Authorities say they will never know what drove a man to fatally shoot a California Highway Patrol officer during a freeway traffic stop.
A big-rig overturned on Interstate 680 Wednesday afternoon, spilling fuel on the road and blocking three lanes of traffic during the evening commute, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A California Highway Patrol officer who was killed in the line of duty in Contra Costa County last year was honored Friday morning at the CHP’s cadet academy graduation.
The far left-hand lane of southbound interstate Highway 680 near Stoneridge Drive in Pleasanton was reopened after a fatal crash involving a pedestrian prompted the California Highway to completely shut down the roadway.
A California Highway Patrol officer killed in a shooting on Interstate 680 last week near Alamo is being hailed as a hero after his organs were donated to four California residents—including three from the Bay Area.
A California Highway Patrol officer who died of his injuries following a traffic stop shooting on an East Bay highway had his organs donated and is helping save the lives of eight people, according to the CHP.
As family, friends and colleagues of California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom mourn his death, the loss is being felt by law enforcement agencies and those who have lost loved ones in the line of duty.
Officer Kenyon Youngstrom remained in critical condition until Wednesday evening, when he was pronounced dead at 6:05 p.m., according to the CHP.
A man who was shot and killed after fatally wounding a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop on Interstate 680 near Alamo on Tuesday was originally from the Bay Area and studied and worked in computer engineering here.
The man who shot a California Highway Patrol officer on Interstate 680 in Alamo Tuesday shot the officer without warning in the head after a traffic stop, according to authorities.