Ex-employee: I was fired for stopping shoplifter

Luke Kelly, 18, said he never would have thought he would be fired from his first job as an associate at Dick's Sporting Goods for attempting to stop an alleged shoplifter.

Family searching for answers after toddler's death

The family of 2-year-old Scarlett Peterson has been searching for answers since her death on August 8, 2013.

Officials urging public to signup for notification system

Butte County has a new emergency mass notification system and is encouraging everyone to sign up.

Red Bluff fire captain dies while hiking

The Red Bluff Volunteer Fire Department announced Wednesday that Captain Larry Snell died while hiking Tuesday.

Police: Anderson school locked down over false alarm

A lockdown at Meadow Lane Elementary School in Anderson turned out to be a false alarm said the Anderson Police Department.

Small vegetation fire in Butte County contained

A small vegetation fire on the Rim Trail in Upper Park has been contained according to Mary Anne Aldrich, a public information officer for CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire.

Suspect robs food mart at gun point

Police are searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at Jackpot Food Mart.

Arson considered likely cause of grass fire

Firefighters believe a spot fire in Shasta county was started intentionally.

Local expert debunks study of sunscreen causing cancer

A new study from the British Association of Dermatologists concluded sunscreen causes skin cancer. Dr. Craig Kraffert, a Redding dermatologist disagrees.

Chico Police Department testing body cameras

The Chico Police Department is testing battery-operated body cameras that may be administered to their entire uniformed patrol fleet by the end of the summer.

Kent's Meats' wine inspired by 'bumbling burglar'

Kent's Meats and Groceries in Redding is selling a wine named after a man who tried to break into their store.

Man sentenced in texting, driving crash that killed boy

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The man who caused a car crash when he hit another car and pushed it into oncoming traffic, killing a 5-year-old boy, was sentenced Friday.

Redding has 6th worst car theft rate nationwide

More than 700,000 vehicles are stolen annually in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A recent report from the Insurance Information Institute showed Redding has the sixth worst rate of car thefts in the country with 1,120 vehicles stolen in 2013.

Police: Teen arrested for home burglaries

A 15-year-old boy who was burglarizing homes in north Redding during daytime hours has finally been caught, said the Redding Police Department.

Police warning public about kidnapping scam

The Redding Police Department is warning the public about a kidnapping telephone scam after receiving a number of reports about it.

Rancher found dead after grader crashes down ravine

A rancher who was reported missing early Tuesday, was found dead after apparently crashing a grader down a rural ravine.

Man drowns while trying to swim across pond with 10 lb rock

The CHP said Austin Harr, 21 of Gridley, drowned in the Oroville Wildlife Area during a Memorial Day outing on his 21st birthday.

Man arrested for shooting at victim four times

The suspect, Humberto Martinez, 52, surrendered to Tehama County deputies Monday and was arrested for attempted murder.

4.2 earthquake hits off Northern California coast

Some residents in Eureka awakened to a light shaking Tuesday morning.

Elderly woman dead in Memorial Day crash

A 95-year-old woman was killed Monday afternoon following a two-car collision in Butte County.

Grocery Outlet helping with Stuff the Bus food drive

Grocery Outlet on Pillsbury Road in Chico has once again joined the Stuff the Bus cause with a drop-off bin just inside their front doors.

Silver Dollar Fair food featured on Cooking Channel

Food is always a draw to any fair, but this year the Silver Dollar Fair is getting some extra attention from the Cooking Channel. 

Flags line Skyway to thank fallen service members

American flags lined both sides of the Skyway in Paradise all the way to Billie Road Monday in honor of Memorial Day.

LaMalfa: ISIS greatest threat, supports Scott Walker

United States Congressman Doug LaMalfa said on Monday that ISIS represents the greatest threat to America's national security.

No one injured after fire destroys mobile home

A Redding woman is without a home Monday after her's was destroyed in an early morning fire.

Chico honors fallen American war heroes

 An estimated 300 people, including veterans of all of America's wars since World War II, were at the Chico cemetery Monday morning for a ceremony to honor Americans killed on the battlefield.

Redding service honors fallen military members

All over the nation, people are honoring the men and women who died serving in the military.

CHP issues silver alert for missing Oroville man

The California Highway Patrol has issued a silver alert for Timothy Lambert, 54, of Oroville.

Family disturbance leads police to armed robbery suspect

Police said they found the suspect wanted for an armed robbery, while responding to a fight between a mother and her son.

Woman arrested for DUI after crashing into building

Police say a woman was under the influence of alcohol and marijuana when she crashed into a garage.

Traffic stop leads to stolen car arrest

Deputies pulled over a car for a traffic violation, then realized the car had been reported stolen.

Redding business catches fire

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A sprinkler system in a Redding business is being credited for limiting fire damage.

Three stabbed after brawl in Chico

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A large fight broke out early Sunday morning, in Chico, sending three adults to Enloe Hospital.

Memorial Day tip: Alcohol and boating don't mix

One way to stay safe over Memorial Day weekend is to avoid drinking and driving, even on the water.

Grass fire spread quickly, fueled by wind

Firefighters say they quickly put out a fast-spreading grass fire in Butte County on Saturday.

Local soccer star heading to second World Cup

Foothill high school graduate and international soccer star, Megan Rapinoe, is heading to her second World Cup in Canada which starts in the next few weeks.

Neighbors near Orland bus crash site pay respects

People living close to the crash site of the bus and FedEx truck collision that killed 10 people and injured 39 in Glenn County continuously put flowers, signs and photos up to honor the victims.

Wright family history changed by Lassen eruption

There's no doubt the eruption of Mount Lassen changed the landscape for the Northstate, but for one Redding man it changed much more.

Official: Arson may be cause of vegetation fire

The Redding Fire Department responded to a report of a vegetation fire around 10:25 a.m. on Friday in Redding near Grand Avenue and Mason Street.

Marina blames news stories on drought for drop-off

Memorial Day weekend and water fun at Lake Oroville usually go together.  But not during the drought days of California.

Pool at One Mile opens Saturday

Sycamore pool at One Mile Park will open to the public Saturday at  11 a.m.

KRCR signal returns to full strength

Engineers for KRCR-TV have restored our signal to its full power.

CHP concludes FedEx, tour bus crash investigation

The California Highway Patrol announced Friday the driver of the FedEx truck is to blame for the fiery crash that killed 10 people last year on Interstate 5 near Orland in Glenn County.

Butte Co. man sentenced for heroin distribution

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United States Attorney Benjamin Wagner announced that Seth Michael Bertolini, 44, of Chico, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley to six years and five months for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for drug trafficking.

Man sentenced to 29 years on child porn charges

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A Paradise man was sentenced in federal court Friday to 29 years in prison United States District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. for production of child pornography and enticement of a minor, said United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner.

Northstate marks 100th anniversary of Lassen Peak eruption

On May 22, 1915 Lassen Peak erupted sending a plume of ash 30,000 feet into the sky.

Man arrested carrying loaded AR-15 and handgun

A man was arrested after he reportedly told police armed men chased him from his home.

Police search for suspect after transient attack

A transient is attacked in a Redding park, and it has police searching for the person responsible.

Postal worker speaks out on mail truck hijack

United States Postal Service employee, Landon Kucharski is still shaken after a transient attempted to hijack his mail truck Thursday morning on Locust Street in Redding.

Hospital, neighbor speak about woman's death

The California Department of Public Health issued penalties to twelve California hospitals Wednesday. Glenn Medical Center, in Willows, made the list for what Public Health said was a series of events leading to the death of a woman and her unborn baby in October 2013.

Killer arrested in methamphetamine raid

38-year-old Jayson Elrod was convicted in 2000 in the shooting death of a 9-year-old boy. 

Chico bookstore announces closing date

Lyon Books on Main Street in Chico will officially close Saturday at 2 p.m.

Dying veteran's wish to ride in helicopter granted

John Hayes is a 52-year-old Army Ranger veteran who is living with Machado Joseph's disease. One of his last wishes was to ride in a helicopter one last time and on Thursday, his wish came true.

How Anderson man got past airport security

A man was arrested after he found his way onto the Redding Municipal Airport tarmac and into the cockpit of a Cessna Caravan on Wednesday evening.

Police: Suspect high on meth hijacks postal truck

Police said they used a baton and pepper spray to subdue a suspect who was making animal noises, spitting and biting at them.

Driver arrested for DUI after fatal crash in Butte County

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The CHP said Deanna Carey, 29 of Oroville, was arrested for DUI and manslaughter after a passenger in her car died in an early morning crash.

Police: Man tries to steal plane at Redding Airport

Redding Police Department said a man stole an airport baggage vehicle, drove it for a short distance and then got onto a privately owned jet.

Water supply decrease affects how wildfires are fought

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In 2015, so far, CAL FIRE has reported more fires than in previous years because of drought conditions.

What it means to reduce water usage by 36%

There has been confusion on what the 36 percent water reduction means for people in Redding, according to Redding Public Works Director Brian Crane.

Councilmember responds to fraud accusations

Councilmember Suren Patel is being investigated by the Tehama County District Attorney for potential fraudulent activity as the owner of America's Best Value Inn Motel in Red Bluff.

Silver Dollar Fair to 'Make a Splash' in Chico

The 2015 Silver Dollar Fair is back in Chico. This year's theme is "Make a Splash," a theme that's been a challenge with the drought. 

Family friend running business of injured driver

A family friend of Tricia Daverson, the driver injured in a field trip crash last Wednesday, stepped up to the oven this weekend to help her friends keep their business running. 

Wildcard Brewery to tap into Downtown Redding market

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This upcoming August, Wildcard Brewery plans to open a new taproom in Downtown Redding on the corner of Pine and Butte Street.

Coroner: Human remains identified as missing man

The Shasta County Coroner's Office confirmed on Wednesday afternoon, that the remains found were those of Charles "Buzz" Orr, 61, who was reported missing from his home in Jones Valley on April 29.

Red Bluff police searching for missing man

The Red Bluff Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing man, David John Cain, 32.

Glenn Medical Ctr. fined $50,000 after death of mother, baby

Glenn Medical Center in Willows is one of 12 California hospitals facing penalties for problems likely to cause serious injury or death to patients.

Detectives search for new clues in Iron Canyon shooting

Tehama County detectives are hoping for new clues in a murder on Iron Canyon Trail that happened last year.

Woman wanted for punching store manager arrested after chase

Redding Police said Jennifer Cooper hopped into the bed of a pickup truck and ran across Interstate 5 while trying to elude officers.

Police: Unlicensed man arrested for DUI crash

Gerardo Lopez, 25, allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of East 20th Street and Huntington in Chico Tuesday evening.

REU proposed rate structure: What it means for you

Redding Electric Utility or REU is proposing a new rate structure that organizers hope will go to a public vote in August. This new rate structure would account for the increase of solar panel use, which decreases REU revenues.

3 bills take aim at sexual assault on college campuses

Three bills working their way through the State Capitol and could change the rules for existing students in community colleges and those who apply, according to Kevin O'Rorke, vice president of students services at Shasta College.

Community helping driver injured in field trip crash

The Chico community is coming together to support Tricia Daverson, a Chico Country Day School parent and part owner of Denine's Cupcakes. Daverson was driving a van of seven students to a field trip when they were involved in a crash. Daverson is now in the hospital with multiple broken bones.

Salvation Army food pantry low going into summer

The Stuff the Bus food drive is underway to benefit the Salvation Army.

Daughter charged with murder of elderly mother

A mother and daughter involved in an elder abuse case in Redding were scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for the death of family member Dorothy Havens.

Runners take mark in Special Olympics meet

Hundreds of athletes from Tehama, Glenn and Shasta counties took their marks for the Special Olympics track and field meet.

Alcohol ordinance goes before council for final reading

Chico City Council will hear the second and final reading of an alcohol ordinance Tuesday night. It was unanimously approved in April's meeting and if there are no issues, will go into effect on June 19, 2015.

Human remains found in Jones Valley

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Human remains were found by the Shasta County Sheriff's Office after a man called to report finding clothing on his property.

Suspect arrested for arson after post office fire

Timothy Moore, 43 of Weaverville, was arrested for arson after a fire at the Junction City post office.

New fire truck means faster response in Tehama County

Firefighters said the new water tender at the Paynes Creek fire station will allow faster response to fires in eastern Tehama County.

Bad Breath Bandit strikes again

A suspect in three bank robberies in Northern California, including Tehama and Butte Counties, may have robbed a fourth bank.

Principal explains impact of Stuff the Bus

The Salvation Army is giving schools and business, who wish to participate in Stuff the Bus, barrels to be filled with non-perishable food.

Cottonwood students receive international film award

Cottwood Creek Charter School is making headlines across the Northstate and the globe.

Paramedics on the lookout for signs of elder abuse


The recent case of suspected elder abuse in Redding is raising awareness to the signs to keep an eye out for.

KRCR signal restored following technical issues

The KRCR-TV signal has been restored on DirecTV, Dish Network, Comcast, Charter and antenna following technical problems.

Shots fired into Red Bluff home

Gunshots were fired into a Red Bluff home Monday morning. According to police, the victim claims he knows the suspects, but is refusing to give up the names.

Two Chico schools put on lockdown

It was a tense 15 minutes as two Chico schools were put on lockdown Monday morning after police said they received a report of someone flashing a handgun after an altercation on Hartford Drive near Little Chico Elementary School.

Dog found emaciated, alive after 2 months

An 8-year-old Golden Retriever and Lab mix is alive and recovering after she had gone missing from her home for two months.

Man arrested for threatening to blow up jail and courthouse

William Christopher, 26, was arrested after deputies said he threatened to blow up several law enforcement facilities in Siskiyou County

Scuffle ends with shots fired, attempted murder charges

Shasta County sheriff's investigators said the suspect pointed a gun at a man and threatened to shoot him.

Shots fired into home, suspects on the loose

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Police say several shots were fired into a home near an occupied bedroom early Monday morning.

Gas prices continue to rise

Experts say prices may level off in the coming weeks.

Cal Fire urges public to think of water safety this summer

Summer is around the corner and as many people head to rivers, lakes and pools to cool off, Cal Fire is reminding the public about water safety.

Cancer survivors come together to celebrate life

The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life held an event at Anderson High School on Saturday to raise money for cancer research as well as celebrate cancer survivors.

Chico Police officer injured in hit and run

A Chico police officer was injured in a hit and run crash on Saturday. 

Families displaced after early morning fire

Three units inside a Butte County apartment complex were damaged in a fire Saturday.

Residents upset with Crystal Geyser bottling water

A water war is bubbling up in Siskiyou County, as private water bottling company Crystal Geyser gets ready to pump hundreds of thousands of gallons of water from a Mount Shasta aquifer.

Being a rodeo clown is no joke

When you think of rodeos, you might think of horses, bulls or cowboys. But the clown is an integral part of a rodeo, and their job is not all laughs.

WWII veteran honored as parade grand marshal

Georgene Benton is a 97-year-old World War II veteran and she is the Redding Rodeo's 2015 grand marshal.

Elder abuse case: Neighbors thought she died years ago

WARNING: The details of this case are disturbing.

Volunteers unite to return fallen eaglet to nest

An eaglet fell 80 feet from its nest in Redding. A team of volunteers worked together to get the bird back where it belongs.

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