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Court Rules California Drivers Can Read Cell Phone Maps

Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

02/27/2014

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck On 405 Freeway In Westchester

Authorities said a pedestrian was fatally struck by at least one vehicle Saturday on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Westchester.

02/22/2014

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911 Call Released In Chris Kattan DUI Arrest

The California Highway Patrol has released audio of two motorists’ calls reporting erratic driving and the aftermath of an early-morning collision involving actor-comedian Chris Kattan.

02/12/2014

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Pedestrian Hit Crossing 605 Freeway In Cerritos

A California Highway Patrol officer told City News Service the incident occurred on the north side of the freeway just north of the 91 Freeway at approximately 8:30 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/26/2014

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CHP: Fewer Drivers Arrested For DUI This Holiday Season

There were fewer people arrested on suspicion of drunken driving this holiday season, according to the California Highway Patrol.

01/01/2014

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Traffic At A Standstill In SoCal On Christmas Eve

Traffic in the Southland was at a standstill Tuesday night due to the holidays.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2013

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24 Injured In Tour Bus Crash On Interstate 15 In Corona

The crash was reported at 2:30 p.m. on the northbound I-15 between Magnolia Avenue and the 91 Freeway.

CBS Los Angeles–12/19/2013

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Small Plane Makes Successful Roadway Landing In Mission Viejo

A CHP dispatcher told City News Service the plane landed on the northbound 241 toll road at Oso Parkway this afternoon.

12/08/2013

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Woman Found Dead On Ramp Between 5, 22 Freeways

An unidentified woman was found dead Sunday on the ramp connecting the 5 and 22 freeways, officials reported.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/08/2013

CHIPS For KIDS  Viewers and celebrities visited the CBS2/KCAL9 Broadcast Center and donated toys to the CHIPS For KIDS programs on December 8, 2011. (credit: Erik Oginski/CBS)

CHiPS for KIDS

Join CBS2/KCAL9 in making this holiday season magical for a less fortunate child or teen in your community.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2013

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CHP Officers Nab Motorcyclist After High-Speed Pursuit In Riverside County

California Highway Patrol officers nabbed a motorcyclist after a high-speed pursuit in Riverside County Monday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2013

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CHP Reopens 60 Freeway In Hacienda Heights After Big-Rig Fire

California Highway Patrol Officer Patrick Kimball said no injuries have been reported as a result of the fire on the eastbound Pamona Freeway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2013

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CHP Officer Hailed As Hero After Helping Heart Attack Victim On Freeway

A California Highway Patrol officer came to the rescue of an 81-year-old man who suffered from a heart attack on a La Verne freeway Wednesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2013

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Eating While Driving Significantly Increases Chances Of A Car Accident, Experts Say

Experts say eating while driving can increase a motorist’s chances of a car accident by 80 percent.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

Rock Slide Blocks Roads In Malibu

A rock slide Monday blocked all lanes of Malibu Canyon and Las Virgenes roads just before the tunnel in Malibu.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

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