Massive car display at Kool April Nights

Kool April Danielle

Saturday marked a massive classic car display at Kool April Nights. For car enthusiasts like James Anderson of Redding this event is a dream come true.

Chico PD: Elderly driver hit and kills two pedestrians

Chico Police said two pedestrians were killed Saturday morning, when an elderly driver crashed into them.

Driver arrested for DUI and ramming vehicle several times

Paradise Police Department

Police said Lori McIntyre, 55, was intoxicated when she rear-ended a car, then rammed into it several times.

Deputies search for suspect in stolen vehicle pursuit

Butte County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect who led them on a high-speed chase.

LGBT activists bring awareness to Shasta County

Skyla Smith was born a male and now identifies as a female. She is a local activist for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community or LGBT.

Whiskeytown proposes smoke-free policy

Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is considering expanding their smoke-free beach ban to include the entire recreation area.

Crime victims who made legal, social change honored

As part of National Crime Victims Week, the Butte County District Attorney's Victim/Witness Assistance Center honored two crime victims.

DUI investigation after fatal rollover crash

A man was taken to the hospital early Friday morning, and later died, after crashing a truck in Tehama County.

Kool April Nites organizers say no parking, take RABA

As the 26th annual Kool April Nites comes to a close this weekend, organizers have parking recommendations for the final big car show.

Convicted killer's son arrested for child molestation

The man arrested Thursday in Chico for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy is the son of convicted wife killer Mark Duenas.

Police: Rape cases spike in Red Bluff

According to an annual report presented by the Red Bluff Police Department to City Council on Tuesday the number of rapes reported in the city have increased.

Locked gates can slow firefighter response

Firefighters response time can be slowed if there is a gate blocking their entrance, said CALFIRE Fire Captain Specialist Darren Stewart.

'Take Back the Night' raises awareness about sexual violence

Chico State hosted it's annual "Take Back the Night" but this year, it was expanded to a full week of raising awareness around sexual violence.

FISHBIO studies habitat in Big Chico Creek

Big Chico Creek runs through the heart of Chico and for the past decade, the habitat under the water's surface hasn't been studied or documented. But one Chico-based fisheries consulting company is changing that.

Officers question robbery suspect about attack at casino

Shasta County Sheriff's Office are questioning armed robbery suspect Chad Todd, 21, about the attack of a man outside Win River Casino Saturday night.

Tale of inspiration leads to CSU Relay for Life

A one day Relay for Life will begin Saturday at 12:00 noon and last until 12:00 midnight inside University Stadium at Chico State.

Paradise's heritage celebrated with Gold Nugget Days

Opening ceremonies for Paradise's annual Gold Nugget Days celebration are Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Paradise Performing Arts Center.

Man gets 8 years for drug trafficking, money laundering

Glen Edward Meyers, 57, of Shasta Lake, was sentenced Wednesday by United States District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller to more than eight years in prison for conspiring to distribute marijuana and conspiracy to launder money, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said.

Chico man arrested on sexual assault charges

A man was arrested Wednesday after an investigation into a 24-year-old woman's claim that he had allegedly sexually assaulted her when she was a child was found credible.

Man arrested for allegedly sexually abusing boy

A man was arrested Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy.

Death row inmate from Shasta County dies in prison

Raymond Steele, 67, was found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State Prison.

Couple arrested for sex trafficking 16-year-old girl

The victim told police she was drugged and held as a sex slave for a month.

Robbery suspect leads police, K-9 on chase through yards

Redding Police tracked down an armed robbery suspect who they said has a lengthy criminal history.

Redding car wash adjusting to drought

Local car washes are feeling the impact of the ongoing California drought.

Officials weigh in with water reduction tips


Water conservation in California has been a topic of conversation as the state's drought continues and summer is on the horizon.

Activities at Turtle Bay teach kids about Earth Day


April 22 is known across the globe as Earth Day. In Shasta County, kids are learning the importance of preserving the earth on its 45th anniversary.

Water slide event meant to bring drought awareness


Plans to put in a giant water slide for one day down Placer Street in Redding are underway and the people behind it all said they are doing it because of the drought.

New rules for outdoor cultivation in Redding

An urgency ordinance to limit outdoor cultivation of marijuana was passed by Redding City Council Tuesday night.

Late delivery, Amazon packages spilled along I-5

Northbound traffic on Interstate 5 was down to one lane near Orland on Wednesday as crews worked to clean up packages spilled along the freeway after a big rig crash.

Shasta Dam among fast-tracked projects in new legislation

A House panel passed legislation Wednesday designed to speed up the federal government's study of five major water-storage projects in California.

Married couple identified in fatal Highway 299 crash

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Robert Duncan, 36, and Meghann Duncan, 29, both of Burney, have been identified as the two killed in Tuesday's night rollover crash on Highway 299 in Ingot.

One lane of NB I-5 near Orland closed until 4 p.m.

A big rig crashed on northbound Interstate 5 early Wednesday in Glenn County, spilling its load of packages from Amazon.

Police search for shotgun-wielding robbery suspect

Police said the suspect was armed with a shotgun when he robbed the Circle K store early Wednesday.

Man arrested for DUI after running over tree

He told police he wasn't driving, but police say he was in the driver's seat still wearing a seat belt.

Driver arrested for DUI after collision with deputy

An Oroville woman was arrested for DUI after the CHP said she pulled into the path of a deputy on his way to a call in Butte County.

Neighbors cheer 'nuisance' home demolition

When something becomes a problem, you fix it. That was the plan in Redding, as city officials demolished a “problem home” early this week.

CHP: 2 dead in truck crash off Highway 299

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A truck overturned on Highway 299 in Ingot. CHP said a male and female died inside the vehicle.

Organizers: Lake Oroville fireworks show on track

Fundraising for the 2015 Lake Oroville fireworks show has begun. The show is a tradition that many likely remember. But in the past few years, the show has been cancelled a couple of times. That's why organizers are ensuring this year's show goes off with a bang. 

Proposed plan to reduce water usage statewide

The latest proposal from the State Water Resource Control Board would require Redding to cut water usage by 36 percent in order to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's statewide 25 percent reduction in water usage.

Elementary school uses Legos as learning tool

Weaverville Elementary, a kindergarten through 8th grade school, is using Legos to teach children about science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

Redding business touts local mail processing

As the Redding mail processing center closes, a local business wants you to know bulk mail can still be processed locally.

Sen. Gaines pushes crime bill to ease prisoner transfers

State Sen. Ted Gaines will explain his crime legislation at Tuesday's meeting of the Redding Merchants Crime Watch.

Gov. Brown calls court's water ruling a 'straitjacket'

Jerry Brown

An appeals court ruled tiered water rate systems are unconstitutional

Car burglars target multiple Redding neighborhoods

In surveillance footage captured by a man living on Ivy Hill drive in Redding, two men wearing backpacks are seen breaking into his car. Multiple other people living nearby also reported their cars had been ransacked and items inside were missing.

Man attacked, left unconscious at casino

Shasta County deputies are searching for a suspect who assaulted a man and left him in a coma Saturday night.

Officials say plane crash 'intentional,' pilot identified

The pilot of the single occupant plane crash on Saturday morning in Millville Plains has been identified as Zachary Cain Stickler, 34, of Grass Valley, California, the Shasta County Corner's Office reported Monday.

Water soon to flow inside new Chico water tank

A 1.5 million gallon water tank between East 20th Street and Springfield will begin filling up in approximately 30 days, according to Peter Bonacich, the acting district manager of Cal Water.

Chico State students host first ever 'Water Week'

Chico State environmental advocates hosted the first ever "Water Week," raising awareness about California's drought and educating students about water conservation.

Memorial event honors crime victims in Shasta Co.

On Monday, officials throughout Shasta County were invited to speak at a memorial honoring homicide victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

Body of missing 19-year-old found

The body of a 19-year-old reported missing has been recovered by the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

Amber Alert canceled, 8-year-old boy found safe

8-year-old Brock Guzman of Fairfield was found safe Monday morning after a car where he was sleeping was stolen.

Battery charger blamed for small fire at hospital

Admissions were briefly suspended after a small fire broke out Sunday night

Pedestrian hit by car sent to hospital with head injuries

A man sustained head injuries Sunday afternoon, after a car hit him, according to officer Bryan Cowan with the Redding Police Department.


2 men attacked for refusing to hand over alcohol

Chico police arrested four men, after investigators said they attacked two people who refused to hand over some alcohol.

Small plane crash heard more than a mile away

On Saturday morning a small plane crashed into a field near Anderson.

Firefighters put out attic fire in Redding

Firefighters put out a small attic fire in Redding just after 4:00 p.m. Saturday.

Small plane crash in Shasta County confirmed fatal

Firefighters are on the scene of a small plane crash along Leopard Drive near Anderson.

Corning woman killed in crash

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A 51-year-old Corning woman is dead after a single car accident in Red Bluff.

Women's barrel racing holds big costs

The Red Bluff Round-Up hosted women's horse barrel racing Friday. Women from all over the country came to compete for cash prizes.

Red Bluff native finding success with rodeo career

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The Red Bluff Round-Up kicked off the weekend Friday with Family Night, but one of Red Bluff's own is looking forward to Sunday, when he will compete in the bareback riding event.

Story ends for Lyon Books, store goes out of business

After 12 years in business, Lyon Books on Main Street in downtown Chico is going out of business.

Bees swarm into Chico City Plaza tree

A swarm of hundreds, if not thousands, of bees 15 feet above the ground were seen in one of the trees on the Main Street side of the City Plaza Friday morning.

Chico musicians break world record for longest concert

A group of Chico musicians have been playing music since April 1

PG&E: 3,500 without power in Oroville

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PG&E is reporting a power outage in Oroville.

Police: DUI driver causes downtown collision

A traffic collision caused by a DUI driver Friday afternoon left a portion of Parkview Avenue between Angelo Avenue and Market Street closed in downtown Redding for almost an hour.

Siskiyou County deputy saves woman from burning home

A Siskiyou County deputy is being praised after saving a woman from a burning home Thursday morning.

Fishing ban approved by Department of Fish and Wildlife

On Friday, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife approved a fishing ban on a stretch of the Sacramento River in Redding.

Redding fishing ban decision expected today

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State officials want to ban fishing on a stretch of the Sacramento River in Redding to protect the salmon population.

How to spot the signs your teen is on drugs

Rx Safe Shasta County and Shasta County Health and Human Services hosted a special screening of a documentary film about prescription drug use in high school.

Plea deal ends 37-year-old cold case death investigation

With Marvin Owens just a few feet away inside the Butte County Courthouse, his own daughters told a judge what they missed when their father killed their mother, Deborah Owens, in 1978.

Motorcyclist evading police ends in crash

A motorcyclist trying to avoid authorities was injured after crashing into the back of a car, according to Paradise Police.

'Girl in the Box' captor denied parole

A former Tehama County man that was sentenced to over 100 years for kidnapping and rape was denied parole on Thursday.

Man in motor home when it rolled off cliff into lake

A motor home rolled down a cliff with the owner, Milton Sherwood, still inside and then fell into Shasta Lake.

Construction of new police department almost complete

The project to build the new Redding Police Patrol and Evidence building is not quite finished.

Despite drought, safety agencies train for water rescues

Multiple safety agencies were out on the Thermalito Afterbay Thursday for an annual water rescue training.

Man arrested for DUI after major injury crash

A Redding man was arrested this morning after he crashed into a car causing the driver to suffer major injuries.

Missing Siskiyou County woman found alive

The woman reported missing in Siskiyou County was found Thursday.

Sheriff's Office looking for driver of fatal hit-and-run

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is searching for the driver of a fatal hit and run collision.

Crash blocks Benton Drive, officers investigate possible DUI

The Benton Drive Bridge in Redding was blocked by a two-car collision Thursday morning.

Woman's stolen cards used throughout Redding

Holly Quinby's wallet went missing Friday from her own home, her cards were then used at several places around Redding.

Woman held captive 7 years to face captor

A man who held a local woman captive for seven years will go in front of the parole board.

Year long health assessment of Butte Co. published

How healthy is Butte County? It is a complex question and one that hundreds of agencies have come together to answer and ultimately improve.

Neighbors say house that caught fire squatter hotspot

A house fire burned a vacant home Tuesday night around 11:15 p.m. on the 5800 block of Cedars Road near the Shady Oaks Mobile Home Park.

Shooting death of man justified by Tehama Co. DA

According to Tehama County District Attorney Gregg Cohen, no criminal wrongdoing by the deputy was the conclusion of the investigation into Friday's officer involved shooting.

Officer arrested for alleged role in drug trafficking

A Yuba City Police officer was among two men taken into custody Wednesday morning by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on federal charges related to their alleged involvement in a cocaine trafficking scheme.

Man arrested after leading officers, agents on chase

A man was arrested Monday in Corning after leading agents of the Tehama County Interagency Drug Enforcement Task Force and officers with the Corning Police Department on a chase.

Two arrested after high speed chase, crash in stolen car

Police said Katie Girard, 23, and Robert Lopez, 33, were in the stolen vehicle and led officers on a chase late Tuesday.

Fire destroys home in Redding

Firefighters said police had been called to the home hours earlier to respond to a report of trespassing.

Redding pursuit reaches speeds more than 90 mph

According to Redding police officers, the driver did not stop when they tried to pull her over near Shasta View and Hartnell, in Redding. She took off at high speeds through the city.

Facts on tax: What to do if you haven't yet filed

If you know you will not be able to file by the deadline you will need an extension, according to Liberty Tax Service office manager Kathy Shelton.

Chico arrest video gets national attention

Video of a Chico police officer hitting a man with a baton is getting national attention. WARNING: Some may find this video disturbing.

Residents seeking lawn alternatives amidst drought

California is in the midst of one of the most severe droughts on record.

Enterprise students see real consequences of DUI

Enterprise High School students learned an important lesson about drinking and driving Tuesday.

Teachers union votes to approve district contract

After more than a year of deliberation, the Chico Unified Teachers Association voted to approve a tentative contract agreement with the Chico Unified School District.

Man fatally shot by deputy has criminal past

According to court documents, the Corning man shot and killed by a Tehama County Sheriff deputy on Friday was no stranger to law enforcement.

Oroville man arrested on attempted kidnapping charges

A man was arrested Tuesday on two counts of attempted kidnapping in Oroville, said the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

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Strong winds hit Northstate causing damage

KRCR News Channel 7 is receiving numerous reports of wind damage across the Northstate Monday evening. 

Redding explosion caused by suspected drug lab

Green Street Explosion

A large explosion rocked Redding's Enterprise neighborhood early Monday.

City, county give green light for truck stop

The city of Orland and Glenn County are one step closer to getting a new truck stop in Orland. They have approved a tax-sharing agreement for the land where it will be built.

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