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Chico State graduate charged in data breach; professor cleared

Kimberly Morales, News Reporter // October 23, 2021

The Butte County District Attorney’s Office has charged a recent Chico State graduate with two misdemeanor counts of unauthorized computer access following the August data breach at Chico State that...

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CORRECTION – Chico State: Former employee involved in August student data breach ‘facing criminal prosecution’

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // October 5, 2021

A former Chico State employee who allegedly used access credentials to expose and publish the personal information of roughly 130 students who requested exemptions from the university’s COVID-19 mandate...

The exposure of sensitive information that was provided when requesting a religious exemption from COVID-19 has lead to investigations by the University and campus police. Sept. 3, 2021.

Investigation underway following data leak

Kimberly Morales, Reporter // September 5, 2021

Campus police are conducting an investigation into a data leak that revealed the personal information of roughly 130 students requesting a religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccine.  On the...

Curtis DeBergs office door in Tehama Hall is left blank next to SAGE Global memorabilia. A plaque in honor of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company founder Ken Grossman is visible. It reads SAGE commends the Ken Grossman/Katie Gonser Family for its commitment to helping teens create socially responsible businesses that address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Chico State professor under investigation for alleged misuse of university funds

Angelina Mendez and Jessie Imhoff // February 25, 2020

The nonprofit organization Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE Global) is not active on Chico State’s campus since the start of the Spring 2020 semester following an internal...

(From left to right) David Hamilton, 22, Vincent Balderas, 23, and Chesley Klein, 27. Images from Chico Police.

Three arrested, charged with juvenile sexual assault, child pornography

Kimberly Morales // September 19, 2019

Three Chico residents are in custody after being charged on suspicion of sexual assault on a minor and possession of child pornography.David Hamilton, 22, of Chico was arrested Aug, 27th as a suspect of...

Crimes in Chico have been on the rise. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

Chico Police deal with a week long crime wave

Gordy Papalias // March 12, 2019

Multiple StabbingsChico Police responded to three stabbings that happened within a 24-hour span last Monday. Police suspect that two of the incidents involve the same person at the same apartment complex.One...

Photo credit: Sean Mcfadden

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Natalie Hanson // February 17, 2018

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...

Butte Colleges Office of Title IX Coordinator new procedures against sexual assault. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Sexual assault investigation at Butte College

Christian Solis // August 25, 2017

Butte College caught in sexual assault investigations.Butte reached a resolution agreement with the Office of Civil Rights, after a four-year case.In 2012, a student reported rape by an athlete at an off-campus...

Fraternity being investigated for trashing campsite

Fraternity being investigated for trashing campsite

Daniel Wright // May 2, 2017

The Chico State chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha is being investigated by the Tehama County Sheriff for littering a campsite and chopping down more than 30 trees, according to a press release. J.D. Elam, a...

You cant get to work if your roads dont work assemblymen Gallagher says on the lack of focus in infrastructure Photo credit: George Johnston

Assemblyman comes to Chico; discusses plans for Oroville Spillway future

George Johnston // March 31, 2017

James Gallagher, the assemblyman to California's 3rd State district, visited Chico March 30 to participate in a discussion of the Oroville Dam crisis at the Chico City Chambers.Gallagher began the discussion...

Photo credit: George Johnston

Reported rape at Kappa Sigma house investigation ongoing, UPD Chief says

Molly Sullivan // February 9, 2017

The investigation into the reported rape that occurred Feb. 5 at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house is ongoing, according to University Police Chief John Feeney. The University Police Department was...

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