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