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The victims name remains withheld by CPD. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Christian Solis // October 2, 2017

A man was shot and killed Sunday night near the 900 block of West Fourth Avenue. Chico Police found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived. He was pronounced dead...

Intersection of East First Avenue and the Esplanade. Photo credit: Kayla Fitzgerald

Changes to the Esplanade stall

Kayla Fitzgerald // May 6, 2016

Chico City Council has decided it will not consider roundabouts on the Esplanade at the intersections of Memorial Way and East First Avenue.After many public meetings and the formation of "Save the Esplanade"...

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Armed robber flees on bike

December 6, 2015

A Chico man was robbed at gunpoint near Panama Avenue and The Esplanade on Nov. 29. Police received a call about a possible armed robbery and a victim who was bleeding from a laceration on his head, according...

Woman found bathing in dog bowl

Carlos Islas // November 14, 2015

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Burglary Friday 8:29 a.m., Stonewood CommonsNaked female was taking a bath in reporting party's dog bowl in the garage. Subject is husband's ex stepdaughter. Reporting...

Firefighters Talk with PG&E. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Transformer explosion causes power outage

Michael Catelli // September 1, 2015

A power line transformer exploded on corner of Oleander and East Sacramento Avenues around three p.m. on Monday causing a temporary power outage. Chico police were nearby when the explosion occurred."The...

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs

Brittany Mcclintock // March 5, 2015

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Medical Aid Tuesday, 6:05 a.m., Yolo Field"Reported seizure on Yolo Field needed medical attention."Call Type: Annoying/Obscene Call/Text/Email Tuesday, 11:59 p.m.,...

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Female found with a knife after break-up

Brittany Mcclintock // February 18, 2015

  University Police Department Call Type: Brandishing 8:02 p.m. stadium "Female was upset over break-up and was found with a knife at the soccer stadium on West Sacramento Avenue." Call...

Residents argue over cheap gas prices

David Mcvicker // January 25, 2015

  University Police Department Call Type: Fire Alarm Friday 6:35 p.m., University Village “Burnt Food” Call Type: Elevator Malfunction 3:16 p.m. Whitney Dorm “ Elevator malfunction,...

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