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NTSB Examines Claim Truck Was On Fire Before Orland Crash

Federal investigators are looking into a driver’s claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened out-of-control across a freeway median and slammed into a bus taking high school students on a college tour, killed 10 people and injuring dozens more.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2014

A wrong-way driver crashed on the 71 Freeway Thursday evening. (credit: CBS)

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes On 71 Freeway, Car Bursts Into Flames

CHP is on scene investigating.

04/03/2014

The chase was on Sunday from Orange County to Lakewood. (credit: CBS)

CHP Chases Female Suspect Wanted For Unknown Traffic Violation

The suspect was described as “extremely defiant.”

03/30/2014

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CHP Officer Suffers Minor Injured In High Speed Chase

Three suspects were arrested Thursday following an hour-long pursuit that left a California Highway Patrol officer hospitalized.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

The CHP chased a motorcyclist Sunday evening in Long Beach. (credit: CBS)

CHP Nabs Motorcyclist After Chase, Foot Bail In Long Beach

The cyclist, authorities said, was often going between 100-110 mph.

03/16/2014

The LAPD officer who survived Friday's deadly collision in Beverly Hills was recovering on Saturday, March 8, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Records Show No Recent Violations For Truck That Killed LAPD Officer

The trash truck that struck and killed a Los Angeles Police officer last week had no recent violations on record, according to California Highway Patrol records.

03/14/2014

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5 Freeway Reopened After Crash Involving Milk Tanker Shuts Down All Lanes

All northbound lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway in Castaic were closed early Wednesday morning after an empty milk tanker truck spilled fuel and oil onto the roadway following a collision.

03/12/2014

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Teen, Who Survived 5 Freeway Wreck, Killed By Traffic

Police say that a teenager who survived a car crash with a big rig was killed as he tried to escape traffic on the freeway where the accident happened.

03/08/2014

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Calif. Analysts Doubt Highway Patrol Aircraft Need

The recommendation came Thursday from the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office, which in its review of Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2014-15 transportation budget proposal questioned the CHP’s need for a fleet that size.

03/06/2014

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26-Year-Old Woman Killed After Suspected Drunk Driver Collides Into Spun-Out Vehicle

A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after his car collided with another car, that had spun-out, on a rain-slicked freeway near Dodger Stadium, killing the spun-out driver.

03/01/2014

One person was killed and another suffered minor injuries Wednesday in a head-on crash in Santa Barbara. (credit: Santa Barbara County Fire Dept.)

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Santa Barbara Head-On Crash

The accident — involving a mid-sized sedan and an SUV — occurred on Highway 154.

02/26/2014

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CHP Arrests Reckless Driving Suspect In Northern Malibu After High-Speed Chase

Authorities began pursuing the white 7-series BMW in East L.A. Thursday evening for speeding and reckless driving.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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2 Hospitalized Following 9-Car Crash On 170 Freeway In Valley Glen

Two people were hospitalized Saturday evening following a crash on the 170 Freeway involving at least nine cars, officials said.

02/15/2014

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Boy, 4, In Good Condition After Being Ejected From SUV On Interstate 5

A 4-year-old boy is in good condition after he was ejected from an SUV during a crash Interstate 5, a California Highway Patrol spokesman announced Thursday.

02/13/2014

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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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