Redding Police Chief donates 2 refrigerators to mission

On Thursday evening, a walk-in refrigeration system broke at the women and children's facility at the Good News Rescue Mission.

Military veterans expect support from 1,500 at Butte Meadows BBQ

Perhaps as many as 2,000 supporters of military veterans will attend the annual rib cook-off at the Bambi Inn in Butte Meadows on Saturday sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America 582.

14-year-old killed by vehicle in front of Gridley Fire Dept.

A 14-year-old girl died after she was hit by a vehicle in Gridley Friday morning.

Arson damages Big Foot Recycling building

Fire investigators said a fire that damaged a small building on East Cypress Avenue Thursday night was intentionally set.

Unemployment rates down in the Northstate

The Federal Reserve Bank conducted an economic research study that found unemployment has been down in Shasta and Tehama counties.

Gridley community mourning death of teen

The Gridley community is mourning the loss of a 14-year-old girl who died after being hit by a pickup truck Friday morning.

Redding police searching for driver who hit bicyclist, fled

A man is in stable condition at Mercy Medical Center after being hit by a vehicle Friday morning.

One arrested, five cited at Redding DUI checkpoint

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One person was arrested and five others were cited during a DUI and driver's license checkpoint in Redding.

New air quality rule for remote area of Tehama Co.

On Tuesday the Tehama County Board of Supervisors approved a new rule for a remote part of the county under the Air Pollution Control District.

Work begins to replace vandalized statue in front of City Hall

Work started Thursday on replacing a vandalized statue of General Vang Pao in front City Hall in Chico.

Alleged victim of Dr. White's practice remembered by daughter

Dietra Beahan is relieved to learn Redding Doctor James Gregory "Greg" White gave up his medical license on Monday.

New plants discovered by Shasta Lake

Scientists have just discovered three new plant species near Shasta Lake. They are not found anywhere else on Earth.

Bright Idea: LED lights will save Chico nearly $100K annually

Next week, the City of Chico will begin work on installing LED light bulbs in all city buildings.

Chico gears up for Labor Day Weekend

Chico State University and local agencies are ready with a calendar full of events and extra patrols for this Labor Day Weekend. 

Chico family welcomes 1 baby, 9 puppies in same day

A Chico family welcomed 10 new members into their clan last month, all in the same day. 

3 shot, 1 killed, gunman sought on Sacramento college campus

Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College.

Tehama County Most Wanted for Sept. 3, 2015

This week’s Tehama Count Most Wanted subject is John William Schoeb, 48, of Red Bluff.

Student arrested for making false bomb threat

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A Red Bluff middle school was evacuated Thursday afternoon after police received reports of a bomb on the campus.

Cottonwood man gets 6.5 year sentence for receiving child porn

A Cottonwood man was sentenced to 6.5 years in federal prison after receiving child pornography.

Donations pour in to help sick police dog 'Aero'

A gofundme account has grown to $8,600 in less than a week for Anderson Police K9 Aero.

What will it take to officially end Calif. drought?

If all good things must come to an end, then do the bad things end as well? We’re talking about the California drought, and what it would take to officially be over.

Pharmacist: Prescription abuse prevelant in Shasta County

Some members of the medical community in Shasta County said they are surprised to hear that James Gregory White, pain management doctor, surrendered his license Monday.

Chipotle delivery coming to Chico State

Starting Thursday, Chico State students can have Chipotle delivered to them on campus or in their dorms. 

SINTF donates Nearly $54K to youth organizations

The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force (SINTF) donated thousands of dollars to local organizations at a ceremony Wednesday morning in Redding.

Documentary sparks discussion about sexual assault on campuses

On Wednesday at Shasta College, an award-winning documentary about sexual assault on college campuses called 'The Hunting Ground,' was shown to law enforcement officials, school administrators and students.

Water board considers waste water permit for pot growers

The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board is considering new rules on cannabis growers.

Growing number of wells run dry due to Calif. drought

The state Department of Water Resources reports 2548 residential wells have run dry since January 2014.

Olive fire burning near Oroville, destroys structure

PG&E has cut power to part the Wyandotte area, southeast of Oroville as firefighters battle a vegetation fire.

Ex-correctional deputy admits to exposing self to inmate

A 27-year-old former Butte County correctional deputy entered a no contest plea Wednesday to engaging in sexual activity by exposing and touching his genitals in the presence of a female inmate.

Syphilis on the rise in Butte County

The Butte County Public Health Department announced on Wednesday that there have been major increases in lab confirmed cases of syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease.

Water Wednesday: Button valve saves water in your shower

As part of our weekly Water Wednesday segment, viewers share their water-saving tips.

Woman finds transient sleeping on her couch

A woman woke up Tuesday, walked down stairs to get her morning coffee and found a woman sleeping on her living room couch.

Small grass fire near building in Paradise

A small grass fire burning near a car shop in Paradise is now out.

Pay raises, police cams argued at city council

Redding Police Chief Robert Paoletti gave a status report update Tuesday, as he talked about the cameras’ implementation and cost.

BAER Team surveying Fork Complex for possible erosion

The second phase of wildfire recovery has begun at the Fork complex in Trinity County.

Officer shooting in Texas hits home for Red Bluff police

The recent shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth at a gas station outside Houston, Texas, has brought back chilling memories for officers in Red Bluff. 

Father of baby who drowned shares message for other parents

On August 18, Paul Stephens' daughter Kristaelynn, who's nearly two-years-old, drowned while taking at bath at their home in Cottonwood.

PG&E proposes tree removal in south Chico

PG&E is proposing to remove a number of trees from private property in south Chico that they say are a safety threat to one of their natural gas lines. 

Hundreds of gallons of water released for public safety test

Hundreds of gallons of water spilled onto the street from Redding city property Tuesday morning.

Two incidents delay traffic on Interstate 5 south

Two unrelated incidents are impacting traffic on Interstate 5 south.

Man convicted in Thanksgiving torture case

A Tehama County jury found a man guilty of torturing and robbing three men on Thanksgiving night in 2014

Man crashes into utility pole, escapes with minor injuries

A man driving a red Mitsubishi Eclipse had minor injuries after crashing into a utility pole on Bowman Road in Cottonwood.

Redding police searching for suspected credit card thieves

The Redding Police Department sent out a press release Tuesday afternoon asking for assistance from the public in identifying two people who they believe stole a credit card from Trader Joes and then used it at Target, spending over $2,000.

Deputies: K9, stun gun used to stop car theft suspect

Brian Cottrill was arrested early Tuesday after deputies said they found him in a stolen van.

Open car trunk & doors alert police to man in stolen car

Chico police arrested Kevin Crone early Tuesday after they said they found him sitting in a stolen car.

Geologist: Earthquake called the 'Really Big One' isn't hoax

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An earthquake called the "Really Big One" is causing a stir for geologists, researchers and seismologists all over the country.

Mother dives in to establish swim team at Orland High School

Maureen Kraemer, an Orland mother passionate about swimming was the primary force in establishing a swim team at Orland High School.

September is about natural disaster preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month, emphasizingthe importance of being ready when disaster strikes.

Butte County Sheriff's Office joins online neighborhood watch

The Butte County Sheriff's Office has joined It is a private social network for neighborhoods like a neighborhood watch, but online. 

Man arrested for killing 2 people in crash has criminal past

The man arrested in connection to a standoff and deadly crash that killed two people in Anderson has a long criminal record.

Champion Christian High School returns to Chico, classes begin

Monday marked the return of Champion Christian High School to Chico as classes started for the new school year.

Anderson business owner giving away clothes to fire victims

A local business owner has found her own way to give back to those affected by this year's fires.

Gas prices drop ahead of Labor Day weekend

Gas prices across the Northstate dropped for the second week in a row.

Tree branch sparks fire, downs power lines in Anderson

Power has been restored to all but 126 PG&E customers as of 4:51 p.m. after a branch fell on power lines and sparked a fire.

Power restored to 1,195 PG&E customers in downtown Chico

Power has been restored to 1,195 PG&E customers in downtown Chico as of 4:22 p.m., according to spokesman Paul Moreno.

Driver arrested, victims identified in double fatal crash

Anthony Wilson, 37, of Anderson, was arrested on two charges of gross vehicular manslaughter, after his two passengers were killed in a crash Sunday night.

Search crews reveal how they found missing Chico man's body

Search crews spotted Si Wrigley's body from an aircraft, more than three weeks after he disappeared in rural eastern Oregon.

Slow speed chase ends with wanted Oregon man arrested

Officers said the suspect led them on chase that slowed to speeds of 5 miles per hour.

Two men dead after crash

Two men died after a car crashed into tree on Missouri Lane in Anderson Sunday evening.

Friend remembers missing Chico man as 'incredibly giving'

Friends are remembering the life of a missing Chico man who was found dead in Oregon on Saturday.

Yard sale benefits 6-year-old with cancer

The community came together to help Colby Arnett, 6, who was diagnosed with cancer.

Missing Chico man found dead in Oregon

Search crews located the body of Si Wrigley, 69, Saturday morning about seven miles from where his abandoned vehicle was found last week.

Watenpaugh found guilty on all charges

Ryan Watenpaguh, 34, the man who at one point was accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's dog and feeding it to her, was found guilty on all charges Friday afternoon.

Superb Shasta win highlights Week Zero games

It may be called Week Zero, but don’t associate the name with a lack of importance. A full slate of games happened Friday on the Xtra Point.

Huge search effort planned for missing Chico man

Si Wrigley, 69 of Chico, went missing in remote area of eastern Oregon.

'Stump' the tortoise returned to rightful owner

Stump the tortoise has been returned to his rightful owner after a broadcast by KRCR News Channel 7. 

Yard sale to benefit 6-year-old battling cancer

On Saturday starting at 7 a.m., a yard sale will be held to raise money for the Arnett family who's 6-year-old son Colby is battling cancer.

Drones with cameras causing privacy concerns

With more and more drones flying around the Northstate, many residents are concerned the devices with cameras could capture images from backyards and private property.

Hayfork residents excited about chance of rain

The talk of rain in the weather forecast has people in Trinity County excited.

Fire destroys barn, burns vegetation in south Redding

Firefighters are battling a blaze near River Ranch Road at Eastside Road in Redding.

Churn Creek Road remains closed as crews battle blaze

On-ramps to eastbound Highway 44 are open again. Churn Creek Road remains closed as firefighters continue to work on the fire.

PG&E crews working to restore power after fire in electrical vault

A fire was reported in an underground electrical vault in Chico around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Pet of the week 'Hutch'

Hutch and his brother Starsky are up for adoption at Haven Humane.

Firefighters respond to vegetation fire in Mountain Gate

Four to five acres have burned just east of Interstate 5 in Shasta County.

XP Preview: Red Bluff athletes breeding confidence

It's a rehab in Red Bluff. A football team, that last year went 2-8 overall, feels like they can make a turnaround.

Storage building manager finds people living in unit

When Lock Away Mini Storage Manager, Nicole Justice, found two people living in one of her storage units on Vista Way in Red Bluff, it frightened her.

Tortoise slows traffic on Highway 99, returns home unharmed

Stump, an 180 pound African Desert tortoise, is back home eating his favorite good watermelon after an unexpected, and dangerous excursion, across a portion of Highway 99 Wednesday during rush hour.

Businesses team up to give Army veteran and his family a home

An Army veteran and his family received a new house, giving them renewed hope for the future.

Bomb squad disables suspicious device at Chico park

The Butte County Bomb Squad was called to investigate a suspicious device at 20th Street Park in Chico Thursday morning.

Police in standoff at North Chico mobile home park

Authorities say a report came in, Thursday morning, that a man threatened to kill himself with a machete after going into the home of a woman who had a restraining order placed against him on Bianca Way inside the Meadows Mobile Home Park.

Fire destroys shed, equipment at Cottonwood Little League fields

A fire that started around 1 a.m. Wednesday night destroyed a shed that contained equipment belonging to the Cottonwood Little League.

Chico getting a 'pump park' for mountain bikers

A "pump park" is coming into Chico, for kids (and adults) to enjoy. 

Butte Co. K-9 injured during marijuana eradication operation

A law enforcement K-9 was injured Thursday while working with the law enforcement and investigations division with the Lassen National Forest.

Butte County Fair opens today

The Butte County Fair opens at 4 p.m. Thursday

Woman wanted for ice pick stabbing

Chico Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a stabbing suspect.

XP Preview: West Valley's success rests on QB

Defensive end Devon Vaenuku and quarterback Kody Karpinski are the only players remaining from a NSCIF title team in 2013.

Bus crashes with 40 elementary school children on board

A school bus carrying 40 elementary school children crashed on the side of Highway 273 Wednesday afternoon.

Mysterious illness sidelines Anderson police dog

Police K9 'Aero' has been pulled from duty due to an unknown infectious disease that has caused him to lose significant muscle mass.

Weaverville resident grateful for firefighters quick response

Kim Proctor, who has lived in Weaverville since 1977, took a moment to thank firefighters for a quick response to fight the Democrat fire that burned near her home on Oregon Street.

Family remembers motorcyclist killed in crash

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On Friday afternoon, 28-year-old Brandon Dillman died in a motorcycle accident at Churn Creek Road and Hartnell Avenue.

One suspect identified in Chico State student's rape

A Chico State student was raped by two men Friday, according to the Yuba County Sheriff's Office. The victim has identified one of the men responsible. 

Witnesses: Molotov cocktail sparks carport, apartment fire

A fire early Wednesday destroyed several vehicles and an apartment building at Islander Apartments on East Street in Redding.

Blaze burns in attic of Turning Point Commons apartments

Multiple fire agencies were on scene of a fire Wednesday afternoon, burning in the Turning Point Commons apartments in Chico.

Democrat Fire downgraded to 128 acres, 50% contained

The Democrat Fire has been downgraded to 128 acres as of Wednesday evening, and is 50 percent contained.

Vehicle rear-ends school bus, minor injuries reported

A vehicle crashed into a Cascade Union Elementary School District bus Wednesday afternoon.

Water Saver: How to use less water with every flush

Viewer Mike Hall said you can save water by lowering the water level in your toilet tank.

Suspect arrested for raping Chico State student

Investigators said the victim got intoxicated and woke up in an unfamiliar house in Yuba County.

XP Preview: Shasta's familiar face in new position

Head football coach J.C. Hunsaker replaces Aaron Gingery in this 2015 season.

Stabbing at motel has police searching for suspect

A man is recovering after allegedly being stabbing in a parking lot late Tuesday in Redding.

Boy slowly recovering after a hit-and-run accident

Eleven-year-old Dominic Barrow is slowly recovering in the hospital from brain surgery after he was hit by a car while riding his bike Monday night in the City of Shasta Lake.

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Weather Forecast: Warming Trend Next Week

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The cooling trend and rain we have seen in the northern parts of the Northstate will come to an end and be replaced by warmer and drier weather. 

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