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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

(CBS)

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

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

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

(CBS)

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

“You can split lanes with it.”

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

Sunnyvale rollover crash scene. (CBS)

Woman Returning From Party Killed In Rollover Crash On Sunnyvale Off-Ramp

The California Highway Patrol has reopened an on-ramp after a night of partying ended in a fatal accident.

07/18/2014

Video frame shows CHP officer beating a woman alongside Los Angeles freeway. (David Diaz)

Video Of CHP Officer Beating SoCal Woman May Hurt Public Perception Of All Law Enforcement

Cell phone video captured a CHP officer repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. Civil rights leaders are calling on the federal government to launch its own probe.

07/05/2014

(CBS)

Woman Fatally Struck By Tractor-Trailer On Interstate 880 In Oakland

A female pedestrian who was on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland for an unknown reason Tuesday morning was killed when she was struck by a Coca-Cola truck, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/01/2014

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