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Two-week long carnival kicks off at Chico mall

Two-week long carnival kicks off at Chico mall

Josiah Nicholl

March 11, 2018


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

A two-week long carnival began Thursday at the Chico mall parking lot next to Logan's Roadhouse.The carnival offers a variety of different rides, games, and food.The event is being put on by Keva-Works, a carnival company from Palm Desert, with the aim of bringing more customers to the Chico mall.Wrist...

Police identify and arrest shooter following lengthy investigation

Police identify and arrest shooter following lengthy investigation

Josiah Nicholl

March 7, 2018


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

A man police believe was connected to a vehicle shooting in Chico last month was arrested this week. Chico police stated that Draven Paul Brannon-Thompson, 21, was identified after an investigation into the cause of a shooting in February. The original shooting took place on Feb. 21 around 3:45 p.m....

Armed suspect at large after assaulting local business owner

Armed suspect at large after assaulting local business owner

Josiah Nicholl

March 1, 2018


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

A man with a firearm is still on the run after attempting to rob Kindcare Pharmacy on Walnut St. Tuesday morning. According to police, the suspect walked into the pharmacy around 10 a.m. pretending to be a customer."He requested a certain type of controlled medication, and when he was told that the p...

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Josiah Nicholl

February 27, 2018


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

A Chico resident is standing trial for multiple charges following an intoxicated driving accident that left one man dead on Sept. 9, 2017.Christine Rowe, 69, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 causing injury. All charges against R...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Rachael Bayuk

February 27, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Butte College student and Chico resident, Michelle Alvarado, takes an early morning trip to the grocery store. Tuesday Feb 27, 2018.

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico

Josiah Nicholl

February 26, 2018


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

An intoxicated driver killed a passenger of a freight-liner in a crash on Highway 99 early Saturday morning.According to the California Highway Patrol in Chico, the intoxicated driver, identified as 24-year-old Adnan Mubarak, was speeding northbound on Highway 99 around 5 a.m. Saturday. Mubarak attempted to pas...

Photo of the day

Photo of the day

Maria Ramirez

February 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Chico State students walk eagerly to their classes before the rain comes on February 26, 2018.

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Josiah Nicholl

February 20, 2018


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

Police found evidence of a home shooting after receiving reports of shots being fired Sunday.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the first call was made at approximately 3:24 a.m to the area of Terrace Drive and East 1st Avenue. After a citizen called about hearing multiple gunshots, offic...

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...

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...

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

M.E.Ch.A. meetings kick off with plans for the semester

Josh Cozine

February 15, 2018


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

Chico State’s chapter of M.E.Ch.A. announced plans for events celebrating heritage in their first meeting of the year Wednesday.The Chico chapter of this organization, which stands for the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán, has been around since 1969. It exists as a platform to help t...

Chico motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

Chico motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

Alejandra Fraga

February 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Oroville police reported that alcohol use may have caused the death of a Chico man in a motorcycle accident Sunday.The accident occurred north of Oroville Sunday evening. According to Oroville CHP, two men were seen riding their motorcycles in the area at speeds up to 90 mph. One of the motorcyclist...

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