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Woman assaulted and robbed near campus

Woman assaulted and robbed near campus

Natalie Hanson

October 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico Police are investigating the assault and robbery of a woman in the area of West 7th and Walnut Streets Monday.According to the Chico Police Department, the 20-year-old victim was assaulted by a male suspect while walking near Highway 32 at about 5:45 p.m. The unidentified man allegedly pulled her into a nea...

Chico K-9 assists in drug and weapons bust

Chico K-9 assists in drug and weapons bust

Natalie Hanson

October 3, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A routine traffic stop led to a drug bust for the award-winning Chico Police Department K-9 member, Pax. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, on Sept. 14 around 8 p.m., a Chico police officer conducted a traffic stop on East First Avenue. While sniffing the vehicle, Pax, who is...

Vegas Massacre victims mourned at Chico State

Vegas Massacre victims mourned at Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

October 3, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

A mass shooting in Las Vegas left more than 50 dead and more than 50 injured, Sunday night during the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Embed from Getty Images "I want to take a moment to express my deepest sympathy for all who were affected by the incident, especially the victims and their families," Pedro Douglas, interim...

Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Christian Solis

October 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A man was shot and killed Sunday night near the 900 block of West Fourth Avenue. Chico Police found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Alleged suspects, Jason Jackson and Michaela Norman, were arrested at Flyers Gas S...

Rape reported at Whitney Hall

Rape reported at Whitney Hall

Christian Solis

September 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

A sexual assault incident was reported on campus, Tuesday, to the University Police Department, involving a Chico State student. The rape was reported by the victim and allegedly occurred Saturday at approximately midnight, in Whitney Hall. The suspect's identification is unknown. In an announcement,...

Reported Burglary in Child Development Department Under Investigation

Reported Burglary in Child Development Department Under Investigation

Alex Grant

September 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

University Police received a phone call reporting a burglary and theft on Sept. 11. The child development laboratory director, Sally Miller, reported someone breaking into her office, Aymers J. Hamilton 120, around 2:18 p.m. Aymers staff members also complained to University Police about transient...

Chico State students receives a gun shot while attending a local house party

Chico State students receives a gun 
shot while attending a local house party

Jacqueline Morales

September 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

Chico State student is transported to Enloe Medical Center after receiving a gun shot in the arm at a local house party, Saturday.The incident occurred at approximately 1:03 a.m., near 7th and Hazel Street. "When I saw the student this morning at the hospital they were visibly shaken but in good spi...

What kind of phone bill is UPD running up?

What kind of phone bill is UPD running up?

Alex Grant

September 22, 2017


Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Showcase

Chico State spends roughly $138,000 a year in total on 81 emergency blue light phones throughout campus, which are often abused by drunk students. There are 68 blue phones spread throughout the main campus, 12 phones at University Village and one phone at the University Farm. Each phone costs $1,700....

Man claims attempted phone theft in downtown Chico

Man claims attempted phone theft in downtown Chico

Natalie Hanson

September 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A Chico man claims his phone was nearly stolen as he ate lunch downtown, on Aug. 24.JD Elam was eating lunch at Tres Hombres in the outdoor patio seating area when a group of what appeared to be homeless men swarmed the patio, and one man nearly stole his phone."I was sitting there with one of my client...

Police investigate Labor Day shooting at fraternity house

Police investigate Labor Day shooting at fraternity house

Natalie Hanson

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Shooting at Chico State Fraternity house was reported and remains under investigation.According to Chico Police, a shooting occurred over the Labor Day weekend at the Tau Gamma Theta Fraternity House. Sept. 1 at about 11:55 p.m., police responded to a shooting at 980 Chestnut St. A man was found by officers with a gunshot wound in his low...

Stolen items found in a local storage unit

Stolen items found in a local storage unit

Christian Solis

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Storage unit full of stolen items was unlocked by Butte County Sheriff's Office.Tuesday, the sheriff's office received a tip that there may be stolen property in a local storage unit, A.B. Self Storage. Sgt. Steve Collins was on the scene when they arrived. He said, "Stolen golf clubs, mail, laptops, TVs, hockey equipment, drones and motorcycle helmet...

Whitney Hall hosts wild dorm intruder

Whitney Hall hosts wild dorm intruder

Ben Hacker

August 28, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News

A male student at Chico State recently forced his way past the front desk of Whitney Hall, and onto the residence floors of the on-campus student-living facility. The student is not a resident of campus housing, however, it is confirmed that he is a registered student. The male entered Whitney Hall at...

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