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Firefighters hose down the wreckage of a bus and a semitruck that collided, Thursday, April 10, 2014, just north of Orland, Calif. (AP Photo/The Chico Enterprise-Record, Dan Reidel)

At least 10 dead as bus, truck crash in California

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) – The long bus ride north from Los Angeles for a group of high school students who planned to visit Humboldt State University had been fun: The hours whizzed by as they […]

04/11/2014

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2 Calif. Highway Patrol officers killed in crash

KINGSBURG, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol was mourning the loss of two officers Monday after their squad car flipped over while responding to a multi-vehicle crash. The officers were heading southbound to the […]

02/17/2014

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LA County DUI arrests

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Drunk driving arrests by the California Highway Patrol were slightly down during this holiday period in Los Angeles County in comparison to last year and although five people died in crashes, none of […]

01/01/2014

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Transition ramp reopened after 5 hour delay

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A large hole developed in a bridge on a freeway transition road as the result of a truck crash and flattened tires on more than 20 cars today. A grid of […]

12/31/2013

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CHP reports no traffic deaths in LA during Christmas holiday

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Highway Patrol today reported no traffic deaths on Los Angeles County highways during the first 30 hours of this year’s Christmas holiday. The reporting period began at 6:01 p.m. […]

12/26/2013

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Dual 405 crashes create extra traffic problems

SHERMAN OAKS (CNS) – Accidents on the northbound and southbound San Diego (405) Freeway today — one of them fatal — temporarily shut down some lanes in both directions and turned the normally tough morning […]

12/20/2013

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I-5 closed shut down due to snow, ice

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The California Highway Patrol has shut down Interstate 5 over the Tejon Pass due to snow and ice. Officer Jennifer Cassidy said Saturday that the stretch of freeway is shut down […]

12/07/2013

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Multi-vehicle wreck shut down 405 south

VAN NUYS (CNS) – Eleven people were injured today, one seriously, in a multi-vehicle wreck that blocked all lanes of the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Van Nuys, snarling mid-morning traffic heading into the […]

12/04/2013

Cecilia Abadie models her Google Glass as she talks with her attorney outside of traffic court Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Woman fights ticket for driving with Google Glass

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to what is believed to be the first traffic citation alleging a motorist was using Google’s computer-in-an-eyeglass. The device, known as Google Glass, features […]

12/03/2013

People stand around a roadway memorial at the site of the auto crash that took the life of actor Paul Walker and another man, in Valencia, Calif., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Area of Walker car crash known for street racing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The neighborhood where “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker died in a one-car crash is known to attract street racers, according to law enforcement officials. Walker and his friend and fellow […]

12/02/2013

91 freeway crash caused when man grabbed steering wheel

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a 25-year-old man and a 7-year-old boy were killed in a crash caused when the man grabbed the steering wheel while his girlfriend was driving on a Southern California […]

11/26/2013

Crews clear rock slide that blocked Malibu artery

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Crews have cleared a rock slide that blocked one lane of a main Malibu artery for nearly two hours, causing traffic backups on several connecting roads. California Highway Patrol Officer Monica […]

11/11/2013

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