The driver of the van pleaded guilty to stealing a van and will spend the next two years in a state prison.
Police say that the sun blinding a driver looks to be to blame for a traffic accident that took the life of a 82-year-old Orangevale woman.
Two people are in the hospital with minor injuries, after their car crashed into a house in South Sacramento.
Officer Daniel Andrew was video taped beating a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
Part of Interstate 5 in Woodland was closed Tuesday morning following an officer-involved shooting.
The pair were rescued on Tuesday from a steep and rugged ridgeline near Berryessa Peak.
It was a busy morning for law enforcement personnel in Stockton and a terrifying situation for the victims of a home-invasion robbery.
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.
California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
One person was killed Monday morning in Vallejo when the semi they were riding in left the freeway and hit some trees.
A driver has died after his pickup truck was hit by a Union Pacific train near Wheatland late Friday morning.
Since the highway patrol was formed 75 years ago, more than 200 officers have been killed on the job. The first was killed by a motorist in 1929.