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Big rig carrying potatoes crashes on I-80 near Penryn

A tractor-trailer rig carrying 40,000 pounds of potatoes left Interstate 80 and crashed near Penryn late Monday. The crash took place at 11:45 p.m. Monday on westbound I-80, near R ...

Placer admits deputy’s fault in North Auburn patrol car crash

More than two years after a sheriff’s office patrol car crashed into the side of an SUV at a busy North Auburn intersection, Placer County is admitting the deputy was at fault. ...

CHP report on Foresthill Road double-fatal crash nearly done

A California Highway Patrol investigation is nearing completion into a crash on Foresthill Road two months ago that left two people dead and the driver of the other car seriously i ...

Easy riders take a lunch break

California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers continue on their way Thursday. According to officer Dave Ricks, the unit, from the North Sacramento office, takes a training ride eve ...

New CHP driving-while-distracted crackdown strikes home in Auburn area

The California Highway Patrol investigation of a March 17 double-fatal crash on Foresthill Road comes as law-enforcement agencies around California start a crackdown on distracted ...

Love, two deaths and now crash investigation surrounding driver "inattention"

“Inattention” is the word the California Highway Patrol is now using to describe a possible contributing factor in a March 17 crash on Foresthill Road that killed two people. ...

Big rig drives off Interstate 80

The driver of a semi-truck pulling a 53-foot trailer is lucky to be alive after he lost control of his vehicle Tuesday morning, Jan. 25, on westbound Interstate 80, just past Newca ...

Car 'flies' off Auburn-Folsom Road

A vehicle that missed a curve on Auburn-Folsom Road Sunday morning left behind a wide swath of damage and sent the driver to the hospital. Bonanza Way resident Matt Konar said he h ...

Nathan Taylor completes CHP training

Nathan Taylor of Loomis has completed California Highway Patrol cadet training. Taylor was assigned to duty at the CHP’s San Jose Area office. Taylor is a 1996 Del Oro High Schoo ...

Del Oro grad makes mom's birthday despite rollover

A former Loomis Basin resident has a seatbelt to thank for saving his life. Greg Connolly, a 2001 Del Oro High School graduate, was recently driving northbound on Interstate 5 in C ...