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Motorcyclist crashes into street sweeper on SR-299E – Minor injuries reported

HATCHET MOUNTAIN — Minor injuries were reported after a motorcyclist plowed into the back of a Cal Trans street sweeper earlier today, Tuesday, Feb. 18. This morning’s crash, which happened on SR-299E near Hatchet Mountain Summit, reportedly caused minor delays while firefighters and CHP worked at the scene of the crash. LEADING THE BURNEY AREA HEADLINES: Shasta County’s Most Wanted […]

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Family, nearby church saved after Burney house blaze

BURNEY — Firefighters battling a Burney residential fire managed to extinguish the blaze, while also saving other nearby homes and a nearby church that were threatened by the late-night fire, Monday evening, Feb. 18. Despite quickly knocking down the blaze, the fire left the home uninhabitable, displacing at least one adult and a child, along with their pets; one of […]

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Shasta County History: A Redding business man, Manley Morrison Brown

Guest Writer Spotlight: Jeremy M. Tuggle: Shasta Historical Society A farmer by the name of Ephraim Brown, and his wife Lorilla (Lillie) Brown, brought their family out west from Cortland County, New York in 1866 and they settled at French Gulch, Shasta County, California. Ephraim continued to pursue his career as a farmer at their new place. Ephraim and Lorilla […]

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3 found murdered at Perris cemetery, officials investigating

UPDATED: Monday, Feb. 17, 3:45 p.m. See Original Story below. PERRIS — Officials have confirmed they are now conducting a homicide investigation after the bodies of three men were discovered near a grave site at Perris Valley Cemetery this morning. No other details have been released in the Sheriff’s investigation, which is active and ongoing at the scene. Anyone with […]

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Fleeing scene of Hemet crash, DUI driver causes head-on wreck

HEMET — Authorities last night arrested a man they allege plowed into and knocked down a light pole at the intersection of Florida Ave and Santa Fe St., before fleeing the scene and hitting two additional vehicles. The second, major injury crash happened on Stetson Ave., just west of Lyon Ave., about three miles from the first collision. Several people […]

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Shasta County’s Most Wanted Criminals & Arrests – 2019-2020 Edition

Compiled from SCSO and Redding PD MOST WANTED: LEIF GARRETT BROOKS Leif Garrett BrooksDOB 05/19/20005’11” / 175 lbsBrown Hair / Blue EyesCharge: Robbery / Violation of Probation MOST WANTED: PHILLIP BROOKS JR. Phillip Brooks Jr.DOB 09/27/19846’01” / 220 lbsBrown Hair / Hazel EyesCharge: Reckless Evading / Violation of Probation MOST WANTED: LUCAS EUGENE HAMBLOCK Lucas Eugene Hamblock DOB 07/08/1990 6’00” […]

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UPDATE: Suspected Paragon Park shooter apprehended

UPDATED: Sunday, Feb. 16, 12:35 p.m. See Updated Story below. PERRIS — Authorities have announced the apprehension of the man they allege was responsible for last Wednesday’s shooting death of 25-year-old, Perris resident, Jose Eduardo Bellozo. The fatal shooting happened at Perris’ Paragon Park, at 264 Spectacular Bid St. LEADING THE PERRIS AREA HEADLINES: Three men shot in Perris neighborhood […]

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Two of three arrested after CVS armed robbery

REDDING — Authorities today announced the arrest of two of three suspects they allege robbed a Redding CVS Pharmacy earlier this month. After leading officers on a high-speed pursuit and eluding officials after abandoning their vehicle in Anderson, the two men who were apprehended fled to the Bakersfield area after the robbery, according to Redding PD officials. Officers are still […]

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Seven arrested in ongoing Anderson burglary investigation

ANDERSON — Anderson PD officials yesterday announced the arrest of seven people after a victim spotted his stolen classic car being listed for sale on social media. According to officers, the man who originally stole the vehicle had been offering the car to women online and trying to trade the vehicle for sexual favors. Officers had been investigating the vehicle […]

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Park shooting victim dead after 4th violent incident to hit Perris area in 10 days

SEE RELATED UPDATE: Suspected Paragon Park shooter apprehended PERRIS — Southwest Riverside County residents are reeling after deadly violence once again erupted in the Perris area early yesterday evening, Wednesday, Feb. 12. According to Sheriff’s officials, one person was killed after last night’s shooting, which happened at Paragon Park at 264 Spectacular Bid St. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Wild ending […]

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