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Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

Tisha Cheney

March 6, 2018


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

According to Chico Police, a Chico High student spread threats that he was prepared to shoot up his school on Feb. 23.According to the incident report, students claimed the juvenile came to class stating "This is the day I'm going to shoot up the school." The juvenile was confronted by faculty, searched,...

Man arrested for fatal shooting in Oroville

Man arrested for fatal shooting in Oroville

Josiah Nicholl

March 5, 2018


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

A man was caught and taken into custody Sunday for fatally shooting another man in Oroville this weekend.Oroville police first responded when they were dispatched to the Oroville Hospital at 2:45 a.m. Sunday after a call about a patient who had a gunshot wound to the head.The person who brought the patien...

Students to march for gun law reform, protest campus shootings

Students to march for gun law reform, protest campus shootings

Natalie Hanson

March 5, 2018


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

In response to the recent mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, a march in downtown Chico has been planned for next week on March 14. Students from Chico High School, Inspire School of Arts & Sciences, and Chico State plan to walk out of their classrooms and march from their campuses...

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Tisha Cheney

March 5, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Graffiti Monday 5:24 a.m., Physical Science Building Someone scribbled in the women's restroom with purple marker. Call Type: Campus Stay away Order Monday 3:59 p.m., Kendall Hall A man was caught lighting fires in front of the building. Call...

Armed suspect at large after assaulting local business owner

Armed suspect at large after assaulting local business owner

Josiah Nicholl

March 1, 2018


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

A man with a firearm is still on the run after attempting to rob Kindcare Pharmacy on Walnut St. Tuesday morning. According to police, the suspect walked into the pharmacy around 10 a.m. pretending to be a customer."He requested a certain type of controlled medication, and when he was told that the p...

University police in process of improving security on campus

University police in process of improving security on campus

Tisha Cheney

February 28, 2018


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

Chief John Reid informed the campus community of upcoming improvements to security on Tuesday.Due to concerns of safety, there will be enhanced security reviews at the Physical Science building, Student Services Center and Meriam Library, according to a release from Reid.Access points will be limited ...

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Josiah Nicholl

February 27, 2018


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

A Chico resident is standing trial for multiple charges following an intoxicated driving accident that left one man dead on Sept. 9, 2017.Christine Rowe, 69, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 causing injury. All charges against R...

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico

Josiah Nicholl

February 26, 2018


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

An intoxicated driver killed a passenger of a freight-liner in a crash on Highway 99 early Saturday morning.According to the California Highway Patrol in Chico, the intoxicated driver, identified as 24-year-old Adnan Mubarak, was speeding northbound on Highway 99 around 5 a.m. Saturday. Mubarak attempted to pas...

Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Josiah Nicholl

February 24, 2018


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

Chico Police: Call type: Narcotics Monday 1:34 p.m., 100 Wall St. A man was arrested for felony probation violation, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. Call type: Domestic Monday 3:55 p.m., 2700 Cactus Ave. A man was arrested fo...

Back to back violent crimes in Chico this week

Back to back violent crimes in Chico this week

Alejandra Fraga

February 22, 2018


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

Multiple violent crimes were reported in Chico in the span of four days. Alejandra Fraga can be reached at [email protected] or @alifragster on Twitter.      ...

Business owners and police department team up to combat shoplifting

Business owners and police department team up to combat shoplifting

Josiah Nicholl

February 21, 2018


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

The Chico Police Department, the Downtown Chico Business Association and the Chamber of Commerce announced a "Retail Watch" program Tuesday. According to a release, the program will consist of monthly meetings between business owners and the Chico Police Department to discuss and combat the increase in...

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Josiah Nicholl

February 21, 2018


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

Police found evidence of a home shooting after receiving reports of shots being fired Sunday.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the first call was made at approximately 3:24 a.m to the area of Terrace Drive and East 1st Avenue. After a citizen called about hearing multiple gunshots, offic...

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