chp

Copper wire thieves caught red-handed

Three suspects were caught in the act of stealing copper wire Tuesday morning from a traffic advisory message sign on westbound Interstate 80 west of Cisco Grove. The collaborate ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cyclist hospitalized after fall from bike

A bicyclist was taken to Sutter Roseville Medical Center with a reported head injury after a fall Sunday night in the Penryn area. The accident occurred at about 8:30 p.m. at Taylo ...

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 ...

Five years later, Rocklin police officer's memory lives on

It’s something a parent hopes to never hear, but Marilyn Redding remembers the morning she heard it. “All I heard was, ‘Matt’s been in an accident,’” Marilyn Redding s ...

Child safety warning issued by CHP

As the summer heat continues, the California Highway Patrol has a warning for the motoring public: never leave a child unattended in a vehicle. Vehicles can heat up quickly, even w ...

Boroja completes CHP training

Brieanne Borojo of Loomis has completed California Highway Patrol cadet training. Boroja was assigned to duty at the CHP?s San Francisco Area office. Boroja is a 2001 Del Oro High ...

CHP putting on zero tolerance sweep on cell phone, text use

The first annual Sacramento region zero tolerance campaign, aimed at citing drivers who are distracted by cell phone chat or text, is being conducted throughout Sacramento region t ...

Two suspects arrested for Loomis home burglary

Jon Roman is a very grateful man who has nothing but praise for the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Within hours of reporting a burglary at his rural Loomis home yesterday, t ...

Don't risk biking without a helmet

Wearing a bike helmet is mandatory for kids, but look around – how many youth are really doing it? Liza Berry, 17, of Loomis, doesn’t ride bikes that often any more, but when ...

CHP to have maximum enforcement Memorial Day weekend

Before heading out on a road trip, barbecue or picnic during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the California Highway urges all motorists to drive safely, and buckle up. Memori ...

Auburn CHP officer behind bars on meth, weapons charges

An Auburn California Highway Patrol officer is under arrest on methamphetamine-possession, weapons-possession and driving-under-the-influence charges. Officer Ruben Cesar Salgado ...