Boy puts thousands of flags on veteran graves

When Preston Sharp, 10, went with his mother to honor his grandfather's grave at Redding Memorial Park on Veterans Day in November, he noticed something was missing.

Fraternity alum angry about Slaughterhouse Island mess

An alumni of the fraternity at Slaughterhouse Island is angry over the mess left at the lake

Hundreds of second ballots issued in Shasta County

Over 900 registered voters have asked for second ballots in Shasta County

Deputies confiscate kegs from University of Oregon students

Deputies patrolling Shasta Lake came across University of Oregon students with illegal kegs

Three fires keep firefighters busy in Butte County

 CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire Crews were kept busy responding to several fires Friday afternoon.  One person is injured and a houseboat at a marina was destroyed.

Sycamore Pool officially opens Saturday

Sycamore Pool at the One Mile Recreation area in Bidwell Park officially opens Saturday when lifeguards will be present.

Sycamore Pool officially opens Saturday, but makes early Memorial Day splash

Sycamore Pool at the One Mile Recreation area in Bidwell Park officially opens Saturday when lifeguards will be present.

Domestic violence incident leads to standoff, arrest

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A domestic violence incident on Thursday led to a school's lockdown and a 30 minute standoff Friday morning

'The Well Dressed Man' pleads guilty to 5 bank robberies

A Roseville man pleaded guilty Friday to robbing five banks in Norther California, including one in Oroville

Three fires keep Butte County crews busy

Multiple fires kept crews in Butte County busy Friday afternoon

Two arrested after search turns up butane honey oil lab

Search warrant at Oroville home turns up butane honey oil lab

Lockdowns at Meadow Lane, Happy Valley schools unrelated

A domestic violence incident in Happy Valley place a school on lockdown, while a man firing a handgun near Meadow Lane in Anderson briefly sent that school into lockdown

CAL FIRE increases staffing for Memorial Day weekend

High fire danger is prompting CAL FIRE to increase staffing for Memorial Day weekend.

'Fred' the stowaway cat takes a ride from Calif. to Utah

Fred, a cat from Bella Vista, stowed away on a horse trailer and rode all the way to Utah

Agents arrest suspect on drug, explosives charges

Willows resident Ryan Garcia faces drug and explosives charges after agents said they found two explosive devices and drug paraphernalia in his house

Expect heavy traffic over Memorial Day weekend

Traffic is expected to be heavy during Memorial Day weekend in Lakehead where I5 becomes one lane in each direction

Youth Violence Prevention Council celebrates volunteers

Redding firefighters donated to the Youth Violence prevention council during an event to celebrate volunteers

Arrest after officer was assaulted with coffee cup

A man in Anderson was arrested after he allegedly threw a coffee cup at a police officer

Lawsuit says Shasta Co. Jail mistreats disabled inmates

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A federal lawsuit alleges the Shasta County Jail abused inmates with disabilities

Fundraiser for Anderson soccer team a success

An Anderson youth soccer team is hoping to raise more money after an event held with the help of Megan Rapinoe

Tours resume after big rig slides off Shasta Caverns Road

Business resumed at Lake Shasta Caverns after a big rig crash closed the only road in and out of the facility

Caught on Camera: Raccoon wreaks havoc in house

Two roommates in Lake California were shocked to find a raccoon in their bathroom

Chico police helping community keep criminals at bay

Free service offered by Chico police has helped community members keep criminals at bay

Mary's Gone Crackers leaving Gridley, surprising city officials

The decision by Mary's Gone Crackers to build a facility in Reno, Nevada, came as a surprise to Gridley city leaders

Silverthorn Resort urging students not trash resort or lake

Silverthorn Resort is urging students who come to Shasta Lake to not trash the resort or the lake

Tons of junk collected in downtown in annual 'Drop and Dash'

Chico holds annual 'Drop and Dash' to help Chico State students clean up before leaving for the summer

Expert: Third person's DNA found on Marysa Nichols' body

A DNA expert said a third person's DNA found on Marysa Nichols' body in the Quentin Bealer murder trial in Sacramento

Police: Drunk driver rams patrol vehicle

Anderson Police have arrested one man after they say he hit a patrol vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol early Thursday

Fire Chief: Water tender total loss after crash

A water tender was destroyed when it crashed near Anderson on the way to a fire in western Shasta County

Entomologist testifies for defense in Bealer murder trial

Entomologist testifies for defense in Quentin Bealer murder trial in Sacramento

Officials highlight the dangers of extreme heat

May 23-27 is Extreme Heat Awareness Week across the U.S.

University of Oregon students trying to make things right

University of Oregon sorority and fraternity leaders are working to make things right after trash was left at Slaughterhouse Island

18 families graduate from Esplanade House program

Eighteen formerly homeless families graduated from a Chico program designed to help them

CAL FIRE contained fire west of Ono

Firefighters containted an 11 acre vegetation fire near Fiddlers Road and Straight Arrow Road near Ono.

Students warned about 2 mountain lions near Shasta College

Shasta College students warned about two mountain lions spotted near campus

Redding railroad work closes downtown crossings

Union Pacific Railroad will be pulling and replacing tracks in downtown Redding on Wednesday which will cause traffic delays until 4 p.m.

Rollover crash along Interstate 5 injures driver

A driver was injured after crashing into a tree early Wednesday along Interstate 5 at Shasta Dam Boulevard.

Abandoned home damaged after early morning fire

An abandoned home in Redding was damaged after a fire erupted around 3 a.m. Wednesday on the 2100 block of Court Street.

U.S. Forest Service cleans up Slaughterhouse Island

Rangers with the Shasta-Trinity Forest Service were on Shasta Lake Tuesday clearing the trash from Slaughterhouse Island.

Bealer continues testimony in his own murder trial

Quentin Bealer was back on the stand Tuesday in a Sacramento courtroom, testifying in his own murder trial.

Sacramento River conditions dangerous due to snow melt

The snow melt is creating dangerous conditions on the Sacramento River, and one guide is warning Shasta County residents to be careful.

Multi-county, high-speed car chase ends with suspect dead

CHP said a high-speed car chase that spanned three counties ended with the suspect shooting at officers before shooting and killing himself.

Two-car collision blocks intersection at Market, Trinity streets

A two-car collision blocked the intersection of Market and Trinity streets in downtown Redding.

One lane of Highway 299 blocked by crashed big rig

Highway 299 was blocked Tuesday morning due to a big rig that overturned near Big Flat in Trinity County.

Accused murderer adamant he didn't kill Red Bluff teen

Accused murderer Quentin Bealer spoke for the first time since his trial began last month in Sacramento.

Teen arrested for DUI after vehicle slams into home

Brendin McCollum, 19, was arrested for DUI and child endangerment after police said he crashed a vehicle into a home in Anderson.

Paradise pedestrian hit by alleged drunk driver, who calls 911

A man is in stable condition after being hit by a car in Paradise.

Calif.'s first undocumented attorney moves into new office

Sergio Garcia, California's first undocumented attorney, has a new Chico office.

Report: Butane honey oil labs on the rise in Butte County

The Butte County Interagency Narcotics Task Force, BINTF, released its 2015 annual report, and in it, states butane honey oil labs are on the rise.

College students leave Slaughterhouse Island trashed

Slaughterhouse Island on Shasta Lake is a hot spot for college students and over the weekend it was trashed, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Quentin Bealer takes the stand in his murder trial

Quentin Bealer took the stand in Sacramento in his own murder trial.

Police: Pedestrian hit by DUI driver in Paradise

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A driver was arrested for DUI after hitting a pedestrian in Paradise Sunday night. Matthew Diven, 25, faces a series of charges including driving on a suspended license.

Driver arrested after chase through City of Shasta Lake

Deputies said Michael Chandler ran 9 stop signs and was driving on a suspended license when he was arrested after a chase through the City of Shasta Lake.

Man found clinging to branches along Sacramento River

A Redding man is safe after being pulled from the Sacramento River after his personal watercraft stopped working.

Accused murderer Quentin Bealer speaks from jail

Quentin Bealer, the man charged with the murder of Red Bluff teen Marysa Nichols, is speaking out for the first time since his jury trial began in Sacramento last month. 

Shasta Co. soccer team makes it to regional tournament

The AC United Hurricanes boys soccer team have kicked and scored their way to the top.

Scholars present latest research in groundwater conservation

Experts gathered at the Masonic Family Center in Chico Saturday for a public forum on the latest findings in groundwater research. It was put on by the League of Women Voters.

Motorcyclist killed in crash north of Chico

A 51-year-old Chico man was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday night after he missed a curve and drove off Meridian Road.

Coach, alum gives high school a Super Bowl trophy

Coach Clancy Barone returned to his old campus Friday as a Super Bowl 50 champion. There was an after-school presentation by the current Denver Broncos offensive line coach for students, faculty, and parents alike.

Chico State grad upbeat despite fire destroying belongings

Maggie Allison, who will graduate Saturday at Chico State, will have to find a new cap and gown.

Family claims brother died looking for "the loot"

A man allegedly died Tuesday after a fountain in sculpture park on Redding City Hall grounds fell on him while he was searching for the Asphalt Cowboy Loot, according to his siblings.

Free fishing event for children in Chico on Saturday

Hooked on fishing? National Fishing Week is underway, and the city of Chico is stocking up Horseshoe Lake for Saturday morning's big event.

Chico businesses see increase for graduation, decline over summer

More than 3,500 undergrads and graduate students will get their degrees from Chico State this weekend.

New crime fighting tool for Tehama County

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office unveiled their new evidence van on Friday.

Rodeo not concerned with rain; watching for thunderstorms

Officials say a little rain will not slow down the competition and will not hurt the arena.

Siskiyou Co. Sheriff's Office identifies man killed in shooting

Officials have identified the man killed in an officer involved shooting in Siskiyou County earlier in the week.

City of Redding easing some water restrictions

The city of Redding announced Friday that it is easing water use restrictions in response to a wet winter and spring.

In-home care worker arrested for elder abuse, identity theft

A Magalia woman was arrested Thursday on charges of elder abuse and identity theft from an in-home care provider.

Mill Fire burns 56 acres east of Weed, 50 percent contained

The Mill Fire has burned 56 acres and is 50 percent contained. CAL FIRE officials said they expect full containment on Friday.

Wannabe gang member sentenced to life for attempted murder

A 20-year-old Paradise man convicted of a 2013 attempted murder was sentenced to life in state prison.

Alleged arsonist arrested for causing Chico apartment fire

A suspect has been arrested for setting an early morning fire in Chico that gutted a college student's bedroom.

Power outage in Riviera Drive area of Redding

There is a power outage to Redding Electric Utility customers in the Riviera Drive area.

Lone Strangers identified, loot still up for grabs

The Lone Strangers made off with the loot in Monday's mock bank robbery to kick off
Redding Rodeo Week and now the fifth clues of the week have come out.

Stuff the Bus underway in Chico with free doughnuts

KRCR News Channel 7's Stuff the Bus food drive is currently underway in Chico, and officially starts in Redding at 7 a.m.

Sweeping gun-control bills pass in Calif. Senate

Lawmakers voted to require people turn in magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds as they backed nearly a dozen measures that would significantly reshape California's gun laws.

Shasta County amongst highest in state for diabetes

Shasta County has the fourth highest rate of prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes in California.

Number of registered voters increases ahead of primary

Since the middle of April, Shasta County has seen 620 new registered democrats, 1,679 new republicans, but those listed as "No Party Preference" dropped by 563 voters.

Victim of vehicle theft talks about truck being hit by train

A stolen truck was plowed into by an Amtrak train after it was abandoned on the train tracks early Thursday morning.

Chico State students nearly finish tiny house

A group of Chico State students have nearly completed their 196-square-foot tiny house, which will be entered into a Sacramento contest.

Quentin Bealer murder trial resumes after attorney illness

The Quentin Bealer murder trial resumed Thursday after a one day hiatus for an attorney illness.

Chico fire goes undercover to stop furniture burning

The Chico Fire Department deployed an undercover team to prevent furniture burning in the south campus area.

Deputies seek public's help in locating missing man

Glenn County deputies are searching for John Maiers who went missing somewhere between the Sacramento Airport and Trinity County.

Police: Coca Cola thief admits to stealing to fund meth habit

Redding police said Eric Cooley admitted to breaking into the Coca Cola distribution facility to fund his addiction to methamphetamine.

Search for suspects after Amtrak train crashes into truck

Passengers were stuck on an Amtrak train Thursday morning for hours after the train hit a truck stuck on the tracks.

Plane flips off runway in Redding

A pilot said wind pushed his plane off the runway in Redding, causing the aircraft to flip over.

Drug suspect previously involved in officer-involved shooting

Two people in Redding were arrested on drug charges. Robert Barron was previously involved in an officer-involved shooting in 2013.

Elderly man assaulted at Oroville gas station

An elderly man was flown to a hospital with what police described as life-threatening injuries from an assault early Wednesday morning.

Rodeo rider raising awareness of chewing tobacco and oral cancer

The Redding Rodeo kicked off Wednesday night with events like barrel racing, cattle roping and mutton busting.

Plans explained for $2.1 million Redding road project

$2.1 million will go towards a road project in Redding. The project organizers are preaching the need for safety improvements.

Clothing Revival's commercial causes a stir

A radio commercial caused a stir this weekend and now the company is apologizing.

CARD offers first outdoor survival camp

The Chico Area Recreation and Park District, CARD, is partnering with Sacramento River Ecotours to present a brand new camp this year called Survival Skills & Outdoor Adventure.

Stuff the Bus shopping spree benefits Salvation Army

Grocery Outlet donated 900 items totaling $718 to kick-off Stuff the Bus food drive.

California lets local water districts set savings

California has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.

Vegetation fires along Skyway contained

CAL FIRE crews are at the scene of several roadside fires on eastbound Skyway, near the Tuscan Ridge Golf Course.

Redding police searching for suspects after Coca Cola burglary

The Redding Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying two suspects who stole cases of soda from the Coca Cola Distribution Center.

Man arrested for severing victim's finger with a pipe

A suspect, Colby Thompson, was arrested and the victim was taken by helicopter to a hospital in San Francisco after a large fight in Chico.

CA voters to decide on $2 cigarette tax increase

In the November election, California voters will have a ballot measure asking that the sales tax on cigarettes be lifted by $2 per pack.

Father of Marysa Nichols takes stand in murder trial

There was tense and tearful testimony from the father of Marysa Nichols in the Quentin Bealer murder trial on Tuesday.

Couple rescued from canyon recovering from broken face, pelvis

Two people are recovering in the hospital after falling in a canyon in Oroville on Friday.

CHP participates in Stuff the Bus for the first time

For the first time ever, the California Highway Patrol is participating in the summer Stuff the Bus.

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