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

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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

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

Tehama Co. reports first human death from West Nile Virus

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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.

Man arrested for robbery at Chico Rite Aid

The suspect allegedly fought with store security when he was confronted for shoplifting Tuesday afternoon.

Missing 11-yr-old found safe after hitchhiking to Sacramento

11-year-old Rhiannon Timmons was found safe after she was reported missing from her home Tuesday morning.  Investigators later learned she had hitchhiked from Anderson to Sacramento.

Police: Officers catch burglar taking 2 safes from business

Anderson police said the suspect had an elaborate escape plan, but officers interrupted the burglary in progress.

Supermoon brightens Northstate skies

A huge supermoon hovered in the sky Monday night and early Tuesday.

Shasta rises, Red Bluff falls in football poll

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For the second straight week, the top team in each division of the Northern Section Prep Football Media Poll was a unanimous selection.

Local filmmakers build support with crowd-funding

Kitty's 9 Lives is a local production team's first crack at an indie venture.

Chico student advances to National Science Fair

8th grade student Joseph Huitt is among 300 finalists in the National Science Fair.

Water levels at Shasta Lake near second-lowest level ever

The water levels at Shasta Lake are just inches away from reaching a second-lowest level ever.

Man shot in the face with flare gun

Police responded to Lake Boulevard Monday morning where a man was shot in the face with a flare gun.

New details in Weaverville homicide

The autopsy on victim, Donald Peet, was performed on Monday.

Senators' letter prompts gun range safety concerns

The letter pleads with the leader of a national firearms sports group to ask the ranges they oversee to keep automatic weapons out of the hands of children.

Beavers invade Chico backyard, damage property

A couple of beavers have claimed a pond in the backyard of Chico home.

PG&E outage affects KRCR News Channel 7 transmitter

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A planned power outage is affecting a KRCR News Channel 7 transmitter

Troubled Chico hotel to become used car lot

The Regal Inn on the Esplanade will likely soon be torn down to make way for a used car lot.
 
The City of Chico confirms that North State Auto Brokers is in escrow with the current owner of the property to purchase the land.

New surveillance images released of missing 87-year-old man

Paul Merrill, 87, is driving a 1956 Mercedes convertible.  He was last seen in McCloud in Siskiyou County

Palo Cedro buzzing during Honey Bee Festival

Palo Cedro buzzing during Honey Bee Festival

The 34th Honey Bee Festival drew thousands to Bishop Quinn Catholic Center over the weekend.

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Weather Story: Near 100 Sunday, Cooler By Next Week

For the 5th day in a row parts of the valley will warm to 100 degrees on Sunday.  Expect cooler highs Tuesday through Thursday.

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