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Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

California Highway Patrol officers surround a car following a chase on Interstate 880 in Oakland. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Driver Involved In Hit And Runs On Interstate 880 In Oakland Believed To Be Under The Influence Of Drugs

A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended Thursday morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

07/24/2014

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

Daredevil Motorcyclist Arrested In April For Illegal Stunts Wrecks Corvette In Oakland; 1 Dead

A motorcyclist arrested by the California Highway Patrol in April for speeding excessively and performing stunts on the freeway in Oakland is accused of drunk driving and killing his friend in a crash last week, according to authorities.

07/21/2014

CHP officers at the scene of a crash along Highway 4 in Martinez involving a stolen Acura, July 8, 2014. (CHP Oakland)

Stolen Car Driver Leads CHP On Freeway Chase; Crashes Along Highway 4 In Martinez

CHP officers pursued a driver in a stolen car 23 miles from Berkeley to Martinez Tuesday morning before the suspect crashed and surrendered, a CHP officer said.

07/08/2014

Crews work to remove the charred wreckage of a tour bus and tractor-trailer from Interstate 5 in Glenn County, April 11, 2014. (CBS)

Engaged Couple Among Dead In Student Bus, Big Rig Crash On Interstate 5

A Los Angeles man and the woman he had proposed to in Paris at Christmas were among the 10 dead in the crash of a bus that was taking high school students to his Humboldt State University alma mater, his grandmother said Friday.

04/11/2014

Crews around the charred wreckage of a tour bus on Interstate 5 in Glenn County, April 11, 2014. (CBS)

CHP: Cause Of Fiery Student Tour Bus Crash Could Take Months To Determine

The California Highway Patrol said Friday it could take months before investigators determine what caused the fiery crash between a student tour bus and a FedEx truck on Interstate 5 in Glenn County that killed 10 people, including 5 students.

04/11/2014

Paul Walker (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Speed To Blame For Paul Walker’s Crash

Investigators confirmed speed was the factor in Paul Walker’s fatal accident…

03/25/2014

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 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

Emergency personnel at the scene of a crash involving three cars and a CHP officer, February 11, 2014. (CBS)

CHP Officer In Multiple-Vehicle Crash On Highway 580 In San Leandro

A California Highway Patrol Officer was hurt in a crash involving three different vehicles on Interstate 580 in San Leandro Tuesday afternoon.

02/11/2014

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