California Highway Patrol

Tearful plea in fatal crash case

PLACERVILLE —The man charged with three Salmon Falls Road deaths changed his plea from not guilty to no contest in El Dorado County Superior Court Friday. An emotional Mark Stev ...

Car seat inspection event Sunday in Rocklin

The California Highway Patrol will hold a free car seat inspection from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday in the rear parking lot of the Alyboo & Izybee Foundation, 4830 Pacific Street. Te ...

DUI realities crash home

Simulation shows high school students the reality of alcohol-related crashes Every 15 minutes somebody in the United States dies in an alcohol-related traffic collision. Last We ...

Zero visibility closes 80: Blizzard shuts interstate between Placer County foothills and Nevada state line

Interstate 80 over Donner Summit was closed to traffic Thursday due to heavy snowfall and zero visibility, Depending on weather conditions, the highway would remain closed throug ...

Rocklin man dies in motorcycle accident

Officers released Wednesday the name of a man killed in a motorcycle accident on Sierra College Boulevard Tuesday. Charles Strain, 57, of Rocklin, was pronounced dead on the scen ...

CHP cracks down on cell phone law violators

The California Highway Patrol cited hundreds of drivers misusing cell phones Tuesday and Wednesday, and local residents have varying opinions about enforcement. From 6 a.m. Tuesd ...

One dies in Tuesday crash

A motorcycle rider died Tuesday morning after his bike reportedly ran off Sierra College Boulevard. The driver, whose name was not released as of press time pending notification o ...