Body found in Chico's Bidwell Park

Chico Police said a passerby found a body in Bidwell Park Thursday morning.

Bigfoot expert draws huge crowd in Oroville

Bigfoot expert draws huge crowd in Oroville

Bigfoot expert Ron Brown says he's seen the mysterious creature in the Oroville area

Code enforcement taught to spot honey oil labs

Code enforcement taught to spot honey oil labs

18 code enforcement officers received certification in Oroville on how to spot signs of honey hash oil and meth labs and detect possible child endangerment.

Hundreds attend vigil for drowned Redding man

Kao Saefong was canoeing on the Sacramento River Sunday when the vessel overturned and he was unable to make it to safety.

Phone scam hits the Northstate

A Chico man said someone posing as a law enforcement officer lied to him Tuesday night saying he had warrant for his arrest and trying to collect a huge fine.

Retired CHP officer convicted of DUI: 'Learn from my mistake'

Retired California Highway Patrol Officer Monty Hight was convicted of driving under the influence last May and is now speaking out about his poor decision in hope that no one makes the same mistake.

Zoning changes likely for Anselmo Vineyard

Anselmo Vineyards

Shasta County and Seven Hills Land and Cattle Company owner Reverge Anselmo are on the same side despite a history of legal battles.

Wildlife moving closer to residential neighborhoods

A black bear was spotted in a residential neighborhood near Anderson. Adam Fishman spotted the bear walking along the back side of his property Tuesday afternoon. A bear hasn't been seen in that neighborhood before.

Remains recovered from weekend canoe accident

Search continues for missing boater, family waits

A Redding man's body was recovered from the Sacramento River Wednesday.

Taxi driver robbed at knifepoint

Generic: Stabbing

Deputies are looking for the suspect who put a knife to the throat of a taxi driver and demanded money.

Chico couplet project enters second phase

Chico couplet project enters second phase

Minor traffic snarls are expected during construction due to periodic closure of one lane of the Esplanade into downtown Chico

Semi crashes into CAL FIRE truck working Bully Fire

A semi-truck was involved in an accident with a CAL FIRE stake truck Wednesday afternoon.

Mosquito fogging in high gear in Butte County

Mosquito fogging in high gear in Butte County

Mosquito fogging crews are expected to be out three or four night a week to try and limit the mosquito population

Thousands support teen's recovery from motorcycle accident

Thousands of people have joined a social media campaign to reach out to a Chico teen who suffered traumatic brain injuries in a motorcycle accident.

Medical marijuana, new chief of probation on council agenda

bos tuesday meeting

The Shasta County Board of Supervisors discussed a medical marijuana ordinance and approved a new chief probation officer in Tuesday's meeting.

Chico water customers ration water usage

Only 10 more days until you risk being hit with a $500 fine if you waste water.

Drought may cause Lewiston to run out of water

The drought may lead to water shortages in the town of Lewiston. Lewiston Park Mutual Water Company usually has five wells to supply its 500 customers. The water to fill the wells comes from groundwater. Dry conditions this summer have caused the groundwater supply to decrease. The water company has had to turn off two of its five wells because there is no water to refill them. The wells can only put out one gallon per minute. They normally put out 25 to 60 gallons per minute. The company is also resorting to pumping in water from the Trinity River. 

Orland water tower on the chopping block

The Orland water tank, which is one of the first structures built in the city, may become obsolete.  City Manager Pete Carr is preparing the small town of about 8,000 that it may have to be taken down.

Police: Man on meth rams door 50 times trying to break in

An Anderson man was arrested late Monday, after police said he tried to break into a home.

Suspect arrested after pursuit

A suspect was arrested after a pursuit and manhunt Monday night.

Burst pipe leaves Shasta County homes waterless

A 16-inch water main blew out late Monday afternoon prompting the Clear Creek Community Services District to quickly respond.

Review finds defensible space fines applied unevenly

A review by The Associated Press of California government data has found a wide discrepancy in how state and local fire officials apply fines and citations for failing to clear vegetation in areas prone to wildland blazes.

Autopsy reports released in Glenn County bus crash

Officials in Glenn County have released the official cause of death of 9 people who died in a crash involving a bus and big rig on Interstate 5 in April.

New law stops HOAs from issuing fines for brown lawns

Homeowner associations can no longer slap fines on residents with dry, brown lawns during droughts.

Cal Park lake is tested for toxic bacteria

 A man-made lake in one of Chico's nicer neighborhoods is being tested for contamination Monday.

Food distributor settlement brings bucks to Northstate

Food distributor settlement brings bucks to Northstate

As part of the settlement with Sysco Corporation, Northstate food banks will receive about $36,600.

Search continues for missing boater, family waits

Search continues for missing boater, family waits

33-year-old Kao Liam Saefong, of Redding, went missing Sunday afternoon after the boat he was riding in flipped on the Sacramento river

Accused killer's son testifies against him

The son of a man accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend to death testified against him during his trial Monday.

Fate of historic Downtown building to be decided

Historic Building

Local groups work to save an historical Downtown Redding building.

Dental students raise money for trip to Guatemala

Students from the Shasta College dental hygiene program are raising money to take a mission trip to Guatemala. The students will bring a mobile clinic to the developing country and provide cleanings and educational programs. They need to raise more than $10,000 to pay for airfare and supplies.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after being hit

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a minivan in Redding Sunday night.

Insidious phone scam aimed at vulnerable seniors

An advocate for seniors calls it an "insidious scam" aimed at seniors in Butte and surrounding counties.

Roll-over crash on Highway 99

Traffic was slowed on Highway 99 South just north of Chico Monday after a vehicle crashed in a construction zone.

CHP identifies motorcyclist critically injured in crash

The CHP has released the name of the motorcyclist who was critically injured Sunday night in Redding

Bully Fire 81% contained

As of Monday morning, the Bully Fire in Shasta County had burned 12,661 acres and was 81% contained

Motorcyclist rushed to Mercy after collision

A motorcyclist was transported to the Mercy trauma center in Redding after it collided with a mini-van Sunday night.  He was the only person injured in the accident.

Firefighters make headway on Bully Fire

As of Sunday night CAL FIRE said containment on the Bully Fire has improved to 76 percent.

Two men hospitalized after early-morning fight

Two men hospitalized after early morning fight

One of the men involved in the fight was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, the other was listed Sunday morning in stable condition

Mental health patient critical after struggle with officers

Redding Police said a mental health patient became combative Saturday night.

Man drowns after canoe flips on Sacramento River

Man presumed drowned in Sacramento River

One man was pulled from the water in good condition while a dive crew was called in to recover a second man Sunday afternoon.

Containment on Bully Fire improves

Containment on the Bully Fire has increased to 66 percent CAL FIRE officials said Saturday night.

Redding Reptile Expo considered a huge hit

First Redding Reptile Expo considered a huge hit

The first reptile expo saw some 350 people come through their doors in the first four hours of the event.

Suspect arrested in assault on 80-year-old man

Suspect arrested in assault on 80-year-old

The 80-year-old victim fell during the attack and broke his right femur.

Community donates to fix vandalized BMX track

People throughout the Northstate have come together to help pay for damages to the Boomtown BMX track in the City of Shasta Lake.

All evacuation orders lifted in Bully Fire

All evacuation orders lifted in Bully Fire.

Thousands of marijuana plants eradicated in Shasta County

A suspect was arrested when agents raided a major marijuana grow in Shasta County Friday morning.

Disabled man seeks stolen bike

Forrest Cochrane said he spent a year saving money to build his dream bike. And after spending about $1,000 on it, his bike was stolen.

Another smash and grab robbery reported in Chico

A second Chico store was reportedly robbed early Thursday morning. Galaxy Custom Audio-Video on 179 Cohasset Rd. was broken into after someone used a rock to break a window and enter the building.  An $1,800, 60-inch-flat-screen television was stolen.

Mayor proposes sales tax to crack down on crime

Rick Bosetti

Redding Mayor Rick Bosetti is proposing a half-cent sales tax to help crack down on crime.

Testimony continues for Butte County murder trial

State investigators took the stand to testify against an Oroville man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend last June.

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Weather Forecast: Warmer & Breezy Today

Valley highs will warm 5 to 10 degrees compared to Wednesday, with the hotter spots hitting the upper 90s.  We'll also see breezy north, northwest winds through this afternoon.

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