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2 arrested in Redding 'Decoy Shoulder-Tap Operation'

Two people have been arrested in Redding after Redding police and Alcoholic Beverage Control agents conducted a Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation.

Highway 299 to become more pedestrian friendly

Improvements will be made to Highway 299 in Old Shasta beginning in March in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Police: Transient steals ice cream, pulls stun gun on guard

Redding Police arrested Michael Schjoth, 18, after he allegedly stole items from Safeway and tried to use a stun gun on a store security guard.

13-year-old arrested for church & school break-ins

Chico Police said a 13-year-old boy and a man were caught in the act of burglarizing Bidwell Presbyterian Church

Car chase ends in crash and arrest

A man is arrested after leading Butte County deputies on more than a four mile chase in Oroville Thursday afternoon.

Residents claim fire protection fees unfair

The annual fire protection fee mandated for people living in the State's Responsibility Area (SRA) was discussed Thursday at the Redding City Council Chambers.

Rise in Shasta Lake expected to boost tourism

According to the Bureau of Reclamation, Shasta Lake is 57 percent full as of Feb. 26, they added on the same day last year, the lake was only 38 percent full.

Private high school has new home in Chico

Champion Christian High School will have a new home next year.

Chico school district, teacher's union at a standstill

The Chico Unified Teachers Association and the Chico Unified School District are at a standstill that may lead to a strike.

1 in 4 kids in Shasta Co. live in poverty

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A new report shows California has the highest child poverty rate in the country at 27 percent, according to KIDS COUNT, a project from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Crash investigation closed Churn Creek Road

Southbound Churn Creek Road was closed from Old Alturas Road to Dana Drive for about an hour as police investigation a traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle on Thursday.

Anderson man arrested on multiple child molestation charges

ALLEGED CHILD MOLESTER ARRESTED

Detectives at the Shasta County Sheriff's Office have arrested an Anderson man on multiple molestation charges.

‘Cats plan for weekend of basketball celebration

Chico State will honor a century of basketball Saturday night. The current team can also clinch its second CCAA title in program history in the final two games of the season.

Arrest made in Redding attempted murder

Redding police have arrested a man who was wanted for a shooting that took place in October of 2014.

State fire officials seeking feedback on fire fee maps

Wildfire flare up caught on camera

The California Board of Foresty and Fire Protection is holding a public hearing in Redding Thursday to discuss proposed maps for fire protection.

District prepares for looming teachers union strike

The Chico Unified School District is moving forward with plans, preparing for a possible teachers' strike.

Paradise girl escapes kidnapper

Paradise Police Department

Paradise Police released a description of the man who tried to kidnap a girl who was walking home from school.

Prop. 47 affecting Northstate law enforcement

The Anderson Police Department discovered more than 200 pounds of marijuana at a motel on Gateway Drive.

Gym removes scales for 'Weightless Wednesday'

Gym staff on Chico State's campus are honoring National Eating Disorder Awareness Week with special programming.

Woman claims EKG test saved her life

With heart disease taking the most lives in the United States February is known as Heart Health Awareness month.

Code enforcement officers educate public about Measure A

Butte County Code Enforcement officers knocked on doors in Thermalito Wednesday, meeting neighbors and educating them about new restrictions on growing marijuana.

Shooting range responds to neighbors' concerns

Record Range in west Redding is planning on installing a structure to prevent ricochets from leaving the range after people living nearby said they've found bullet fragments in their yard.

Park reopens after storm damage cleanup

Cone Grove Park in Red Bluff has re-opened, after being closed in early December due to storm damage.

What was motive in 'American Sniper' killing?

Chris Kyle, 'American Sniper' trial

Even with a conviction, the "American Sniper" murder trial never answered the one question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.

Why were the two men killed while trying to help Eddie Ray Routh?

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New report shows Chico crime up 22%

Chico set a new record for the total number of reported crimes in 2014.

Officers go door-to-door to explain marijuana rules

Butte County officers want to explain to residents the new rules on medical marijuana

Loitering report leads police to 200 lbs of marijuana

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Anderson police cited four people after discovering marijuana and heroin during a loitering investigation Tuesday night.

Drive-by shooting reported in Redding

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Redding police are investigating what appears to be a drive-by shooting in Redding this afternoon.

Wood stoves can pose safety risk

Firefighters are reminding people to take extra care with their wood stoves after a fire destroyed a home in Shasta County. Experts say keeping chimneys clean is critical.

Low gas prices hurt Corning's sales tax revenue

The city of Corning is seeing a drop in sales tax revenue as a result of low gas prices.

High school seniors assess pros, cons of Prop. 47

A group five high school seniors at Anderson New Technology High School chose to evaluate the positives and negatives of Proposition 47 for their senior project.

Suspect arrested in Mulberry Street stabbing

The suspect in last Thursday's stabbing on Mulberry Street in Chico was taken into custody Tuesday.

Two neighborhoods to be annexed into Chico

The Chico City Council has approved an agreement to annex two Butte County neighborhoods into the city of Chico in the coming years.

Supervisors approve higher pay for deputies

The Butte County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday to discuss a shortage of deputies in the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

Superintendent of schools to face charges

Two misdemeanor counts of petty theft were filed against Charles Allen, Tehama County’s Superintendent of Schools

Last chance to save historic Dobrowsky house

A historic house in downtown Redding is set to face the wrecking ball, unless a last ditch effort to preserve the nearly 100-year-old building comes through.

New speed limits in Paradise

The Town of Paradise wants drivers to be aware of the new lower speed limits on Skyway in Paradise.

Three escape house fire in Shasta County

Firefighters were called to a house fire early Tuesday northeast of Redding.

Driver arrested for possession & sales of illegal narcotics

Rocky Ponciano, 53, was arrested during a traffic stop early Monday.

Gusty winds cause damage and power outages for Paradise

Gusty winds sent trees into power lines in Paradise and surrounding areas early Monday morning. PG&E said about 800 customers were without power.

Students, staff remember teen killed in crash

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A deadly crash on Interstate 5 claimed the life of a 17-year-old teen. Officers say he was driving the wrong way Saturday night, when he crashed into a semi-truck.

Shasta High senior nominated for prestigious academic award

Shasta High School senior Austin Gonzalez is one of the 3,900 students nationwide nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholar Program. Only 120 nominees will be chosen to go to the White House. Gonzalez is the only Shasta County student who will participate and the only one in several Northstate counties.

Fallen tree limb sparks fire in Shingletown

Strong winds blew a large tree limb down, early this morning, in Shingletown. The limb fell onto power lines sparking a small fire.

Butte County courthouse to open in one month

The North Butte County Courthouse will open its doors in one month.  The county says that the courthouse will not be holding any criminal cases upon opening. 

Trash choices hauled away in Butte County

Beginning March 1, 2015 residents in the unincorporated areas of Butte County will will no longer be given a choice on who picks up and disposes of their trash.

Fire in Whitmore contained

CAL FIRE officials said they have contained a fire that was burning in Whitmore Monday afternoon.

Red Bluff man hit and killed in Sacramento

A Red Bluff man was hit and killed on Hwy 99 in Sacramento Saturday morning and the California Highway Patrol is investigating it as a hit-and-run.

Local filmmakers to showcase their work on the big screen

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Local filmmakers are getting a chance to play their movie on the big screen at the Sundial Film Festival.

Northstate gas prices soar 11 cents in one week

Gas prices are climbing fastest in California.

Two rescued from chilly Sacramento River after jet ski crash

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Two men were tossed into 47 degree water after a jet ski hit a submerged rock

'Still Alice' raises awareness for people living with Alzheimer's

The movie 'Still Alice' with best actress nominee Julianne Moore shows how the devastating diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease challenges family ties. Many movie critics said the movie portrays what it's like living with a memory that is fading away.

Motorcycle crash on I-5 leads to three car accident

A motorcycle crashed on I-5 south of the Cottonwood exit in Tehama County around 3:30pm. Slowed traffic in the area resulted in a second three car crash minutes after EMTs arrived on the scene.

Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after fiery car crash

Police arrested a 21-year-old Redding man on suspicion of driving under the influence after an early morning car crash, Saturday, on South Bonnyview Road.

Victim recalls wife one year after mass shooting

Philip Russo's life was changed forever on Feb. 20, 2014 when his wife, Shelia Russo, was shot and killed.

Event hopes to create 'buzz' for shopping local

The 2nd annual Hops and Shops Brewfest kicks off Saturday. Event goers will get a chance to taste unlimited amounts of craft beer from within the region. But it’s not all about the beer.

New business brings snow to downtown Chico

It's not exactly severe weather, but there was definitely remnants of it in the City Plaza in Chico Friday afternoon.

Covered California enrollment extended again

The enrollment deadline for Covered California has extended again, to April 30.

CHP responds to fatal crash in Tehama County

A person was pronounced dead at the scene of crash Friday morning west of Corning.

Victim identified in fatal stabbing

Chico Police are searching for two persons of interest in the investigation into the deadly stabbing.

Mt. Shasta Mall sold to new owner

Rouse Properties announced it has purchased the Mt. Shasta Mall for $49 million.

Man dies after stabbing on Mulberry Street

What started as a fight has now turned into a homicide investigation, according to police.

Two rescues on Sacramento River just minutes apart

Three people were pulled from the Sacramento River in two rescues that happened in less than an hour Thursday night.

Man biking from China to Brazil pedals through Northstate

Chen Guan Ming is known as the Olympic Rickshaw Rider. He is from Tong Shang in China and in 2010 he decided to make the trip of a lifetime to spread the Olympic spirit.

Police investigating south Chico stabbing

A morning stabbing in south Chico had police closing roads for hours to investigate.

Airlines lowering Redding ticket prices

Airlines at the Redding Municipal Airport are lowing airline tickets to some cities in an effort to make prices comparable with Sacramento International Airport.

Tree supporters plan recall of Oroville councilmember

At least one Oroville city councilmember may face a recall because of the trees that were cut down near a cemetery earlier this month.

Police search bus after reports of an armed passenger

The Redding Police Department responded to a report of someone on board a RABA bus with a gun.

New code enforcement officers added for Measure A

Butte County Code Enforcement, a division of the Department of Development Services, hired six code enforcement officers to begin enforcement for Measure A.

Husband arrested for murder in 36-year-old cold case

Deborah Owens, 23, disappeared from her Oroville home in 1978.  36 years later, her husband has been arrested.

Police: DUI driver crashes into 2 cars, resists arrest

Sean Reardon, 30, was arrested after a short pursuit through downtown Chico.

Initiative takes aim at Northstate poverty problems

The concept stems from poverty issues that United Way officials are seeing in the Northstate.

Central Valley soccer team at center of playoff controversy

The Central Valley High boys' soccer team did not win a game all season, but the Falcons had the opportunity to head to the playoffs.

DA: Deputies' actions in Paradise OIS justified

The shooting death of Robert Battaglia, who threatened deputies with a knife, has been deemed justified, according to the Butte County District Attorney.

Family of man charged in fatal hit-and-run to testify

Family members on both sides of a fatal DUI hit-and-run case have joined together to seek justice for the death of 16-year-old Mark Vargas.

Salvation Army dedicates transitional living homes

The Salvation Army held a ceremony to dedicate four new homes in Chico. The homes will be used as part of the Ann and Emmett Skinner Transitional Living Program.

5 people and a dog escape house fire in Redding

ROAD RIDGE FIRE

A fire damaged a home on Ridge Road in Redding Wednesday morning.

Fatal crash may have gone undiscovered for two days

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The body of Andrew Carter was found pinned under a truck in southern Trinity County.

Police Chief says mission contributing to transient problem

During a town hall meeting last week, Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti said many transients are come to Redding because of the free services available through the Good News Rescue Mission.

ISIS explained: Getting the facts on terrorism

How much do we really know about the terror group with about 30 to 50 thousand fighters?

Teen's murder prompts self defense class

Avery Vilche, a retired MMA fighter and owner of Psycho Fitness, is holding a free self defense class.

Two transients arrested for breaking into restaurant

Two men were arrested for breaking into Greek Shack on Hartnell Avenue early Tuesday morning, according to Redding Police.

Police: Transients taking over vacant homes

Code Enforcement is working to clear a handful of vacant homes in Redding where transients are living illegally.

'Girl in the Box' captor up for parole

The man who held a woman captive for more than seven years in Red Bluff is up for parole this spring.

Over 30,000 pounds of trash collected from Linden Canyon

Linden Cleanup

The cleanup work in Linden Canyon, near Mercy Medical Center, concluded Tuesday, according to Officer Mike Thomas of the Redding Police Department.

Popular restaurant bird cage cleared out for good

The infamous bird cage that sits in front of Nipa's Thai Cuisine on Churn Creek Road has been cleared out.

Gun shop raising 'defense fund' to give guns

Bastiani Arms in Redding is raising money to give guns to victims of violent crime.

Road rage suspect sentenced to jail, probation

Investigators said Teddy Robertson threw a coffee mug at a passenger in another vehicle during a fit of road rage.

False police report leads to standoff

A standoff at a Red Bluff apartment complex on the Delphinium Street ended peacefully.

West Coast port shutdown affects Northstate agriculture

A shutdown of 29 ports up and down the West Coast is affecting Northstate growers of every type.

Raley's Supermarkets go tobacco free

Raley's has announced they will no longer sell tobacco products.

Locals pay more at pump as gas prices rise

Gas prices have taken a jump this week. New numbers from AAA state across the nation gas is up seven cents per gallon.

Illegal transient camps continue to be a problem

Since mid-January, community work officers with the Redding Police Department tagged 32 illegal transient camps in Linden Canyon, south of Mercy Medical Center.

Casino smoking ban ends Monday

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Win River Casino in Redding is getting rid of its smoking ban

Crews making emergency repairs along Highway 299W

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Road crews will repair damage along Highway 299W caused by recent storms

Gas prices take another big jump

Northstate gas prices increased about 13 cents over the last week.

Mini Coopers take over Thunder Hill Raceway

New and classic Mini Coopers were brought to "Mini Thunder," an event to allow drivers to go full throttle on the track.

Clean up underway for 32 illegal transient camps

On Sunday, 32 illegal transient camps revealed more than 40,000 pounds of garbage left behind during an all-day clean-up.

Respected community member involved in standoff

A man was involved in a 2-hour standoff with Butte County Sheriff's Deputies on Friday at Lakeside Market off of Olive Highway.

School board president caught in undercover sting

A former school board president is under fire for attempted sex with a minor.

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Weather Forecast: Active Start To The Weekend

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As expected the valley started out with mostly clear and dry conditions eventually giving way to more clouds and isolated showers and thunderstorms.

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