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Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Josiah Nicholl

April 11, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Police announced Tuesday that a string of crimes took place in the space of less than 24 hours in Chico. According to a release from Chico Police, from Sunday night through Monday morning a police pursuit, a stolen vehicle, and an assault with a deadly weapon occurred.The first incident occurred on S...

Community Service Officer interviews begin, promises law enforcement experience

Community Service Officer interviews begin, promises law enforcement experience

Josh Cozine

April 10, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

University Police conducted interviews Monday for prospective students looking for law enforcement training.Most years, the university police look to hire new Community Service Officers, usually to replace those that have graduated and moved on. This year the program is also hoping to expand, according...

School shooting posts deemed no threat by police

School shooting posts deemed no threat by police

Josiah Nicholl

April 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

The Chico Police Department has confirmed there is no threat to Chico High School after a picture on social media caused concern.The image, of a boy with a gun, began circulating on Snapchat and Facebook, which prompted fear from parents and students.The boy captioned the image with a variety of thr...

Memorial planned for student

Memorial planned for student

Natalie Hanson

April 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Services will be held for student Kyle LaForce this weekend, after his sudden death due to seizure.Kyle Joshua Harte La Force was a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering. La Force lived with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and died on March 27 at the age of 20.According to an email sent to all stud...

Woman runs into intersection, causes disturbance by screaming at cars

Woman runs into intersection, causes disturbance by screaming at cars

Alejandra Fraga

April 9, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Police Blotter, Showcase

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 7:58 a.m., Langdon Engineering Building Outer doors appeared to be damaged, visible damage to door. Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance Monday 10:47 a.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton Hall Male sitting in parking lot was lighting leaves on fire. ...

Stonewall Alliance hosts teen dance for Trans week

Stonewall Alliance hosts teen dance for Trans week

Josiah Nicholl

April 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Stonewall Alliance, an organization committed to providing support for the LGBTQ community, partnered with CAVE on Saturday to host a free dance for teens. The Stonewall Trans Week Team Dance lasted from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the First Christian Church and was for teens aged 13-18. The theme of the da...

Woman shot while using Lyft service

Woman shot while using Lyft service

Josh Cozine

April 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A woman was shot early Saturday morning while in the back of a Lyft outside of townhouses on 500 block of Pomona Ave in Chico. According to the Lyft driver, Robert Archer, “It was your typical weekend Chico call until (the shot).” He said he picked up a male and female couple, whose name...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update, April 6

Natalie Hanson

April 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Alejandra Fraga, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Martin Luther King Jr. honored on 50-year anniversary of his death

Martin Luther King Jr. honored on 50-year anniversary of his death

Josh Cozine

April 5, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Chico residents gathered and marched to Community Park Wednesday, to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.The event took place on the same day of Dr. King's assassination in 1968 on April 4. Participants began marching from 5 p.m until about 6:30 pm.The crowd sang gospel hym...

Man threatens K-mart employees with BB gun, steals jewelry

Man threatens K-mart employees with BB gun, steals jewelry

Alejandra Fraga

April 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A man shoplifted approximately $12,000 worth of jewelry at the K-mart located on Pillsbury Road on Monday around 5:18p.m.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the K-mart employees confronted the suspect when he then suddenly waved out what seemed to be a handgun.The suspect fled the store, ...

Man arrested for stealing car and leading police on a vehicle pursuit

Man arrested for stealing car and leading police on a vehicle pursuit

Josiah Nicholl

April 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

Butte County Sheriff deputies were led on a vehicle pursuit from the area of E. Lassen Ave. to Cohasset Road on Monday.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the incident occurred at about 2:35 p.m. Deputies pursued a black Honda sedan that had been reported stolen and was drivi...

Chico College Republicans invites students to debate gun ownership

Chico College Republicans invites students to debate gun ownership

Josh Cozine

April 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Second amendment rights and an open exchange of information about gun control was the topic of conversation and debate Monday, at a tabling event hosted by members of the Chico College Republicans.Michael Curry, executive director, of the group said he got the idea from a YouTuber, Steven Crowder, who ma...

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