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Family of woman involved in CHP altercation wants officer punished

The family of a woman allegedly thrown to the ground and punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer is asking that the two officers involved in the incident be punished, the woman's attorney said Saturday. "She's not just some animal," said attorney Caree Harper, who declined to name the woman. "She has an aunt, a sister, a brother, a father and a great-grandchild." ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post said the woman who was beaten by a CHP officer was being treated at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital. She is being treated at another facility. ------------  CHP officials launched an investigation...

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