The Orion

Police arrest felon armed with a stolen firearm

Police arrest felon armed with a stolen firearm

Josiah Nicholl

May 11, 2018

A previously convicted man in possession of drugs and a stolen firearm was arrested Wednesday evening. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, officers first responded to the incident at 4:21 p.m. after receiving calls about a suspect stealing merchandise from Safeway on West S...

“Rape trail” no more; Chico bike pathway to have cameras installed

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Michelle Zhu

February 17, 2016

Pedestrians and bikers entering Chico State from the bike pathway running through Big Chico Creek and West Sacramento Avenue may feel more safe on the path in the near future. The Chico City Council on Feb.16 pass a motion introduced by Chico Police to install a camera surveillance system along the...

Roads reopen after storm

Chico River Road flooded over the stormy weekend and has started drying up. Photo credit: Yang Dai

January 20, 2016

Roads closed Sunday in Chico due to the recent storms over the weekend, reopened Tuesday. The storm and heavy rains from the previous week closed several roads in the city because of water-logging. Traffic in the district of West Sacramento Avenue, River Road and Meridian Road in southwest Chico...

Car accident on West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Streets

A two car accident occured on the corner of West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Street. Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock

Brittany Mcclintock

March 7, 2015

A two car accident causes a lane closure on West Sacramento Avenue on Friday afternoon. According to Chico Police Department Officer Wayne Rockwell, a car was believed to be headed southbound on Warner Street, making a right hand turn on West Sacramento Avenue when the vehicle collided with another car also t...

Elementary school student threatens to shoot up campus

Elementary school student threatens to shoot up campus

Brittany Mcclintock

January 22, 2015

University Police Department Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance Tuesday, 9:39 a.m. "Woman reported finding a blank piece a paper on her windshield. It had happened to her once before six months before. Her vehicle was parked in the parking lot on West 2nd Street." Call Type: Burglary Tues...

Cyclist collision on Warner Street

The motorcyclist was making a left turn from West Sacramento Avenue onto Warner Street when he collided with a pedestrian bicyclist, said Chico Police Lt. David Britt. Photograph by: Quinn Western

Mozes Zarate

March 29, 2014

A motorcycle collision on West Sacramento Avenue and Warner Street Saturday afternoon left a Chico State student hospitalized. The 21-year-old student is alert, awake and talking as of Sunday afternoon, said Chico Police Sgt. Cesar Sandoval. Chico Police received the call at 3:40 p.m. and responded shortly afte...

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