Butte County family separated in immigration case

A Butte County father is heartbroken after having to leave his wife and 5-year-old daughter in Germany. Immigration and customs enforcement won't agree to let their daughter come to America.

Ride-sharing service Uber announces it's coming to Chico

The ride-sharing company Uber announced Thursday morning it will start offering services in Chico.

Organ recipient of Kristina Chesterman carries on legacy

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Today at the 3rd annual Bike Safety and Drunken Driving Awareness Event, the Chestermans showed up to honor their daughter Kristina's life.

In 2013, Kristina was killed after a drunk driver hit her while she was bicycling home from the Chico State Library.

Kristina was an organ donor. 5 people received organs from her when she died.

One of those people was Fernando Villegas.

Dog owner talks about need for approved Red Bluff dog park

Red Bluff will be getting a dog park soon, according to Patricia Phillips chairwoman of the Parks and Recreation Commission.

Redding man brings more sunshine to the Northstate

Bob McAllister is conserving more water during drought by replacing his lawn with rock in the shape of a sun.

Dishwasher malfunction blamed for Redding house fire

A dishwasher malfunction is blamed for a fire that damaged a home at 4052 Calliope Court Wednesday morning in Redding.

Caravan to be held for PG&E lineman killed in work-related accident

On Thursday, friends and family in the PG&E community will hold a caravan processional for one of their own, Cliff Bengs who was killed last week while working to install a power pole in Redding.

Drought tolerant landscaping makes homeowner happy

Bob McAllister of Redding removed his grass lawn, and replaced it with drought tolerant landscaping.

Overturned big rig blocks part of Interstate 5

A crashed big rig blocked a southbound lane of Interstate 5 in northern Shasta County.

Inmate back in custody after walking away from conservation camp

An inmate who escaped from a conservation camp has been caught.

Redding country music star makes national debut on 'The Voice'

Redding's Summer Schappell made her national debut on The Voice Tuesday night.

Third graders learn about dog bite prevention

A high number of dog bite calls in Butte County led Public Health to search for a solution. They developed a dog bite prevention presentation to bring into third grade classrooms.

Uber looking at possible Chico debut

Uber is the taxi-alternative service and may soon be coming to Chico.

More kids expected to walk to school Wednesday

International Walk to School Day is October 7 with several Northstate schools taking part.

Red Bluff Police Chief wants to hire more officers with sponsorship

Red Bluff Police

"We want to be proactive than solely reactive," Chief Sanders shared.

Chico woman leaves money to Butte County Library in will

Butte County Library is brainstorming what to do with more than $300,000 they recently received, thanks to a late Chico woman's will. She wrote the library in as one of her beneficiaries.

Kids learn about fire prevention from 2 furry firefighters

Students at Junction Elementary School in Palo Cedro learned about fire prevention and fire safety from two fuzzy firefighters, Sparky from Shasta County Fire and Smokey from the U.S. Forest Service.

Sheriff's Office investigates robbery, finds gunshot victim

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Honcut after a gunshot victim came into a local hospital seeking treatment.

Chico police looking for suspect in tire slashing

Chico police are looking for a man who slashed the tires of two work trucks, causing an estimated $1,000 in damage.

Police capture second attempted murder suspect

Police have captured Joshua Masterson, 25, the second of two suspects wanted for a stabbing last month.

Redding launches program to keep downtown clean

City officials are asking for community volunteers to Adopt-a-Block and keep downtown clean and tidy.

Neighbors react to a murder investigation

A neighborhood on Shasta View Drive in Redding is on alert after police found the body of a man dead inside a home.

Fork Complex summary lists threats and treatments

The biggest areas of concern addressed in the report center around Kingsbury Road, the Trinity Pines neighborhood and Little Barker Creek.

Family grieves loss of teenage daughter, seeks justice

Andrew Reenan, 21, appeared in court on Monday for the first time, with his lawyer asking to postpone the arraignment due to the severity of the case.

Principal talks about student with gun on campus

Police were called out to Red Bluff High School on Monday morning after a report of a student with a gun, according to Ron Fisher the high school's principal.

Reckless driving blamed for Highway 70 fatality

Reckless driving appears to be the cause of a fiery and deadly crash Monday morning on Highway 70 in Palermo.

Haworth out as coach at Enterprise High School

Athletic director Mike Worley confirmed Monday that Haworth will finish out the season as the Hornets’ volleyball coach, and that will be his final stint on any Enterprise sideline.

Police release identity of homicide victim

Crime scene tape blocked the entrance to a home on Shasta View Drive in Redding

Chico police asking for help identifying bank robbery suspect

The Chico Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man they suspect of robbing the Umpqua Bank on the Esplanade in Chico.

California governor signs hard-won right-to-die legislation

California will become the fifth state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs.

Teen arrested for having weapons on high school campus

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A teenage boy was arrested at Red Bluff High School on weapon possession charges.

Fatal crash between big rig & car closes Highway 70

​A big rig and a car were involved in a fatal crash on Highway 70 in Butte County.

Authorities search for escaped inmate in Elk Creek

Authorities said Jorge Macedo, 32, went missing from a minimum security prisoner camp late Sunday night.

Wind fuels wildfire in Butte County

High winds pushed a fire over Highway 99 on the north end of Chico Saturday night. Crews contained the fire Sunday morning.

Sierra Oro Passport Weekend breaking personal records

The 10th annual Sierra Oro Farm Passport Weekend is October 10-11. This year's tour will feature 31 farms and wineries. Five more venues, than it's ever had before.

Each venue offers samples and tastings.

Tickets or 'passports' are $25 each.

Local teen gets big birthday surprise from her favorite band

Kiah Teague got a unforgettable 16th Birthday when her favorite band made a quick stop in Anderson on their way to Portland.

Shots fired in the City of Shasta Lake

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The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said they responded to shots fired by two unidentified males who are still on the loose.

Wife of pilot suffers major injuries in Benton Airpark crash

Emergency crews responded to reports of a plane crash at Benton Airpark in Redding.

Structure fire reported in the City of Shasta Lake

Firefighters battle a structure fire in the City of Shasta Lake

Chico pounds Paradise in Week Five battle

The Paradise Bobcats and Chico Panthers typically play close games. Their last three regular season meetings went into overtime. This time around, Chico didn’t want to leave it up to chance.

Students unsure of active shooter policies

If an active shooter were to attack Shasta College in Redding, would students know what to do?

Redding Chamber of Commerce announces new president, CEO

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After almost a quarter of a century, there will be a new president and CEO of the Redding Chamber of Commerce.

Butte College confident with emergency preparedness plans

Though the tragic shooting in Oregon happened across the Oregon border from the North State, it still hits close to home in many ways.

Pets receive blessing on steps of Chico church

Roman Catholic Priest Jason Clark gave the annual blessing of the animals on the steps of St. John the Baptist Church in Chico Friday afternoon.

Got an old traffic ticket? You could be off the hook

New traffic ticket amnesty program forgives some fines for California drivers

Statewide amnesty ticket program gives financial relief to many

Starting Oct. 1, and for the next 18 months, those that received traffic tickets with fines due on or before January 1, 2013 could be eligible for reduced fines.

Munjar Fire burns 104 acres, started by sparks

The Munjar Fire north of Chico burned 104 acres Friday afternoon.

Missing teenager found safe

Redding police said Abby Lee Barrier, 14, was found safe Friday morning.

Butane honey oil lab materials found at explosion site

The Redding Fire Department says they found materials consistent with butane honey oil labs inside an apartment after an explosion Thursday afternoon.

Pies baked for Johnny Appleseed Days made with tender loving care

Paradise is getting ready for its annual Johnny Appleseed Days weekend, which includes an abundance of civic pride and a variety of family fun events.

Girl shot in leg while asleep during drive-by shooting

A drive by shooting in Oroville left a 15-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her lower leg.

Redding PG&E worker killed on the job

Cliff Bengs, 40, was killed in a work-related accident Wednesday in Redding.

Large turnout for free vaccinations in Chico

On Thursday morning Enloe Medical Center held a drive-through vaccination clinic at the Calvary Chapel parking lot in Chico.

Stores switch to new credit card readers to protect consumers

Starting October 1, businesses will be responsible for fraudulent charges on credit cards, if they do not have card readers that accept credit cards with a computer chip, according to James Mazzotta owner of Enjoy The Store.

Chico Police use 'bait bike' to catch thieves

The Chico Police Department is running a new "Bait Bike Program" to catch people stealing bikes and hopefully lower bike thefts in Chico.

Suspected DUI crash kills passenger, closes East 20th Street

Andrew Reenan, 21, was arrested for DUI and vehicular manslaughter

Foul play ruled out for Redding man's death

Redding Police have ruled out foul play in the case of a body found Sept. 24.

Tehama County Most Wanted for Oct. 1, 2015

This week’s Tehama County Most Wanted subject is Juan Carlos Rubio, 21, of Corning.

Man stabs homeowner's son, hours long standoff ends with arrest

A man barricaded himself inside a mobile home at the Twin View RV Park off Lake Boulevard in Redding early Thursday morning, after stabbing the homeowner's son.

Police investigating apartment fire, man taken to hospital with burns

The Redding Fire Department responded to an apartment fire on Trinity Street around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

15-year-old girl injured in drive by shooting

A drive by shooting in Oroville Wednesday night sent a 15-year-old girl to the hospital.

Vigil held for victim of Highway 273 crash

18 year old Caitlan Wallace was killed in a crash early Tuesday.

Local church welcomes LGBT community

The congregation of the Redding First United Methodist Church has joined more than 1,000 other Methodist clergy and congregations welcoming the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, according to Senior Pastor Rod Brayfindley.

Redding non-profit in need of blankets

People of Progress is out of blankets and socks going into the winter months.

Homeless population cleans park as way to give back

A faith-based homeless center in Oroville is giving back to the community while investing in the homeless population they help.

Megan Rapinoe responds to her face featured in corn maze

Hawes Farm in Anderson announced their corn maze is in the shape of local soccer star Megan Rapinoe.

Will the drought impact your pumpkin patch experience?

California's unprecedented drought has impacted farmers and their crops across the state. What does this mean for the local pumpkin patches?

Family remembers young woman killed in crash

"I love her. She's a part of us and she's my best friend," said Diamondo "Dee" Hatziathanasiou about her 18-year-old niece Caitlan Wallace who died Tuesday in a drug and alcohol related car crash.

VA clinic dances for breast cancer awareness

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month starts Thursday, and to honor the month, the Veterans Outpatient Clinic in Redding competed in the Pink Glove Dance Challenge.

City of Redding gets new look with new website

The site was launched a few weeks ago and officially announced during the State of the City Luncheon Tuesday.

Second Umpqua Bank robbed in less than a week

An Umpqua Bank in the Chico area was robbed Wednesday.

Child brings gun to Chapmantown school, thought it was toy

A child inadvertently took a real gun inside a classroom at Chapman Elementary School Tuesday morning.

Officers' Association invites people to 'Back the Blue'

The Chico Police Officers' Association is inviting the community to "Back the Blue" in support of law enforcement.

Marijuana dispensaries offering free pot to fire victims

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Northern California are offering up to $200 in free cannabis per patient affected by a hugely destructive wildfire.

Man found on utility pole in Red Bluff, arrested

Tehama County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call Tuesday night to find a man on a utility pole, cutting wires.

Home destroyed by early morning fire

A fire started Wednesday morning in a mobile home near Oroville, then spread to nearby outbuildings.

Deputies: Man arrested, stolen laser found in car

Butte County deputies said 24 year old Joseph Hammet led them on a chase and had stolen items in his car.

Missing hunter rescued after four days, then sent to jail

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A teenager missing for four days in the wilderness was rescued, then sent to jail.

Groundwater debate heated between city, county

Red Bluff City Council and Tehama County discussed groundwater management in special meeting.

Elderly man facing charges in fatal Chico crash

An 81-year-old Chico man is facing misdemeanor charges in connection with a crash that left a Chico couple dead earlier this year.

CVS to offer heroin overdose antidote without prescription

Supporters say the accessibility will save lives while others are concerned addicts will abuse the medication.

Caltrans signs to be used to find hit-and-run suspects

Law enforcement agencies throughout California have a new tool in their belt to find hit-and-run suspects.

Chapmantown event provides resources the city needs

The Love of Chapmantown Community Coalition sponsored the Chapmantown Night Out Event on Tuesday night at the Dorothy F. Johnson Park.

Man accused of threatening officers fails to appear in court

New date for preliminary hearing for Robert Alan Gibbs set for October 8th.

Police identify woman in fatal crash, drugs and alcohol a factor

The passenger in a fatal crash on Highway 273 in Redding Tuesday morning has been identified.

Highway 273 reopens after fatal crash in South Redding

Northbound lanes of Highway 273 were blocked for three hours near Branstetter Lane.

Turtle Bay breaks ground on long-awaited hotel project

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The hotel project finally begins after seven year battle.

Shasta football draws inspiration from autistic teen

With so many players, and a large stadium, you have to focus in tight on Shasta High's sideline. Look closely, and you'll see a little man who's making a big impact. He's not the one wearing the pads or helmet.

Organization gives money to local non-profits that need funding

The Discovery Shoppe is a thrift store in Chico that is run by volunteers. All of the store's profit goes straight back into the local community.

This year the shop raised $90,000.

VIDEO: Man tries to steal grocery cart full of items

Two men were caught on surveillance video trying to steal a cart full of groceries right in front of cashiers.

Man recounts fighting one of many fires on I-5

One man jumped into action after a fire started off Interstate 5 near Montgomery Road in Red Bluff, on Sunday afternoon.

Monks in Vina appreciate Pope's reference to Thomas Merton, a Cistercian monk

Pope Francis's trip to America took on a special significance for the 24 monks at the Abbey of New Clairvaux in Vina.

Father believes body discovered in Redding is son

A body discovered in Redding last week believed to be Dustin Winn by friends and family.

PETS creates adoption program for officers, firefighters

Organization will pay spay/neuter and rabies fees for pets adopted by law enforcement officers and firefighters.

CHP: Big rig driver fell asleep, crashed on Hwy 99

Highway 99 has reopened after a big rig crash north of Los Molinos closed it for about two hours.

Woman arrested for attempted homicide after stabbing step-father

A Red Bluff woman was arrested for attempted homicide on Saturday after she stabbed her step-father twice in the back with a steak knife.

Redding elementary school lock down lifted

Officials said Manzanita Elementary School in Redding was on lock down due to police checking on a possible prowler in the area.

Redding Police asking for help in finding runaway teen

The Redding Police Department is asking for help in finding a runaway teen.

Driver killed after crashing into power pole

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The driver of a Nissan utility vehicle was killed after crashing into a power pole and flipping in Willows.

Driver arrested for DUI, hit and run

A Magalia man was arrested after police said he ran from a two car collision that injured two people in Paradise.

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