Teen driver in fatal Highway 273 crash won't be tried as adult

The suspect in the fatal crash on Highway 273 two weeks ago that killed 19-year-old Caitlan Wallace will not be tried as an adult.

California bans smokeless tobacco from MLB stadiums

Smokeless tobacco is no longer allowed in California's major league baseball stadiums, neither for fans nor players.

City hosts public meeting for Walmart environmental impact

The city of Chico is hosting a public meeting this Thursday to help draw up an Environmental Impact Study for the possible expansion of Chico's Walmart.

Redding Airbnb hosts may soon face rules, regulations

People using Airbnb are hopeful the regulations won't make it impossible for them to continue because for many, it's an extra way to make money.

Employees lock alleged thief inside store until police arrive

Employees locked a man they said had stolen from the business before inside the store attached to the Shell station on Park Marina drive, near Highway 44.

Diner evacuated for intoxicated woman

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A woman believe to be intoxicated prompted the evacuation of a Paradise diner when she was seen loading a cap gun.

Man found dead in Gerber identified

Tehama County Sheriff's detectives have released the identity of the man found dead in the roadway in Gerber.

Redding pro-life clinic challenges abortion information law

A pro-life clinic in Redding is challenged a new law that requires them to provide information about abortions.

Man hit by SUV, taken to hospital

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A pedestrian was taken to the hospital in Eastern Shasta County after he was hit by an SUV Monday night.

Boil water notice still in effect for Castella

Public Works waiting for the results from samples after shutting main line during leak repairs.

Restaurant raises money for 3 women battling breast cancer

Sin of Cortez restaurant owner, Daniel Ius, is hosting an ongoing fundraiser throughout the month of October for three local women who are battling breast cancer.

Shasta County to celebrate Indigenous People's History Day

More cities across the United States are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day this year. While Shasta County is joining in on the movement, they're doing it a little differently.

Officials consider changes to inmate fire camp candidates

 If changes are approved, they could open the door for those with a more violent history, but also a good behavior record, to work at inmate fire camps.

Boats moored at Jones Valley Resort vandalized

Boats docked at the Jones Valley Resort were vandalized on Saturday for this second time this year.

Chico's Jesus Center removes Bill Such as Exec. Dir.

The Jesus Center announced Monday that Bill Such has been released as Exec. Director.

New law bans concealed guns on schools, college campuses

A few students at Shasta College were indifferent about the law, but did say that they are concerned about their safety.

Shingletown man arrested for starting fires

A man was arrested on felony arson charges after CAL FIRE officers found him at the scene of two small vegetation fires in Shingletown.

Man killed in fiery crash with semi identified

A man killed in the fiery crash in Palermo on Highway 70 last Monday has been identified.

Tehama County Most Wanted for the week of Oct. 11, 2015

This week’s most wanted subject is Christian Alexander Macedo, 21, of Corning.

Authorities try to I.D. man who drowned in Feather River

A witness told deputies a man in his 20's drowned after trying to swim across the Feather River.

Man's foot amputated in early morning crash

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Three people were sent to the hospital after an animal caused an early morning crash.

UPDATE: Neighbor talks about shooting in Cottonwood

Shasta County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man after he reportedly fired gunshots outside of his bedroom window in Cottonwood.

Sierra Oro Passport Weekend becomes decade-long tradition

The 10th Annual Sierra Oro Farm Trail Passport Weekend offered more venues and brought in more patrons than any year before it. One woman, Helen Roettger, has seen the event evolve since its debut in 2005.

Motel employee pepper-sprays would-be robber

A Baymont Inn employee pepper sprayed an alleged robber on Saturday night, according to the Anderson Police Department.

Big Bike Weekend: Veterans Honor Ride zooms off

Saturday marked the Big Bike Weekend's Veterans Honor Ride at the Win Resort and Casino. Organizers said there were about 300 motorcycles at the event.

Enterprise topples Foothill in wild Week Six finish

In a chance for Foothill to prove its football worth, the Cougars’ growl just wasn’t loud enough.

Woman with breast cancer urges others to get checked young

A community yard sale fundraiser is being held on Saturday for a Redding woman fighting stage 2B breast cancer at the age of 28.

Neighbor on edge after body found in Gerber

A suspect wanted for homicide is still on the loose in Tehama County.

Chico mountain bikers have place to call their own

Wildwood Park has added a pump track for mountain bikers and will officially open on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Officials warn of possible water contamination in Castella

Customers in the Castella area are being advised to boil or add bleach to their water for the next 72 hours as a precaution.

Uber rolls into Chico

Uber announced Thursday that they will expand to Chico.

Traffic slow on I-5, just north of Twin View, for rollover

A rollover accident involving a truck carrying a load of wood has traffic backed up on Interstate 5 north, about a half mile past the Twin View Boulevard exit.

Man shot in the head, found dead on a Tehama County road

Deputies responded to a report of shots fired and found the victim dead.

Motorcyclist identified in deadly crash

One person was killed when a motorcycle crashed into a pole late Thursday night.

Chico State tops sustainability list for college farm

California State University, Chico beat out 100 other schools and was voted number one on the list of the 30 most sustainable college farms by College Values Online.

Late PG&E lineman, Cliff Bengs, remembered during processional

Cliff was a devoted husband, father to Gillian and Ethan, a Navy Veteran and a dedicated PG&E lineman.

Scrap Metal beautification plan goes before planning commission

The fate of Chico Scrap Metal, a recycling center on East 20th Street in Chico, may be determined in the coming weeks.

CHP offers inside look into training academy

Members of the media got a inside look into the California Highway Patrol Academy in West Sacramento on Wednesday. The intense 27-week program is designed to teach cadets the life of Safety, Service, and Security.

Big Bike Weekend starts Friday

Riders from near and far are rolling into Redding, gearing up for the Big Bike Weekend.

Enterprise High cornerback breaks new ground

Reagan Collins is the first girl cornerback on the varsity football team at Enterprise High School.

Butte County family separated in immigration case

A Butte County father is heartbroken after having to leave his wife and 5-year-old daughter in Germany. Immigration and customs enforcement won't agree to let their daughter come to America.

Ride-sharing service Uber announces it's coming to Chico

The ride-sharing company Uber announced Thursday morning it will start offering services in Chico.

Organ recipient of Kristina Chesterman carries on legacy

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Today at the 3rd annual Bike Safety and Drunken Driving Awareness Event, the Chestermans showed up to honor their daughter Kristina's life.

In 2013, Kristina was killed after a drunk driver hit her while she was bicycling home from the Chico State Library.

Kristina was an organ donor. 5 people received organs from her when she died.

One of those people was Fernando Villegas.

Dog owner talks about need for approved Red Bluff dog park

Red Bluff will be getting a dog park soon, according to Patricia Phillips chairwoman of the Parks and Recreation Commission.

Redding man brings more sunshine to the Northstate

Bob McAllister is conserving more water during drought by replacing his lawn with rock in the shape of a sun.

Dishwasher malfunction blamed for Redding house fire

A dishwasher malfunction is blamed for a fire that damaged a home at 4052 Calliope Court Wednesday morning in Redding.

Caravan to be held for PG&E lineman killed in work-related accident

On Thursday, friends and family in the PG&E community will hold a caravan processional for one of their own, Cliff Bengs who was killed last week while working to install a power pole in Redding.

Drought tolerant landscaping makes homeowner happy

Bob McAllister of Redding removed his grass lawn, and replaced it with drought tolerant landscaping.

Overturned big rig blocks part of Interstate 5

A crashed big rig blocked a southbound lane of Interstate 5 in northern Shasta County.

Inmate back in custody after walking away from conservation camp

An inmate who escaped from a conservation camp has been caught.

Redding country music star makes national debut on 'The Voice'

Redding's Summer Schappell made her national debut on The Voice Tuesday night.

Third graders learn about dog bite prevention

A high number of dog bite calls in Butte County led Public Health to search for a solution. They developed a dog bite prevention presentation to bring into third grade classrooms.

Uber looking at possible Chico debut

Uber is the taxi-alternative service and may soon be coming to Chico.

More kids expected to walk to school Wednesday

International Walk to School Day is October 7 with several Northstate schools taking part.

Red Bluff Police Chief wants to hire more officers with sponsorship

Red Bluff Police

"We want to be proactive than solely reactive," Chief Sanders shared.

Chico woman leaves money to Butte County Library in will

Butte County Library is brainstorming what to do with more than $300,000 they recently received, thanks to a late Chico woman's will. She wrote the library in as one of her beneficiaries.

Kids learn about fire prevention from 2 furry firefighters

Students at Junction Elementary School in Palo Cedro learned about fire prevention and fire safety from two fuzzy firefighters, Sparky from Shasta County Fire and Smokey from the U.S. Forest Service.

Sheriff's Office investigates robbery, finds gunshot victim

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Honcut after a gunshot victim came into a local hospital seeking treatment.

Chico police looking for suspect in tire slashing

Chico police are looking for a man who slashed the tires of two work trucks, causing an estimated $1,000 in damage.

Police capture second attempted murder suspect

Police have captured Joshua Masterson, 25, the second of two suspects wanted for a stabbing last month.

Redding launches program to keep downtown clean

City officials are asking for community volunteers to Adopt-a-Block and keep downtown clean and tidy.

Neighbors react to a murder investigation

A neighborhood on Shasta View Drive in Redding is on alert after police found the body of a man dead inside a home.

Fork Complex summary lists threats and treatments

The biggest areas of concern addressed in the report center around Kingsbury Road, the Trinity Pines neighborhood and Little Barker Creek.

Family grieves loss of teenage daughter, seeks justice

Andrew Reenan, 21, appeared in court on Monday for the first time, with his lawyer asking to postpone the arraignment due to the severity of the case.

Principal talks about student with gun on campus

Police were called out to Red Bluff High School on Monday morning after a report of a student with a gun, according to Ron Fisher the high school's principal.

Reckless driving blamed for Highway 70 fatality

Reckless driving appears to be the cause of a fiery and deadly crash Monday morning on Highway 70 in Palermo.

Haworth out as coach at Enterprise High School

Athletic director Mike Worley confirmed Monday that Haworth will finish out the season as the Hornets’ volleyball coach, and that will be his final stint on any Enterprise sideline.

Police release identity of homicide victim

Crime scene tape blocked the entrance to a home on Shasta View Drive in Redding

Chico police asking for help identifying bank robbery suspect

The Chico Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man they suspect of robbing the Umpqua Bank on the Esplanade in Chico.

California governor signs hard-won right-to-die legislation

California will become the fifth state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs.

Teen arrested for having weapons on high school campus

Red Bluff Police

A teenage boy was arrested at Red Bluff High School on weapon possession charges.

Fatal crash between big rig & car closes Highway 70

?A big rig and a car were involved in a fatal crash on Highway 70 in Butte County.

Authorities search for escaped inmate in Elk Creek

Authorities said Jorge Macedo, 32, went missing from a minimum security prisoner camp late Sunday night.

Wind fuels wildfire in Butte County

High winds pushed a fire over Highway 99 on the north end of Chico Saturday night. Crews contained the fire Sunday morning.

Sierra Oro Passport Weekend breaking personal records

The 10th annual Sierra Oro Farm Passport Weekend is October 10-11. This year's tour will feature 31 farms and wineries. Five more venues, than it's ever had before.

Each venue offers samples and tastings.

Tickets or 'passports' are $25 each.

Local teen gets big birthday surprise from her favorite band

Kiah Teague got a unforgettable 16th Birthday when her favorite band made a quick stop in Anderson on their way to Portland.

Shots fired in the City of Shasta Lake

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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said they responded to shots fired by two unidentified males who are still on the loose.

Wife of pilot suffers major injuries in Benton Airpark crash

Emergency crews responded to reports of a plane crash at Benton Airpark in Redding.

Structure fire reported in the City of Shasta Lake

Firefighters battle a structure fire in the City of Shasta Lake

Chico pounds Paradise in Week Five battle

The Paradise Bobcats and Chico Panthers typically play close games. Their last three regular season meetings went into overtime. This time around, Chico didn’t want to leave it up to chance.

Students unsure of active shooter policies

If an active shooter were to attack Shasta College in Redding, would students know what to do?

Redding Chamber of Commerce announces new president, CEO

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After almost a quarter of a century, there will be a new president and CEO of the Redding Chamber of Commerce.

Butte College confident with emergency preparedness plans

Though the tragic shooting in Oregon happened across the Oregon border from the North State, it still hits close to home in many ways.

Pets receive blessing on steps of Chico church

Roman Catholic Priest Jason Clark gave the annual blessing of the animals on the steps of St. John the Baptist Church in Chico Friday afternoon.

Got an old traffic ticket? You could be off the hook

New traffic ticket amnesty program forgives some fines for California drivers

Statewide amnesty ticket program gives financial relief to many

Starting Oct. 1, and for the next 18 months, those that received traffic tickets with fines due on or before January 1, 2013 could be eligible for reduced fines.

Munjar Fire burns 104 acres, started by sparks

The Munjar Fire north of Chico burned 104 acres Friday afternoon.

Missing teenager found safe

Redding police said Abby Lee Barrier, 14, was found safe Friday morning.

Butane honey oil lab materials found at explosion site

The Redding Fire Department says they found materials consistent with butane honey oil labs inside an apartment after an explosion Thursday afternoon.

Pies baked for Johnny Appleseed Days made with tender loving care

Paradise is getting ready for its annual Johnny Appleseed Days weekend, which includes an abundance of civic pride and a variety of family fun events.

Girl shot in leg while asleep during drive-by shooting

A drive by shooting in Oroville left a 15-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her lower leg.

Redding PG&E worker killed on the job

Cliff Bengs, 40, was killed in a work-related accident Wednesday in Redding.

Large turnout for free vaccinations in Chico

On Thursday morning Enloe Medical Center held a drive-through vaccination clinic at the Calvary Chapel parking lot in Chico.

Stores switch to new credit card readers to protect consumers

Starting October 1, businesses will be responsible for fraudulent charges on credit cards, if they do not have card readers that accept credit cards with a computer chip, according to James Mazzotta owner of Enjoy The Store.

Chico Police use 'bait bike' to catch thieves

The Chico Police Department is running a new "Bait Bike Program" to catch people stealing bikes and hopefully lower bike thefts in Chico.

Suspected DUI crash kills passenger, closes East 20th Street

Andrew Reenan, 21, was arrested for DUI and vehicular manslaughter

Foul play ruled out for Redding man's death

Redding Police have ruled out foul play in the case of a body found Sept. 24.

Tehama County Most Wanted for Oct. 1, 2015

This week’s Tehama County Most Wanted subject is Juan Carlos Rubio, 21, of Corning.

Man stabs homeowner's son, hours long standoff ends with arrest

A man barricaded himself inside a mobile home at the Twin View RV Park off Lake Boulevard in Redding early Thursday morning, after stabbing the homeowner's son.

Police investigating apartment fire, man taken to hospital with burns

The Redding Fire Department responded to an apartment fire on Trinity Street around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Weather Forecast: Above Average Heat Continues

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The heat continues to dominate our weather pattern with highs 10 to 15 degrees above normal for this time of year.

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