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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

(CBS)

5 Hurt In ‘Domino Effect’ Pileup On I-80 In Fairfield

The crash, which blocked the No. 1, 2 and 3 lanes, happened around 7:15 a.m. just east of Waterman Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/18/2013

(CBS)

Hit-And-Run Suspect Dies After 2nd Richmond Crash

A hit-and-run suspect was killed when he drove into a tree just off of Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond Tuesday afternoon, police and California Highway Patrol officials said.

11/12/2013

Jefferson Award winner  Kevin Briggs (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Talks People Down From Desperate Situations

Law enforcement officers are duty-bound to protect and serve, but it takes special dediction to calm a highly emotional situation. This week’s Jefferson Award winner has spent more than 20 years finding the right words to say to those in despair.

10/30/2013

School Bus

4 Hurt In School Bus, SUV Collision In Palo Alto

Four people were injured during a vehicle collision that involved a school bus in Palo Alto on Tuesday morning.

10/29/2013

California Highway Patrol regional call center in Vallejo, where 911 calls from cellphones in Oakland are directed. (CBS)

Some Oakland 911 Callers Get The Runaround When Asking For Help

When you call 911, you expect to get connected directly to a dispatcher who can send help your way. People who call for help from cellphones in one Bay Area city said that is not happening.

09/26/2013

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