Highway 99 in the Oroville area has been closed since an overnight crash involving a big rig hauling onions.
A hiker is presumed dead in Butte County after he was swept over Feather Falls. At around 5 p.m. on Sunday Mitch Padula, 28, of Chico was hiking with friends up above the falls when he was seen by the water, perhaps wetting his shirt to cool off.
Sixty-nine-year-old Bob Biggs’ claims of a lion attack made national news, but now could turn out to be false.
A 69-year-old local man says he has been hiking for decades. But on one recent outing along the Feather River in Butte County, a mountain lion pounced on him and knocked him to the ground.
A man wanted in Texas for the brutal attack of his common-law wife was tracked down and arrested in Oroville on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Marshalls Service.
A Butte County volunteer firefighter has been arrested on suspicion of setting fire to multiple structures and igniting grass fires.
National Weather Service (NWS) investigators scoured the area where it’s confirmed that three tornadoes touched down. They’re trying to determine just how many twisters were actually in the area.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a third tornado touched down in Northern California earlier this week when a storm ripped through Glenn and Butte counties causing millions in damage.
A series of twisters largely avoided populated areas near Chico on Wednesday afternoon, but a number of farmers are dealing with a serious economic blow from the unexpected weather phenomenon.
Troy D. sent in this photo of a tornado near Ord bend in Butte County.
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