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Multiple Chico Police Department officers investigate a shooting incident in front of Taj Fine Indian Cuisine on the 900 block of Nord Avenue. Photo taken Oct. 27 by Hiroto Nakajima.

Shooting on Nord Avenue leaves one injured

Hiroto Nakajima, Reporter // October 31, 2022

A man sustained minor injuries after being shot by an air rifle around 7:20 p.m. on Oct. 27 in a parking space on the 900 block of Nord Avenue in Chico. The CPD Public Safety Dispatch Center received...

Mugshot of Dallas Marsh from his arrest by the Chico Police Department.

Veteran arrested for allegedly planning mass shooting

Christopher Hill, Contributor // September 28, 2022

The Chico Police Department arrested 37-year-old Dallas James Marsh on the morning of Sept. 25 after receiving information that he had allegedly threatened to commit a mass shooting. CPD received information...

A beautiful summer night at Walt Disney Studios Golden Oak Ranch in Newhall, Ca.

Alec Baldwin’s involvement in fatal shooting raises questions of negligence

Sophia Pearson, AE Editor // November 11, 2021

While on the set of his newest film “Rust,” actor Alec Baldwin was involved in an accidental shooting that resulted in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The film’s director, Joel Souza,...

Shooting outside Chico motel

Shooting outside Chico motel

Keyla De Los Santos, Staff Writer // March 17, 2020

A suspect is in custody after allegedly firing four shots outside the Motel 6 located at 665 Manzanita Court.  The suspect was identified as Michael Austin Sans Cartier-Ward who  was attempting...

32-year-old Gilberto Corona Mugshot provided by CPD.

Man arrested in shooting incident near child’s party

Angelina Mendez // December 2, 2019

On Friday evening, at approximately 5:18 p.m., the Chico Police Department had reports coming in regarding a shooting that occurred at a birthday party of a 6-year-old juvenile on the 600 block of West...

Chief John Reid of University Police. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

University Police respond to library evacuation controversy

Kimberly Morales // November 20, 2019

Student safety has been in the public eye, with two incidents involving a sudden, improvised evacuation in the Meriam Library and a suspicious message carved into the wall of a bathroom in the library.While...

Student pass in front of Meriam Library. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Graffiti at Meriam Library determined a ‘non-threat’

Ricardo Tovar // November 7, 2019

University Police responded to student's concerns over threatening graffiti that was written on the third floor of the men's restroom at Meriam Library Wednesday. Around 7:30 p.m. a student reported...

Nipsey Hussle was killed in a shooting in front of his Marathon Clothing store in Crenshaw Photo credit: Brandon Todd

Rest in peace, Nipsey Hussle. You will be missed

Mitchell Kret // April 4, 2019

Rapper and philanthropist Ermias Asghedom, also known as Nipsey Hussle, was fatally shot and killed in front of his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles on March 31. He was known and will be remembered...

Watermelon hurled at woman who refuses sex

Kendall George // February 26, 2019

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious PersonFriday, Feb. 22, 7:20 a.m., Student Health Center There was a male who was reported to be hitting the door and trying to get into the building. He was reported...

Paramedics prepare for transport as Chico Police investigate the scene. Photo credit: Dan Christian

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Dan Christian // September 6, 2018

Around 1 a.m. this morning, Chico Police responded to a report of a subject in the downtown area brandishing a firearm. Upon arriving downtown, police heard multiple gun shots and people running from...

Chico Police investigating shooting  of two mobile homes in Chico

Chico Police investigating shooting of two mobile homes in Chico

Josiah Nicholl // May 7, 2018

Police responded to reports of a shooting at 370 East Lassen Avenue on Sunday around midnight.The Chico Police Department has confirmed that at the time of the incident, officers were already on the street...

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Josiah Nicholl // May 5, 2018

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred last fall in Chico.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, witnesses say the shooting occurred after a fight broke...

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