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Image from YouTube video of wrong-way taxi on HIghway 4 in Martinez. (Moiz Qureshi)

Woman Arrested After Stealing Taxi, Driving Wrong Way On Hwy 4 In Martinez

A woman was arrested Friday morning after allegedly stealing a taxicab and driving the wrong way on state Highway 4 in Martinez, causing two crashes and shutting down the roadway, authorities said.

08/15/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Santa Rosa Highway Drag Race Ends With Arrest For 1 Driver

A man was arrested for allegedly drag racing in a Honda Civic on state Highway 12 in Santa Rosa early Saturday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said Tuesday.

08/12/2014

African elephant, Osh, trying jack fruit for the first time. (Photo courtesy of Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Animals Feast On Spilled Fruit From Monday’s Truck Crash

Animals at the Oakland Zoo enjoyed a feast of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway in Livermore Monday.

07/31/2014

(CBS SF)

Westbound I-580 Lanes Reopen In Livermore After Big Rig Crash Spills Bananas, Causes Major Delays

All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have reopened after a big-rig carrying about 45,000 pounds of bananas and other fruit overturned earlier Monday.

07/28/2014

Baby Ducks.

New Hampshire Woman Fined After Stopping On Highway To Save Stranded Ducklings

A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket.

07/22/2014

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

brush fire, grass fire, vegetation fire, contra costa county

Highway 12 In Fairfield Reopens After 4-Alarm Grass Fire Shuts Down Lanes

Both directions of state Highway 12 in Fairfield have reopened following a four-alarm grass fire Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

07/13/2014

big rig highway 17 santa cruz mountains accident

Santa Cruz Man Killed In Big Rig Crash On Highway 17 Identified

The Santa Cruz man killed in an 11-vehicle accident involving a big-rig that injured seven people Thursday on state Highway 17 south of Los Gatos was 25-year-old Daniel McGuire.

07/11/2014

big rig highway 17 santa cruz mountains accident

Deadly Big Rig Accident Shuts Down North Highway 17 In Santa Cruz Mountains

A fatal accident involving ten cars and a big rig shut down all lanes of North Highway 17 between Summit and Bear Creek roads and one southbound lane Thursday morning.

07/10/2014

(CBS)

Lanes Reopen On Southbound I-880 After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Oakland

A multi-vehicle crash previously blocking three lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 880 in East Oakland reopens Thursday morning.

07/03/2014

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