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Man breaks all displays inside business

Man breaks all displays inside business

Alejandra Fraga

May 7, 2018


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

  Chico Police: Call type: Disturbance Monday, 5:41 a.m., 700 W 2nd Ave. Resident out of control was screaming outside near the sidewalk. Call Type: Disturbance Monday, 9:21 a.m., 1400 Nord Ave. Female at bus stop in front of complex was throwing things and looked like she was hitting...

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.      ...

Shopping cart was found without an entitled owner

Shopping cart was found without an entitled owner

Jacqueline Morales

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type:Child abuse reportMonday 11:45 a.m., Aburnum AvenueSubject reported her 6-year-old granddaughter being assaulted by her eight or nine-year-old step brother.Call Type:Suspicious SubjectMonday 11:55 a.m., 195 Humboldt Ave.Man was loitering by the parking lot and kept goin...

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Daniel Wright

May 5, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State released an announcement to the student body urging safety for the holiday weekend. Chico PD indicated in the announcement that there would be no additional staffing or special event teams for the weekend. The announcement outlined three guideline students should use this weekend. · If ...

Chico PD bring in extra officers for Chavez weekend

Chico PD bring in extra officers for Chavez weekend

Daniel Wright

March 30, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

Chico Police Department will be having an additional 36 emergency responders of duty for Cesar Chavez weekend. Chico PD will be implementing several additional policies and procedures specifically for Cesar Chavez day. These policies will begin Thursday, March 30, and continue until Sunday, April...

Clowning around is risky business

Clowning around is risky business

Amanda Hovik

October 6, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A Facebook post last night suggested a clown had been seen on East Avenue in Chico holding a knife.This “creepy clown” threat has been brought to Chico Police Department’s attention. According to their press release, almost every community in the country has been subjected to some s...

Chico shows its Pride

Chico shows its Pride

Kyla Linville

August 22, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Stonewall Alliance Center presented the 26th annual Chico Pride Festival on Saturday with the theme “Let’s Go Together." About 100 vendors from different businesses, cultures and religions crowded together at Chico City Plaza downtown. The event featured live music, performances and guest sp...

Chico Police Department releases 2015 annual report

Chico Police Department releases 2015 annual report

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 30, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Chico could be transforming into a safer area to live, and it might be due to the recent changes and actions of the Chico Police Department. The department released its annual report of 2015 that discusses the accomplishments of 2015, plans and goals for 2016, and many crime statistics.Among those accomplish...

Man stabbed in Chico parking lot

Man stabbed in Chico parking lot

Elizabeth Helmer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A man was stabbed in a parking lot early Sunday morning. According to a police press release, police received the call around 1:30 a.m. that the man was stabbed multiple times in the lot located east of Wall Street and south of Second Street.Police officers could not find any witnesses, nor could get a ...

Suspects arrested after assaulting bicyclist in One Mile

Suspects arrested after assaulting  bicyclist in One Mile

Michelle Zhu

April 6, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Two men were arrested for assaulting and robbing a bicyclist Tuesday evening in South One Mile Recreation Area.At 6 p.m. the bicyclist was followed by a vehicle, which proceeded to honk behind him. The bicyclist waved for them to pass, but this resulted in a verbal exchange.The suspects then exited the ...

Man shot in leg by Highway 32

Man shot in leg by Highway 32

George Johnston

March 14, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

On March 2. a man was shot in the leg near west Chico by Highway 32. According to a press release, around 9 p.m. a 23-year-old man was walking on Highway 32 and East Avenue when he was confronted by two individuals . An altercation ensured and the man was shot in the leg. The gun shot victim was rushe...

Chico police rethink city ordinance and homeless resources

Chico police rethink city ordinance and homeless resources

Michelle Zhu

March 2, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Chico Police Department may be able to establish more trust and resources among the homeless community. The Chico City Council and the the Chico Police Department are considering installing a 24-hour downtown public restroom, as well as expanding the Offenses Against Public Property Ordinance.  With the number of deceased persons and crimes in the homeles...

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