Kidnappers had demanded a $3 million ransom from his family in Ecuador, police say.
Butte CountyA man is dead after a log fell on his head at a Chico lumber yard.
Tehama County A 13-year-old Tehama County girl is safe after hiding in a closet while three men burglarized her home.
Butte CountyVicki Pyrskalla disappeared in 1996. A DNA match is revealing new clues about what happened to her.
Butte CountyA Chico State graduate learned a lot about her cultural roots and herself while filming a documentary in Thailand.
When Chuck Norris watches Tim Tebow he sees a version of himself on the football field and as such, the ultimate tough guy has come to the defense of the beleaguered quarterback in an online column.
Henrik Lundqvist thinks the Bruins have been getting "lucky bounces."
LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
Aaron Rodgers said Wednesday that it's time for the "healing process to begin" between the Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre, adding that he hopes the quarterback's No. 4 can be retired by the team before he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.