Rare breed of big cat at sanctuary in Oroville

A ti liger cub resides at the Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Sanctuary in Oroville. A ti liger is a mix between a liger- or a lion and a tiger - with a full bred tiger. There are onlyfive ti ligers in the United States.

State judges must cut ties with Boy Scouts

California's Supreme Court has voted to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts of America on grounds that the group discriminates against gays.

Residents concerned about bear sightings

Ridge Creek Condo tenant, Sherry Mundt, was shocked to find a bear laying on her front lawn Friday morning.

Search for Shasta County's Most Wanted member

Law enforcement searched for James Allen Brophy in Cottonwood Friday night.

Chico Scrap Metal prepared to spruce up property

Chico Scrap Metal has supplied the city of Chico with renditions of improvements they intend to make to its property on East 20th Street.

Police: Woman found dead was not the victim of homicide

Police in Willows have determined a woman found dead in her home was not the victim of homicide.

Suspect faces kidnapping charge after early morning chase

Deputies arrested Lao Vang, 35, after a 17-minute chase early Friday.

Police: Gun safety precautions are crucial

According to a 2012 study by the General Social Survey, 31 percent of Americans had at least one gun and one child in the household.

Suspect arrested for Redding bank robbery

Police have taken a Redding man into custody for robbing a bank earlier this week.

Optimism for California's economy at annual conference

The Northstate held its 15th Annual Economic Forecast Conference at the Gold Country Casino in Oroville on Thursday.

Program helps once homeless family get back on their feet

A Shasta County family, who was once homeless, now have a place to call home after being chosen by CalWorks for their "FaSt" program.

Chico business posts photos of unwelcome patrons

Fourteen names and faces have been posted facing toward the public by Has Beans Coffee Shop at the corner of Main and Fifth streets in downtown Chico.

Four 'Most Wanted' suspects arrested

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced four suspects from the Shasta County Most Wanted list have been arrested.

Man sentenced for growing marijuana in National Forest

A second man was sentenced to over three years in prison after a marijuana grow site, that he was caring for, was found in the Lassen National Forest.

Chico leaders praise growth at State of the City

Much of the focus was on economic growth in this presentation, held in the city council chambers Wednesday afternoon.

Man accidentally shoots self with homemade gun

A known gang member accidentally shot himself in the face with a homemade gun, Shasta County deputies said.

Woman speaks about domestic violence

Tara Bay, who survived being strangled by her boyfriend 12 years ago, spoke in front of a packed room during a strangulation prevention training hosted by One Safe Place and the National Family Justice Center Alliance.

Family advocating for new DUI law after daughter's death

On Tuesday, a Tehama County judge sentenced 38-year-old Elizabeth Lang to 10 years in prison for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.

PG&E explains Oroville tree removal plan

PG&E presented the reasons Wednesday why trees lining the street near an Oroville cemetery have to be removed.

Officials give tips to prevent medication theft

An Anderson woman was recently arrested and charged with elder abuse and embezzlement, after she was caught on camera stealing medication from her elderly patient.

43-year-old man killed while riding ATV identified

The 43-year-old man who died while riding his ATV on Saturday has been identified.

Redding police searching for Tri Counties Bank robber

Redding police have released surveillance images of the man who they say robbed the Tri Counties Bank on Westside Road in Redding.

Suspicious death at Tehama County Jail

An inmate at the Tehama County Jail died Tuesday morning and authorities are calling his death suspicious.

City council: No changes to marijuana ordinance

A discussion to prohibit outdoor cultivation in the city limits will not be moving forward. It’s the big news coming out of Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

Police officers honored for lifesaving efforts

Four Anderson police officers were honored Tuesday night at the city council meeting.

Police: 911 reverse calling not always necessary

On Monday night, multiple law enforcement agencies arrested 33-year-old Joshua Wortman, who escaped a conservation camp in Glenn county.

Police offer safety tips to avoid being mugged

According to the Redding Police Department a mugging can happen anywhere and at anytime, so you should always be aware of your surroundings.

Local make-up artist competes on reality show

Alan Carnes of Weaverville competed on Season 8 of the SyFy Channel's show, "Face Off," which is currently airing.

Robbery reported at Redding bank

Police are investigating a report of a bank robbery at Tri Counties Bank.

Shasta College chosen for bachelor's degree pilot program

Shasta College is a big step closer to offering bachelor's degree.

Sierra Nevada's Grossman listed among America's billionaires

The founder of Chico's Sierra Nevada Brewery, Ken Grossman, is listed on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Police dog chases down suspect in home burglary, car theft

A police officer spotted a stolen vehicle just minutes after it was taken from a home on Dominion Drive in Redding Tuesday morning.

Man mugged over cellphone at Turtle Bay

On a Wednesday afternoon a man was attacked in front of Turtle Bay.

Runaway inmate captured after day-long manhunt

33-year-old Joshua Wortman was taken into custody around 9:15 Monday night.

Gold theft prompts safety concerns

Detectives with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office arrested a UPS driver, 40-year-old Kevin Peel, after they said he stole more than $200,000 worth of precious metals from packages he was supposed to deliver.

Red Cross raises awareness about fire prevention

The American Red Cross was in Chapmantown Monday to bring attention to house fire prevention.

Man arrested for DUI after hit-and-run

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A man crashed his vehicle into another car and then fled the scene Sunday, according to the Anderson Police Department.

Officers search for escaped inmate

An inmate walked away from a Glenn County conservation camp early Monday

Armed robbery leads to shots fired and police chase

Chico Police arrested two suspects after an early morning chase through the streets of Chico.

2 Anderson teachers selected for training video

Two teachers from Anderson New Technology High School have been chosen by the California Department of Education to appear in a statewide training video, because of their expertise in the teaching field.

43-year-old man killed while riding ATV

According to the California Highway Patrol, a 43-year-old Redding man died while riding his 2013 Honda 450R Quad on Silverthorn Road, near Bear Mountain Road, north of Redding.

UPS driver arrested for theft of nearly $200K in gold/silver

Detectives said Kevin Peel, 40 of Anderson, stole gold and silver items that were being shipped in Shasta County. 

Turtle Bay opens new exhibit

Turtle Bay opened a new exhibition Saturday. Sweet: A Tasty Journey takes a look at the history of candy making in America.

Police investigate suspicious death of woman

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Willows Police said a woman was found dead Friday afternoon in the 200 block of S. Culver Street.

18-year-old man hit and killed by SUV

Chico Police are seeking witnesses to the fatal collision Friday night.

Enterprise football star explains college choice

Enterprise’s star running back Isaiah “Izzy” Matthews announced his college football plans to the world. He’s headed to Colorado State University.

E-cigarette ordinance has impact on local business

A new ordinance went into effect Friday in Shasta County banning e-cigarette smoke indoors.

Chico business owner revved up for championship run

This Sunday the Aaron Rodgers-led Green Bay Packers play in Seattle for a right to go to the Super Bowl.

Man sentenced to 80-years-to-life in murder conviction

Butte County Superior Court Judge James Reilley sentenced Marvin Markle, Jr. to 80-years-to-life in prison for the first degree murder of 41-year-old Shirley Pratt that happened 13 years ago.

Concerns with Lewiston water plant

Lewiston Park Mutual Water Company is facing financial difficulties that are affecting the facilities.

Brothers face prison, millions in fines in marijuana case

Two brothers pleaded guilty to growing marijuana in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest

No chlorine leak found after alarm at water treatment plant

Hazmat crews responded to Redding's Foothill Water Treatment plant Friday morning.

CHP: Teen arrested after crashing car during police pursuit

The CHP said Andrew Keluchie, 18, was  arrested after crashing his car early Thursday in Anderson.

Shasta College hoping to offer bachelor's degree

California has passed a new law allowing community colleges to issue bachelor's degrees. Shasta College currently has an application in to be part of a pilot program for this new system.

Car crashes into cemetery, comes within feet of graves

Redding Police were investigating if the driver who crashed into a cemetery was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Mixed reviews over planned elephant preserve

It was not all negative Thursday night in the Tehama County Board of Supervisors chambers with plenty of positive reaction to a nearly 5,000 acre elephant preserve, set to be built west of Cottonwood.

Small town with miniscule population sold

Tucked inside the Plumas National Forest, about eight miles east of Concow, is small-town living in the extreme.

Shooting aggressive animals last resort for officers

According to the National Canine Research Council, more than half of intentional police shootings involve animals, and the majority of those animals are dogs.

Roll-over accident on I-5 caused delays

A roll-over accident on southbound Interstate 5, near Twin View Boulevard, affected all lanes on the freeway.

Tehama Co. deputies searching for missing woman

The Tehama County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.

Family home destroyed by early morning fire

A mother and child escaped their burning home early Thursday morning.

Police kill aggressive pit bull that caused school lockdown

Paradise Police said two pit bulls caused a school lockdown, and attacked a staff member.

Couple recounts ordeal of thwarting home invasion

The Anderson Police Department is crediting the residents, inside a Spruce Street apartment complex, with stopping the alleged crime. It was a frightening ordeal for the family.

Teen raises awareness on bullying after her experience

A Shasta Lake City teenager wants to make a difference with an anti-bullying organization.

Revolutionary breast cancer surgery offered in Northstate

Two Shasta County surgeons, Dr. Ian Grady and Dr. Miguel Mendez, now work with Patients' Hospital of Redding to perform revolutionary "nipple sparing mastectomy" breast cancer treatment.

Father stops man from kidnapping infant

A man attempted to kidnap an infant Wednesday afternoon outside a Redding restaurant.

Anderson resident removes intruder from home

A man entered a home on the 1500 block of Spruce Street in Anderson before being forcefully removed from the home by the resident.

Two early morning quakes rattle the Northern Calif. coast

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A 4.3 earthquake and 3.4 earthquake struck within 6 minutes of each other early Wednesday off the coast of Humboldt County

Lawsuit against Sierra Nevada to be dropped

A lawsuit against the Chico-based Sierra Nevada Brewing Company is expected to be dropped Wednesday.

Cheer coach fired after social media posts

A former Redding cheerleading coach says Facebook posts played a role in her firing.

Neighbor: Third incident on the same property.

A fire blazed through a mobile home Saturday. CAL FIRE announced that it was a total loss. DonaLee Sharp, 56, was caught in the blaze and pronounced dead on the scene.

Mt. Shasta Ski Park closed, businesses feel the effect

The Mt. Shasta Ski Park is closed because the mountain doesn't have enough snow, according to park officials.

Former CHP officer takes plea deal

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The Shasta County District Attorney's Office announced a former California Highway Patrol officer charged with numerous felonies, including possession of child pornography, accepted a plea deal on Tuesday.

Three teens arrested in gang-related stabbing

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Red Bluff Police are looking for another person of interest in the stabbing that injured two teenagers on Saturday.

Chico railroad crossing signals de-activated Tuesday

Flaggers will be posted at a series of downtown Chico railroad crossings Tuesday as crews complete electrical work.

Alcohol suspected in fatal crash on Skyway

The CHP said 51-year-old Jonna Smith of Chico was killed in the alleged DUI crash on the Skyway.

Controversy expressed over Redding gun range operations

People living near Record Range, a shooting range for Shasta County law enforcement, are bringing their concerns to the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning.

The Anderson Police Department hires 3 officers

The Anderson Police Department was able to hire more officers due to a sales tax increase.

Travel trailer explodes, 2 sent to hospital

Two men, whom investigators and neighbors believe were transients, were sent to Enloe Hospital after an explosion in a travel trailer in the 1400 block of Laurel Street at approximately 4:00 a.m. Monday.

Butte College supports plan for free community college

President Obama's idea to make community college free for all Americans would not benefit students at Butte College as much as other places in the state and nation, according to Kimberly Perry, Butte College's president.

Stabbing sends two Red Bluff teens to the hospital

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Red Bluff police are looking for a group of teens they said attacked two other teens Saturday night. The suspects attacked the victims around 10 p.m. Saturday night on Scottsdale way, stabbing them multiple times.

Simpson University graduation held today

147 students graduated from Simpson University today.

New FlightCare helicopter displayed in Chico

Enloe's new FlightCare helicopter was displayed to the public today at the Chico Air Museum on Ryan Avenue.

Cryptic suicidal messages found on Oroville campus

Oroville Police and added school security were on and around Oroville High School Friday after three suicidal messages were found on campus.

Gold Street Liquor's alcohol sales license suspended

Gold Street Liquor, on the corner of Gold and California streets in Redding, had its alcohol sales license suspended for 20 day by the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).

Big, bold message to marijuana growers

Butte County has posted four billboards warning marijuana growers about the changes in cultivation caused by the passage of Measure A in November.  Measure A limits the amount of marijuana that can be grown for medical use.

Tri Counties Bank robbed in Durham

The Butte County Sheriff's Office responded to a bank robbery at Tri Counties Bank in Durham shortly after 3 p.m. on Friday.

School district reveals details about possible threat

School at Oroville High School still in session as administrators investigate a threat left in a bathroom.

Governor Brown to announce record state budget

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Friday morning, Governor Jerry Brown will unveil a record $113 billion state spending plan.

District officials warn of possible threat at Oroville High

In a statement on the district website, officials said Oroville High School administration received information about the alleged threat that, "may or may not occur on campus."

Alcohol sales license suspended at Redding store

A Redding liquor store won't be allowed to sell alcohol for 20 days.

New healthcare tax rules could affect some at tax time

For those filing taxes this year, the Affordable Healthcare Act will have some implications.

Northstate schools prepared for flu season

According to the Center for Disease Control, 21 children have died this flu season from the virus. Health officials report each year an average of 20,000 kids around 5-years-old are hospitalized from the flu.

Disaster relief center helping flood victims rebuild

A disaster relief center is open for flood victims in Tehama, Butte, Glenn, Mendocino, Plumas, Shasta and Trinity counties at the Red Bluff Community Center on South Jackson Street.

Person of interest named in Berry Creek double homicide

Butte County investigators have named GD Hendrix as a person of interest in the murder of Peter "Mike" Kroencke and his wife Olga Kroencke.

Children contract measles after visiting Disneyland

Seven children were recently diagnosed with the measles after visiting Disneyland. Six of those children were unvaccinated.

Search for new Chico police chief begins

Beginning next week,  Mark Orme, the Chico city manager, said he'll begin accepting applications for a new police chief.  The position opened after Kirk Trostle retired after two and a half years on the job.

CHP: DUI driver transporting children flips van

Joel Feseer, 26, was arrested at the scene after he allegedly failed a field-sobriety test.

Person of interest in double murder arrested with 3 guns

Deputies arrest wanted suspect who was reportedly carrying 3 guns, a dagger and brass knuckles.

Lawsuit challenges state regulations on diesel trucks

A Northstate business alliance is suing the California Air Resources Board over regulations requiring diesel trucks to be equipped with particulate filters to reduce emissions.

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