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Man killed by Amtrak train in Chico is identified
The driver of the car was unresponsive and trapped inside, police said. Firefighters pulled the man from the car and tried to save his life, but he was pronounced dead at Enloe Medical Center.
Firefighters Contain Vegetation Fire Near Skyway in Paradise
BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. -Cal Fire firefighters responded to a vegetation fire on the 8400 block of Skyway in Butte County on August 20, after it appeared that a large crane fell through some power wires.
Pair arrested in Chico on suspicion of stealing Redding firefighter's backpack
Brian Martinson, 33, and Jennifer Estates, 40, were arrested at the Sportsman’s Warehouse on East Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Police were responding to reports of shoplifting.
Thousands Lose Power Due to Fallen Crane in Paradise
UPDATED 12:47 p.m. Monday, August 20, 2018 -PG&E is reporting that over 4,000 customers lost power after the crane fell and took out some power lines in the area.
UPDATE: Suspect detained in Chico in Ettersburg double homicide case, sheriff’s office says
“At this time, just to protect the integrity of the investigation, we’re not releasing the cause of death,” Karges said.
Paradise celebrates its Yellowstone Kelly Heritage Trail
A groundbreaking for the trail was held last September. Bill Hartley, chairman of the Yellowstone Kelly Heritage Trail committee and a member of the Gold Nugget Museum board of directors, said the trail has already opened to the public.
Two allegedly steal Redding Firefighter's personal belongings as he rested from Carr Fire
On Monday, August 13, a City of Redding Firefighter, actively involved in the battling of the Carr Fire, had his City of Redding Fire vehicle burglarized after going home for brief rest from the fire. His personal backpack was stolen from the vehicle, containing more than $5,000 worth of personal pr
Two men arrested in connection to Home Depot robbery
At 2:27 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery after a loss prevention employee tried to stop Chase Waller outside of the store for allegedly stealing power tools, police said.
Caught on Camera: Laptop Theft at Downtown Chico Coffee Shop
CHICO, Calif.- A theft at a local coffee shop in downtown Chico left one man without a laptop and it was all caught on camera.In the video, you can see the victim a Chico State professor wearing a blue shirt seated at a table.
Amtrak Train Collides with Car, Killing One
"I saw the car flipped and crushed like a can," said Amare Norman, a neighbor who lives just across the street from the incident.
Chico Police: Man Punched Home Depot Loss Prevention Employee
Chico, CA -- Chico Police say they have arrested a man who punched a Loss Prevention employee while trying to steal power tools.They say Saturday just before 2:30pm, Chase Waller, 28, of Chico, and Cristopher Farley, 25, of Oroville were at the Home Depot on Notre Dam Boulevard. Investigators say t
Clinic connects diabetic patients with care
CHICO — David Clifton was walking through his home when he suddenly felt lightheaded. He said it was the same feeling someone gets if they stand up too fast — but this time it was 10 times worse.“I knew I was in trouble,” he said. “So I went to the hospital.”About four years ago, doctors diagnosed C
What’s happening Sunday in the north valley
Chico Eagles Back to School Bunco fundraiser: 10 a.m. Doors open. 11 a.m. Bunco starts. Bring pens, paper, notebooks, backpacks, pencils and crayons, felt tip pens, glue, rulers, computers, etc. $10 includes lunch by Chico Women’s Auxiliary and Bunco games. Many raffles. Chico Eagles Hall, 1940 Mulb
Fire destroys double-wide in Palermo
PALERMO — A double-wide modular home was destroyed by fire Friday night in Palermo.The fire on the 2300 block of Pinecrest Road was reported about 10:30 p.m. Six engines and a water truck responded to keep the fire from spreading into the surrounding grasslands.
Letter: Chico Scrap Metal has stalled long enough
Everyone has their “opinions,” but there is only one issue with the junkyard on East 20th St with its rear up against the Chapman Elementary School. The issue is the site has been out of compliance with the Chapman-Mulberry Neighborhood Plan for years. Five other businesses, including an asphalt pla
More than 2,800 plants destroyed in pot raid near Oroville
Authorities destroyed 2,859 marijuana plants after they served a search warrant Wednesday east of Oroville, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.
What’s happening this weekend in Oroville
Union Square Farmer’s Market, Oroville:7:30 a.m.-noon. Local food producers, artisan creations, music, educational vendors, kids corner, natural gardening demos, networking and more. Union Square, corner of Myers and Montgomery streets. 632-1864.
Paradise Unified Schools start fall semester
School is back in session as Paradise Unified School District began its first day of classes Tuesday August 14.With fall semester kick-off welcoming back students and staff at Paradise High School on Monday August 13, Loren Lighthall Paradise High School principal said the first day of school went g
What’s happening Saturday in the north valley
Sierra Nevada Classic Fitness Expo: Amateur fitness competition on the Chico State University campus in Bell Memorial Union Auditorium at West Second Street. A sizable percentage of earnings from this event will be donated to Catalyst Domestic Violence Services. More information, eventbrite page fo
Butte County’s most wanted
Lawson Reed RankinThe Butte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Lawson Reed Rankin for a warrant charging him with false imprisonment, criminal threats and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant.Rankin, 35, is 5-foot-9, 175 pounds, wit brown hair and hazel eyes.Anyone with information i