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Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Brian Luong // November 1, 2018

University Police Call Type: Assist other agency Friday 12:54 a.m., Lassen Hall Dormitory A subject was transported to a medical facility due to intoxication.   Call Type: Suspicious...

Threats of a shooting at Chico High were reported, police say, from a juvenile who posed on Snapchat with a gun and said he might shoot up the school. Photo credit: Tisha Cheney

Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

Tisha Cheney // March 6, 2018

According to Chico Police, a Chico High student spread threats that he was prepared to shoot up his school on Feb. 23.According to the incident report, students claimed the juvenile came to class stating...

Photo credit: Jaime Munoz

Arming teachers won’t stop mass shootings

Nicte Hernandez // March 3, 2018

In the wake of another mass shooting, politicians are conflicted on what policies to pass. They are committed to organizations but they also have voters pulling them another in another direction. At a...

Illustration by Trevor Moore Photo credit: Trevor Moore

Gun control from a different angle

Nick Bragg // August 31, 2015

Regardless of gun control, people who want to murder, rob or commit criminal acts will still be able to get their hands on an illegal firearm to get the job done. This scary fact is one of...

The subject fired one shot at the house from a white Cadillac with bull-horns on the hood. Photo credit: Nathan Lehmann

Drive-by shooting at Ivy Street frat house

Nathan Lehmann // April 19, 2014

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...

Infographic by Liz Coffee and Monica Fitch.

Gang unit returns to address crime

Madison Holmes // April 2, 2014

Detective Ben Love said the most impactful crime of his career was when an innocent bystander was shot by a member of the Bloods gang in Chico. The shooter got into an argument with a Norteno gang...

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