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Domestic abuser refused to leave victim’s home; arrest ended six-hour standoff

Domestic abuser refused to leave victim’s home; arrest ended six-hour standoff

Tisha Cheney

March 8, 2018


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

A man left a mental facility and barricaded himself in his ex-wife's house in a standoff with police Wednesday. According to a press release, the Chico Police Department received an emergency call at 11:42 a.m. from a medical facility that claimed a patient David Arkos, 41, had left after making threats...

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....

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Tisha Cheney

March 5, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Graffiti Monday 5:24 a.m., Physical Science Building Someone scribbled in the women's restroom with purple marker. Call Type: Campus Stay away Order Monday 3:59 p.m., Kendall Hall A man was caught lighting fires in front of the building. Call...

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...

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Student activists protest mass shootings, spark change

Nicte Hernandez

February 27, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

Mass shootings, violence and terrorism almost seem to be the norm recently. Headlines continue to show the number of casualties and the number of wounded individuals that have been reported. The latest mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is something different becau...

Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Josiah Nicholl

February 24, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Police Blotter, Showcase, Visuals

Chico Police: Call type: Narcotics Monday 1:34 p.m., 100 Wall St. A man was arrested for felony probation violation, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. Call type: Domestic Monday 3:55 p.m., 2700 Cactus Ave. A man was arrested fo...

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...

Gun laws need to change before students can feel safe

Gun laws need to change before students can feel safe

Kendall George

February 20, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Editorials, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

According to Business Insider, 30 mass shootings have occurred in 2018. CNN reports that eight of these have been school shootings. Washington Post states that, on average, two dozen children are shot every day. Statistics published on Vox show that states with more guns have more gun deaths overall,...

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Josiah Nicholl

February 19, 2018


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

A DUI suspect, identified as Drew Thomas-Del Grande, was taken into custody Sunday night after assaulting a police officer.According to a news release, the Chico Police first received a call about Grande Sunday night at 7:50 p.m., after he crashed his vehicle into a tree in front of the caller's reside...

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...

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Chico City Council introduces community court plan

Joey Nicholl

January 29, 2018


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

The Chico City Council proposed a plan to create a community court Friday.Mayor Sean Morgan unveiled the plan at the annual state of the city address.A community court would allow misdemeanor offenders to get their charges dropped by participating in community service and getting assistance from service pro...

Woman suspected of stealing from laundry room

Woman suspected of stealing from laundry room

Tisha Cheney

January 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Police Blotter

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious SubjectMonday 8:26 a.m., Student Services Center.A pacing man warned the public that "people are chasing him."Call Type: Directed PatrolMonday 7:00 p.m., Warner Street.A transient kicked in a fence to take a nap.Call Type: Transient CallTuesday 2:36 a.m., Parking...

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