Butte County


K9 Officer Hurt During Marijuana Grow Raid Near Lassen National Forest

A police dog was injured during a marijuana grow raid near the Lassen National Forest Thursday.



Woman, 85, Escapes Swedes Fire By Sliding Down Driveway

CBS13 cameras were there as firefighters tried to stop the flames from spreading to a home. In minutes, what was probably an outbuilding just feet away had burned to the ground.


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Cal Fire Battling Growing Wildfire In Butte County, Evacuations Ordered

Firefighters are battling a growing fire in Butte County Wednesday afternoon.


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Butte County Mom Who Delivered Baby In Forest Loses Custody After Admitted Meth Use

A pregnant woman who became lost and gave birth in a Northern California national forest says she took methamphetamine to get an energy boost after delivering her daughter.


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Deputies: Boy Faked Kidnapping To Get Out Of Doing Chores

Deputies say a Butte County boy tried to get out of doing his chores by filing a fake kidnapping report.


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Legal Foundation Sues Over Vehicle, Logging Access To Plumas National Forest

The Pacific Legal Foundation filed the lawsuit on behalf of groups including two counties – Butte and Plumas, who say the decision deprives them of revenue from logging and reduces recreational opportunities for their residents.


The weapons found on Hendrix when he was arrested. (Credit: Butte County Sheriff's Office)

Man Named Person Of Interest In Slaying Of Butte County Couple

Authorities say they have arrested a heavily armed Northern California man in connection with the slaying of a couple in Butte County.


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Man Accused Of Tying Up Woman, Using Rope As Leash

Authorities are looking for a man accused of a violent domestic abuse and kidnapping incident in Butte County.


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Huge Gold Nugget Going Up For Sale In California

One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California’s historic Gold Country is going up for sale.


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Water Woes At Butte County Mobile Home Park Have Dozens Of Families Cutting Back

At Big Bend Mobile Home Park north of Oroville, more than 30 families are severely cutting back. The water supply is to the point that neighbors say the water is shut off entirely between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.



Deputies: Oroville Grandmother’s Death Considered Suspicious

Charlene Howarth, 62, was found dead in her home late Sunday morning. Sheriff’s deputies have classified her death as a homicide.


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Oroville AMBER Alert Suspect Allegedly Tried Stealing 2 Vehicles Prior To Capture

Authorities on Friday revealed the Oroville man at the center of a manhunt and AMBER Alert Thursday had tried stealing two other vehicles before being caught by officers in Yuba City.