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27 arrests during St. Patrick's Day weekend, crime down in Chico

CPD officials said during the holiday weekend they had a minimal staff to work with but added an extra team on Saturday to handle calls for service in the downtown and South Campus area. There was an increase in activity around the downtown area starting at noon and lasting until midnight, and po

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 20:55:00

Man killed in Highway 99 crash in Chico is identified

Chico >> The man killed in a rollover crash on Highway 99 in Chico earlier this month has been identified. The Butte County Coroner's Office said Monday he is 19-year-old Stephen Decker of Igo. According to the California Highway Patrol, Decker died in a crash March 11 when his pickup left the road,

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Chico siblings to star on NBC's 'Little Big Shots'

Dustin, Starla and Valery Breshears are 10, 9 and 8 years old, they are award-winning soloists who attend the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. On "Little Big Shots" the trio sat and chatted with Harvey and then performed their own award-winning arrangement of the "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial"

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 23:50:00

81-year-old man accused of flashing two girls

According to Oroville police, the 81-year-old man exposed himself on Friday while the girls, ages 10 and 11, were riding their bicycles on Windward Way in Oroville. The suspect never approached the girls but flashed them while he was inside his garage, according to OPD. OPD has not released the

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-18 18:23:00

Man found dead in Artois home is identified

Artois >> A man whose death was deemed suspicious Friday by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office has been identified. The Sheriff's Office said Monday he is 63-year-old Donald David Zucker. Zucker was shot multiple times and found dead in a home Friday in the Artois area. The authorities said Zucker's

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Violent Crime rise in Chico higher than expected

Last week, a "USA Today" article reported that Chico had the third largest increase in violent crime of any urban area in California. Police Chief Mike O'Brien said he didn't believe the numbers were so high, and he could show it using an independent study of 2017. But, it's worse than expected

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 15:02:00

Woman gives stranger a ride, then leads police to his doorstep

Police were searching for man after gas station burglary in Grass Valley Updated: 7:50 PM PDT Mar 17, 2018 Courtesy of Grass Valley Police DepartmentSOURCE: Courtesy of Grass Valley Police Department A man was arrested in Grass Valley Saturday night after a stranger who gave him a ride home tipped

KCRA.COM - 2018-03-18 02:50:00

One Person Injured in Yuba County Plane Crash

YUBA COUNTY - A plane landed in the Yuba River near Loma Rica Sunday morning around 8:30 a.m., according to Cal Fire. Fire officials confirmed the pilot has been transported to UC Davis with minor injuries. Yuba County Sheriff confirms the male pilot has a broken ankle as well as scrapes and burns.

FOX40 - 2018-03-18 16:09:14

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


One dead on Chico State campus after fall from Butte Hall stairwell

According to Chico State, one person is dead after they fell from one of the stairwells in Butte Hall. Classes in Butte and Plumas Hall have been canceled until further notice. It is unknown at this time if the victim was a student at Chico State. We have a reporter on the way, please check back


Massive tree crashed down in Paradise

It's truly lucky this story doesn't end in tragedy. John Babcock owns the property off Stearns Road and said the ponderosa pine tree came down at about 10:30 Wednesday morning in the front yard. Scroll for more content... A disabled veteran lives there and was home at the time but luckily the tre


Oroville woman found guilty of stabbing husband with ice pick

Oroville >> An Oroville woman has been found guilty of charges she stabbed and wounded her husband in the chest with an ice pick in 2016. The incident marked the second time the woman, Lisa Belyew, 42, was accused of stabbing her husband in the same year. She is facing similar charges in Colusa Coun


Butte County's most wanted

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jason Burns Mecham for a felony warrant charging him with assault likely to produce great bodily injury and using a deadly weapon. Mecham, 41, is 6-foot-0, 210 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sherif


Chico Toys R Us to close in 60 days, 32 employees affected

Toys R Us off East 20th Street in Chico will close its doors in 60 days, one of approximately 800 U.S. stores being sold or closed by the company which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September. Thirty two employees, including two who've been with the Chico store since its opening in 1989, will


Woman enters plea in Chico Christmas Eve shooting

Oroville >> A Red Bluff woman Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges she shot and wounded another woman last December near Chico State University. Alexanne Danis, 18, is charged in Butte County Superior Court with a felony count of assault with a firearm with great bodily injury and an additional a