Man survives fatal bus crash with only a cut on his finger

Francisco Corona was one of the passengers on the bus that flipped over while heading from Los Angeles to Pasco, Washington.

CHP: 1 dead, 30 injured in tour bus crash in Pollard Flat

A 33-year-old has been confirmed dead after an early morning tour bus crash in Pollard Flat, reported officials with California Highway Patrol.

Safeway employee fired for stopping shoplifter is rehired

A Chico Safeway employee says he's gotten his job back after stopping a teenager from shoplifting.

Family receives donated house from Habitat for Humanity

After six months of hard work and dedication, a Butte County couple has moved into their home donated by the Habitat for Humanity organization.

Christmas Preview set to begin Sunday in Chico

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Chico.

Butte County teacher & husband charged with drug trafficking

A Butte County teacher and her husband have been arrested, and are being investigated by the FBI for national and international drug trafficking.

Caught on camera: Arsonist setting fire to family's wreath

A man was caught on camera setting a Redding family's Christmas wreath on fire early Friday morning.

Chico Chief of Police announces retirement

Chico Police Chief Kirk Trostle will retire at the end of the year.

3 people shot, 5 more in custody in Oroville

The Butte County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting Friday afternoon at a residence on Rusty Dusty Road in Oroville.

Upper Ridge creates new wildfire evacuation plan

Lessons learned from the 2008 wildfires that swept through Paradise and Magalia are being put into action.

Safeway responds to growing outrage over employee firing

Safeway fired a 30-year employee after he stopped a teenage shoplifter

Paradise shooting victim's friend opens up

A friend of a Paradise man, who was seriously injured when he was shot three weeks ago, shared details that lead up to the shooting.

NVCSS chairman steps down after 27 years

A changing of the guard at one of the Northstate's largest nonprofits, Northern Valley Catholic Social Service (NVCSS), which has grown exponentially in the last quarter century.

Driver killed when car slides off Interstate 5 in Shasta Co.

The victim's car ended up 100 feet down a steep embankment off the side of Interstate 5.

Police report details violent past in attempted murder case

Nineteen-year-old Brittany Weatherbee, the woman who police say shot her stepfather, claims she did it in self-defense.

Safeway employee fired for stopping shoplifter

Curt Keables was fired from the Safeway grocery store on East Avenue in Chico, because he violated a "no chase policy" when he caught a Pleasant Valley High student stealing from the store.

CA Conservation Corps holds flood training for members in Redding

Sixty-three members of the California Conservation Corps honed their skills in fighting floods by completing four different training activities at the Caltrans yard in Redding.

Chico florist sentenced to 3 year in prison for tax evasion

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United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley sentenced James O. Molen, 70, of Chico, Thursday to three years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release, for dodging taxes, defying court orders, and retaliating against federal officials involved in his case, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

Police: Man arrested after harassing minor, resisting arrest

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The Chico Police Department arrested a man after he was following and making lewd comments to a 17-year-old girl on Wednesday around 7:05 p.m., in the area of 12th and Park avenues, said police.

Suspect accused of breaking infant's leg and ankle

Investigators said Michael Baker broke the baby's ankle and leg and caused several bruises over several months.

PG&E decorates lamp poles for the holiday season

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Chico.

Celebrity cows find 'Utopia' in Orland

Among the approximately two dozen cows at the Orland Farm Sanctuary, are three celebrity cows.

Speed a factor in Durham car crash

17-year-old Julia Verry from Chico lost control of her car while attempting to go around a corner on Fimple Road in Durham around 11:15 a.m., said the California Highway Patrol.

Palo Cedro association against proposed 'big box' stores

Folks in Palo Cedro have rallied together to try and stop two corporate businesses from coming to town - Dollar General and Rite Aid.

Man arrested for setting fire near elderly woman and child

Jason Padilla

Willows Police said Jason Padilla started a fire inside a home, just a few feet away from an elderly woman and a child.

KIXE celebrates successful holiday auction

KIXE, the Northstate's public television station, has just completed a successful holiday auction.

Preliminary hearing for road rage suspect begins

The man accused of throwing a coffee cup, and hitting a woman in the face during a road rage incident, was in court for a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning.

Woman, dogs escape burning mobile home

A passerby saw smoke coming from a mobile home and pounded on a door to wake up the sleeping resident.

Gridley administrator fired, then rehired to different position

Rob Hickey was removed from his position as Gridley’s city administrator last Wednesday, without cause, during a city council closed meeting.

Biologists: More bears being spotted in Redding

According to a biologist with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, more bears are being spotted in Redding.

FBI looking for 'Bad Breath Bandit'

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking for information that may lead to the apprehension of a man, who has robbed three banks in Northern California.

Cousin of victim shot by stepdaughter speaks out

Police say last Saturday night, 19-year-old Brittany Weatherbee shot her stepfather, Michael Mattson, once outside of his sister's home.

Covered California bus tour stops in Chico, Redding

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State officials are trying to spread the word about the open enrollment period which started Saturday.

Man accused of killing 14-year-old girl causes scene in courtroom

Quentin Bealer, the man accused of killing a 14-year-old girl in Red Bluff last year, was in a Tehama County courtroom today for a change of venue hearing.

Watts up with Anthony's improved hearing

Former television meteorologist Anthony Watts has a new lease on life, thanks to a newly-designed technologically-advanced hearing aid.

Things could heat up at Gridley City Council meeting

According to future Gridley City Council member Bruce Johnson, the city's police department will present a vote of no confidence to former city administrator Rob Hickey, and the current council, at City Hall during Monday's 7 p.m. meeting.

Redding teenager jailed for shooting stepfather

Police said Brittany Weatherbee, 19, turned herself in Monday morning

Two teens go on crime spree, are caught in Redding

Two 15-year-old boys allegedly stole a 1987 Toyota SR-5 pickup truck from a Hilltop Drive apartment complex on Sunday, and then went on a purse snatching spree around Redding on Monday, said the Redding Police Department.

Public hearing on naming fisher as threatened species

Federal officials are holding a public hearing in Redding Monday night on a proposal to protect the West Coast population of fisher as a threatened species.

Shooting in Chico sends one person to the hospital

Police are searching for the suspect.

Black bear caught in downtown Redding

A black bear was spotted by people on Market street in downtown Redding Sunday morning.

Police: Teen shot dad, on the loose

Police are searching for 19-year-old Redding woman after they say she shot her father around 11:25 p.m. Saturday.

Historical society developing land trust to save landmark

The Shasta Historical Society teamed up with the Shasta Land Trust to preserve the land Fort Reading stood on.

Crews destroy old Chico motel to open new business

A former Chico motel that has been a hotbed of crime is now being torn down, making way for a new business.

Questions linger in dismissal of Gridley city administrator

On Wednesday night, in a closed session meeting, the Gridley City Council voted 4-1 to relieve Rob Hickey from his position as the city administrator.

Food truck robbed at gunpoint, suspect on the loose

A food truck in Red Bluff was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night.

Police: DNA found on molestation victim links deputy to crime

Investigators said 37-year-old Thomas Sylvia inappropriately touched an 11-year-old girl, who happens to be his relative.

Bank robber linked to other robberies in Northstate

The Butte County Sheriff's Office released new surveillance pictures from Thursday's bank robbery in Durham.

10 sent to hospital after SUV collides with Greyhound bus

A collision involving a Greyhound bus closed traffic in downtown Redding early Friday.

Missing USC medical student from Trinity Co. found safe

Nicole Jones, 27, was found safe one day after she was reported missing.

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