Pay raises, police cams argued at city council

Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti gave a status report update Tuesday, as he talked about the cameras’ implementation and cost.

Neighbor finds transient sleeping on her couch

A woman woke up Tuesday, walked down stairs to get her morning coffee and found a woman sleeping on her living room couch.

BAER Team surveying Fork Complex for possible erosion

The second phase of wildfire recovery has begun at the Fork complex in Trinity County.

Officer shooting in Texas hits home for Red Bluff police

The recent shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth at a gas station outside Houston, Texas, has brought back chilling memories for officers in Red Bluff. 

Father of baby who drowned shares message for other parents

On August 18, Paul Stephens' daughter Kristaelynn, who's nearly two-years-old, drowned while taking at bath at their home in Cottonwood.

PG&E proposes tree removal in south Chico

PG&E is proposing to remove a number of trees from private property in south Chico that they say are a safety threat to one of their natural gas lines. 

Hundreds of gallons of water released for public safety test

Hundreds of gallons of water spilled onto the street from Redding city property Tuesday morning.

Two incidents delay traffic on Interstate 5 south

Two unrelated incidents are impacting traffic on Interstate 5 south.

Man convicted in Thanksgiving torture case

A Tehama County jury found a man guilty of torturing and robbing three men on Thanksgiving night in 2014

Man crashes into utility pole, escapes with minor injuries

A man driving a red Mitsubishi Eclipse had minor injuries after crashing into a utility pole on Bowman Road in Cottonwood.

Redding police searching for suspected credit card thieves

The Redding Police Department sent out a press release Tuesday afternoon asking for assistance from the public in identifying two people who they believe stole a credit card from Trader Joes and then used it at Target, spending over $2,000.

Deputies: K9, stun gun used to stop car theft suspect

Brian Cottrill was arrested early Tuesday after deputies said they found him in a stolen van.

Open car trunk & doors alert police to man in stolen car

Chico police arrested Kevin Crone early Tuesday after they said they found him sitting in a stolen car.

Geologist: Earthquake called the 'Really Big One' isn't hoax

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An earthquake called the "Really Big One" is causing a stir for geologists, researchers and seismologists all over the country.

Mother dives in to establish swim team at Orland High School

Maureen Kraemer, an Orland mother passionate about swimming was the primary force in establishing a swim team at Orland High School.

September is about natural disaster preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month, emphasizingthe importance of being ready when disaster strikes.

Butte County Sheriff's Office joins online neighborhood watch

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has joined It is a private social network for neighborhoods like a neighborhood watch, but online. 

Man arrested for killing 2 people in crash has criminal past

The man arrested in connection to a standoff and deadly crash that killed two people in Anderson has a long criminal record.

Champion Christian High School returns to Chico, classes begin

Monday marked the return of Champion Christian High School to Chico as classes started for the new school year.

Anderson business owner giving away clothes to fire victims

A local business owner has found her own way to give back to those affected by this year's fires.

Gas prices drop ahead of Labor Day weekend

Gas prices across the Northstate dropped for the second week in a row.

Tree branch sparks fire, downs power lines in Anderson

Power has been restored to all but 126 PG&E customers as of 4:51 p.m. after a branch fell on power lines and sparked a fire.

Power restored to 1,195 PG&E customers in downtown Chico

Power has been restored to 1,195 PG&E customers in downtown Chico as of 4:22 p.m., according to spokesman Paul Moreno.

Driver arrested, victims identified in double fatal crash

Anthony Wilson, 37, of Anderson, was arrested on two charges of gross vehicular manslaughter, after his two passengers were killed in a crash Sunday night.

Search crews reveal how they found missing Chico man's body

Search crews spotted Si Wrigley's body from an aircraft, more than three weeks after he disappeared in rural eastern Oregon.

Slow speed chase ends with wanted Oregon man arrested

Officers said the suspect led them on chase that slowed to speeds of 5 miles per hour.

Two men dead after crash

Two men died after a car crashed into tree on Missouri Lane in Anderson Sunday evening.

Friend remembers missing Chico man as 'incredibly giving'

Friends are remembering the life of a missing Chico man who was found dead in Oregon on Saturday.

Yard sale benefits 6-year-old with cancer

The community came together to help Colby Arnett, 6, who was diagnosed with cancer.

Missing Chico man found dead in Oregon

Search crews located the body of Si Wrigley, 69, Saturday morning about seven miles from where his abandoned vehicle was found last week.

Watenpaugh found guilty on all charges

Ryan Watenpaguh, 34, the man who at one point was accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's dog and feeding it to her, was found guilty on all charges Friday afternoon.

Superb Shasta win highlights Week Zero games

It may be called Week Zero, but don’t associate the name with a lack of importance. A full slate of games happened Friday on the Xtra Point.

Huge search effort planned for missing Chico man

Si Wrigley, 69 of Chico, went missing in remote area of eastern Oregon.

'Stump' the tortoise returned to rightful owner

Stump the tortoise has been returned to his rightful owner after a broadcast by KRCR News Channel 7. 

Yard sale to benefit 6-year-old battling cancer

On Saturday starting at 7 a.m., a yard sale will be held to raise money for the Arnett family who's 6-year-old son Colby is battling cancer.

Drones with cameras causing privacy concerns

With more and more drones flying around the Northstate, many residents are concerned the devices with cameras could capture images from backyards and private property.

Hayfork residents excited about chance of rain

The talk of rain in the weather forecast has people in Trinity County excited.

Fire destroys barn, burns vegetation in south Redding

Firefighters are battling a blaze near River Ranch Road at Eastside Road in Redding.

Churn Creek Road remains closed as crews battle blaze

On-ramps to eastbound Highway 44 are open again. Churn Creek Road remains closed as firefighters continue to work on the fire.

PG&E crews working to restore power after fire in electrical vault

A fire was reported in an underground electrical vault in Chico around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Pet of the week 'Hutch'

Hutch and his brother Starsky are up for adoption at Haven Humane.

Firefighters respond to vegetation fire in Mountain Gate

Four to five acres have burned just east of Interstate 5 in Shasta County.

XP Preview: Red Bluff athletes breeding confidence

It's a rehab in Red Bluff. A football team, that last year went 2-8 overall, feels like they can make a turnaround.

Storage building manager finds people living in unit

When Lock Away Mini Storage Manager, Nicole Justice, found two people living in one of her storage units on Vista Way in Red Bluff, it frightened her.

Tortoise slows traffic on Highway 99, returns home unharmed

Stump, an 180 pound African Desert tortoise, is back home eating his favorite good watermelon after an unexpected, and dangerous excursion, across a portion of Highway 99 Wednesday during rush hour.

Businesses team up to give Army veteran and his family a home

An Army veteran and his family received a new house, giving them renewed hope for the future.

Bomb squad disables suspicious device at Chico park

The Butte County Bomb Squad was called to investigate a suspicious device at 20th Street Park in Chico Thursday morning.

Police in standoff at North Chico mobile home park

Authorities say a report came in, Thursday morning, that a man threatened to kill himself with a machete after going into the home of a woman who had a restraining order placed against him on Bianca Way inside the Meadows Mobile Home Park.

Fire destroys shed, equipment at Cottonwood Little League fields

A fire that started around 1 a.m. Wednesday night destroyed a shed that contained equipment belonging to the Cottonwood Little League.

Chico getting a 'pump park' for mountain bikers

A "pump park" is coming into Chico, for kids (and adults) to enjoy. 

Butte Co. K-9 injured during marijuana eradication operation

A law enforcement K-9 was injured Thursday while working with the law enforcement and investigations division with the Lassen National Forest.

Butte County Fair opens today

The Butte County Fair opens at 4 p.m. Thursday

Woman wanted for ice pick stabbing

Chico Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a stabbing suspect.

XP Preview: West Valley's success rests on QB

Defensive end Devon Vaenuku and quarterback Kody Karpinski are the only players remaining from a NSCIF title team in 2013.

Bus crashes with 40 elementary school children on board

A school bus carrying 40 elementary school children crashed on the side of Highway 273 Wednesday afternoon.

Mysterious illness sidelines Anderson police dog

Police K9 'Aero' has been pulled from duty due to an unknown infectious disease that has caused him to lose significant muscle mass.

Weaverville resident grateful for firefighters quick response

Kim Proctor, who has lived in Weaverville since 1977, took a moment to thank firefighters for a quick response to fight the Democrat fire that burned near her home on Oregon Street.

Family remembers motorcyclist killed in crash

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On Friday afternoon, 28-year-old Brandon Dillman died in a motorcycle accident at Churn Creek Road and Hartnell Avenue.

One suspect identified in Chico State student's rape

A Chico State student was raped by two men Friday, according to the Yuba County Sheriff's Office. The victim has identified one of the men responsible. 

Witnesses: Molotov cocktail sparks carport, apartment fire

A fire early Wednesday destroyed several vehicles and an apartment building at Islander Apartments on East Street in Redding.

Blaze burns in attic of Turning Point Commons apartments

Multiple fire agencies were on scene of a fire Wednesday afternoon, burning in the Turning Point Commons apartments in Chico.

Democrat Fire downgraded to 128 acres, 50% contained

The Democrat Fire has been downgraded to 128 acres as of Wednesday evening, and is 50 percent contained.

Vehicle rear-ends school bus, minor injuries reported

A vehicle crashed into a Cascade Union Elementary School District bus Wednesday afternoon.

Water Saver: How to use less water with every flush

Viewer Mike Hall said you can save water by lowering the water level in your toilet tank.

Suspect arrested for raping Chico State student

Investigators said the victim got intoxicated and woke up in an unfamiliar house in Yuba County.

XP Preview: Shasta's familiar face in new position

Head football coach J.C. Hunsaker replaces Aaron Gingery in this 2015 season.

Stabbing at motel has police searching for suspect

A man is recovering after allegedly being stabbing in a parking lot late Tuesday in Redding.

Boy slowly recovering after a hit-and-run accident

Eleven-year-old Dominic Barrow is slowly recovering in the hospital from brain surgery after he was hit by a car while riding his bike Monday night in the City of Shasta Lake.

Names of people involved in Highway 299 collision released

The names of the two people involved in a fatal traffic collision Tuesday morning have been released.

Comcast extends faster network to Chico businesses

Comcast extended it's "advanced fiber network" to the Meyers Business Park in Chico. They celebrated what that means for the more than 150 businesses in the area Tuesday.

Democrat Fire grows to 180 acres, evacuations in effect

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office has issued mandatory evacuations for the west side of Oregon Mountain down to Highway 299.

Man sentenced for molesting girl for several years

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A Cottonwood man was sentenced to 54 years in state prison on Tuesday for molesting a girl.

Lanes open following 2 vehicle crash on Highway 299W

The westbound lane is open to one way traffic on Highway 299 west at the Whiskey Creek Bridge after being closed for a few hours following a fatal crash involving a pickup truck and a semi-truck.

Butte County 911 system back up and running

The Butte County 911 call system was not working Tuesday morning. The Butte County Sheriff's Office said the 911 system is functioning normally as of 1:35 p.m. Tuesday.

Deputies seek hit-and-run driver who hit child on bicycle

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An 11 year old boy suffered serious head injuries after he was hit by a car Monday night.

Missing man's truck found in remote eastern Oregon

Si Wrigley, 69 of Chico, has been missing for more than two weeks.

Mt. Shasta glacier unleashes water causing flooding

Early Monday a large pool of water from Mt. Shasta broke loose, sending water and debris over Pilgrim Creek Road.

XP Preview: Enterprise talks about replacing MVP's

You look around the football field at Enterprise High School and names you have become accustomed to are no longer there.

Wanted Sacramento gang member arrested in Redding

Redding Police arrested four people Monday night after officers tracked a wanted gang member from the Sacramento area.

Dutch Bros. Coffee hiring employees at 'open call'

Dutch Bros. Coffee, Redding is on a hiring frenzy with 175 current employees and growing.

Chico businesses welcome students with open cash registers

The return of Chico State's 17,200 students for the Fall semester will be a welcome site for Chico's downtown businesses.

Veterans home in Redding holding a job fair

Gary Moore with CalVet Veterans Home of California explained they are looking to hire licensed vocational nurses and certified nursing assistants.

Financial Planner: Market drop a nonevent for average investor

The stock market drop in New York is causing a stir among investors even in the Northstate.

Chico police increasing patrols in Bidwell Park

Chico police are increasing patrols in Bidwell Park, addressing community and park ranger concerns for safety.

Former deputy found not guilty of child molestation

A former Butte County deputy was found not guilty Monday of child molestation.

Diversity and GPA on the rise on Chico State campus

The incoming fall class at Chico State where classes began Monday is the most racially diverse in campus history.

Suspect robs delivery driver of pizza and cash

A pizza delivery man for Domino's Pizza in Red Bluff said he was robbed by a man who threatened him with a large knife and a stun gun.

Man found in water at Shasta Lake died of natural causes

A man found in the water near a jet ski he had been working on late Friday morning has been identified.

Tipped garbage truck blocks Redding street

Browning Street was closed in Redding early Monday after a garbage truck tipped onto its side.

Pro-Life and Pro-Choice advocates speak out

Protests in front of multiple Planned Parenthoods around the nation happened Saturday, sparking debates on social media.  Pro-Life and Pro-Choice advocates in the Northstate are speaking out as many demonstrators rallied in front of Planned Parenthoods in Redding and Chico.

Chico, Redding protesters picket Planned Parenthood

Northstate protesters joined groups across the country in condemning Planned Parenthood's sale of human tissue from abortions.

Firefighters battle small fire in Jones Valley

Firefighters are battling a small vegetation fire in Jones Valley. 

Chico State welcomes new students while Zingg says farewell

Approximately 2,300 incoming freshmen and transfers attended the annual Wildcat Welcome at Chico State Friday morning.

Aerial attack strategies intensify to fight Fork Complex

CAL FIRE has called in the help of the U.S. National Guard for their aerial attack strategy fighting the Fork Complex.

Shasta County residents notice unusual odor

A funky smell is getting the attention of neighbors in Shasta County. People from the City of Shasta Lake all the way to Cottonwood have noticed a strong odor in the air.

Volunteer group needs help cleaning illegal transient camps

Members with Shasta Support Service, a group that is dedicated to cleaning up illegal camps and dump sites, are asking for more volunteers to tackle their largest project yet.

LaMalfa still supports Walker as GOP choice despite Trumpmania

Despite the meteoric rise of businessman Donald Trump, Doug LaMalfa, the Republican congressman in the North State, continues to support Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as the GOP's presidential nominee.

Motorcyclist killed in crash, speed considered factor

A motorcyclist is dead after the driver of a vehicle pulled out in front of him on Friday.

Deputies investigating possible drowning at Shasta Lake

Shasta County Sheriff's deputies and the Coroner's Office responded to the Jones Valley Marina on Friday around 11 a.m. for a possible drowning victim.

Trinity Co. Sheriff's Office lifts some evacuations, closures

The Trinity County Sheriff's Office has a released a list of updated evacuations and road closures for the six complex fires burning in the area.

There are currently no severe weather alerts.

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Weather Forecast: Cooling Trend Through Friday

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Cooler air from the Gulf of Alaska is moving in our direction and this will allow for our temperatures to drop well below normal. 

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