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CHP DUI Checkpoint Yields No Violations, Arrests

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Nearly 600 cars were screened Friday night in a California Highway Patrol DUI checkpoint conducted in the Santa Clarita Valley, CHP officials said Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Zero people were arrested and nobody was found to be driving under the influence, said Officer John Lutz of the Newhall CHP station. ...

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CHP To Conduct DUI Checkpoint On Friday

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Announces 2 DUI Checkpoint For Friday

California Highway Patrol officers are conducting a DUI checkpoint Friday night outside city limits, officials said Wednesday. The Newhall Area office is scheduled to begin the checkpoint at 6:30 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to a statement. At the checkpoint, officers will look for unlicensed and intoxicated drivers. The location will be announced just prior to the operation. ...

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Victim ID’d In Fatal San Francisquito Motorcycle Crash

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Story by Halie Cook, of SCV News The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Saturday night on San Francisquito Canyon Road has been identified, coroner’s officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. First responders reported to the Green Valley area after reports of a crash around 12:25 p.m.  Carlos ...

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CHP To Host ‘Older Driver Safety Awareness Week’ To Maintain Safety, Mobility

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This holiday season, California Highway Patrol officers are supporting the independence of Santa Clarita Valley’s most experienced drivers while maintaining safety on the highways. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. As part of the CHP’s mission of providing the highest level of safety, service and security to people throughout the state, the CHP ...

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CHP Spreads Motorcycle Safety, Education Awareness

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California Highway Patrol officers have seen a growth in the number of motorcyclists on California roadways and want to bring motorcycle safety awareness and education to the public. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. With increasing numbers of both cars and motorcycles, educational efforts and motorcycle safety awareness continue to be an important ...

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CHP Warns About Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

CHP Officials Warn Against Drowsy Driving

California Highway Patrol officers warned motorists about the dangers of drowsy driving in a news release Friday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The effort is part of a recognition for “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week,” which takes place Nov. 2-9, according to the National Sleep Foundation. A tired driver can be just as dangerous and ...

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Family Members Find Relative’s Body Down Embankment

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Family members found a relative who was reported missing last week in an overturned car down an Acton embankment, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Damien Sisley, 34, of Palmdale, was found Sunday afternoon in his car down an embankment, off Mt. Emma Road and Angeles Forest Highway, said Sgt. ...

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Man Killed While Running Across I-5 Is ID’d By Coroner

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A man was killed while running across the Interstate 5 freeway Sunday night, California Highway Patrol officers said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The man was running across the I-5 freeway north of Rye Canyon Road, when he collided with the side of a 2013 Nissan, breaking the rear view mirror ...

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KHTS, SCVTV Take Ride-Along With California Highway Patrol

KHTS, SCVTV Take Ride-Along With California Highway Patrol

Officer Eric Priessman of the Newhall office of the California Highway Patrol generally begins his shift with coffee and a 5 a.m. briefing. After discussing concerns, such as traffic hazards, road conditions, Amber Alerts or any other information Priessman and his fellow officers might need to know, they hit the roads. The Santa Clarita Valley office -- which is in Castaic, but dubbed Newhall because that’s where it used to be -- covers a pretty wide berth.

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