The Orion

Body found in Little Chico Creek identified

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Jafet Serrato

April 3, 2017

A dead body was found near Little Chico Creek March 26, marking it the first homicide in Chico in 2017.Butte County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Lone Pine Avenue near Little Chico River Road when they discovered the body of 33-year-old, William Kohnke. A missing person report as filed f...

Chico group to protest Trump for next four years

Besides protesting the repeal of Obamacare, the marchers want to educate Chico citizens on women's rights and other issues Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

March 23, 2017

Jan Andrews has been protesting since the late 60s. Andrews and her group gathered on the corner of Broadway Street to being protesting the Trump administration and its policies March 23.The group started gathering in front of Bidwell Presbyterian Church at 1:00 p.m. They began marching through the Chico...

Chico Police arrest 11 in 24 hours

Chico police arrested 11 people for DUIs in 24 hours. Photo source: Chico Police Facebook

Elizabeth Helmer

April 26, 2016

The Chico Police Department arrested 11 people for driving under the influence between April 23 and 24 according to a police press release.In the press release, 10 suspects were arrested during routine DUI checks over the weekend. The drivers, Cesar Serrato, Matthew Wright, James Endicott, Gary Beckman,...

Vicious dog becomes nuisance to neighborhood

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February 3, 2016

Chico Police Call Type: Domestic Dispute, 6:26 a.m., Pomona AvenueMale named "AJ" and unknown female were heard having a 30 minute verbal dispute from the apartment next to unit 21.Call Type: 415 Subject, 9:38 a.m., Normal AvenueSubject found sleeping in parking lot. When asked to leave, subject threatened to retu...

Fast and Furious Chico Drift

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January 23, 2016

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Traffic Hazard, 9:00 a.m., 150 W. 14th St. Six homeless subjects pulling motorhome and abandoned it.Call Type: Suspicious Subject, 9:07 a.m., Broadway StreetMale loitering in bushes near Star Bucks and is intimidating customers. This is an on going problem with him.Cal...

Man walks down street carrying marijuana plants

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January 21, 2016

University Police: Call Type: Property-Lost/Found/Recovered, Thursday, 10:58 a.m., West 2nd Street Syringes and paraphernalia were found at the base of a tree outside of the Student Services Center. Call Type: Disturbance, Friday, 4:09 p.m., Warner Street A belligerent ex-student was refused services at t...

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