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Attempted murder suspect arrested in Oroville Saturday

OROVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — On Saturday, Oroville Police Officers arrested a man who shot a victim on June 22. According to a press release, on June 22, Oroville Police Department officers responded to the report of a gunshot victim needing medical attention at the area of Olive Highway at Foothill Boulevard. When officers arrived on […]
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Rices Fire In Nevada County Now 55% Contained; Several Homes Destroyed

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — The latest on the Rices Fire in Nevada County: There was minimal fire activity overnight which allowed firefighters to increase containment to 45 percent while mopping up hotspots, Cal Fire said in an update Sunday morning. Acreage remains at 904 with full containment still expected Tuesday. Cal Fire reports there are 10 structures threatened at this time, but Sunday’s relatively low winds and temperatures in the 80s will provide more opportunity for firefighting personnel to increase containment and extinguish any remaining hot spots. Previous day’s (July 2) updates below: 7:17 p.m. Containment on the Rices Fire again grew through Saturday to 35%...
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Arrest made for June shooting in Oroville.

REDDING, Calif. — On June 22, 2022, Oroville Police Department (OPD) responded to a report of a person being shot on Olive Highway at Foothill Blvd. Officers arrived on scene and located the victim; the victim identified as Bobby Rogers was transported to the hospital for medical treatment. Video surveillance footage helped OPD identify a person of interest. A warrant was issued for Jason Allen Kraft of Oroville. OPD located Kraft on Saturday around the area 2990 Oro Dam Blvd. E. in Oroville. Kraft was placed under arrest and booked into Butte County Jail for multiple charges, including Attempted Murder, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and Possession of a Fireman by a Convicted Felon. The investigation is ongoing and if you have any additional information about the shooting of Bobby Rogers, please contact OPD at (530) 538 – 2448.

13 firefighters, 1 civilian injured in Rices Fire in Nevada County

NEVADA CITY -- Improving weather helped firefighters stop the spread of a Sierra Nevada wildfire that forced evacuation of several hundred people from their homes and injured 13 firefighters and a civilian, authorities said Thursday.The Rices Fire remained at 904 acres while containment increased to 20%, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.Firefighters were aided by cooler weather and an increase in humidity, Cal Fire said.Injuries from the fire were heat-related problems, such as dehydration, fire officials said.RELATED ARTICLE: Rices Fire: evacuation warnings issued in Yuba CountyThe wildfire began with a building fire Tuesday in Nevada County near the Yuba River. It burned that structure and three nearby outbuildings, fire officials said.Some evacuation orders were lifted Thursday as firefighters made progress but Cal Fire said 250 homes and other structures in small nearby communities remained under threat.The fire burned down to the Yuba River but did not cross over into neighboring Yuba County.Full containment is expected by Sunday, officials said.

Officials urge firework safety ahead of the Fourth of July

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - For those still picking up last-minute supplies for the 4th of July, it’s important to make sure they're legal and safe. In Butte County, there are only two cities approved to sell ‘safe and sane’ fireworks; Oroville and Gridley. The booths are inspected and approved by both CAL FIRE and the city prior to sales.

Fire north of Georgia Pacific Way in Oroville knocked down

OROVILLE, Calif. - Firefighters are currently mopping up a fire in Oroville that started on Saturday at the Sierra Pacific Industries Facility. CAL FIRE told Action News Now that crews were able to stop the fire on Fifth Street just north of Georgia Pacific Way from spreading from where it started.

Shaun Price 6/22/22

Downieville Fire is so sad to notify everyone that 7317, Shaun Price died in an accident early Wednesday morning, June 22, 2022. He will be missed by the Department and the Community. Remember him like this picture, smiling and waving to all. Farewell Shaun, we will miss you.

Forebay Aquatic Center prepares for busiest weekend yet

OROVILLE, Calif. - The 4th of July weekend is already underway at the forebay in Oroville, and bringing in hundreds of people from areas near and far. "We see people from all over the North State, Southern California, Bay Area, even out of state. They end up coming out here to see what's going on out here in Oroville. Everywhere, really," Forebay Aquatic Center manager Ted Wheeler.

Police looking to ID person of interest in shooting of man riding ATV in Oroville

The Oroville Police Department said it is asking for the community’s help identifying a person of interest in connection to a shooting last week. Police looking to ID person of interest in shooting of man riding ATV in Oroville. The Oroville Police Department said it is asking for the...

Person of Interest Sought After Man Shot on ATV

(Oroville, CA) – Oroville Police are searching for a man they say is possibly armed, dangerous and a person of interest in a shooting last week. Police said the man is a person of interest in the shooting on Olive Highway near Foothill Boulevard on June 22. That shooting...

Canada roots-pop trio Good Lovelies perform at The Center for the Arts

With nine critically acclaimed releases, a No. 1 single, a Juno Award and a devoted fan base blanketing the globe, roots-pop combo the Good Lovelies are among Canada’s brightest musical lights. For more than a decade, the hard-working trio of Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough and Susan Passmore – guitar-wielding...

Lake Oroville Community Update - July 1, 2022

DWR environmental scientists have discovered a new bald eagle nesting territory at Lake Oroville, bringing the total number of nesting pairs who call this area home to eight. All but one of the eight nesting pairs who live around the lake and the Feather River are raising chicks, called ‘eaglets’.