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Motorcyclist dies after losing control of bike in Paradise

Paradise >> A 62-year-old Paradise man was killed late Thursday afternoon after he was thrown from his motorcycle during an accident on Wagstaff Road, Paradise police reported. Police were called at 4:47 p.m. Thursday to the crash on Wagstaff, west of the Skyway. When they arrived, officers found th

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Butte County's Most Wanted Criminals

Keep an eye out for 42 year old Bradley Ernest Hofstetter who is wanted for a warrant charging him with failing to appear, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a dangerous weapon. Another of Butte County's most wanted criminals is 32 year old Helen Lavuan is wanted on a felony

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 23:45:00

Chico restaurant offers CBD on the menu

Many believe this product to be a big help when it comes to anxiety, inflammation and even depression. But CBD oil can be controversial because it's something that can be an extract of marijuana. Hemp CBD however is what they serve, and it is legal in all 50 states. The problem with CBD from

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 11:14:00

Mountain lion activity close to home

Photo provided by Bob May A trapping permit has not been issued by the Department of Fish and Wildlife; residents are cautioned to avoid going out in dawn and dusk hours on Pentz Road between Billie and Wagstaff. Paradise>> A mountain lion has made eights kills in the last three weeks, two of whic

PARADISE POST - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

One injured after Butte County house fire

One person was injured in a house fire Friday morning in Butte County. It happened in the 4800 block of La Porte Road in Bangor. Cal Fire said the house was well-involved when they got there. They said a resident was hurt and was airlifted to Enloe Medical Center in Chico.

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-03-23 07:19:01

Chico Police Searching for Man Wanted for Attempted Murder

When officers arrived on scene they found a 31 year old woman who was suffering from multiple stab wounds. During the investigation officers learned that the victim was in a physical altercation with her husband, Luis Contreras-Rodriguez. Luis Contreras-Rodriguez had already fled the scene in a

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-23 00:14:00

Man dies in motorcycle accident

A 62-year-old Paradise man was killed late Thursday afternoon after he was thrown from his motorcycle during an accident on Wagstaff Road, Paradise Police announced on Friday. According to a press release, police say that at 4:47 p.m. Thursday they received a report of a traffic collision, involving

PARADISE POST - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Be on the Lookout for Runaway Teen

She was reported as a runaway by her father on Monday March 19th. Lewallen could be with another juvenile friend in the Sacramento or Reno area. Lewallen is described as 5'5", 130 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes. She does not have a car associated with her. There are no signs of fou

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 18:17:00

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 Police Arrest Wanted Felon after Standoff

The suspect Joshua Boles had two felony warrants for his arrest, as well as an extensive history with the Chico Police Department. Boles history includes assault on a peace officer, resisting arrest, narcotics violations, domestic violence, and an armed and dangerous be on the lookout. When off


Chico Police Respond to Neighborhood with Guns Drawn

Neighbors in the area received a reverse 911 call and text telling them there was a person possibly armed with a gun and to take shelter in place. When police arrived to the scene they told neighbors to stay away from the windows. They also turned away neighbors trying to get to their homes.


Weather a factor in crashes on Highway 32

Heavy fog and a rain-slick road are blamed for several car crashes on Highway 32 in the Forest Ranch area. The collisions happened Wednesday afternoon near La Castana Road. Five vehicles were involved in three crashes. One adult and one child went to the hospital with injuries. A California Highway


Chico police asking for information about runaway teen

The Chico Police Department is asking for information about Brea Lewallen, 16, who they say ran away. Police say Lewallen was reported as a runaway by her father on March 19. Lewallen is described as being 5-foot-5-inches, 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Lewallen's father said she does


$400 million approved for widening Highway 70 between Oroville and Marysville

More than $400 million in funding has been approved to widen the dangerous stretch of Highway 70 between Oroville and Marysville, according to Butte County Association of Governments Executive Director Jon Clark. The California Transportation Commission approved the spending Wednesday during its mee


Man gets 25 years to life in 2015 Paradise robbery

Oroville >> A Butte County judge Wednesday sentenced a man to 25 years to life in state prison for his alleged role in a 2015 home invasion robbery in Paradise that turned deadly. Superior Court Judge Robert Glusman sentenced Joshua Bush, 26, after Bush in February pleaded no contest to second-degre


$165 million approved for State Route 70 projects in Butte Co.

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved a $165,373,000 funding request by the Butte County Association of Governments (BCAG) and Caltrans Thursday to help with improvements on Highway 70. The requested funds will go to three major state highway improvements projects along SR 70 in Bu

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-03-22 16:23:20

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


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,


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


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