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Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoA tribute marks the spot where a girl was fatally hit at Polk and Ellis streets Dec. 31.

Pedestrian critically injured near Stern Grove

A man walking near San Francisco's Stern Grove was critically injured when…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoA tribute marks the spot where a girl was fatally hit at Polk and Ellis streets Dec. 31.

CHP offering free driving safety course for Bay Area teens

The California Highway Patrol is hosting a series of driver safety classes…

Motorcyclist killed in Highway 35 crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash on state Highway 35…

Ben Margot/AP file photoA Senate investigative report to be released this week will show how Caltrans knowingly accepted substandard work on the $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge

Driver arrested following chase across Bay Bridge

The driver of a box truck was taken into custody on U.S.…

Ben Margot/AP file photoA Senate investigative report to be released this week will show how Caltrans knowingly accepted substandard work on the $6.5 billion eastern span of the Bay Bridge
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California officers killed in crash remembered

Two California Highway Patrol officers who died while responding to a crash…

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2 California Highway Patrol officers killed in crash ID'd

Two California Highway Patrol officers who were killed while responding to a…

Cyclist suffers major head injury in Redwood City collision

A bicyclist suffered major head trauma after colliding with a car in…

Man killed on Highway 280 after crash had stolen car, guns

A man who was struck and killed on Interstate Highway 280 in…

SF is receiving vehicle collision data faster with new database

A collision occurs. What next? In San Francisco, a police officer documents…

Woman injured when car rolls on steep slope near Highway 35

A 75-year-old woman was injured when her vehicle rolled down a steep…

Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner file photoA pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the western span of the Bay Bridge on Sunday morning

Passenger injured after exiting car on Bay Bridge

A man who exited a vehicle traveling at highway speed on the…

Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner file photoA pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the western span of the Bay Bridge on Sunday morning
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Smooth sailing so far on Bay Bridge's new bike and pedestrian path

The going has been good for the Bay Bridge's almost two-week-old bicycle…

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San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAuto mechanic Frank Gutierrez pleaded no contest Wednesday to embezzling from the California Highway Patrol.

CHP mechanic pleads no contest to embezzlement

A mechanic who embezzled $17,700 from the California Highway Patrol will serve…

San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeAuto mechanic Frank Gutierrez pleaded no contest Wednesday to embezzling from the California Highway Patrol.
Jamar Geeter

CHP mechanic accused of $17K in fraudulent billing

A mechanic who worked on California Highway Patrol vehicles in San Francisco…

Jamar Geeter

Legislature should pass limousine safety measure

Twice in about a month's time, limousines carrying passengers in the Bay…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerOnly 362 speeding citations were made by air out of 165

Airborne traffic enforcement practically a thing of the past

Despite dozens of signs warning Bay Area drivers that airplanes are tracking…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerOnly 362 speeding citations were made by air out of 165
Getty Images File PhotoPolice are hunting for a man who allegedly broke into a Valley Springs home and fatally stabbed 8-year-old Leila Fowler.

Fatal stabbing of girl, 8, prompts NorCal manhunt

Residents of a rural Northern California county were being told Sunday to…

Getty Images File PhotoPolice are hunting for a man who allegedly broke into a Valley Springs home and fatally stabbed 8-year-old Leila Fowler.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSome drivers seemed flummoxed on the first day of all-electronic tolling on the Golden Gate Bridge. Some aspiring Steve McQueens tore through the booths at 60 mph despite a posted 25 mph limit

Golden Gate Bridge toll change leads to speeders

All-electronic tolling on the Golden Gate Bridge began Wednesday, but some drivers…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSome drivers seemed flummoxed on the first day of all-electronic tolling on the Golden Gate Bridge. Some aspiring Steve McQueens tore through the booths at 60 mph despite a posted 25 mph limit
Courtesy PhotoOffice Kenyon Youngstrom was killed during a routine traffic stop on Sept. 14.

Slain CHP officer remembered by thousands at memorial

A few thousand law enforcement officers, government officials and community members gathered…

Courtesy PhotoOffice Kenyon Youngstrom was killed during a routine traffic stop on Sept. 14.
Getty Images File PhotoA CHP officer was shot during a traffic stop Tuesday morning on Interstate 680.

CHP officer critical after I-680 shooting

The extended family of a California Highway Patrol officer who was shot…

Getty Images File PhotoA CHP officer was shot during a traffic stop Tuesday morning on Interstate 680.