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A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

Jafet Serrato

April 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 4:04 p.m., 734 Mangrove Ave. A customer from Wing Stop wanted a refund, because he said that his order from last week was incorrect. Call Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 7:54 p.m., East Fourth St. A woman was screaming explicit words while taking her cloth...

Early morning stabbing under investigation

Early morning stabbing under investigation

Jacqueline Morales

March 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A victim was reported stabbed to the Chico Police Department this morning in the area of Miller and Pomona Avenue.According to a press release, the call was received at 1:30 a.m. and shortly after Chico Police arrived, along with a medical ambulance to transport the victim to a local hospital.Two suspects were ...

Men caught masturbating behind Baskin Robbins

Men caught masturbating behind Baskin Robbins

Jafet Serrato

March 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance Sunday, 4:28 p.m., 141 W. 5th St. The reporting party said that another woman approached her and asked for $5. When the woman refused to give her the money, she came at her. Call Type: Assault/Battery Sunday, 7:27 p.m., 1460 Humboldt Rd. ...

Spring break-in affects multiple students

Spring break-in affects multiple students

Jafet Serrato

March 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

A house on Hazel Street was burglarized during spring break with majority of the tenants property stolen. The incident was discovered March 18 by Colton Mortansen, a student from Chico State. Mortansen along with his four other roommates attend the university, but he was the first person to wit...

Pedestrian killed by train identified

Pedestrian killed by train identified

George Johnston

March 21, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Martin Mikolajczak was identified by Butte County Sheriff’s Office as the man killed by a train in Chico, March 17. The 34-year-old was struck by the train around West Fifth and Sixth Streets at about 10 p.m. Mikolajczak did not move away from the tracks despite the conductor sounding the train...

Chico State alumnus involved in St. Patrick’s Day police shooting

Chico State alumnus involved in St. Patrick’s Day police shooting

George Johnston

March 20, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Alex Fliehr and Jeremy Gagnebin were identified in a press conference March 20 as the two Chico Police officers involved in the police shooting that lead to the death of Desmond Phillips. Officer Fliehr graduated from Chico State with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He joined the police f...

Family and neighbors react to Chico Police shooting

Family and neighbors react to Chico Police shooting

George Johnston

March 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

Desmond Phillips died March 17 after police shot him while responding to a 911 call. Phillips was 25-years-old. Chico police arrived at the Knoll apartments on West 4th Avenue after Phillips' father, Dave Phillips called 911. Dave said his son was threatening him with a knife, something that ...

Chico Police shooting leaves one dead, neighborhood shaken

Chico Police shooting leaves one dead, neighborhood shaken

George Johnston

March 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Pop, pop, pop were the sounds filling the streets of West 4th Avenue as a police involved shooting left one man dead. Chico Fire Department and Emergency Medical Training Services responded to a 911 call from a father who said his son was acting erratically at the Knoll Apartment complex March 17...

Teenager threatens boy with BB gun

Teenager threatens boy with BB gun

Jafet Serrato and Kayla Fitzgerald

March 18, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Disturbing SubjectSunday, 4:18 p.m., 653 E. 9th St.A naked woman was defecating in a trash can near a bus stop. She started putting clothes on, but kept sitting on the trash while screaming.Call Type: Disturbing SubjectSunday, 10:45 p.m., 401 Broadway St.A suspect was seen walk...

Former Chico State student sentenced for DUI crash

Former Chico State student sentenced for DUI crash

Jafet Serrato

March 16, 2017


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

An alumni of Chico State was sentenced to jail March 15 for the death of another student, Nikolas Klein. Juan Campos, 23, who now resides in Santa Rosa, plead guilty to all charges and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, according to a Butte County District attorney. Campos had a blood alcohol level...

Man throws fruit at drivers

Man throws fruit at drivers

Jafet Serrato

March 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Domestic Dispute Sunday, 5:41 a.m., Nord Avenue. A man is calling to report a woman on his car. She claims she is being held hostage. The two individuals were fighting because the woman wanted her property back. Call Type: Domestic Violence Sunday, 10:07 p.m., Warner Street. A woman was tryin...

Safety camera expansion project approved

Safety camera expansion project approved

Alejandra Fraga

March 8, 2017


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

A request proposed by the Chico Police Department regarding the bike path safety cameras was approved at the Chico City Council meeting March 7.In February 2016 the police department was able to implement safety camera's on the bike path near campus. The cameras were funded by donations and the project...

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