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Big Rig Catches Fire In Martinez, Blocks Southbound Lanes On Interstate 680

A big-rig carrying vehicles caught fire on southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated Martinez Monday afternoon, backing up traffic on the highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/01/2014

A person shined a laser pointer at Chopper 5 while covering a fire in East Palo Alto on February 14, 2011. (CBS)

Man Indicted On Charge Of Shining Laser At CHP Helicopter

An 18-year-old Oakland man was due to be arraigned in federal court on Sept. 5 on a charge of shining a laser pointer at an airborne California Highway Patrol helicopter in June.

08/29/2014

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CHP Find $17,000 In Drugs, Cash During Oakland Traffic Stop

A Tuesday traffic stop in Oakland led to a drug arrest and the confiscation of more than $17,000 in drugs and cash.

08/28/2014

Sonoma Raceway (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Highway 37 Fully Reopened Ahead Of IndyCar Event At Sonoma Raceway

The California Highway Patrol has advised drivers to expect delays on Highway 37 after a significant earthquake struck American Canyon early Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

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6 Car Accident On Westbound Hwy 237 In San Jose Closes 2 Lanes

A six-car collision on the westbound state Highway 237 in San Jose has shut down two lanes Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/20/2014

Image from YouTube video of wrong-way taxi on HIghway 4 in Martinez. (Moiz Qureshi)

Woman Arrested After Stealing Taxi, Driving Wrong Way On Hwy 4 In Martinez

A woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stealing a taxicab and driving the wrong way on state Highway 4 in Martinez, causing two crashes and shutting down the roadway, authorities said.

08/15/2014

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Woman Threatens To Jump From Overpass On Highway 85 In San Jose

All lanes are open on state Highway 85 in San Jose following a closure prompted by a woman threatening to jump from a highway overpass.

08/09/2014

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Fatal Big Rig Crash Closes Fairfield Highway Ramp Thursday Night

The Interstate Highway 80 to 680 connecting ramp in Fairfield was closed Thursday evening following a fatal big rig crash, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/08/2014

A highway patrol officer guards a roadblock on Highway 38 near Angeles Oaks during a standoff with fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, near San Bernardino, California on February 12, 2013. Nobody has yet been found in a burnt-out US mountain cabin where Dorner was believed to have barricaded himself after a six-day manhunt, a police spokesman said. Media reports that a body had been found in the cabin near Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, and identified as Dorner's were false, said Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokesman Andrew Smith. AFP PHOTO /JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

CHP Patrol Car Hits Pedestrian Running Across Highway 101 In San Jose

Two lanes of U.S. Highway 101 at Alum Rock Avenue in San Jose were blocked for a time Saturday due to an early-morning collision between a patrol car and pedestrian.

07/26/2014

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CHP Removes Lane-Splitting Guidelines For Motorcyclists

he California Highway Patrol has pulled a post on its website outlining guidelines for motorcyclists on the topic of lane-splitting, much to the chagrin of some riders.

07/24/2014

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