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Man arrested in Santa Monica after high speed chase

SANTA MONICA (CNS) - A man was arrested today after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a high speed chase mostly on surface streets from the eastern San Fernando Valley to Santa Monica, authorities said. The unidentified suspect tried to walk away from his white Ford Econoline van on Ocean Avenue near Pico Boulevard, but […]

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CHP captain sues over woman’s altercation on 10 Fwy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A California Highway Patrol captain filed a lawsuit today alleging he was punished for resisting pressure from his employer to find that an officer acted improperly in an altercation with a woman alongside the Santa Monica (10) Freeway last summer that a bystander captured on video. Capt. Gregory Hammond, whose Los […]

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Pelican blocks Marina (90) freeway ramp

CULVER CITY (CNS) - An obstinate pelican blocked a freeway transition ramp and provoked CHP officers into declaring a SigAlert on the Westside yesterday. The bird landed in the number one lane of the two-lane ramp from the eastbound Marina (90) Freeway, as it climbs over and sweeps down to the northbound San Diego (405) […]

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Woman dies on Harbor 110 Fwy fleeing police

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 25-year-old Northridge woman whose car was stopped on the Harbor (110) Freeway in downtown Los Angeles was killed when she crashed into a tree after speeding away when an officer approached her vehicle, authorities said today. The crash happened just before 7 p.m. Sunday on the transition road from the […]

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Motorcycle fatality

CULVER CITY (CNS) - A motorcyclist was killed today in an accident on the Marina (90) Freeway in Culver City, authorities said.   The accident occurred on the eastbound 90 just east of the transition lanes to the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway around 12:10 a.m., the California Highway Patrol reported.   CHP Officer Richard […]

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