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Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Christian Solis

October 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A man was shot and killed Sunday night near the 900 block of West Fourth Avenue. Chico Police found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Alleged suspects, Jason Jackson and Michaela Norman, were arrested at Flyers Gas S...

Chico State students receives a gun shot while attending a local house party

Chico State students receives a gun 
shot while attending a local house party

Jacqueline Morales

September 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

Chico State student is transported to Enloe Medical Center after receiving a gun shot in the arm at a local house party, Saturday.The incident occurred at approximately 1:03 a.m., near 7th and Hazel Street. "When I saw the student this morning at the hospital they were visibly shaken but in good spi...

Former officer receives ‘guilty’ verdict

Amber Martin

October 31, 2016


Filed under Community, News

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 were relieved when the jury decided that he was guilty," Elisabeth Woodward, the sister of the vict...

Man shot behind Aca Taco

Man shot behind Aca Taco

Kaley Wise

September 18, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A 23-year-old man was robbed and shot multiple times behind the Aca Taco located on Columbus Avenue, on Sept.16.Shots were reported around 12:30 a.m. The man was shot behind the shopping center, next to a pickup truck, according to a press release.His name has not been released. The victim was transpo...

Shooting at party leaves 1 injured

Shooting at party leaves 1 injured

December 13, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

A shooting occurred at North Cedar Street on Saturday night and left one man injured, according to a Chico Police Department press release. "I knew right away it was gunfire," said Chris Badger, senior civil engineering major and North Cedar resident. "I didn't see the shooter, but I heard about 20 s...

Profiting from the Isla Vista tragedy

Nick Bragg

August 24, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Everyone remembers the tragic May 2014 shootings that took place in the college town of Isla Vista. Students, friends and family members of the victims are still in shock about the deaths of their loved ones. Now just over a year later, Berger Bros., an independent film company, is planning to make a horror film about the shooting.Ell...

Shooting on Nord Avenue

Shooting on Nord Avenue

Brittany Mcclintock

March 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

According to a press release, Chico Police Department received phone calls around midnight on Friday that gunshots were heard on 700 Nord Ave. When police arrived to the scene, they didn't find any disturbances at the location. They called a local business owner to see if his cameras picked up any...

Victim of shooting identified as Chico State student

Victim of shooting identified as Chico State student

Madison Holmes

March 8, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

(Story updated and photo added) Travis Powell, a 22-year-old Chico State junior, was shot and killed at a house party on West Seventh and Oak streets early Saturday morning, according to a press release from the Chico Police Department. Powell was attending the party when a fight broke out and spilled out into the streets. The ...

3 men arrested after Walgreens shooting

3 men arrested after Walgreens shooting

Brittany Mcclintock

January 28, 2015


Filed under Crime, News

The Chico Police arrested three people after a shooting behind Walgreens on Nord Avenue.Once police arrived on scene, a 911 call was made detailing that a man was spotted shooting a handgun at another man behind Walgreens, said Michael A Dunbaugh, Chief of Police.Police arrested three men that fit the descriptions that the witnes...

Drive-by shooting at Ivy Street frat house

Drive-by shooting at Ivy Street frat house

Nathan Lehmann

April 19, 2014


Filed under News

A drive-by shooting occurred early Saturday morning at the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity house on the 200 block of Ivy Street.The incident occurred at 2:25 a.m., according to a University Police Department call log. A male subject fired one shot from a white Cadillac with bull horns fixed on the front, according to the...

Police search for suspect in shooting

Police search for suspect in shooting

Christine Lee

November 13, 2013


Filed under News

A shooting broke out on N. Cedar St. at approximately 9 p.m. earlier tonight.Chico Police Department cars lined the street while officers questioned a group of people standing in a circle outside on the sidewalk.It appears the suspects fled from the scene, said Sgt. Chris Nicodemus.“We don’t ...

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