Agents arrest Chico State student after drug bust

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Drug agents served a search warrant at the apartment of Daniel Pell, a 19-year-old Chico State University student.

Californians could face more mandatory conservation measures

The State Water Board is looking at additional measures to increase water conservation statewide.

Police identify victim in stabbing

Police are still searching for the suspect in a late night stabbing.

Film follows epic Northstate football journey

‘The Road to State’ is a short documentary put together by Redding Record Searchlight reporter Holmes and former sports reporter Thomas Lawrence.

Chico council makes decision on two major issues

The Chico city council decided what to do with a $4.8 million surplus during their council meeting Tuesday night. 

AT&T Red Bluff customers experience disruptions

If you live in Red Bluff, you may be experiencing problems with your AT&T service.

California Supreme Court rules blanket ban on sex offenders' living is unconstitutional

The California Supreme Court decided unanimously on Monday that it violates the constitutional rights of sex offenders to ban where they can and cannot live in San Diego County.

Police: Mobile honey oil lab a dangerous situation

Police in Anderson arrested Zachary Thornton, 18, during a traffic stop Monday night.

Store manager tackles shoplifter trying to get away

Parkview Market Store Manager Jagdev Bal watched a man put two alcoholic beverages into his jacket pocket just minutes after they opened around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Tehama passes ban on outdoor marijuana gardens

Medical marijuana growers in Tehama County have until April  to move their operations indoors.

Chico State mourns professor found deceased in his office

Prof. Willis Geer, 66, was found dead in his office at Chico State Monday night.

Hundreds lose power after car hits pole

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More than 400 customers lost power early Tuesday after a car slammed into a power pole in Shasta County.

Firefighters respond to house fire in Tehama County

CAL FIRE responded to a house fire in Los Molinos early Tuesday.

Family walks in on home burglary, ties up suspect

The victims did not want to be identified by name, but the father told KRCR News Channel 7 that he tied up Kaufman until deputies got there.

Month of giving for Jersey Mike's

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Jersey Mike's and Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council have teamed up to bring awareness to child abuse prevention.

Man tried to lure girl into vehicle in Cottonwood

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The family of a 13-year-old girl reported Monday morning that a man tried to lure their daughter into his vehicle on February 25, near West Cottonwood School.

Gas prices are on the rise

It was good while it lasted. Gas prices have taken another jump in the past week, and people at the pumps Monday aren't thrilled.

City council decides how to use $4.8 million surplus

The Chico City Council is considering what to do with $4.8 million after an audit found the surplus.

Group trying to stop cut to Chico library's hours

Supporters of the Chico library on East First Avenue are hoping to persuade the city council to keep its present hours of operation open.

Science fair highlights students brains, ingenuity

"Science Transforms Your World" is the theme for the 2015 Chico Science Fair.  Students K-12 in public and private schools in the community are competing for top prizes at the Chico fairgrounds this week.

Cow causes motorcyclist death

An Orland man died Friday after he collided with a cow while riding his motorcycle in Red Bluff.

Collision impacting traffic in downtown Redding

Two vehicles were involved in a traffic collision at the intersection of Shasta and Pine streets Monday afternoon.

Suspect in custody for Siskiyou Co. homicide

Siskiyou County deputies are searching for a man who they believe may have been involved in a homicide.

Larri the llama roams free in Trinity County

Two llamas became a nationwide sensation after they became loose on the streets of Phoenix, Arizona. While the country has fallen in love with the ‘llama drama’, llamas on the loose are nothing new to a small town in Trinity County. 

Trinity County workers stage week-long strike

A representative with UPEC Local 792 said the county is offering a 3-year deal with no pay raises.

Gas prices jump 44 cents in one week

Gas prices in Redding jumped 44 cents in one week

Chief: Suspected DUI driver is RPD officer

Redding Police Chief Rob Paoletti confirmed Sunday that the driver in a suspected DUI crash that happened Saturday is one of their officers.

Graffiti on veteran's memorial causes outrage

Green graffiti full of expletive words covered two parts of the Veteran's Memorial at the Redding Library Sunday morning. Passerby's called into the library with frustration and anger after seeing the memorial defamed.

Fundraiser helps with equipment costs, recruiting volunteers

The Tehama County Fire Department held a pancake breakfast fundraiser Saturday morning at the Bowman Fire Station to purchase equipment, as well as recruit volunteers.

2 suspects arrested after being caught mid-burglary

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Two men were arrested on burglary charges after a neighbor looking after the residence noticed them enter the home.

'Most Wanted' suspect caught during traffic stop

An anonymous tip in Anderson led to the arrest of Andrew Davis, 30, during a traffic stop at Cloverdale and Clear Creek roads, stated authorities.

Police: Dunsmuir man arrested for attempted murder of uncle

A 48-year-old Dunsmuir man has been arrested for allegedly beating his uncle and firing a gun at him late Friday night.

‘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.

Parkview Elementary in running for 40K grant

A Chico Elementary School is one of the top 10 finalists for a $40,000 grant to spruce up their science lab.

False report could lead to charges against Paradise teen

A Butte County teen could be facing criminal charges after police said she falsely reported being kidnapped and sexually assaulted.

Shasta College educates students on 'yes means yes' law

Shasta College campus safety is reminding students about the power of "yes".

Kids mistaking detergent pods for candy

A recent article by the Associated Press revealed that more than 700 children have been hospitalized in the United States over the last two years for consuming dishwater detergent pods.

The dress color debate reaches Shasta County

An image of a dress on the internet has captured the world's attention.

Dusty Baker speaks in Chico to help American Legion

Former San Franciso Giants manager Dusty Baker is in Chico Friday night, helping raising money for Chico's American Legion team, the Chico Nuts.

CSU students raise money for St. Jude's

Hundreds of students at Chico State will stay up perhaps past midnight Friday in the university's annual Up 'Til Dawn fundraising event to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Severe thunderstorm warning for Butte, Glenn counties

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Issued at: 3:58 PM PST on February 27, 2015, expires at: 5:00 PM PST on February 27, 2015

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


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

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

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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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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