California Highway Patrol

Memorial services planned for crash victims

Plans to remember the three victims of a fatal car crash are in the works at local schools. Folsom and Rocklin high school principals said they are deciding how to honor two stud ...

Two cars followed behind fatal wreck

Officers cannot say whether or not racing preceded a car accident that killed three Sunday. California Highway Patrol spokesman Dan Stark said investigators could not say at this ...

Witness says another car was at fatal crash scene

A witness to the immediate aftermath of a fatal car accident this weekend said young men turned her away when she approached the scene. Pilot Hill resident and Auburn Realtor Wend ...

Three killed in single-car crash

A single-car crash killed all three passengers early Sunday morning on Salmon Falls Road in El Dorado County. Nan Pak, a 16-year-old female riding in the left rear seat, was decla ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

More police after speeders

Speedy drivers beware: For the next year local cops will saturate the area for motorists driving faster than the limit. With the help of a $587,280 grant from the state Office of ...

Vegetation fire chars motorcycle, CHP vehicle after chase

A high-speed pursuit on Foresthill Road Sunday afternoon reached speeds of up to 100 mph and ended with a charred California Highway Patrol vehicle and a motorcycle. The incident ...

Big-rig driver arrested for DUI

A vigilant citizen may have saved the lives of other Interstate 80 motorists this week. California Highway Patrol officers arrested a big-rig driver Monday at about 8:55 p.m. aft ...

Vehicle into center divide backs up I-80 traffic

A minor injury accident blocked two lanes of Interstate 80 Wednesday evening. A vehicle traveling at about 80 mph eastbound on the interstate reportedly hit the center divide at a ...

Lane reopens after I-80 grass fire

Fire crews contained a grass fire that sparked near Interstate 80 Monday afternoon. Emergency responders reported that the large spot fire, which is about a quarter-acre or less, ...