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California Highway Patrol
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7 CHP Officers, Nurse Charged
With Manslaughter in
LA Man's Death
Mar 30, 2023 1:30 AM CDT
7 CHP Officers, Nurse Charged With Manslaughter in LA Man's Death
A nurse is also charged in the death of Edward Bronstein
- In March of 2020, Edward Bronstein was pulled over on a Los Angeles freeway by a California Highway Patrol officer who suspected he was driving drunk. Within hours, the 38-year-old was dead at a CHP station, and now the seven CHP officers involved in the incident, as well as a...
Cops Believe Tesla Plunge
Off Cliff Was Intentional
Jan 4, 2023 12:50 AM CST
Cops Believe Tesla Plunge Off Cliff Was Intentional
2 adults, 2 children survived the terrifying incident
- Police have arrested the male driver of a Tesla that plunged off a Northern California cliff Monday, accusing him of intentionally driving off the side of the Pacific Coast Highway in an area known as Devil's Slide. Dharmesh Arvind Patel, 41, who is from the Los Angeles area, survived...
Chase Stolen Party Bus
Feb 22, 2022 5:09 PM CST
California Cops Chase Stolen Party Bus
40-foot bus was pursued from San Diego to northern Los Angeles County
- The California Highway Patrol chased a stolen party bus across southern California Tuesday before it slammed into a sedan north of Los Angeles. Top Dog Limo Bus owner Susie Leitzke tells KTLA that the 40-foot vehicle was stolen in San Diego Tuesday morning when a person jumped in while the...
Cops Identify Vehicle
in Boy's Road-Rage Killing
May 28, 2021 4:20 PM CDT
Cops Identify Vehicle in Boy's Road-Rage Killing
Reward in California is now $310K
- Police in California appear to be zeroing in on the killer of a 6-year-old boy in a high-profile road-rage attack . The California Highway Patrol posted an image on Twitter of what they identified as a white Volkswagen Golf SportWagen believed to be involved in the shooting of Aiden Leos, reports...
He Carried Team to NCAA
Tournament, Died Days Later
Mar 26, 2021 10:07 AM CDT
He Carried Team to NCAA Tournament, Died Days Later
Oscar Frayer, sister die in car accident, just like their father
- A basketball player from Grand Canyon University has died days after playing in his first NCAA tournament. California native Oscar Frayer, 23—who lost his father in a car accident when he was only 7—died in a Tuesday car accident that also killed his older sister, 28-year-old Andrea Moore,...
Ends Up in
May 21, 2020 2:12 PM CDT
Injured Bald Eagle Ends Up in Risky Spot
California troopers rescue bird from highway
- It's not your typical interstate sight: a bald eagle, walking in the road and blocking traffic. Alarmed drivers on California's Interstate 5 called it in to the California Highway Patrol in Redding, and troopers rescued the bird Wednesday, reports Fox News . When they first arrived, troopers had to...
This Is What Caused
Kevin Hart Crash
Oct 11, 2019 1:25 AM CDT
This Is What Caused Kevin Hart Crash
Cops say Jared Black lost control after accelerating
- Driver recklessness, not a mechanical issue, was the cause of the horrific crash that injured actor Kevin Hart and two others last month, according to a California Highway Patrol report released Thursday. Investigators say Jared Black, who was driving Hart's 1970 Plymouth Barracuda, lost control of the muscle car...
He Called His Wife for a Ride,
Then Shot Officer Dead
Aug 13, 2019 4:32 PM CDT
He Called His Wife for a Ride, Then Shot Officer Dead
Investigators are trying to figure out a motive in Riverside, California, slaying
- Investigators are trying to figure out why a California Highway Patrol officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop in Riverside, California, Monday night. Andre Moye, 33, had pulled over a pickup truck driven by Aaron Luther, 49, around 5:30pm and was doing paperwork to impound the vehicle...
Car Pool 'Passenger' Makes
Police Say: 'C'mon, People'
Jan 12, 2018 10:16 AM CST
Car Pool 'Passenger' Makes Police Say: 'C'mon, People'
Chucky doll also prompted funny tweet from CHP about Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden
- The comparisons of Jon Gruden to the possessed doll Chucky from the movie
have been reinvigorated since Gruden was announced as the new Oakland Raiders coach earlier this week. It's the California Highway Patrol, though, that wins the prize for most creative reference after a citation...
2 Cars Drove Off Mountain Road
Hours Apart—Both on Purpose
Feb 23, 2017 4:20 PM CST
2 Cars Drove Off Mountain Road Hours Apart—Both on Purpose
Man tried to kill himself at same spot his girlfriend had earlier that day: cops
- Authorities say a man attempted suicide by driving off a California mountain road hours after his girlfriend killed herself in the same way at the same spot. The California Highway Patrol says investigators determined the two vehicles that went over the side of State Route 18 Saturday were related suicide...
Between Cars May
Soon Be Legal
in First State
Aug 5, 2016 12:46 PM CDT
Motorcycles Cruising Between Cars May Soon Be Legal in First State
Lane-splitting bill would make California first to formalize practice
- Lane-splitting—where motorcycles pass other cars in traffic by cruising in between—might soon be legal in at least one state: California. The state's Assembly unanimously passed a bill Thursday giving the California Highway Patrol authority to create guidelines for the practice, reports the
Los Angeles Times
. The bill,...
Pole Slices Through Bus
in California, Killing 5
Aug 2, 2016 10:43 AM CDT
Pole Slices Through Bus in California, Killing 5
5 others airlifted to a hospital
- A charter bus veered off a central California freeway before dawn Tuesday and struck a pole head-on, killing five people and sending at least five others to hospitals, authorities say. The pole of a highway exit sign sliced the unmarked white bus nearly in half lengthwise , reports the AP . "...
Cops Spent 4
for a 'Unicorn'
Feb 26, 2016 12:24 PM CST
Cops Spent 4 Hours Looking for a 'Unicorn'
Runaway pony in costume was eventually found in an orchard
- California Highway Patrol spent hours searching for a "unicorn" on Wednesday. Yes, really. A white pony named Juliette, adorned with a horn as part of a fairy-tale photo shoot in Madera Ranchos, Calif., suddenly took off on her handler, reports CNN . She was caught but soon escaped again. Police...
'Spirit in the Sky'
Mar 30, 2015 3:03 AM CDT
'Spirit in the Sky' Singer Critically Injured
Motorcyclist killed in accident that injured Norman Greenbaum
- The singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit "Spirit in the Sky" was hospitalized yesterday after being critically injured in a Northern California car accident that killed a motorcyclist. Norman Greenbaum, 72, a longtime resident of Santa Rosa, was the passenger in a Subaru Outback that collided with a motorcycle...
David Crosby Slams
Into Jogger at 55mph
Mar 24, 2015 1:03 AM CDT
David Crosby Slams Into Jogger at 55mph
California runner expected to survive
- A jogger in California is lucky to be alive after an encounter with folk-rock legend David Crosby. Jose Jimenez, 46, was on a road near Crosby's Santa Ynez when the singer hit him in his 2015 Tesla, which was traveling at or near the 55mph speed limit, CNN reports....
Cop Pulls Gun
Dec 12, 2014 8:59 AM CST
Cop Pulls Gun on Oakland Protesters
CHP officer to chief: 'I didn't know if we were going to make it out alive'
- Apparently in fear for his life, a cop pulled a gun on a group of 30 to 50 people in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday night as crowds protested the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. According to a California Highway Patrol chief, Avery Browne, the plainclothes detective, caught on camera...
by Cop Gets $1.5M
Sep 26, 2014 12:04 AM CDT
Grandmother Beaten by Cop Gets $1.5M
California Highway Patrol officer 'elects to resign'
- A 51-year-old grandmother punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement, and the officer has agreed to resign. The punching occurred after motorists' 911 calls reported that Marlene Pinnock, who...
Family to Sue
After Cop Beats
Jul 7, 2014 2:15 PM CDT
Family to Sue After Cop Beats Grandmother
Officer caught repeatedly punching woman in the street
- A California family says it intends to file a civil rights lawsuit after video surfaced of a California Highway Patrol officer repeatedly punching a woman in the face on the side of the highway. The woman, 51-year-old grandmother Marlene Pinnock, was unarmed. According to the arrest report, the woman, who...
Jul 5, 2014 12:01 PM CDT
Video Shows California Trooper Pummeling Woman
State highway patrol is investigating
- The California Highway Patrol is taking flak over a much-trafficked cellphone video that shows an unidentified officer repeatedly punching a woman on the ground by a Los Angeles freeway, reports AP . A passing motorist filmed the incident and passed it on to media outlets. The woman had been walking along...
Dad Tried in Vain to Save Family in Fiery Calif. Crash
Feb 17, 2014 3:15 AM CST
Dad Tried in Vain to Save Family in Fiery Calif. Crash
Was following wife, 4 kids when vehicle hit their SUV
- A California father who was driving behind his family's SUV tried in vain to save them from the fiery wreckage after a vehicle ran a stop sign near Fresno and plowed into their vehicle. The man's 29-year-old wife and their four children—1- and 3-year-old boys and girls...
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