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OnStar Assists CHP In Bellflower Car Chase

A potential high-speed car chase slowed to a crawl this morning after California Highway Patrol officers got an assist from OnStar, the in-vehicle security and hands-free calling system that comes standard in new GM vehicles.

07/31/2015

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Lawmaker To Probe Accusations Of Price Gouging By Tow Truck Companies After North Fire

A lawmaker is working with the California Highway Patrol to investigate accusations of price gouging by tow truck companies following last week’s fire in the Cajon Pass.

07/21/2015

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Caught On Video: Cyclist Accuses CHP Officer Of Driving Too Close To Him On Mountain Road

An angry cyclist accused a California Highway Patrol officer of driving dangerously close to him in an exchange of words that was caught on video.

07/13/2015

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2 Killed In Possible Street Racing Crash In La Puente

A two-vehicle crash killed two people and sent a third to the hospital with major injuries, authorities said.

04/05/2015

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Stolen Taxi Suspect Arrested After 4-Hour Pursuit

A suspect was taken into custody early Friday morning after a long, and sometimes slow, pursuit that started in Orange County.

03/26/2015

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Only On 2: Detectives Believe Tow Yard Arson Targeted Evidence

Detectives said security video proves a recent fire at a La Cresenta towing company was deliberately set, and now believe the vehicles that were burned were targeted because they were being held as evidence.

03/05/2015

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Weekend Rain Storms Flooded Freeways, Increase Accidents Throughout SoCal

Waves of heavy rain led to flooded freeways and an increase in accidents in Southern California overnight, California Highway Patrol officials said Monday.

03/02/2015

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Stubborn Pelican Forces CHP To Issue SigAlert In Culver City

Traffic in the Southland is for the birds, but a pelican took it a little too far Saturday afternoon.

02/21/2015

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Dropped Mattress Triggers Fatal Four-Vehicle Crash On 55 Freeway

One person was killed and another arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a dropped mattress triggered a four-vehicle crash on the 55 Freeway in Santa Ana late Friday night, authorities said.

02/14/2015

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Former CHP Officer Gets Probation For Sharing Suspects’ Nude Photos

A former California Highway Patrol officer has been sentenced to three years’ probation for sharing explicit photos from the cellphones of two women while they were under arrest.

01/27/2015

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CHP Releases Tally Of Holiday Weekend DUI Arrests

California Highway Patrol have released the number of drivers they arrested who were allegedly under the influence during the holiday weekend.

01/04/2015

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Rare Snow Traps Motorists Overnight Near Lake Elsinore

The snow that hit Lake Elsinore and nearby communities Tuesday night and Wednesday also led to concerns on the highway above the Riverside County city.

12/31/2014

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Multi-Vehicle Crash Injures 6, Closes 215 Freeway In Perris

At least eight vehicles were involved in a crash that closed the 215 Freeway in both directions near Fourth Street in Perris on Saturday evening, authorities said.

12/27/2014

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Slippery Substance Causes Sticky Mess On 101 Freeway

An unknown slippery substance led to numerous crashes and a lot of stuck cars on the 101 Freeway at the 405 on Sunday morning.

12/21/2014

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3 Killed In I-15 Crash En Route To Funeral

A couple from South El Monte and a Los Angeles woman were killed when the SUV they were in crashed Friday afternoon en route to a funeral service in Mexicali, authorities said.

12/20/2014

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