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Man lashes out after girlfriend arrested

Kayla Fitzgerald

January 26, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Crime

A Chico police officer was assaulted after a man got upset over his girlfriend being arrested. At 10:15 a.m., an officer responded to a report of a disturbance at 431 Orange St. The officer found George Lynch and his girlfriend...

Report of sexual assault at campus residential facility

Jacqueline Morales

January 23, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime

University police responded to a sexual misconduct call after a student was sexually assaulted in a campus residential facility January 22."When someone says "no" or "stop", that means "STOP!" Sexual activity forced upon another w...

No retrial for former Paradise officer

Amber Martin

December 15, 2016

Filed under Community, Crime

Former Paradise Police Officer Patrick Feaster was sentenced on Dec. 9 to 180 days in Butte County Jail and has a 36 month probation period.He received probation because he has no prior criminal record. Feaster requested a new tri...

Students targeted for sex work

Kyla Linville

December 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

“I was kidnapped and gang raped," said Kate Transchel, a human trafficking survivor and Chico State Russian history professor. "There are a lot of women on this campus that have had similar kinds of experiences. It's hidden...

PG&E scams rise after election

Kaylie Lewis

December 6, 2016

Filed under Community, Crime, News

Pacific Gas and Electric has warned customers that there would be an increase in scams following election season. The company decided to take action against the scams and started a new campaign called Utilities United Against S...

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