than alcohol alone. Due to the effects, the Food and Drug Administration has cracked down on drink manufacturers, requiring them to remove the high caffeine content. Companies such as Phusion Projects, the maker of the popular drink Four Loko, seen above, was one of those warned by the FDA. Even with the changes being made, energy drinks remain popular among teen drinkers.
Desert Star Addiction Recovery Center offers outpatient treatment programs for those affected by alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex addictions and eating disorders.
A car crossed the median, right, just west of the intersection of Ina and Thornydale and rolled onto its side. Guns and alcohol fell out of the vehicle while crews flipped the car up right.
Pima County Sheriff Deputy Richard Carlson administers a field sobriety test to an individual who showed signs of driving under the influence of alcohol.
April brings about excitement for teens as they make plans for prom and graduation. This time of year is a high-risk time for underage drinking. As parents and guardians, being informed and prepared can keep our children safe.
(AP) A measure in the Arizona Legislature that would allow people to carry concealed weapons into places that serve alcohol has upset some restaurant owners.
Canyon Del Oro junior Abigail Bruno drives a car around a course while wearing a pair of Fatal Vision Goggles, which gave her a vision of a person who has an blood alcohol content of .12 to .15.
The dangers of teen drinking are endless, especially when something goes wrong. The alcohol slows down the entire body, and the ability to make good decisions is lost. If someone passes out, or there is an emergency, no one knows what to do, said a representative from the Northwest Fire District.
Students in Arizona State University residence halls arrived to see posters urging them to call 911 if they see someone who is unconscious. Other posters ask, “Who is the designated driver tonight?”
Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies on Monday, Feb. 7, arrested Lewis Paul Larkin, better known as the Pinal County assessor, on charges of driving under the influence.
Making smart decisions about driving – or, more importantly, not driving – under the influence is critical to your personal safety and that of others who share the road.
(Family Features) For many parents, beginning the discussion of teen alcohol use can be a difficult conversation to have, yet, one that is essential to family safety.
In today’s economy, businesses come and go. However, one firm is proving that by helping other businesses remain healthy, it has staying power as well.
A business in Marana is giving $5,000 to help deter underage drinking in the community.
One beer, two beers, three beers – what’s the harm in one more?
Last week, police officers from the Oro Valley Police Department spent their day at Pusch Ridge Christian Academy talking to the students about some issues they might face during its Proactive Teen Awareness Day.Throughout the day, students went from station to station in groups to learn about the dangers of distracted driving, social media, and the effects drugs and alcohol have on the body.