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California Highway Patrol Change Makes Hiring Qualified Candidates Easier

The CHP is making some changes, because it doesn’t want to lose out on getting the best candidates who in the past had to wait to apply.


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3 Current & Former CHP Officers, Attorney, Among 9 Charged With Murdering Suspected Thief

Three current and former California Highway Patrol officers, a prominent criminal defense attorney and four others have been formally charged in connection with the disappearance and death of a Northern California man.


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CHP: Missing Santa Cruz Girl May Be In Danger

A search is underway for a missing girl who was last seen in Santa Cruz over the weekend and is believed to be in danger.


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Report: Nearly Half Of Child Car Seats Installed Incorrectly

If they’re not put in properly, California Highway Patrol officer Cassie Pochop says they won’t do what they’re designed to do in a crash.


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3 Men Arrested In Connection With Sacramento Home Invasion Robbery, Truck Theft

Three people were arrested and a stolen truck was recovered in Sacramento this morning.


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CHP Officer Attacked By Bull

A California Highway Patrol officer has been treated for non-life threatening injuries after being attacked by a bull that had broken through three fences in Buellton.


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CHP Air Patrol Units Do More Than Track Speeding Cars

They fly high, tracking drivers who fly down highways, but the California Highway Patrol air operations unit is keeping an eye on more than just speeding cars.


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Stockton CHP Motorcycle Officer Injured In Crash

A Stockton CHP officer suffered major injuries in a crash in San Joaquin County on Monday.


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With At Least 14 Dead In Wrong-Way Crashes in 2015, Caltrans Looking For Solutions

But in the other four head-on crashes that were the result of a wrong-way driver, 14 people have died, leading many to wonder what can be done to save more lives.



Family, Friends Mourn Esparto Teen Killed During Driving Lesson

Officers say a teen being given a driving lesson by his father lost control in a matter of seconds.



Esparto Boy, 13, Killed After Crashing Truck Father Let Him Drive

A 13-year-old boy is dead after crashing his dad’s truck in near Woodland while learning to drive, authorities say.


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Girl, 15, Dead After Crash On Capital City Freeway

A 15-year-old girl is dead after an accident on the Capital City Freeway Sunday afternoon.