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Lincoln man wounded in shoot-out with CH

  A Lincoln man was wounded Monday night in a shoot-out with California Highway patrolmen near Woodland, according to a Yolo County Sheriff’s press release. Heath Aust ...

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

CHP REMINDS REVELERS TO SAFELY RING IN THE NEW YEAR

SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is urging motorists to begin the New Year responsibly. If the celebration plans include alcohol, designate a driver befo ...

For tipsy New Year’s revelers, a lifeline

Ringing in the new year usually involves the celebratory consumption of alcoholic beverages, but thanks to a program coordinated by AAA Northern California, inebriated Placer Count ...

CHP: Buckle up, California – every trip, every time

  With the Thanksgiving travel season approaching, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reminds all motorists to ensure everyone inside their vehicle is buckled up before head ...

California Birth Records Found in Unsecure Location

  A California Department of Public Health (CDPH) investigation has found that a reel containing images of 2,000 State of California Birth Records for 1974was found in an uns ...

CHP North Sacramento Area offers free “Start Smart” class

The leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 15 and 20 is motor vehicle collisions, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). In an effort to reduce motor ...

CHP should patrol Hungry Hollow Road

I would like to thank the person who hit my family’s dog on Hungry Hollow Road on Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 6:45 p.m. and kept going. My wife and daughter were in the driveway when ...

Shooting ruled justifiable

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the Jan. 1 shooting by Rocklin Police and California Highway Patrol officers of Gregory Gifford was justifiable. ...

More CHP enforcement on roads this holiday weekend

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be in full force looking to remove all drunk drivers from state roadways during this weekend’s Memorial Day weekend. The three-day weeke ...

Robbery suspect shot by Rocklin Police and CHP in Lincoln

A 55-year-old man, suspected of armed robbery, was shot and killed early New Year’s Day in Lincoln by Rocklin police and CHP officers after he threatened them with a gun, accordi ...

CHP will be out in force for Christmas weekend

If you choose to drink and drive this holiday season, those flashing red lights in your rear-view mirror won’t belong to a red-nosed reindeer but to a California Highway Patrol ( ...