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Chico Police deal with a week long crime wave

Chico Police deal with a week long crime wave

Gordy Papalias

March 12, 2019

Multiple StabbingsChico Police responded to three stabbings that happened within a 24-hour span last Monday. Police suspect that two of the incidents involve the same person at the same apartment complex.One incident involved a juvenile who was accused of stealing property. The juvenile got upset and then stabbed the accuser in the abdomen. The victim fled the scene and got himself to the nearest hospital.The juvenile was arrested by Chico Police at the scene of the stabbing and taken to Butte Juvenile Hall.T...

Chico airport used as an air base to fight wildfires

Chico airport used as an air base to fight wildfires

Austin Herbaugh

August 24, 2015

Fourteen major wildfires are burning across California, leaving thousands of acres charred and covering much of the state in a blanket of smoke. Resources are being pulled from all over California to fight the wildfires, and the Chico Municipal Airport plays a key role as an air base in the firefight."T...

Chico airport ends passenger flights

Chico airport ends passenger flights

Lana Goddu

September 23, 2014

The Chico Municipal Airport will no longer provide passenger flight services starting Dec. 2.SkyWest, an airline company in partnership with United Airlines, was the only flight service connected to the Chico airport and decided to end its services.The company said fuel costs, maintenance, government r...

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