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Orland crash still under investigation

Orland crash still under investigation

Sharon Martin

April 21, 2014


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It could take months to determine the cause of the Orland bus crash, according to California Highway Patrol. The crash, which occurred April 10, involved a FedEx semitrailer and a charter bus of high school students who were traveling to Humboldt State University for a campus tour. Ten people died in the crash, including drivers of both the truck and the bus, three chaperones and five st...

Driver in DUI crash is awake from coma

Driver in DUI crash is awake from coma

Mozes Zarate

April 21, 2014


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The driver involved in an alleged DUI single-car crash that preceded the death of two Chico State students in January is awake and recovering. The 18-year-old Chico State student, who was previously in a comatose state following the crash on Jan. 26, is undergoing a rehabilitation program to walk again,...

Victims reveal sexual assaults online

Victims reveal sexual assaults online

Madison Holmes

April 21, 2014


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When Alberto Chavez started Chico College Confessions in February 2013, he never expected sexual assault victims would use the website to share their ordeals with fellow students. Within the past few weeks, several anonymous students confessing about sexual assault have posted on the Facebook page. Confession 3363 ...

Stoplight down in evening collision

Stoplight down in evening collision

Kevin Crittenden

April 20, 2014


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An intersection collision on West First and Ivy streets early Sunday morning destroyed a stoplight.No Chico State students were involved and no major injuries were reported, according to Chico Police officers on the scene. The incident occurred at approximately 12:30 am.A four-door sedan was traveling northbound on Ivy St...

Four-car pileup on Ninth and Ivy streets

Four-car pileup on Ninth and Ivy streets

Emerson Keenan

April 19, 2014


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A pickup truck went into oncoming traffic on the intersection of Ninth and Ivy streets Saturday evening, resulting in a four-car pileup.No one was injured, said Chico Police Officer Peter Durfee. The incident occurred at approximately 6:20 p.m., he said. A Dodge pickup truck entered into the intersection going south and was h...

UFO sighting reported on East First Avenue

UFO sighting reported on East First Avenue

Nathan Lehmann

April 19, 2014


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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...

Drive-by shooting at Ivy Street frat house

Drive-by shooting at Ivy Street frat house

Nathan Lehmann

April 19, 2014


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A drive-by shooting occurred early Saturday morning at the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house on the 200 block of Ivy Street.The incident occurred at 2:25 a.m., according to a University Police Department call log. A male subject fired one shot from a white Cadillac with bull horns fixed on the front, according to the...

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...

AS election results

AS election results

April 17, 2014


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President   Executive Vice President   Vice President for Business and Finance   Vice President for Facilities and Services   Director of Legislative Affairs   Commissioner of Diversity Affairs   Director of University Affairs   Commissioner o...

Suspicious subject showering at Raley’s

Suspicious subject showering at Raley’s

Nathan Lehmann

April 17, 2014


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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...

Deadline to pledge money for clubs today

Nicholas Carr

April 17, 2014


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Students wishing to support their favorite clubs and organizations on campus have until 5 p.m. today to commit funding through the Associated Students General Elections. Students can pledge a total of $15 to up to three different clubs. A list of the over 200 eligible organizations can be found he...

Councilwoman admits prescription drug use

Councilwoman admits prescription drug use

Bill Hall

April 16, 2014


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Chico City Councilwoman Mary Goloff confirmed Tuesday that she has been receiving treatment for dependency on prescription drugs. Goloff came forward at the council meeting and said she has no plans to resign. The last City Council meeting that Goloff was present for was on Feb. 18. She said Tuesday that she ...

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