California Highway Patrol

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

Scene of a fatal crash between a tour bus and FedEx truck on Interstate 5 near Orland on April 10, 2014. (CBS)

Drivers In Fiery I-5 Bus Crash In Northern California Had Clean DMV Records

Both drivers in the fiery Northern California crash involving a FedEx truck and bus full of students had clean driving records.

04/14/2014

Scene of a fatal crash between a tour bus and FedEx truck on Interstate 5 near Orland on April 10, 2014. (CBS)

Death Toll Rises To 10 After Fiery Bus Crash On Interstate 5

The California Highway Patrol says the driver of a FedEx delivery truck and a charter bus driver carrying high school students on a college visit are among the 10 people killed in a fiery crash on Interstate 5 Thursday evening.

04/11/2014

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2 Women Killed In Santa Rosa Rear-Ender By Suspected DUI Driver

Two women were killed by a suspected drunk driver in a rear-end crash in Santa Rosa on Saturday, a CHP officer said.

03/16/2014

Marijuana

CHP: Man Found With 128 Pounds Of Pot During Traffic Stop In Oakland

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Oakland on Tuesday after a California Highway Patrol officer found 128 pounds of marijuana in the suspect’s car, according to police.

03/12/2014

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

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