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Police injured in melee between pro-white group, protestersupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 02:20:00

Two California officers were injured during a melee Monday in Sacramento between a pro-white group and counter-protesters, including members of the Occupy movement.

Man detained in California interstate shootingsupdated: Tue Oct 04 2011 15:18:00

Police detained a man near Los Angeles after someone spotted him driving a car wanted in connection with a spate of interstate shootings near San Diego, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Tuesday.

Man stranded in accident survives for six days on leaves, waterupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 18:44:00

A man stranded after his car plunged down a steep embankment in the Angeles National Forest survived for six days by eating leaves and drinking water from a creek, authorities said Friday.

Man alive after car plunges off mountainupdated: Fri Sep 30 2011 18:44:00

David LaVau is lucky to be alive after his car fell 200 feet off a California mountain. KTLA reports.

People.com: Samantha Ronson Smirks in DUI Mug Shotupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 21:10:00

The celebrity deejay is arrested at 10:31 a.m. after showing "signs of alcohol intoxication"

Lindsay Lohan's ex-girlfriend busted on drunken driving chargeupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 16:19:00

Nightclub DJ Samantha Ronson faces a drunken driving charge after a California Highway Patrol officer stopped her for speeding as she was returning to Los Angeles from a weekend in Las Vegas, a law enforcement official said.

People.com: David Beckham Involved in Freeway Car Accidentupdated: Sun May 08 2011 21:31:00

The athlete rear-ended a stalled car, officials tell PEOPLE

Church bus wreck in California mountains kills 1, injures 13updated: Mon Feb 21 2011 23:28:00

One person was killed and 13 were injured Monday when a church bus returning from a weekend retreat wrecked on a California mountain highway, authorities said.

Police investigate graffiti threat to California governorupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 16:29:00

California authorities were investigating graffiti Friday that threatened the life of Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, said Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana Police Department.

California Highway Patrol officer charged with husband's murderupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 20:39:00

A California Highway Patrol officer was arrested and charged Tuesday with fatally shooting her husband nearly two years ago, authorities said.

Report: Agency failed to follow procedures in off-road race crashupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 18:54:00

The federal Bureau of Land Management said Friday that it had only one ranger on duty and that it failed to follow its own procedures in permitting an off-road race in Southern California where eight spectators were killed in a crash.

Deadly desert race: What were the rules?updated: Fri Nov 19 2010 18:54:00

CNN's Josh Levs explains the rules surrounding desert racing and the terrain where a deadly accident took place.

5 killed after 12 motorcycles crashupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 16:34:00

Motorcyclists were taking a ride to celebrate their organization's anniversary when they were hit by a vehicle. No audio.

Five killed in California crash involving 12 motorcyclesupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 16:34:00

Investigators checked cameras at California-Mexico border crossings Monday in their search for a driver who is believed to have caused a weekend crash that killed five people on a California desert highway.

California officials seek driver of car that caused crash, killing 5updated: Mon Nov 15 2010 08:02:00

California authorities were still looking early Monday for the driver of a car who fled the scene after causing a wreck that left five people dead.

Threat halts traffic across Bay Bridgeupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 12:49:00

Traffic was halted on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Thursday after a man threatened to blow up the bridge, California Highway Patrol spokesman Trent Cross said. No explosives were found, Cross said.

People.com: Texting Not Blamed in Fatal Crash of Heidi Montag's Plastic Surgeonupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 10:08:00

Officials say Dr. Frank Ryan's Jeep drifted off the highway with "no evidence of any other contributing factors"

Another body found in string of California deathsupdated: Sun Sep 12 2010 21:09:00

Police in California have found a plastic-wrapped body that might be tied to a bizarre saga involving several homicides in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Call 911? Maybe not, from a cell phoneupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 12:19:00

In an age when cell phones dominate, calling 911 might not always be the best way to report an emergency.

Feds bar deadly race's organizers during inquiryupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 16:19:00

Federal officials Thursday barred the promoters of last week's deadly off-road race in Southern California from holding future races on public land while an investigation is under way.

Heidi Montag's plastic surgeon dies in Malibu crashupdated: Wed Aug 18 2010 06:52:00

The Beverly Hills plastic surgeon who remade Heidi Montag died when his Jeep plunged off a Malibu highway into the ocean Monday, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

California Patrol: Driver in deadly race crash will not face chargesupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 08:13:00

The driver of a truck that crashed into a crowd of spectators in a California desert, killing eight, will not face criminal charges, a spokesman for the highway patrol said on Monday.

California off-road event turns deadlyupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 08:13:00

CNN's April Williams recounts the tragic details of the crash that killed 8 people in the Mojave Desert.

Police: Mel Gibson was 'a gentleman' after Malibu crashupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 15:25:00

Mel Gibson crashed his 2008 Maserati into a rocky Malibu hillside Sunday night, but the actor was unhurt, according to a California Highway Patrol spokesman.

California off-road race crash kills 8updated: Mon Aug 16 2010 07:44:00

An off-road race in southern California's Mojave Desert became a scene of horror over the weekend when a truck crashed into a crowd of spectators along the roadside, killing eight people, authorities said Sunday.

'Great day turned tragic'updated: Mon Aug 16 2010 07:44:00

A man who shot video capturing an off-road race accident that killed eight people says he "still has chills."

3 dead when SUV collides with college cross-country team vanupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 11:16:00

At least three people were killed and 16 injured -- four of them critically -- after a sports utility vehicle collided with a van carrying members of the California Baptist University's cross-country team, officials said Tuesday.

No injuries reported as small plane crashes, burns in Californiaupdated: Tue Jul 27 2010 15:50:00

A small plane crashed and burned near the municipal airport in Oceanside, California, Tuesday morning, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

6 dead, 34 injured in Greyhound crash on California highwayupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 12:27:00

Six people died and at least 34 were injured -- four of them critically -- in a crash involving a Greyhound bus and two other vehicles on a highway in Fresno, California, early Thursday, the California Highway Patrol said.

Chris Klein enters rehab after drunk driving arrestupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 13:29:00

"American Pie" actor Chris Klein checked himself into rehab "to deal with his addiction," his representative said Monday.

'American Pie's' Chris Klein facing DUI chargesupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 11:04:00

"American Pie" actor Chris Klein was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving early Wednesday, according to a California Highway Patrol spokesman.

SI.com: Peter King: Eagles get first-round value for McNabb; mailbagupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 01:45:00

While we can debate the wisdom/insanity of trading an in-his-prime quarterback within the division to a rival that desperately needs a QB, we won't know for two or three years whether Eagles coach Andy Reid did the right thing for his franchise Sunday night in dealing Donovan McNabb to the Redskins.

Officer: Driver of Prius 'in shock' after purported runaway incidentupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 22:14:00

The California Highway Patrol officer who responded last week to an emergency call about a runaway Toyota Prius described the driver as visibly shaking and said he "appeared to be in shock" once the car came to a stop, according to the police report released Wednesday.

Driver: My Prius took me for a rideupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 07:32:00

The driver of a Toyota Prius says he was taken on a wild ride Monday after the car's accelerator became stuck, reaching speeds in excess of 90 mph on a winding, hilly portion of a southern California interstate.

3 dead as wintry weather wallops U.S.updated: Tue Dec 08 2009 09:23:00

Much of the United States was braced for severe winter weather on Monday, as a major storm hit California while an unrelated first round of wintry conditions snarled commutes in the Midwest.

A snowy mess across Americaupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 09:23:00

The calendar may say it's still fall, but as far as residents from California to Ohio are concerned, winter's here.

Cable breaks from San Francisco bridgeupdated: Tue Oct 27 2009 23:08:00

A piece of steel and cable fell from the San Francisco Bay Bridge onto the roadway Tuesday, causing an apparently minor two-car accident but backing up traffic for miles, the California Highway Patrol said.

Plane lands on California highway; no major injuriesupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 11:43:00

A single-engine airplane made an emergency landing on a California highway Sunday morning, though no major injuries were reported, authorities said.

Man held in 2 deaths at California toll plazaupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 16:55:00

A man police believe shot and killed two people at a California toll plaza during the height of evening rush hour Tuesday was taken into custody early Wednesday, authorities told CNN affiliate KTVU.

Death toll up to 8 in California police chaseupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 10:07:00

The death toll climbed to eight in a crash tied to a police pursuit in central California, authorities said Sunday.

People.com: Family Wants Jackson Funeral at Neverlandupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 08:07:00

The singer's family hopes to hold memorial for fans on Friday at Michael's ranch in California

Big rig causes pileupupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 16:52:00

A big rig swerves into vehicles, officials say possibly as a result of heavy fog in San Bernardino County, California.

Foggy pileup blocks Los Angeles-to-Vegas routeupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 16:52:00

A chain-reaction wreck involving at least 15 vehicles Wednesday morning stopped northbound traffic on Interstate 15 in San Bernardino County, California, police said.

Five dead in California bus crashupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 10:27:00

Five people died Tuesday in Central California in a crash of a tour bus carrying mostly French nationals, police said in an update. Four were initially reported dead.

4 die, 38 hurt in California tour-bus crashupdated: Tue Apr 28 2009 22:41:00

At least four people died when a tour bus crashed Tuesday on the Pacific Coast Highway, California Highway Patrol spokesman Brian Wiest said.

Caught at 100 mph -- now what?updated: Wed Mar 04 2009 13:39:00

Basketball phenom LeBron James has one. As does actor Matt Dillon. So, famously, does politician Al Gore's son.

Time.com: Wildfire Burns in West LA; Freeway Reopenedupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 11:45:00

The California Highway Patrol says the San Diego Freeway has been reopened in both directions after a wildfire forced its closure for about several hours

Time.com: California Hit by 3 Wind-Whipped Wildfiresupdated: Tue Oct 14 2008 05:00:00

Powerful gusts stoked three major wildfires in Southern California that have charred nearly 12,000 acres

Time.com: Bus Driver in Fatal Calif. Crash Chargedupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 13:00:00

The driver of a casino-bound charter bus that crashed and killed eight people was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, the California Highway Patrol said Monday

California bus crash kills 5, injures dozensupdated: Sun Oct 05 2008 23:28:00

A bus crash in northern California killed at least five people and injured dozens more Sunday night, authorities told CNN. .

Greyhound bus crashupdated: Sun Oct 05 2008 23:28:00

CNN's Don Lemon has the latest on a horrible bus crash near Williams, California.

Time.com: Paparazzi Called Cops on Locklear, Photographed Arrestupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 12:05:00

A photographer who called 911 to report Heather Locklear allegedly driving erratically runs a paparazzi agency and profited from images she took of the arrest

People.com: Heather Locklear Arrested on DUI Charge updated: Tue Sep 30 2008 09:57:00

The actress is held and released by police in Santa Barbara County

Fortune: An engagingly raging bullupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 08:50:00

"Did he see us?" I screamed to my automotive accomplice, whom I'll call Speed Queen, as I dug into the carbon ceramic brakes and wrestled the new Lamborghini LP560-4 to a standstill. About 100 feet off the car's chiseled bug-green nose, a California Highway Patrol cruiser was attempting to herd the black Lambo Murciélago to the shoulder.

Time.com: Cell Phones on the Road: What Goes?updated: Wed Jul 16 2008 13:00:00

Can you dial while driving? Make an emergency call? With a patchwork of new laws, it depends on the state you're in

Time.com: Calif.: Cell Headsets Needed for Driversupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 15:00:00

Millions of California motorists have had to put down their cell phones or risk a ticket as a new law takes effect requiring hands-free devices for those behind the wheel

Charter bus overturnsupdated: Sun May 18 2008 00:47:00

A charter bus overturns Saturday on a Mojave Desert freeway, killing a woman and injuring 21 other people.

People.com: Britney Spears in Minor Highway Accidentupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 15:15:00

The pop star was involved in a mishap, according to the California Highway Patrol

8 million bees escapeupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 16:28:00

California Highway Patrol says an estimated 8 million bees escaped from an overturned truck in Sacramento.

Now, that stings! Escapee bees swarm a.m. commuteupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 16:28:00

Imagine driving down the highway amid the typical stream of cars and trucks to suddenly discover millions of bees swarming toward the morning commute.

At least 300 motorists stranded in snow north of Los Angeles updated: Thu Jan 24 2008 18:00:00

Jackknifed tractor-trailers Thursday blocked a stretch of Interstate 5 in Southern California, stranding at least 300 people on a snowy mountain pass, the California Highway Patrol said.

Addicted to the rush of the raceupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 10:54:00

Gavin Simcoe hadn't planned on nearly killing himself. He was just with a couple of buddies that night of September 25. But street racing came up. There was trash talking about whose car was faster.

Florida street racingupdated: Wed Jan 23 2008 10:54:00

Police video shows Florida street racers drawing a big nighttime crowd.

People.com: No Criminal Charge for Brandy over Fatal Car Crashupdated: Sun Dec 30 2007 18:43:00

R&B singer Brandy will not be charged with a crime for a fatal car crash last year, authorities said Friday.

Washington under waterupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 12:28:00

I-Reporter Aaron Meola shot video of heavy flooding and people floating in Olympia, Washington.

People.com: Rocker Scott Weiland Arrested on DUI Chargeupdated: Tue Dec 04 2007 09:44:00

Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland has been arrested for DUI.

Time.com: 100-Car Pileup in Calif; 2 Deadupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 19:00:00

Dense fog along a busy highway was blamed for a massive pileup of as many as 100 cars, killing two people and injuring dozens

Freeway reopens in California after tunnel fireupdated: Tue Oct 16 2007 14:13:00

Most lanes of Interstate 5 reopened hours before the Monday morning commute, the California Highway Patrol said. A section of the freeway had been closed all weekend in the aftermath of a deadly blaze Friday night in a Los Angeles County truck tunnel.

Escaping a burning tunnelupdated: Tue Oct 16 2007 14:13:00

CNN's Chris Lawrence speaks with an expert on what you should do to escape a firestorm in a tunnel.

Investigators advance into tunnel after deadly infernoupdated: Sat Oct 13 2007 22:26:00

Firefighters have made it about 50 feet inside the interstate tunnel north of Los Angeles where two people died in a massive fire that erupted from an apparent big-rig collision Friday night, California officials said Saturday.

People.com: Vivica A. Fox Pleads Not Guilty to DUIupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 19:52:00

Vivica A. Fox pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of DUI in a Van Nuys, Calif. courthouse on Thursday.

People.com: General Hospital's Kirsten Storms in DUI Bustupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 18:34:00

Kirsten Storms, who stars on General Hospital, was arrested for driving under the influence, the California Highway Patrol confirms to PEOPLE.

Nicole Richie sprung from jail in 82 minutesupdated: Fri Aug 24 2007 02:26:00

Nicole Richie was released from jail Thursday, just 82 minutes after the pregnant TV reality star checked in for a four day sentence for driving under the influence of drugs.

Business 2.0: Mercedes ML320 CDI: So good, it's illegalupdated: Fri Aug 10 2007 05:57:00

It's a wonder criminals get caught in this country. I recently spent a week on the lam, and not once did a policeman give me a second glance.

Ten minutes to flee fireupdated: Sat Jul 14 2007 21:05:00

Ten minutes to flee fire

SI.com: Golfer killed after cart plunges 75 feet off cliffupdated: Wed May 23 2007 15:21:00

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) -- A 65-year-old golfer died Tuesday after his golf cart plunged 75 feet off a cliff and crashed into a road below, authorities said.

Police: Driver fatigue likely factor in fatal bus crashupdated: Sun Nov 27 2005 11:53:00

Driver fatigue likely contributed to the crash of a Greyhound bus Sunday morning that left two people dead, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said.

Plane clips van in emergency freeway landingupdated: Sat Jul 10 2004 21:12:00

An Arizona man was charged with flying a plane while intoxicated Saturday after he was forced to land his plane on northbound Interstate 5 near Santa Clarita, clipping a van in the process.

Girl 'doing well' after surviving crash that killed momupdated: Thu Apr 15 2004 04:53:00

A 5-year-old girl who was found with her dead mother after a car crash that may have happened as many as 10 days ago was "doing extraordinarily well" at a hospital Wednesday, the girl's doctor said.

Girl in wreck survives 10 days on noodles, Gatoradeupdated: Wed Apr 14 2004 01:59:00

A 5-year-old girl who was found with her dead mother after a car crash that may have happened as many as 10 days ago was "doing extraordinarily well" at a hospital Wednesday, the girl's doctor said.

Fortune: Serving Time on the Web in Traffic School CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORSupdated: Mon May 24 1999 00:01:00

Everyone knows that you can use the Net to hunt down rare books, find a scrumptious date, or engage in a gazillion other activities once limited to the telephone or (shudder) personal interaction. ...

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