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UPDATE: Evacuations lifted for Jan-Dar Fire north of Bangor

OROVILLE, Calif. — UPDATE, JULY 4, 8:18 PM:. All Evacuation Warnings—Zones 837, 919, and 920—for the Jan-Dar Fire have been lifted, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office. The evacuations were in response to the Jan-Dar Fire, north of Bangor, in southeastern Oroville on Monday. CAL FIRE...
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Fire burns in Tehama County early Monday

PAYNES CREEK, Calif. - Firefighters extinguished a fire that broke out in Tehama County. The fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. Sunday along Highway 36, just south of Paynes Creek east of Red Bluff. CAL FIRE said a pile of hay bales caught fire. The flames were picked up on...
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Man arrested with 2 'ghost' assault rifles in Chico

CHICO, Calif. - Police arrested a man in Chico for having several weapons illegally, including two assault weapons. Sunday night police were called to the 1400 block of E Lassen Avenue. Someone called 911 saying someone was pounding on their door armed with a gun. Officers said they spotted the...

Chico Girl, 3, Treated At UC Davis Medical Center For Rattlesnake Bite

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A three-year-old girl is recovering at the UC Davis Medical Center after being bit by a rattlesnake in Chico over the weekend. Her mom says Alice was helping her dad take out the trash around 10 p.m. Saturday when she was bit. Alice’s parents rushed her to a hospital in Chico before she was flown to UC Davis. “She was in a lot of pain for a little bit. It was hard for her to calm down,” Tia Germar said.  “But they gave her some anti-venom and some pain medication and she’s doing a lot better now.” Tia says the girl is now in good spirits and has been enjoying the popsicles at the hospital. California is home to a total of seven species of rattlesnake, Fish and Wildlife says. A bite from a rattlesnake requires immediate medical attention.

Suspected shooter apprehended by Chico Police after 11-day search

Wednesday, Chico Police arrested shooting suspect Drake Afflerbach, concluding an eleven-day search. The 37-year-old Afflerbach was initially wanted by police for his role in a shooting on June 18th. He reportedly fired two shots at a moving vehicle before running away. Luckily, no one was hurt. Deputies couldn't find Afflerbach at the scene but spotted him two days later in the area of Hicks Road in Chico. They gave chase, but Afflerbach ended up fleeing them on foot.

Another pair of bald eagles raises its eaglets near Lake Oroville

OROVILLE, Calif. (KTXL) — Scientists from the Department of Water Resources have discovered a new pair of bald eagles is nesting near Lake Oroville, for a total of eight bald eagle nesting pairs in the area. According to a news release from the DWR, scientists have been watching the development of ten eaglets, which is […]

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 […]

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.

Chico police arrest suspect with ghost gun assault rifles

CHICO, Calif. — An armed suspect was arrested by police Sunday after an incident in a Chico neighborhood. Chico Police officers responded to the 1400 Block of E. Lassen Avenue in Chico after getting a 911 call where the caller said a man was pounding on the front door armed with a handgun.

Annual 4th of July Fly-in takes place at Oroville Airport

OROVILLE, Calif. — In Butte County, the city of Oroville kicked off Independence Day with a high-flying festival of its own. The annual car show and fly-in at the Oroville Municipal Airport was on Monday, and let me tell you, there were a whole lot of folks, of all ages, ready for take-off.

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.