Monday marks the fifth day search and rescue teams from all over California have been searching for missing 6-month-old Ember Sky Graham. Ember was reported missing from her crib early Thursday morning by her father, Matthew Graham, who is a person of interest in the disappearance of the baby.
The county library in Chico on West First Avenue was closed Monday for the first time since its hours were cut by 14 by the Butte County Board of Supervisors and the Chico City Council, which discontinued approximately $100,000 annually in additional spending to keep the library open seven days per week.
Matthew Graham, the father of the missing Happy Valley baby, was arrested for a violation of probation Thursday and was booked into the Shasta County Jail Friday morning. He is being held without bail.
There were heads in hands and disbelief for those who witnessed it. A total of three people were shot in a small, Northstate gated community. One man was rushed to the hospital, while another man and woman were found dead at the scene. The killings had everyone, including law enforcement and witnesses at the crime scene, wondering what led the suspect to fire the fatal shots.
Search efforts continue as the Shasta County Sheriff's Office tries to find 6-month-old Ember Graham after relatives said she disappeared from her crib sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
Two separate operations resulted in five arrests after the Butte County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Unit served a search warrant at three connected properties on Potters Ravine Drive in Oroville.
On Thursday Pumpkin, an 8-year-old miniature horse, received one petting stroke after another from residents at Roseleaf Gardens, a center for people suffering from Alzheimer's, dementia or other cognitive impairments,