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Distracted driving caused a crash that has shut down part of Byron Highway in east Contra Costa County and spilled gallons of ice cream into a field off of the roadway

Overturned Big-Rig Blocking All Lanes of Byron Hwy in Contra Costa County

An overturned big-rig is blocking all lanes of Byron Highway in Contra Costa County this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

06/26/2014

High-Speed Chase Ends In Fiery Crash Killing 2 People In San Francisco

I-80 Off-Ramp Opens After High-Speed Chase, Fiery Crash Kills 2

An Interstate Highway 80 off-ramp in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood reopened this morning after a California Highway Patrol chase from Oakland ended in a crash that killed two people.

06/25/2014

A person shines a laser at a helicopter. (CBS)

2 Arrested In Oakland For Shining Laser At CHP Helicopter During Search

Two Oakland men were arrested for shining a laser pointer at a California Highway Patrol helicopter while its crew was searching for a suspect in East Oakland on Saturday night, CHP officials said.

06/10/2014

Dashboard Camera. (CBS)

SF Public Defender Presses To See CHP Dash Cam Video Of DUI Arrest

A rather typical drunk driving arrest has become has turned into a First Amendment stand-off over whether video recorded by police dashboard cameras should be routinely available to the public.

06/06/2014

(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

CHP Searching For Driver Of White Dodge Utility Truck That Hit Bicyclist In Sonoma

SONOMA (CBS SF) — The California Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a white Dodge utility truck that struck a bicyclist in Sonoma Tuesday morning. The truck struck 20-year-old Calef Warton, of Sonoma, […]

06/03/2014

Orville Fleming (Sacramento County Sheriff's Office)

CHP Investigates Cal Fire Sex Allegations Related To Battalion Chief Murder Case

The California Highway Patrol is investigating whether firefighters from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection had sex with a woman who later was stabbed to death in the home she shared with a battalion chief.

05/30/2014

CHP Officer Hit

CHP Officer Struck, Injured During Traffic Stop On Hwy 101 Outside Santa Rosa

A CHP officer was hospitalized for a serious injury Sunday morning when a motorist collided with his patrol car on U.S. Highway 101 outside Santa Rosa.

05/25/2014

A freeway service patrol worker bundles up a rescued kitten found in a car's wheel well. (CHP)

Tiny Kitten Rescued From Wheel Well Of Car On Oakland Freeway

The California Highway Patrol’s Oakland division says a small cat was spotted jumping into the wheel well of a car that was topped in traffic Monday morning.

05/19/2014

CHP officer rescues chihuahua from center divider on I-680 in Walnut Creek.

CHP Officer Rescues Tiny Chihuahua From Center Divide On I-680 Walnut Creek

A CHP officer spotted the small dog on the highway’s concrete center divider around 6 p.m. while driving south on Highway 680 near the North Main Street overpass.

05/10/2014

A CHP aircraft caught motorcyclist Corey McDonah riding at speeds up to 120 miles per hour on April 2, 2014. (CBS)

CHP Aircraft Catches East Bay Motorcyclist Going 120 MPH On The Highway

The story of how Corey McDonah ended up in the Hayward Hall of Justice is a high-tech tale that is equal parts dumb luck, bad choices, and good police work.

05/06/2014

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