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Top headlines: Thursday, February 8

Top headlines: Thursday, February 8

Here are the top headlines for Thursday, February 8.

Biggs shooting under investigation

Butte County deputies are investigation a shooting in Biggs.

It happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday on Mead Avenue.

We're working to learn more about the incident and will update this story when that becomes available.

Highway 70 crash kills Paradise couple

A woman has been jailed on murder charges after an alleged DUI crash on Highway 70 that killed three people, including a couple from Paradise.

It happened on Monday afternoon in the Feather River Canyon near Quincy.

The alleged DUI driver, Karen Schwamb, was in court Wednesday. She is charged with three counts of second-degree murder.

To read more about this story, click here.

Students return to class after officer-involved shooting prompts lockdown

Students in North Redding will be back in class Thursday after a confrontation between police and a suspect caused the campus to lock down for more than one hour.

It started around 1 p.m. after police got a report of a suspicious man with a baseball bat near Buckeye School of the Arts.

Officers caught up with the man in the play yard area, before chasing him to the backyard of a Hiatt Drive home.

The man was shot several times by police after he refused to put down the weapon.

To read more about this story, click here.

Cold case suspect could plead guilty Thursday

The suspect in a 25-year cold case murder could plead guilty in court Thursday.

Brian Hawkins came to KRCR News Channel 7 in January to confess to the 1993 murder of Frank McAlister, before turning himself in to law enforcement.

Hawkins urged the judge that he wanted to plead guilty, but a guilty plea could not be accepted at that time.

To read more about this story, click here.

Governor Brown revises twin tunnels project

The governor's proposal to change California's water system is being scaled back.

California Governor Jerry Brown's administration is looking to build one giant water tunnel instead of the two tunnels previously proposed.

The project is designed to bring water from Northern California through the Central Valley to Los Angeles via a four-story tunnel.

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