Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced he had become a father -- and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a "better place" for baby daughter Max and others. In a letter to Max posted on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg and his wife said they were going to give away 99 percent of their company shares -- with an estimated value of $45 billion -- in an effort to make a happy and healthy world for her and all children.
Chicago's police chief was ousted on Tuesday after days of protest over a white officer's shooting of a black teenager 16 times and the department's refusal to release a video of the killing for more than a year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced during a news conference that he had asked Garry McCarthy, police superintendent since May 2011, to resign. Emanuel also said he was creating a new police accountability task force.
In an effort to solve the community's couch and mattress burning issue, the Chico Fire Department proposed an ordinance to the Chico City Council Tuesday night.
Enloe Medical Center held its annual Christmas tree lighting Tuesday night and this year, a hospital volunteer got to do the honors of turning on the lights.
Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey announced that the detective's actions were justified in the officer-involved-shooting that happened in November.
Grocery Outlet in Redding is accepting cash donations for Stuff the Bus at the register and matching them up to $1,000.
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