Chico, CA Crime & Safety

Quinceañera murder suspect’s lawyer is Chico woman arrested in July

CHICO, Calif. - The lawyer for the 17-year-old murder suspect is Chico attorney Stephana Femino, the woman who the Butte County district attorney said was arrested for helping her boyfriend remain a fugitive on several felony arrest warrants. Femino was supposed to represent the suspect in the Quinceañera stabbing in...
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Firefighters knock down attic fire in Chico

CHICO, Calif. 8:39 p.m. UPDATE - Chico Fire Department confirms that Filbert Ave. has been reopened. 4:27 P.M. UPDATE - Firefighters have knocked down the attic fire in Chico on Wednesday afternoon. The fire broke out at 970 Filbert Ave. before 3:15 p.m. Just before 4:30 p.m., firefighters said the...
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Fire survivor solidarity | McKinney Fire ignition | Pallet shelter update

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, Aug. 10. A year after the Dixie Fire, survivors work to help victims of another devastating blaze. It's been about a year since the Dixie Fire devastated Plumas County's Indian Valley. Now, some fire survivors there are working on supporting the next fire survivor community.

The Camp Fire Teens Are Adults Now

Katie Elder got just a few normal months of high school before the fire came. It was early November of 2018, her freshman year. Her mom woke her up around 7 a.m., and Katie began to get ready for what she thought would be a normal school day. Then they stepped outside and saw an orange sky. She felt the wind gust.

Suspect arrested for battery on a Peace Officer

CHICO, Calif. - A suspect was arrested on multiple charges related to battery on a Peace Officer resulting in serious bodily injury Tuesday evening, says Chico Police Department. At 6:15 p.m., the Chico Police Dispatch Center responded to a call at a retail store in the 2500 block of Notre...

Firefighters break up argument at early morning fire in Chico neighborhood

CHICO, Calif - It was close call in a Chico neighborhood where a fence caught fire between two homes early Tuesday morning. The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Downing Avenue, near East 1st Avenue. Fire Captain Jeff Brunson said when fire crews arrived, they found the homeowner putting out the flames and arguing with a young man.

Hit-and-run crash causes power outage and small fire in south Oroville

UPDATE - The crash is now being investigated as a hit-and-run. A white car was involved in a crash that broke a power pole on Feather River Boulevard in front of the business called "Fastenal Fulfillment Center." An initial investigation shows that the white car was driving north on Feather...

Car crash on I-5 sends one driver to Enloe, dog cared for by Willows FD

WILLOWS, Calif. - A crash on Interstate-5 resulted in one person being sent to the hospital, the Willows Fire Department said. The crash occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Interstate-5, north of County Road 57, when one vehicle with two passengers collided with another vehicle with one passenger and their dog, says Willows FD.

Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Chico, suspect arrested

CHICO, Calif. 12:51 P.M. UPDATE - A man was taken to the hospital after they were stabbed in Chico on Monday morning, according to the Chico Police Department. The latest condition of the man is unknown at this time. Police said they received a report at about 10 a.m. that...