California Highway Patrol

Byron Williams (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Right-Wing Extremist Guilty Of Attempted Murder In Oakland 580 Shootout With CHP

A Tuolumne County man who planned a terror attack on liberal groups and was involved in a shootout with California Highway Patrol officers in Oakland in 2010 was convicted Monday of four counts of premeditated attempted murder of a peace officer.

03/10/2014

CHP officers surround a box truck stopped on U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco. (CBS)

Truck Driver Arrested After Slow-Speed Chase On Bay Bridge

The driver of a box truck has been arrested after a slow-speed chase across the Bay Bridge and along U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco.

03/03/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

California Appeals Court Rules Drivers Can Read Maps On Cellphones

Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

02/27/2014

Surveillance photo of the suspected vehicle in bottle-throwing attack in Sonoma county.  (CHP)

CHP Releases Photos Of Suspect’s Truck In Sonoma County Bottle-Throwing Attacks

The California Highway Patrol released photos of the suspect vehicle involved in water bottle throwing incidents that have damaged several cars and injured a school bus driver in Sonoma County.

02/22/2014

CHP officers killed, California Highway Patrol

Former Co-Worker Of CHP Officer Killed In Fresno Crash Recalls His Time In Bay Area

A CHP officer in Oakland remembers his fallen colleague who died in a highway accident on Monday.

02/18/2014

Authorities on the scene after a California Highway Patrol officer shot a suspect on Interstate 80 in Dixon on February 3, 2014. (CBS)

Assault Suspect Shot By CHP Officer In Dixon Recovering In Hospital

The Solano County Sheriff’s Office has identified the Sacramento man who was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer in Dixon Monday evening as 42-year-old Webster Lee.

02/04/2014

Authorities on the scene after a California Highway Patrol officer shot a suspect on Interstate 80 in Dixon on February 3, 2014. (CBS)

CHP Officer Shoots Assault Suspect On I-80 In Dixon

A suspect in an armed assault involving a sawed-off shotgun in Sacramento and a car theft in Concord was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer in Dixon Monday evening, a CHP spokesman said.

02/03/2014

Bicyclists at the Ashby BART station. (BART.gov)

Chase From E. Oakland To Berkeley Ends In Arrest

A driver who ran a stop sign in East Oakland on Friday night led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase that ended near the Ashby BART station in Berkeley.

02/01/2014

Oakland CHP shooting scene. (CBS)

CHP Deputy Shoots, Kills Suspect After Oakland Chase

California Highway Patrol officers shot and killed a driver in Oakland early Tuesday morning when he allegedly approached them with a firearm after leading them on a car chase, a CHP spokesman said.

01/21/2014

A California Highway Patrol helicopter rescued the pilot of this hang glider at Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas on January 7, 2014. (CHP)

CHP Helicopter Saves Hang Glider Stuck In 50-Foot Tree In Milpitas

An errant hang glider pilot who became trapped in a 50-foot tree Tuesday was rescued when a California Highway Patrol officer was lowered from a helicopter and brought the pilot down unhurt, authorities said.

01/07/2014

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