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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 cannabis forum panel consisted of five speakers from various fields. (From left to right) Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey, University Police Chief John Reid, Butte County Health Department Officer Dr. Andy Miller, Fire Pharmaceuticals CEO Samuel Monteon and Inland Cannabis Farmers Association Executive Director Jessica MacKenzie. Photo credit: Alex Grant

Chico State Cannabis Forum sparks up conversation on recreational and medical cannabis

Roberto Fonseca // April 19, 2018

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center hosted a cannabis forum to inform students and community members on the laws, risks and benefits of marijuana/cannabis use Wednesday. The panel of speakers...

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Man charged with gang shooting wins reduced sentence

Josh Cozine // February 17, 2018

A Chico man's nine-year sentence was reduced to five years of probation, after a judge decided he would not survive prison, this week.Eduardo Hurtado, 19, entered a plea bargain of no contest to charges...

Former officer receives ‘guilty’ verdict

Amber Martin // October 31, 2016

A jury of seven men and five women have found former Paradise Police Officer Patrick Feaster guilty of involuntary manslaughter.Feaster shot and killed 26-year-old Andrew Thomas last November.“We...

Officers monitoring the Pomona Avenue crime scene. Photo credit: Carly Plemons

Man killed by Chico PD is identified

Carly Plemons // November 12, 2015

The Butte County Coroner's office has identified the man that was shot and killed by Chico police on Nov. 10 as Paradise resident, Eddie Gabriel Sanchez Jr., 34. After the Chico Police SWAT team surrounded...

Man shot, killed by Chico police

Brandon Eiges // November 11, 2015

  A Chico police detective shot and killed a man with an loaded gun Tuesday outside of a residence on the 600 block of Pomona Avenue. Police Chief Mike O’Brien said in a press conference...

Daniel Deluna Martinez, 27, from Hamilton City. Photo courtesy of the Butte County District Attorneys office.

Former student charged with rape, sodomy

Madison Holmes // August 26, 2015

Former Chico State student Daniel Deluna Martinez has been arrested for sodomy, rape, digital penetration, and oral copulation of unconscious persons, according to a press release from the Butte County...

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Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Christine Lee // March 19, 2014

The man charged with a DUI hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Chico State student Kristina Chesterman in September plead not guilty to all charges Wednesday. Riley Dean Hoover, 20, appeared Wednesday...

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