Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

...surrounding area."California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Bartlett said cracks...motorists driving over damaged roads.Highway Patrol and the California Department...damage, Bartlett said.California Highway Patrol Officer Daniel Hill told KTVU-TV...

Tanker on fire in Aiken County

...Aiken County.Firefighters and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were called to the vehicle fire around 8:45 a.m. on the 4000 block of Old 96 Road, according to the highway patrol.Crews remain on the scene.Further details have...

Past generations of so-called 'unattended' children turned out just fine

...hit ? only to take off again for parts unknown.I am so grateful no one felt the need to flag down the Florida Highway Patrol as I cradled a worn-out toddler in my arms on Interstate 95 as we returned from taking grandchildren to Walt Disney...

Graniteville native was sold on law enforcement career early

...of investigation or other divisions, that seems to be his best fit.In 2007 he took a position with the S.C. Highway Patrol in the Aiken County area of Troop 7.The location of the job for the Graniteville native made the position even better...

Police identify officer who killed unarmed teen, allege young man robbed convenience store

...furious protesters. The tension eased Thursday after the governor turned oversight of the protests over to the Missouri Highway Patrol. Within hours, the mood on the street lightened, with state troopers walking side-by-side with peaceful protesters...

SC announces drunken driving crackdown

...fatalities drop this year, but alcohol remains a leading cause of fatal crashes, said Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the Highway Patrol.The state is seeing its lowest fatality rate in 30 years, but there have still been nearly 800 lives lost. Thirteen...

SC deputy charged with running red light, causing wreck

...with running a red light and causing a wreck in Columbia that injured a woman.WIS-TV reported the South Carolina Highway Patrol has charged Cpl. Ken Proffitt with disregarding a traffic signal.Sheriff's Lt. Curtis Wilson says Proffitt was...

Teen killed in Barnwell County wreck

...left side, then came back to the road and overturned, according to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones of the South Carolina Highway Patrol.Webster's cause of death is head and chest trauma. A toxicology test will be performed, Ward said.

Introduction of license plate readers met with privacy concerns

...those reads were hits, mostly involving suspended or revoked registrations.Some agencies, such as the Ohio State Highway Patrol, have policies to delete all "nonhit" readings immediately. Others have no set retention period.Jones said the...

Jackson man, 19, dies from May 19 injuries

...and was ejected from the vehicle after it overturned.His 13-year-old sister, who was also in the car, was not seriously injured.Other details of the crash are pending a report from South Carolina Highway Patrol, the coroner said.