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Kristina Chestermans immediate family stands in front of the Butte County Superior Court with their friends and family. Photo credit: Christine Lee

Cyclist’s killer gets release date moved back 8 months

Jessie Imhoff // November 17, 2019

After Riley Dean Hoover killed Kristina Chesterman on Nord Avenue while driving drunk, he was originally sentenced to seven years in prison.However, it was decided that Hoover would only have to serve...

Photo credit: David Molina

Students should demand campus bicycling hours

Whitney Urmann and David Molina // September 13, 2016

In front of every building at Chico State, there is an abundance of bike racks. In fact, a person is likely to struggle to even find an entrance to a building that doesn't have a bike rack— nevertheless...

Sandra and Dave Chesterman gave away free reflector vests for the second annual Kristina Chesterman Memorial Bike Safety and Drunk Driving Awareness event, Sat. Oct. 18. Photo credit: Anna Sobreviñas

Remembrance event educates bike riders

Anna Sobreviñas // October 20, 2014
The Kristina Chesterman Memorial Foundation and local bike shops gave away bike gear Oct. 18, in an event that educated the public about bike safety.
Illustration by Zachary Phillips

Victim statements compromise courtrooms

Matt Murphy // September 23, 2014
There's a time to be emotional. The courtroom isn't one of them.
Dave and Sandra Chesterman mourn the loss of their daughter, Kristinia, one year after her death. Photo credit: Annie Paige

Candlelight vigil held for deceased student

September 22, 2014
Friends and family gathered Monday to honor deceased student Kristina Chesterman who died after a hit-and-run while riding her bicycle on Nord Avenue last year.
Kristina Chestermans immediate family stands in front of the Butte County Superior Court with their friends and family. Photo credit: Christine Lee

Man guilty of DUI killing sentenced

Christine Lee // September 6, 2014
Riley Dean Hoover, an Ohio man guilty of a DUI hit-and-run that killed Chico State nursing student Kristina Chesterman was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday.
Riley Dean Hoover. Photo courtesy of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office.

Man changes plea in hit-and-run case

Christine Lee // August 23, 2014
Riley Hoover, facing charges for a hit-and-run that killed Chico State student Kristina Chesterman, was scheduled for trial Monday but changed his plea in a hearing one week early.

Organ donation delivers new hope

Veronica De La Cruz // May 6, 2014
Certain misconceptions about organ donation keep young adults from registering.
Riley Dean Hoover

Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Christine Lee // March 19, 2014
Riley Dean Hoover, the Ohio man charged with a DUI hit-and-run that resulted in the death of a Chico State nursing student in September, plead not guilty to all charges at a hearing Wednesday.
Riley Dean Hoover Photo courtesy of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office.

Hoover held to answer for charges

Mozes Zarate // March 8, 2014
Riley Dean Hoover, an Ohio man facing charges for a DUI hit-and-run that preceded the death of Kristina Chesterman in September, will be held to answer for all charges.
Riley Hoover. Photo courtesy Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office.

Suspect in hit-and-run faces new charges

Nicholas Carr // February 12, 2014
Riley Dean Hoover was arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hit-and-run in September which resulted in the death of Chico State student Kristina Chesterman.

Nursing student remembered as hardworking, cheerful

Ernesto Rivera // September 30, 2013
Services for Kristina Chesterman, the nursing student who was struck in a hit-and-run accident last week, will be Thursday in Livermore.
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