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Chico firefighters arrived to extinguish flames on the truck, while northbound Highway 99 at East 1st Ave remained closed. Image courtesy of the Chico Fire Department.

Highway 99 crash leaves one dead

Josiah Nicholl // March 12, 2018

A man died Sunday night after getting into a car accident on Highway 99, according to the California Highway Patrol.The CHP confirmed that the incident happened around 9:30 p.m., when the man was driving...

Students drinking coffee at the Starbucks on 246 Broadway St. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Catch coffee with cops

Kaylie Lewis // October 4, 2016

The Chico Police Department will be hosting an event on Oct. 7 from 9 to 10 a.m. to have coffee with a cop. The event will be held at the following locations: Starbucks on 246 Broadway St., ...

CHP officers and members of the National Transportation Safety Board measure the stopping distance of a bus similar to the one involved in the Orland bus crash. Photo credit: Sharon Martin

Orland crash still under investigation

Sharon Martin // April 21, 2014

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...

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