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Wanted Sex Offender Arrested in Oroville

Agnew fled his home and began running north.Agnew jumped a fence and was met by an officer awaiting.Agnew was taken into custody and found with tow loaded handguns and ammunition in his back pockets.Agnew was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender.Agnew was arrested for his warrants as wel

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-05-25 12:54:00

Oroville Dam: DWR attempts to quash Butte County lawsuit

Lawyers representing DWR tried to convince Butte County Superior Court Judge Michael Candela to throw out the complaint because Ramsey did not have the authority to sue. After hearing arguments from the defendant and plaintiff, Candela said he would issue a written ruling, without offering a timelin

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2018-05-26 02:22:37

Butte County’s Most Wanted Criminals

She is wanted for failing to appear, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and being armed in the commission of a felony.

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-05-25 16:46:00

Man found dead on Sacramento River trail was father of 6, girlfriend says

The girlfriend of Socrates Elekana Sr. has identified him as theman found deadon a Sacramento River trail Friday morning.Kapiolani Ornellas gave birth to her and Elekana's third child just five weeks ago, she said. Elekana, 39, also had three children from a previous relationship, she said."He absol

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-05-25 20:24:00

Oroville residents voice opinions on cannabis at public forum

The forum was organized because a new cannabis ordinance may be coming to Oroville. The ordinance would regulate the growing, selling, and distribution of pot.


Man arrested on suspicion of threatening Marysville state office

Joshua Burbank, 30, was identified as a suspect for threatening the Marysville Employment Development Department over the phone on May 18, causing the office to evacuate at 3:15 p.m., a CHP press release said.

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-05-25 13:34:00

Paradise Irrigation District censors Director Bill Kellog

The Paradise Irrigation District voted 3-2 last week to censure director Bill Kellogg. According to the resolution, board of directors received a complaint alleging that Kellogg was engaging in harassing behavior and confronting staff regarding job duties and performance.Interim manager Kevin Philli

PARADISE POST - 2018-05-26 16:09:03

Motel murder suspect faces cross-examination

Marc Valcarenghi, 40, took the stand in his own defense this week, detailing his version of the events that led up to the death of Audra Houston, 34, who was found strangled to death and wrapped in plastic under a bed in her room at the Chico motel in July 2017.

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-05-26 03:00:03

Oroville residents chime in on commercial cannabis

About 40 audience members listen as Neil Hall, a business initiative leader with SCI Consulting Group, explains how the city of Oroville could regulate commercial cannabis activity.Risa Johnson — Mercury-Register


Chico State’s Medina second, Arroyo third in NCAA Championships

Kyle Medina, center, fights for position in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. He placed second, the senior’s third runner-up finish at the national level.Joe Reinsch — Chico State Athletics

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2018-05-26 05:33:18

Butte County’s most wanted

The Paradise Police Department is looking for Sarah Marie Canter for a warrant charging her with possession of a controlled substance, false ID, failing to appear and bringing a substance into a jail.


Hit & Run Suspect Convicted of Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated

Oroville, Calif. --On Friday morning, an Oroville man was convicted of killing a bicyclist in a DUI hit & run last September.


Motorcycle Crash Victim Still in Critical Condition

CHICO, Calif.—The motorcyclist injured in a crash blocks from the Chico State campus remains in critical condition in the trauma unit at Enloe Medical Center.Chico Police say 22 year old Cameron Arshaid, a Chico State student received major injuries.He is being treated for multiple fractures and ser


Latest on Fatal Oroville Hit and Run

roville, Calif.--It's been more than a month since a landscaper was killed in a hit and run crash and although a suspect has been identified, there still has been no arrest.


Police Arrest Suspect in Multiple Stolen Vehicle Cases

Weiler was arrested for multiple charges including, but not limited to auto theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, evading, DUI drugs, and possession of methamphetamine, possession of burglary tools, multiple warrants, and violation of probation.


Chico State Drops Opener at NCAA Softball Championship Finals

Chico State lost to Saint Leo University of Florida 3-2 in the opening round of the NCAA Softball Championship Finals in Salem, Virginia. The Wildcats must defeat Southern Arkansas in losers bracket game on Friday to avoid elimination.


Chico State’s Dorman takes 3rd in 10,000 at NCAA track finals

Charlotte, N.C. >> Chico State senior Hannah Dorman put her best effort forward during the last 800 meters in the 10,000-meter final in the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Irwin Belk Complex on Thursday.

CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD - 2018-05-25 05:17:44

Oroville Dam: ‘Incredibly busy’ year of spillway construction underway

The state Department of Water Resourcesanticipates completion of the bulk of the reconstruction workat the main and emergency spillways by Nov. 1 but the lead contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., will continue wrapping things up on site through the end of its contract in January 2019.


Motorist dies in head-on crash on Highway 32 west of Chico

The motorist, only identified at the scene as an adult, reportedly tried to pass traffic on the two-lane highway and struck an oncoming vehicle head-on, Sgt. Robert Boyer said.


Top headlines: Wednesday, May 23

The victim, Thomas Crossland, was found in the 5600 block of Green Acres Drive around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.