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Man guilty of DUI killing sentenced

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

Christine Lee

September 6, 2014

Riley Dean Hoover, 20, appeared in court Friday for his sentencing, facing family and friends of Kristina Chesterman, the Chico State nursing student he killed in September.Chesterman's family and friends wore pink shirts and ties in remembrance of her because they said it was her favorite color. They each hel...

Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Riley Dean Hoover

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 at the Butte County Superior Court in Oroville.Hoover faces charges for the following: Driving under the...

Hoover held to answer for charges

Riley Dean Hoover Photo courtesy of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office.

Mozes Zarate

March 8, 2014

A judge ruled that the man charged for a hit-and-run collision that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old Chico State student on Sept. 22 will be held to answer for all charges.Judge James Reilley made the ruling during a preliminary hearing Friday at the Butte County Superior Courthouse in Oroville. Defendant...

Suspect in hit-and-run faces new charges

Riley Hoover. Photo courtesy Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office.

Nicholas Carr

February 12, 2014

The man charged with vehicular manslaughter following the death of a Chico State student in an alleged DUI hit-and-run will face new charges in March in the form of money laundering.Prior to the new charges, Riley Dean Hoover plead not guilty to a total of five felonies, according a the Butte County...

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