California Highway Patrol

Highway 49 crash closed road Thursday afternoon

Three people were transported to Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital after a turnover collision on Grass Valley Highway Thursday afternoon. Around 12:35 p.m. a Chevrolet Metro was stoppe ...

Holiday travel means DUI enforcement

Local law enforcement agencies are reminding residents to keep safe driving practices in mind this Labor Day weekend. According to AAA, 3.5 million Californians will be on the roa ...

Glamour magazines scattered on I-80 after big-rig crash

October issues of Glamour magazine were spilled onto Interstate 80 in Rocklin Thursday morning after two big rig trucks collided. Approximately 1 a.m. Thursday, an unmarked big r ...

Six injured in Rollins Lake area crash

Six people were injured Friday afternoon after the vehicle they were in ran into a ditch near Colfax. Early reports indicate that unsafe speed was a factor in the accident that se ...

Argument, intoxication factors in crash

A man and his wife involved in a DUI crash Friday night were arguing when their truck rolled over, according to police. Auburn residents Randall Farrior Jr., 54, and his wife, Ali ...

Drunken-driver sent to hospital

The California Highway Patrol responded to a crash on New Airport Road Friday night. The solo-vehicle crash occurred at 11:34 p.m. just south of Bill Francis Drive. The driver of ...

Coach asks rock throwers to take responsibility, show remorse

The Sacramento resident critically injured by a rock thrown from the Canyon Way overpass on Interstate 80 has been released from the hospital. As police continue to investigate th ...

Victim of rock toss released from hospital

The Sacramento resident critically injured by a rock tossed from the Canyon Way overpass on Interstate 80 has been released from the hospital. Jose Palomera, 48, returned to his S ...

Shots reportedly fired in front of Foresthill fire station

Two people were arrested after they reportedly fired shots in Foresthill Tuesday. Officer David Martinez, spokesman for the California Highway Patrol office, confirmed Wednesday ...

Investigation continues in rock-throwing incident

California Highway Patrol officers are still searching for the individuals who threw rocks off the Canyon Way/Placer Hills Road overpass early Monday morning. Apparently a group o ...

Rock toss investigation continues

California Highway Patrol officers are still searching for the individuals who threw large rocks off the Canyon Way/Placer Hills Road overpass early Monday morning. Apparently a g ...

Ex-CHP officer’s girlfriend arraigned on drug charges

A woman arrested in connection with an ex-CHP officer was expected to be arraigned Thursday. Breaonna Ashley Nunes was arrested July 15 along with Ruben Cesar Salgado, a former Cal ...

Second arrest made in Salgado case

A woman claiming to be ex-CHP officer Ruben Salgado’s girlfriend was booked into Sacramento County Jail Thursday. Breaonna Nunez was arrested at the Governors Inn on Richards B ...

Alleged murder for hire: Ex-officer facing added charges

Editor's note: This story was updated from its earlier version to reflect the fact that the California Highway Patrol fired Ruben Salgado. A former California Highway Patrol offic ...

Fire burns 8 acres in Newcastle

A grass fire scorched approximately 8 acres in the area of Newcastle and Indian Hill roads in Newcastle Sunday. Cal Fire received the call at about 2:10 p.m. and crews were in the ...