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Police conducting manhunt for suspects in assault, stabbing incident

Police conducting manhunt for suspects in assault, stabbing incident

Natalie Hanson

February 20, 2018


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

Two suspects are at large after a man was found stabbed and bleeding in North Chico Monday night. The third stabbing reported in Chico since Friday, the incident was reported on the 600 block of Manzanita and Ellene Avenue at 10:33 p.m. The victim, a 62-year-old man, had been stabbed several times and...

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Josiah Nicholl

February 19, 2018


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

A DUI suspect, identified as Drew Thomas-Del Grande, was taken into custody Sunday night after assaulting a police officer.According to a news release, the Chico Police first received a call about Grande Sunday night at 7:50 p.m., after he crashed his vehicle into a tree in front of the caller's reside...

Resident discovers bullet in closet after man shoots at window of home

Resident discovers bullet in closet after man shoots at window of home

Danielle Cortes

February 19, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 6:50 p.m., Hazel Lot Damaged property was reported. Call Type: Petty Theft Tuesday 2:03 p.m., Whitney Hall Dormitory Misdemeanor charged for petty theft of less than $950. Call Type: Warrant Arrest Tuesday 9:55 p.m., Parking...

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


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

Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred by the WREC center and a parking structure Saturday.The robbery occurred at about 12:30 a.m at the streets of West 2nd and Cherry, near a campus parking garage and the recreation center, according to a release from the University Police Ch...

Man charged with gang shooting wins reduced sentence

Man charged with gang shooting wins reduced sentence

Josh Cozine

February 17, 2018


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

A Chico man's nine-year sentence was reduced to five years of probation, after a judge decided he would not survive prison, this week.Eduardo Hurtado, 19, entered a plea bargain of no contest to charges of assault with a semi-automatic firearm in a shooting incident. The incident, reported by police...

Man dead in Biggs following hit-and-run

Man dead in Biggs following hit-and-run

Josiah Nicholl

February 12, 2018


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

The Oroville California Highway Patrol have confirmed that a man was killed in a hit-and-run in Biggs Saturday night.The fatal hit-and-run occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Riceton Highway, north of Afton Road, and was called in by a witness.According to Oroville police, the victim was identified by the ...

Woman reported for indecent exposure on Park Avenue

Woman reported for indecent exposure on Park Avenue

Josiah Nicholl

February 12, 2018


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

Chico Police Call Type: Deadly Weapon Monday, 4:18 p.m., East Ave/SB Highway 99 Offramp East A man was charged with a DUI and hit and run, along with a firearm assault with a deadly weapon. Call Type: Terrorism Monday, 4:58 p.m., 700 BLK W 2nd Ave A man was arrested for threate...

Preparing for a university shooting

Preparing for a university shooting

Grayson Boyer

February 12, 2018


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

The increase in university shootings has made preparedness for potential threats extremely important to college administrations, and Chico State is no different. According to Chico State's Director of Environmental Health and Safety Marvin Pratt, "One of our biggest challenges for this office is to...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update Feb 10, 2018

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update Feb 10, 2018

February 11, 2018


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

  Alejandra Fraga and Natalie Hanson can be reached at [email protected] or @alifragster or @NatalieH_Orion on Twitter....

Texts stop possible mass shooting at casino

Texts stop possible mass shooting at casino

Josh Cozine

February 8, 2018


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

A possible mass shooting at Gold Country Casino was halted before it started due to threatening text messages Tuesday.According to a release from the Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO), a call was received Tuesday from someone saying they were getting texts threatening a mass shooting and suici...

Fire in Chico leads to mobile home evacuations

Fire in Chico leads to mobile home evacuations

February 7, 2018


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

A fire broke out in a neighborhood in north Chico Tuesday.The fire, near several mobile residences, began just after 11 p.m. on 3200 Rockin M. Drive. Evacuations were ordered for residents at Troy Lane whose homes were at risk, according to a news release.It took about two hours for Chico's fire dep...

Woman reports assault in her own home

Woman reports assault in her own home

Tisha Cheney

February 3, 2018


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

University PoliceCall Type: Petty Theft-BikeMonday 7:27 a.m., Konkow HallBike parts were stolen from an unregistered bike.Call Type: RapeMonday 9:10 a.m., address unknownThe victim said the assault occurred on Jan. 26.Call Type: Suspicious SubjectTuesday 6:01 a.m., Laxson AuditoriumA bearded man holding...

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