New fire station plan explained at town hall

A little more than a dozen residents showed up to have their questions answered by various county and community officials.

Loved ones desperate to find woman missing out of Willows

23-year-old Angelica Weems has been missing out of Willows since Sunday, when her husband was found with apparent self-inflicted wounds.

Man accused of feeding dog to girlfriend pleads not guilty

34-year-old Ryan Watenpaugh pleaded not guilty today to charges of domestic violence, animal cruelty, stalking, residential burglary and possession of an illegal AK-47 assault rifle.

Measure A: Proposed ordinance to ban outdoor marijuana grows

Measure A is a proposed ordinance that will be on Shasta County ballots this upcoming election.

Rescued cat waits to be claimed

A cat rescued from the Boles fire last night by our chief photographer Adam Mcallister waits to be claimed.
The tabby cat was found without a tag, and is currently being treated for burns at Asher Animal Hospital in Redding.
He is about six months old.
The hospital's veterinarian Dr. Larry Correia, D.V.M. examined the cat.

$10,000 reward offered for information in Boles Fire

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CAL FIRE is reporting increased containment on the Boles fire burning in Siskiyou County.

How to help the victims of the Boles Fire

More than 100 buildings were destroyed in the Boles Fire in Weed.  There are a variety of ways you can help fire victims.

Red Bluff brothers help save woman from burning home

Around 4:30 a.m. on Monday a fire broke out at a home on Chestnut Avenue in Red Bluff.

Bicycle, vehicle buffer law takes effect Tuesday

The law says vehicles must have three feet of clearance to pass a bicycle.

Grandmother of Orland bus crash victim visits crash site

Debra Loyd got out of her wheelchair and approached the make-shift memorial near I-5 on Eva Street in Orland, near where her grandson 29-year-old Michael Myvett was killed in last April's fiery bus crash that took 10 lives.

'Dirtbag' tattoo helps identify chase suspect

Suspect has a unique tattoo on his neck which helped officers confirm his identity.

Woman disappears under suspicious circumstances

Willows Police are searching for a woman who went missing Sunday night.

Boy hit by car near Mistletoe School

A 12-year-old boy was carried on the hood of the car after he was hit by a vehicle Monday morning.

Police: Driver speeds away from traffic stop and crashes

Police are looking for the suspect who reportedly sped away from a traffic stop and later crashed his vehicle.

Woman escapes burning home in Red Bluff

Downed power lines made it difficult for firefighters to access the fire on Chestnut Avenue in Red Bluff.

CAL FIRE: Boles Fire at 350 acres, 15% contained

A wildfire near Weed, Calif. has damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures and is causing evacuations.

Woman in critical condition after being hit by car

A Redding woman is in critical condition after she was hit by a car early Sunday morning.

Thousands enjoy the Taste of Chico

Thousands of people descended on the streets of downtown Chico to get a taste of local restaurants at this year's Taste of Chico.

Relay race raises funds for cross country team

Dozens of people gathered for the 9th Annual Paradise Lake Relay Race to help raise money for the Paradise High cross country team.

Suicide prevention walk raises big bucks for local group

The Out Of The Darkness walk saw hundreds descend on the Sundial Bridge on Saturday.

Man arrested after fatal DUI crash in Lakehead

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20-year-old Dylan Johnson, of Lakehead, was arrested for suspicion of DUI in the early Saturday morning crash.

Text messages indicate man cooked dog, fed it to girlfriend

A Shasta County man was arrested after Redding police said he killed his ex-girlfriend's dog, cooked it, then fed it to her without her knowing.

College football player visits staff who treated him after assault

Assaulted Shasta College football player visits

Former Shasta College football player Tyler Burton visited staff at Chico's Enloe Hospital a day ahead of a tribute at the college's first home game.

Wildfire forcing evacuations on Hoopa Reservation

A wildfire burning on the Hoopa Reservation is forcing evacuations Friday.

Teen accused of providing poison as cocaine to be tried as juvenile

The Shasta County District Attorney’s Office is recommending charges against a 14-year-old who is accused of giving three other teenagers poison thinking it was cocaine.

Officer to accept governor's public safety medal of valor

The California governor's Public Safety Medal of Valor is an award given to one officer every year who has performed an act of bravery. This year's recipient is from the Northstate. 

Chico police consider body cameras for officers

The Chico Police Department has been looking extensively into getting body cameras for their officers while they are on duty.

Thousands lose power after truck crash & meteor flash

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Dozens report seeing a meteor streak across the sky, at about the same time a semi-truck crashed in Glenn County causing a large power outage.

Man arrested for feeding girlfriend her own dog

A Shasta County man is facing stalking and animal cruelty charges after reportedly killing his girlfriend's dog and feeding it to her.

9/11 memorial in Chico is officially dedicated

A large crowd gathered for the dedication ceremony in Chico Thursday.

Dry conditions and steep terrain aid Gulch Fire spread

On Thursday, the Gulch fire burned through more than 1,300 acres in the Jones Valley and Bella Vista areas northeast of Redding. Containment was at 30%.

Deputies tactics ruled "reasonable"

Butte County’s District Attorney says when a Butte County deputy kicked a man he was trying to arrest, he was in the right.

Abandoned home burns down, ignites vegetation

An abandoned home on Cowgill Lane off Lake Boulevard in Redding was destroyed in a fire Thursday.

Chico State student's death being investigated as homicide

Butte County deputies are investigating the death of Chico State student Marc Thompson as a homicide.  The body of Thompson, 25, was found in a burned car in rural Butte County on Oro-Quincy Highway.

Chico Fire honors victims of 9/11 terrorist attacks

Firefighters from the Chico Fire Department paid their respects early Thursday morning to their fallen brothers and sisters who gave up their lives trying to save the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks 13 years ago.

Bugler's 9/11 tribute rings throughout Paradise

A Paradise man paid respects to those lost on 9/11 in a special and moving way Thursday morning.

Body found in burned car identified as Chico State student

The Butte County Sheriff's office said according to the preliminary investigation, Marc Thompson, 25, was the person found dead in a burned car on September 3.

Gulch Fire evacuations lifted: 1,200 acres, 15% containment

As of noon Thursday, all evacuations were lifted, most roads re-opened near Bella Vista.

Sheriff: Gulch Fire evacuations remain overnight

A spot fire has started outside the fire line in the Gulch Fire near Bella Vista.

Northstate wildfire update Sept. 10

Happy Camp Fire

Here is the latest update on the wildfires burning in the North State:

Tehama Co. reports first human death from West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus

An older resident of Tehama County died from complications of West Nile Virus

Fire burning along Backbone Ridge was caused by a vehicle

A vehicle caught fire early Wednesday near Bella Vista, and the flames spread to nearby vegetation

Wanted man swims from police, gets arrested

A Shasta County’s Most Wanted suspect has been caught after he tried to swim away from police.

Questions arise about Ray Rice domestic violence scandal

Many people are surprised to learn that Jenay Rice married Ray Rice after a video of domestic violence between the two surfaced Monday.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla trains for life-saving maneuver

Members of the Coast Guard Volunteer Auxiliary Flotilla completed their first basket operation training with some help from Humboldt County Tuesday.

Butte football player dismissed after rape charges revealed

19-year-old Brandon Banks joined the Roadrunners after being dismissed from Vanderbilt when he was initially charged in 2013.

Missing 11-year-old Anderson girl found safe in Sacramento

A missing 11-year-old girl was located Tuesday in Sacramento after police said she hitchhiked a ride with a trucker there.

Couch fires on the rise in Chico

Chico Fire responded to 14 couches that were set on fire last weekend in the South Campus Neighborhood.

New prescription card unveiled in Butte County

Butte County residents can now get a discount on prescription drugs as much as 75 percent, but that great deal could put the squeeze on pharmacies.

Redding Fire warns of fraudulent invoice scam

A new scam involving fraudulent billing invoices has been sent to businesses in Northern California.

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Weather Forecast: Cooler With A Chance For Showers

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The first Fall like storm will be moving through the Northstate Wednesday night and through the day on Thursday. 

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