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Man yelling about beer in Salem Street city lot

Man yelling about beer in Salem Street city lot

Nathan Lehmann

May 5, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

May 4 Chico Police: 11:38 a.m.: Accident, minor injuries on Esplanade. “Vehicle versus bike. Bicyclist is sitting up, conscious but with a head injury. Bicyclist has minor scrapes, transported by medics as precaution.” 6:30 p.m.: Drunk in public at 3520 Hicks Ln. “Male was stumbling and fell off...

Violent threat over bad-tasting doughnuts

Violent threat over bad-tasting doughnuts

Nathan Lehmann

May 4, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

April 29-May 3 Chico Police: Tuesday, 7:17 a.m.: Subject disturbance at Arco gas station on West Ninth Street. “Subject inside causing a disturbance, threatening to beat reporting party. Subject upset because the doughnuts didn’t taste good. Subject went outside and moved along, upset over...

The Orion wins top statewide awards

The Orion wins top statewide awards

May 3, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Orion, Chico State's independent student-run news source, captured two first place and two second place awards in a statewide newspaper awards competition. The winners for the 2013 California Newspaper Publishers Association's annual contest, the Better Newspapers Contest, were awarded Sa...

Female sprinting back and forth through car wash

Female sprinting back and forth through car wash

Nathan Lehmann

April 29, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

April 27 & 28 Chico Police: Sunday, 6:15 a.m.: Stolen vehicle recovered at Anderson Apartments on East Fourth Street. “Subject hit reporting party’s parked vehicle, left their vehicle and rode on a bike down the alley between 3rd and 4th. Two subjects returned and took something out of t...

Male transient yelling about World War I

Male transient yelling about World War I

Nathan Lehmann

April 28, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

April 24-26 Chico Police: Thursday, 1:25 a.m.: Accident, minor injuries on Humboldt Avenue. “Vehicle vs. bicyclist. Subject riding bicycle over bridge failed to yield to subject driving a Ford Focus. He declined medical aid and remained angry throughout contact.” Thursday, 9:49 a.m.: Tra...

Man yelling about rat poison falling from the sky

Man yelling about rat poison falling from the sky

Nathan Lehmann

April 24, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

  April 23 Chico Police: 9:22 a.m.: Suspicious subject at Tri Counties Bank on Salem Street. “Male and female subject in and out of the bank, male subject has a backpack. Subject approaching tellers asking about ‘accounts.’ Reporting party thinks they are under the influence, were not making sense...

Assault and battery with water hose on West 14th Street

Assault and battery with water hose on West 14th Street

Nathan Lehmann

April 23, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

April 21 and 22 Chico Police: Monday, 11:23 a.m.: Found child at Turner Apartments on West First Avenue. “Child about 1.5 to 2 years old found walking in the street, currently in the alley. Reporting party stated another female picked the child up and is looking around for the parent. Officer ...

Shoplift at Finnegan’s Jug

Shoplift at Finnegan’s Jug

Nathan Lehmann

April 21, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

April 19 and 20 Chico Police: Sunday, 6:30 a.m.: Suspicious subject at Great Harvest Bread Company on Forest Avenue. “Male subject outside sitting. Reporting party has told subject not to enter the business. Subject is known to reporting party as he frequents the location to use the bathroom to show...

Professor recruits to rebrand Chico

Professor recruits to rebrand Chico

Enrique Raymundo

April 21, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

A communications design professor will be starting a YouTube channel in June with the intention of changing Chico State's party image. The channel will be one of the final stages of a year-long project, which included the efforts of more than 300 students. Professor John Roussell began student ...

UFO sighting reported on East First Avenue

UFO sighting reported on East First Avenue

Nathan Lehmann

April 19, 2014


Filed under Breaking News

April 18 Chico Police: 10:01 a.m.: Subject on the influence of drugs at Pacificom on Talbert Drive. “White female adult walking in circles in parking lot, lost and disoriented. Walked up to reporting party when she opened the door and asked reporting where she was supposed to go. Butte College...

Suspicious subject at Rite-Aid

Suspicious subject at Rite-Aid

Nathan Lehmann

April 18, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

April 17 Chico Police: 6:26 a.m.: Hit-and-run on West Lindo Avenue. “Sometime during the night a vehicle struck mailboxes, appears the vehicle went up onto the sidewalk and continued driving. Part of the vehicle left behind. Beat information has possible subject vehicle in the area. Notified United States...

Suspicious subject showering at Raley’s

Suspicious subject showering at Raley’s

Nathan Lehmann

April 17, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

April 16 Chico Police: 7:14 a.m.: Suspicious subject at Raley’s at the Orchard on West East Avenue. “Female transient subject has come in every morning for the past week, usually very disheveled and half dressed. She has been caught at the rear of the store taking showers with the store s...

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