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Tri Counties Bank reopens after Camp Fire

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The Paradise branch of Tri Counties Bank is set to reopen on April 24 for the first time since the Camp Fire. The branch suffered damaged during the Camp Fire and underwent significant reconstruction due to water intrusion from burned holes in the roofing.


Well-coordinated California robbery crew arrested in Bay Area, feds say

FREMONT — Federal authorities arrested several members of a group who for nearly two years allegedly pulled off one slick, well-planned heist after another, sometimes making off with hundreds of thousands of dollars in loot.


Gunfire precedes Chico man’s arrest on battery charges

CHICO — A Chico man has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence charges following an incident in which he was shot at by the alleged victim, police said. Chico police said officers about 1:10 a.m. Monday responded to a home in the 100 block of West 11th Street for a domestic dispute involvin


Living with poisons | River Watcher

There is no doubt that we live in a world wrought with danger, and people have to be alert to traffic, terrorists and thugs in addition to extreme weather and poisonous possibilities.


Small plane crashes in California prison's exercise yard, officials say

A small plane crashed at a California state correctional facility on Monday, officials said. The Northrop N-9M crash-landed in the prison yard of the California Rehabilitation Center in Norco, Allen Kenitzer, a spokesperson for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) told Fox News on Monday.


Alleged Northern California robbery crew indicted, now facing life in federal prison

SAN FRANCISCO — Three men who allegedly plotted to travel from Illinois to Northern California and pull of a series of violent, multi-million dollar heists have been indicted on robbery and kidnapping charges.


A reminder about outdoor burning regulations in Butte Co.

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The CAL FIRE Butte Unit has been putting out some fires caused by people who were attempting to be more fire safe. Saturday Rick Carhart from CAL FIRE said he had some concerns about out of control burn piles.


Woman struck by train in Chico

CHICO — Chico police were called to West Eighth Avenue and the railroad track around 3 p.m. Sunday after reports that a woman had been hit by a train. According to police, the 33-year-old woman had been walking on the railroad tracks when she was truck by a train. Police say she sustained serious in


For the ‘Y’ | Snapshot

The Oro Dam Cruisers car club supports the YMCA of Oroville with a donation to the youth club. Left to right, John Brambridge, a Cruisers member; Ed Gredvig, executive director of the YMCA of Oroville; and Lue Plaster, president of the Cruisers. The donation will go camping trips and other activitie


California attorney allegedly uses shoe camera to look up girl’s dress at Apple store

A 66-year-old licensed Bay Area lawyer was arrested Sunday after he allegedly taped a camera to his shoe and then “moved his shoe so that the camera was under a female juvenile’s dress” at an Apple Store in Walnut Creek, Calif., police said.


Sutter County Jail inmate found dead in cell

Less than a week after being booked into Sutter County Jail for vehicular manslaughter charges, a Chico woman was found dead of an apparent suicide in her jail cell Saturday. Linda M. Miller, 33, was found unresponsive Saturday morning, according to a Sutter County Sheriff’s Office press release Mon


Gold Nugget Museum finds temporary home at Paradise Depot Museum

PARADISE, Calif. - The Gold Nugget Museum burned in the Camp Fire, but the museum has a bright and bold new future. On Nov. 8, 2018, the Camp Fire destroyed the Gold Nugget Museum on Pearson Road.


Teen Killed In Yosemite Fall Was Taking Photo

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBS / AP) — Authorities say an Israeli teenager who fell to his death last year at an iconic waterfall in California’s Yosemite National Park was trying to mimic a popular social media photograph when he fell.


State investigating 2 incidents involving new MUNI trains

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A video obtained by the San Francisco Examiner clearly shows a woman being dragged across the Embarcadero Station platform when her hand got stuck between the doors. It happened on April 12.


California police seek man in Maserati suspected of stealing $25,000 in iPhone parts

GLENDALE — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating a man who they believe stole several new replacement iPhone screens from a shop at the Glendale Galleria valued at $25,675 and fled the scene.


Troy Wigington still missing after leaving California home on foot

In early December of 2018, Lisa Wigington got on the phone with her brother, Troy Wigington, to plan the family Christmas for later that month. “We couldn’t get together for Thanksgiving that year, so we were going to get together at Christmas,” Lisa told Dateline.


PG&E asks California for higher rates, profits

SACRAMENTO (AP) -- California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is asking state regulators for another increase in rates and profits, saying it's needed for wildfire safety and to attract investment as the utility goes through bankruptcy.


California Proposal to Tax Soda Pushed to Next Year

Efforts to tax sugary drinks and limit how much soda can be sold in a single cup have stalled in the California Legislature. Assemblyman Richard Bloom on Monday pushed his soda tax bill off to next year. Assemblyman David Chiu's has similarly delayed his bill that would ban the sale of soda cups big


Gov. Gavin Newsom hits back at Trump in new fight over who controls California water

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration is taking unprecedented steps to combat President Donald Trump’s efforts to ship more water to his agricultural allies in the San Joaquin Valley.