Deadly head-on crash closes road for hours

Highway 299 is closed as officials investigate and clean up after a fatal head-on crash.

Update: Boles Fire containment increases

Fire crews are getting a better idea of the damage left by the Boles Fire.

Family finds boa constrictor in cab of moving truck

Moving day took a wild turn for one Northstate family, when they found a snake in the cab of their rental truck.

One Safe Place comments on animal cruelty and domestic violence case

34-year-old Ryan Watenpaugh was released from jail on Wednesday. He is the man accused of killing his girlfriend’s dog and feeding it to her.

Redding travelers escape Mexico after hurricane made landfall

Six people from Redding have left Mexico after being trapped due to Hurricane Odile.

Wedding dress and rings saved from Boles Fire

Jaclynn Mitchell's fiance rushed to save some of their most precious items, including her wedding dress and their rings.

Fire in downtown Red Bluff considered 'human caused'

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Fire officials are investigating a fire that destroyed a building and damaged another in Red Bluff.

Woman flees from invisible people, crashes into police gate

A woman is arrested after crashing her SUV into the Redding Police Department. She claims she was being chased by invisible people.

Update: Boles Fire 60% contained

Firefighters are making progress battling the Boles Fire in Siskiyou County.

Man accused of feeding girlfriend dog released from jail

A Redding man accused of killing his girlfriend's dog then feeding it to her was released from jail Wednesday.

Student put in detention for sharing school lunch

An eighth grade student from Weaverville Elementary School got a detention slip for sharing his school prepared lunch Tuesday.

School Board delays 6th grade move

The Chico Unified School District board delayed a plan Wednesday that would 6th graders from elementary school to junior high school. It will now go into effect for the 2016-17 school year.

Butte County GOP headquarters opens with high hopes

The Butte County Republican Party opened its headquarters Wednesday night amid high hopes for a big November election.  Their campaign headquarters for the November 4th general election is at Mangrove Avenue and East Third Avenue in Chico.

Physician's assistant sentenced for rape and kidnapping

The physician's assistant who admitted kidnapping three college-aged girls and raping one of them in Chico has been sentenced to state prison for at least the next 20 years.

Orland home burns after semi severs power pole

The crash happened shortly after 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday just west of Orland.

Elderly driver and her dog crash into Redding business

Police said the 84-year-old driver kept her foot on the accelerator when she was pulling into a parking space in Redding.

Fire burning on Main Street in Red Bluff

Firefighters responded to a fire early Wednesday that spread to one other building.

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.

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Weather Forecast: Mostly Sunny & Warmer Through The Weekend

Our low pressure system from the last couple of days continues to dive off to the south.  High pressure building in will warm the valley to the mid to upper 90s Today.

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