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Marlene Pinnock, left, poses with her attorney, Caree Harper during an interview Sunday Aug. 10, 2014 in Los Angeles. Pinnock, a homeless woman was beaten by a CHP officer in July 2014. Sunday was Pinnock's first publicized interview since the incident, that was videotaped. (AP Photo/John Hopper)

Lawyer: No drugs, booze in woman beaten by officer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney for a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer says tests show she had no drugs or alcohol in her system. Drivers who […]

08/11/2014

California Highway Patrol officers prepare to accompany the motorcade of President Barack to a fundraising event in Los Angeles, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo)

California removes lane splitting guidelines, but please remain vigilant

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes. The San Francisco Chronicle reports […]

07/24/2014

(Photo Credit: California Highway Patrol)

The CHP will be out in force this 4th of July weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – California Highway Patrol officers will be out in force this Fourth of July weekend, beginning today, on the lookout for people driving while impaired. “Our goal is to use education and […]

07/03/2014

Police officers check drivers at a sobriety checkpoint in Escondido, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Holiday enforcement will be extra vigilant this weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Starting today, law enforcement personnel will be out in force during the Memorial Day weekend and maintain a sharp lookout for motorists driving while impaired or violating other traffic laws. The […]

05/23/2014

Interstate 15

Interstate 15 in Hesperia closes after bridge fire

HESPERIA, Calif. (AP) — All three lanes of Interstate 15 in Hesperia have been closed in both directions after wooden supports for a bridge under construction exploded into flames. The California Highway Patrol’s Carlos Juarez […]

05/05/2014

Firefighters extricate the driver from the front of a school bus that crashed, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Three of the injured, the driver and two of the children, were taken to hospitals in critical condition after the crash, Anaheim police Lt. Bob Dunn said. The other nine students had minor injuries, and most of them were released to their parents. Police say no other vehicles were involved in the crash and there is no immediate word on the cause. (AP Photo/Kevin Warn)

CHP probes school bus accident that injured 12

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have interviewed the driver of a California school bus that crashed but still don’t know what caused the bus to veer out of its lane, over a curb and into […]

04/25/2014

A California Highway Patrol officer walks past the demolished cab of a FedEx truck at a CalTrans maintenance station in Willows, Calif., Friday, April 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — A couple said a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a median, sideswiped their car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, adding a new […]

04/12/2014

A phone is held in a car. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

Heads up! Distracted driving awareness month kicks off

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Police Department will team with other agencies in a monthlong “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign designed to curb texting and operating hand-held cellphones while driving. Special enforcement […]

04/02/2014

Actor Paul Walker (AP Photo)

High speed a factor in Paul Walker’s death

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – High speed, not mechanical failure, caused the fiery crash that killed “The Fast and the Furious” actor Paul Walker and his friend who was driving the vehicle at more than 90 […]

03/26/2014

(Photo Credit: California Highway Patrol)

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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