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Another Chico State student killed by alleged drunk driver

Another Chico State student killed by alleged drunk driver

Noah Herbst, Javier Hernandez, and Mario Ortiz Jr // March 23, 2022

Chico State junior Terry Nilsen Jr., 22, died March 6 after the moped he was driving was struck by a truck on the Esplanade. Terry was born on Feb. 21, 2000, and grew up in Fresno, California. He was...

Flowers were available as campus and community members attend the vigil in remembrance of the tragic death of a member of the Butte County community on Monday, November 5, 2018 in Chico, Calif. Students and faculty in an interdisciplinary course focused on homelessness organized the vigil in memory of the life lost on our campus and in recognition of the vulnerability of individuals experiencing homelessness.
(Jason Halley/University Photographer/CSU Chico)

Chico mourns passing of Linda Blacksten

Dan Christian // November 7, 2018

The Devil whispered in her ear, “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm.”Today she whispered in the Devil’s ear, “I am the storm.”– UnknownIn the early...

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...

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Body found in Little Chico Creek identified

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...

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