California Highway Patrol

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 ...

Travelling this weekend? Expect company

Travelers taking to the highways over the holiday weekend can expect a lot of company, roadwork delays and high law enforcement visibility. AAA of Northern California estimates a ...

No one found after police swarm neighborhood

No one was found in a home involved in a possible burglary Thursday morning At about 11:08 a.m., Auburn Police received a 911 call from April Wong, the daughter of the owners of a ...

No one injured in truck rollover

A truck rolled over after losing control of its trailer near the on-ramp for eastbound Interstate 80 at Bell Road. No one was injured in the crash, said Officer Kelly Baraga of the ...

Lincoln airplane crash claims two lives

LINCOLN -- Two people died in a plane crash in Lincoln Monday night. According to Jill Thompson, public information officer for the city of Lincoln, two occupants on board an Ult ...

Holiday travel expected to jump this year

While the weather this week has been less than summer-like, surveys predict that more people will travel this weekend to celebrate the kickoff to warmer temperatures. According t ...