Girl Scouts learn fire safety tips through CALFIRE


The Girl Scouts of Northern California went to CALFIRE Station 43 today to learn fire safety tips. 

Three Shasta County's Most Wanted arrested

Three of Shasta County’s most wanted are off the streets.

State senate seeks raise to legal smoking age

The California state senate is proposing to change the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Senate Bill 151 is the latest effort in an anti-smoking push in California.

'Building Connections' conference creating safer community

Connecting with the community and creating a safer environment for kids was the agenda at the "Building Connections" conference in Redding.

Logging truck hits pedestrian on Hwy 273

Northbound Highway 273 near S. Bonnyview Road is open again after a major-injury accident.

Armed and dangerous robbery suspects at large

Police are searching for two suspects they consider armed and dangerous in Butte County.

At-risk Teen found safe in Bella Vista

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The Shasta County Sheriff’s found an at risk 13-year-old boy Thursday night.

Police: Man threatened with gun over washer-dryer set price

Two Shasta County men are facing weapons charges after allegedly threatening a man they were trying to buy a washer-dryer set from on Chico St., City of Shasta Lake.

Two arrested in Siskiyou County home invasion robbery

Two Vallejo men were arrested after a home invasion robbery in Siskiyou County.

Gonorrhea epidemic reported in Butte, Shasta counties

Butte and Shasta County Health Departments reported more cases of gonorrhea in 2014 than ever before.

CHP: Driver intoxicated in deadly crash

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Officers say a juvenile driver was intoxicated when he was involved in a crash that killed one person and injured another.

Police say Pine Street Safeway is unsafe

The crime at the Safeway on Pine Street has nearly doubled in the last four years.

Sheriff's Office holds ceremony to recognize top cops

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office 17th annual Staff Recognition Ceremony was held Thursday morning at the Board of Supervisor's Chambers.

Local company bagging single bag habit

Plastic bags are going to be banned statewide come July and the city of Chico is already ahead of the curve. But local company, Chico Bag, was leading this mission long ago.

DUI charges sought against teen in fatal crash

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Tehama County District Attorney Gregg Cohen said Thursday it is too early in the investigation to know whether or not they will charge a suspected 17-year-old DUI driver as an adult.

Two facing charges after shooting

Two people are facing charges after a Wednesday night shooting in Chico.

Fatal crash in Red Bluff

California Highway Patrol officers are investigating a fatal crash in Tehama County that happened Wednesday night.

College using education to prevent sexual assaults

Authorities are cracking down on college campus rapes. Shasta College explained their efforts.

Police: Transients contributing to river trail crime

Redding police said crime along the Sacramento River Trail has increased due to the growing transient population in Redding.

Health officials call e-cigarettes health threat

California Department of Health released a statement Wednesday declaring e-cigarettes a community health threat. Officials said e-cigs contain chemicals that can cause cancer and the nicotine levels are addictive.

Students take challenge to spread kindness


Students at Bonny View Elementary School in Redding are taking on a challenge to spread kindness.

Redding police arrest Susanville murder suspect

38-year-old Delwood Duane Wilson was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. Detectives found him at the Clear Creek Mobile Home Park in Redding around 2:40 p.m.

Five arrested in separate gang-related crimes

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Two separate incidents led to the arrests of five alleged gang members in Butte County

Police investigating rape claim on school campus

Willows police are investigating after a 13-year-old girl claims she was raped more than a month ago on the Willows High School campus.

Red Bluff Bull & Gelding Sale begins

Thousands of people from all over the country are expected to attend the 74th annual Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale at the Tehama County District Fairgrounds starting Tuesday.

Dogs help children improve their reading

Reading Education Assistant Dogs (R.E.A.D) started almost six years ago at the Redding Library.

Dunsmuir restaurant featured on Yelp's top 100 list

Yelp has released its annual list of the top 100 places to eat in the country and local cafe Yaks is number 94.

Alleged drunk driver shears off two utility poles

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Paradise Police said the crash early Tuesday knocked out power to several hundred customers.

Low gas prices impacting local business

Entree Express has been delivering food for 21 years, and gas prices have a big impact on their bottom line.

Red Bluff Police Chief responds to allegations

The Tehama County Deputy Sheriff's Association is showing their support for a vote of no confidence against Red Bluff Police Chief Paul Nafito by the Red Bluff Peace Officers Association.

PG&E begins cutting down 13 trees along Oroville cemetery

An estimated 60 to 100 protesters were out at 3:00 a.m. Monday in their efforts to prevent PG&E from cutting down 13 sycamore and elm trees along Feather River Boulevard, next to the Oroville Cemetery.

Missing woman found in Sacramento River

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office said the body of a missing Red Bluff woman, Misty Champlin, was found in the Sacramento River Friday morning.

Person trapped in car after crash on Highway 99

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The driver was trapped for nearly an hour inside the wrecked car in Chico.

Protesters gather for pre-dawn rally to save Oroville trees

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PG&E tried to keep protestors away but erecting fences around trees that are slated for removal.

New Redding brewery already sees business booming

Woody's Brewing Co. in downtown Redding on Oregon Street has been open for less than a month and they're already seeing business increase. Woody's is Redding's first gastropub, meaning they offer craft beer and savory food.

Rare breed of big cat at sanctuary in Oroville

A ti liger cub resides at the Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary in Oroville. A ti liger is a mix between a liger- or a lion and a tiger - with a full bred tiger. There are onlyfive ti ligers in the United States.

State judges must cut ties with Boy Scouts

California's Supreme Court has voted to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts of America on grounds that the group discriminates against gays.

Residents concerned about bear sightings

Ridge Creek Condo tenant, Sherry Mundt, was shocked to find a bear laying on her front lawn Friday morning.

Search for Shasta County's Most Wanted member

Law enforcement searched for James Allen Brophy in Cottonwood Friday night.

Chico Scrap Metal prepared to spruce up property

Chico Scrap Metal has supplied the city of Chico with renditions of improvements they intend to make to its property on East 20th Street.

Police: Woman found dead was not the victim of homicide

Police in Willows have determined a woman found dead in her home was not the victim of homicide.

Suspect faces kidnapping charge after early morning chase

Deputies arrested Lao Vang, 35, after a 17-minute chase early Friday.

Police: Gun safety precautions are crucial

According to a 2012 study by the General Social Survey, 31 percent of Americans had at least one gun and one child in the household.

Suspect arrested for Redding bank robbery

Police have taken a Redding man into custody for robbing a bank earlier this week.

Optimism for California's economy at annual conference

The Northstate held its 15th Annual Economic Forecast Conference at the Gold Country Casino in Oroville on Thursday.

Program helps once homeless family get back on their feet

A Shasta County family, who was once homeless, now have a place to call home after being chosen by CalWorks for their "FaSt" program.

Chico business posts photos of unwelcome patrons

Fourteen names and faces have been posted facing toward the public by Has Beans Coffee Shop at the corner of Main and Fifth streets in downtown Chico.

Four 'Most Wanted' suspects arrested

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced four suspects from the Shasta County Most Wanted list have been arrested.

Man sentenced for growing marijuana in National Forest

A second man was sentenced to over three years in prison after a marijuana grow site, that he was caring for, was found in the Lassen National Forest.

Chico leaders praise growth at State of the City

Much of the focus was on economic growth in this presentation, held in the city council chambers Wednesday afternoon.

Man accidentally shoots self with homemade gun

A known gang member accidentally shot himself in the face with a homemade gun, Shasta County deputies said.

Woman speaks about domestic violence

Tara Bay, who survived being strangled by her boyfriend 12 years ago, spoke in front of a packed room during a strangulation prevention training hosted by One Safe Place and the National Family Justice Center Alliance.

Family advocating for new DUI law after daughter's death

On Tuesday, a Tehama County judge sentenced 38-year-old Elizabeth Lang to 10 years in prison for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

PG&E explains Oroville tree removal plan

PG&E presented the reasons Wednesday why trees lining the street near an Oroville cemetery have to be removed.

Officials give tips to prevent medication theft

An Anderson woman was recently arrested and charged with elder abuse and embezzlement, after she was caught on camera stealing medication from her elderly patient.

43-year-old man killed while riding ATV identified

The 43-year-old man who died while riding his ATV on Saturday has been identified.

Redding police searching for Tri Counties Bank robber

Redding police have released surveillance images of the man who they say robbed the Tri Counties Bank on Westside Road in Redding.

Suspicious death at Tehama County Jail

An inmate at the Tehama County Jail died Tuesday morning and authorities are calling his death suspicious.

City council: No changes to marijuana ordinance

A discussion to prohibit outdoor cultivation in the city limits will not be moving forward. It’s the big news coming out of Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

Police officers honored for lifesaving efforts

Four Anderson police officers were honored Tuesday night at the city council meeting.

Police: 911 reverse calling not always necessary

On Monday night, multiple law enforcement agencies arrested 33-year-old Joshua Wortman, who escaped a conservation camp in Glenn county.

Police offer safety tips to avoid being mugged

According to the Redding Police Department a mugging can happen anywhere and at anytime, so you should always be aware of your surroundings.

Local make-up artist competes on reality show

Alan Carnes of Weaverville competed on Season 8 of the SyFy Channel's show, "Face Off," which is currently airing.

Robbery reported at Redding bank

Police are investigating a report of a bank robbery at Tri Counties Bank.

Shasta College chosen for bachelor's degree pilot program

Shasta College is a big step closer to offering bachelor's degree.

Sierra Nevada's Grossman listed among America's billionaires

The founder of Chico's Sierra Nevada Brewery, Ken Grossman, is listed on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Police dog chases down suspect in home burglary, car theft

A police officer spotted a stolen vehicle just minutes after it was taken from a home on Dominion Drive in Redding Tuesday morning.

Man mugged over cellphone at Turtle Bay

On a Wednesday afternoon a man was attacked in front of Turtle Bay.

Runaway inmate captured after day-long manhunt

33-year-old Joshua Wortman was taken into custody around 9:15 Monday night.

Gold theft prompts safety concerns

Detectives with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office arrested a UPS driver, 40-year-old Kevin Peel, after they said he stole more than $200,000 worth of precious metals from packages he was supposed to deliver.

Red Cross raises awareness about fire prevention

The American Red Cross was in Chapmantown Monday to bring attention to house fire prevention.

Man arrested for DUI after hit-and-run

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A man crashed his vehicle into another car and then fled the scene Sunday, according to the Anderson Police Department.

Officers search for escaped inmate

An inmate walked away from a Glenn County conservation camp early Monday

Armed robbery leads to shots fired and police chase

Chico Police arrested two suspects after an early morning chase through the streets of Chico.

2 Anderson teachers selected for training video

Two teachers from Anderson New Technology High School have been chosen by the California Department of Education to appear in a statewide training video, because of their expertise in the teaching field.

43-year-old man killed while riding ATV

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 43-year-old Redding man died while riding his 2013 Honda 450R Quad on Silverthorn Road, near Bear Mountain Road, north of Redding.

UPS driver arrested for theft of nearly $200K in gold/silver

Detectives said Kevin Peel, 40 of Anderson, stole gold and silver items that were being shipped in Shasta County. 

Turtle Bay opens new exhibit

Turtle Bay opened a new exhibition Saturday. Sweet: A Tasty Journey takes a look at the history of candy making in America.

Police investigate suspicious death of woman

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Willows Police said a woman was found dead Friday afternoon in the 200 block of S. Culver Street.

18-year-old man hit and killed by SUV

Chico Police are seeking witnesses to the fatal collision Friday night.

Enterprise football star explains college choice

Enterprise’s star running back Isaiah “Izzy” Matthews announced his college football plans to the world. He’s headed to Colorado State University.

E-cigarette ordinance has impact on local business

A new ordinance went into effect Friday in Shasta County banning e-cigarette smoke indoors.

Chico business owner revved up for championship run

This Sunday the Aaron Rodgers-led Green Bay Packers play in Seattle for a right to go to the Super Bowl.

Man sentenced to 80-years-to-life in murder conviction

Butte County Superior Court Judge James Reilley sentenced Marvin Markle, Jr. to 80-years-to-life in prison for the first degree murder of 41-year-old Shirley Pratt that happened 13 years ago.

Concerns with Lewiston water plant

Lewiston Park Mutual Water Company is facing financial difficulties that are affecting the facilities.

Brothers face prison, millions in fines in marijuana case

Two brothers pleaded guilty to growing marijuana in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest

No chlorine leak found after alarm at water treatment plant

Hazmat crews responded to Redding's Foothill Water Treatment plant Friday morning.

CHP: Teen arrested after crashing car during police pursuit

The CHP said Andrew Keluchie, 18, was  arrested after crashing his car early Thursday in Anderson.

Shasta College hoping to offer bachelor's degree

California has passed a new law allowing community colleges to issue bachelor's degrees. Shasta College currently has an application in to be part of a pilot program for this new system.

Car crashes into cemetery, comes within feet of graves

Redding Police were investigating if the driver who crashed into a cemetery was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Mixed reviews over planned elephant preserve

It was not all negative Thursday night in the Tehama County Board of Supervisors chambers with plenty of positive reaction to a nearly 5,000 acre elephant preserve, set to be built west of Cottonwood.

Small town with miniscule population sold

Tucked inside the Plumas National Forest, about eight miles east of Concow, is small-town living in the extreme.

Shooting aggressive animals last resort for officers

According to the National Canine Research Council, more than half of intentional police shootings involve animals, and the majority of those animals are dogs.

Roll-over accident on I-5 caused delays

A roll-over accident on southbound Interstate 5, near Twin View Boulevard, affected all lanes on the freeway.

Tehama Co. deputies searching for missing woman

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.

Family home destroyed by early morning fire

A mother and child escaped their burning home early Thursday morning.

Police kill aggressive pit bull that caused school lockdown

Paradise Police said two pit bulls caused a school lockdown, and attacked a staff member.

Couple recounts ordeal of thwarting home invasion

The Anderson Police Department is crediting the residents, inside a Spruce Street apartment complex, with stopping the alleged crime. It was a frightening ordeal for the family.

Teen raises awareness on bullying after her experience

A Shasta Lake City teenager wants to make a difference with an anti-bullying organization.

Revolutionary breast cancer surgery offered in Northstate

Two Shasta County surgeons, Dr. Ian Grady and Dr. Miguel Mendez, now work with Patients' Hospital of Redding to perform revolutionary "nipple sparing mastectomy" breast cancer treatment.

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