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CHP rescues hang glider dangling from tree

MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California hang glider who ended up dangling from a eucalyptus tree is back on earth thanks to a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew who performed a delicate rescue operation. […]

01/08/2014

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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

(Photo: Drowsy Driving Prevention Week)

‘Drowsy Driving’ week provides resources and information

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Today marks the start of “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week,” during which the California Highway Patrol and other state agencies will remind motorists to stay alert while driving. The annual campaign provides […]

11/04/2013

Interstate 405

Small plane lands on the 405 in Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CNS) – No injuries were reported when a small aircraft landed on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Long Beach, near the Long Beach Airport. The California Highway Patrol issued a SIGAlert at […]

07/06/2013

Woman paid $250,000 after CHP threw her to ground

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman has been paid $250,000 in damages after her lawyer says she was thrown to the ground, kicked and hogtied by CHP officers on a Los Angeles freeway while she was pregnant.

01/17/2013

California Highway Patrol video still (Photo credit: CHP)

CHP recruiting for officers through Jan. 5

For the first time in three years, the California Highway Patrol is looking for a new class of recruits. The CHP is accepting applications online for what what one officer describes as an extremely competitive and rigorous process.

01/03/2013

Downtown gun battle in Paso wounds CHP and suspect

PASO ROBLES, Calif. (AP) — A car chase suspect remains hospitalized with bullet wounds after a dramatic downtown Paso Robles gunfight that also wounded a California Highway Patrol officer. The San Luis Obispo County Tribune […]

10/30/2012

Freeway chase on the 405 today

(CNS) – A suspect apparently wanted for child endangerment led police on a chase from Bell to Rolling Hills Estates today — a pursuit that ended when he sped over an embankment, sending his pickup […]

07/10/2012

Rescuee becomes rescuer

(AP) – The California Highway Patrol is crediting a doctor who was being rescued after breaking his leg on a hike with saving the life of CHP officer who was struck by the rotor blades […]

07/10/2012

Justin Bieber cited for speeding, claims chase

(AP) – Authorities say heartthrob singer Justin Bieber has been ticketed for speeding on a Los Angeles freeway after being chased by at least one other vehicle. California Highway Patrol Officer Ming Hsu says Bieber […]

07/06/2012

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