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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
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
Olivehurst man drowns after ATV crash in ravine
An Olivehurst man was killed early Saturday after the ATV he was operating rolled over, pinning him in a shallow pool of water where he drowned, according to the California Highway Patrol. A witness told the CHP that the driver of the ATV, a man in his 50s, attempted to cross a "narrow, steep ravine
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.
Woman found guilty of looting during Oroville spillway evacuations
A jury found a woman guilty of looting during the Oroville Dam spillway evacuations Thursday. Brenda Wilson, 52, of Oroville, was charged in Butte County Superior Court with a felony count of accessory after the fact, and a jury found her guilty of the offense. Wilson was arrested after an officer
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
Small plane hits power line, crashes in Yuba River
The pilot of the single-engine plane received minor injuries from the crash Updated: 10:58 AM PDT Mar 18, 2018 The pilot of a single-engine plane was injured after he struck a power line and crashed into the Yuba River Sunday morning. Pilot Timothy Bennett, 66, was rescued by a California Highway
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"
Caltrans worker from Oroville injured on the job
Action News Now has confirmed that Daniel Strang, of Oroville, is recovering in the Intensive Care Unit at a Reno Hospital this morning. He's surrounded by his wife and three young children. Strang's mother-in-law tells Action News Now that he suffered carbon monoxide poisoning and a head injury
Passing motorist calls 911, gets burglary suspect arrested
Chico police arrested a man after a passing motorist witnessed a break-in and called 911 Friday morning. According to officials, a man was driving near 1006 Main Street when he saw movement near the front doors and glass breaking. The witness called 911 after seeing a man leave the building carryin
Olivehurst man dies after ATV crashes into ravine
A 50-year-old Olivehurst man drowned when his ATV crashed into a ravine early Saturday, the California Highway Patrol said. Around 2:20 a.m., the man attempted to cross a narrow and steep ravine at a minimal speed on private property at the end of Second Avenue, west of Chestnut Road, a witness told
Jury hears opening statements in Oroville spillway looting case
Oroville >> Beer and chips. That's the reason, a prosecutor said, jurors were sitting in a courtroom Thursday and hearing evidence in the trial of a woman accused of helping loot a Dollar General store during the Oroville Dam evacuations last year. Brenda Wilson, 52, of Oroville is charged in Butte
Oroville hosts 52nd annual Fiddle and Picking championships
A fiddler and her backup guitarists preform at the 52nd annual California State Old Time Open Fiddle and Picking Championships at the Oroville Veterans Memorial Hall. Friday marked the start of the 52nd annual California State Old Time Open Fiddle and Picking Championships in Oroville. Fiddlers and
What's happening this weekend in Oroville
9th annual Oroville Hunger Walk: 8:30 a.m. Registration. 9 a.m. Walk. 2 miles. Starts at Riverbend Park, goes down Montgomery Street to Meyers Street, up to Bird Street and back down Rivervend. Bring all donations. All money raised goes to four Oroville organizations for hunger relief; Salvation Arm