Latest California Highway Patrol News

CHP officer charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

Feb. 11, 2020 10:35 AM EST

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — A California Highway Patrol officer was charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in the San Francisco Bay Area after a monthslong investigation, authorities said. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office Monday charged Brian Watkins, 34, of Fremont, with three...

Coroner's officials work behind a drape to remove the body of a person who was killed when a gunman opened fire aboard a packed Greyhound bus, and wounded five others before the driver pulled over onto the shoulder and the killer got off, in Lebec, Calif., some 75 miles north of Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.. The suspect was taken into custody without incident, and authorities say the the motive is unknown. The bus was traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco on Interstate 5 at the time of the shooting early Monday. (AP Photo/Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

Maryland man held in bus shooting that killed 1, wounded 5

Feb. 4, 2020 1:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman who killed a woman and wounded five others on a Greyhound bus in Southern California was cursing and muttering incoherently before the attack, passengers and authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine a motive for the apparently random assault Monday that left two...

Investigators are seen outside of a Greyhound bus after a passenger was killed on board on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 in Lebec, Calif. A gunman killed one passenger and wounded multiple others on a Greyhound bus traveling from Los Angeles to the San Francisco Bay Area early Monday morning, the California Highway Patrol said. (AP Photo/Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting on Greyhound bus in California

Feb. 4, 2020 12:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man cursing and muttering incoherently opened fire aboard a packed Greyhound bus in Southern California early Monday, killing one person and wounding five others in a seemingly random attack before passengers disarmed him, authorities and a witness said. The driver of the Los...