Burney “frequent flyer” arrested after hardware store vandalism

BURNEY — A Burney man one local sheriff’s deputy described as one of the area’s “frequent flyers” – who has been arrested numerous times throughout the Intermountain area – was arrested again this week for vandalizing a Burney business, after he was caught on surveillance footage shattering one of the store’s front windows. Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt. Marc St.Clair told […]

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One dead, one critical, after Lakeview head-on crash

LAKEVIEW — One person was killed and another hospitalized with critical injuries after a head-on collision and rollover involving at least two-vehicles in the unincorporated community of Lakeview, just north of Nuevo. The tragic accident happened earlier this morning, Wednesday, Sept. 18. Heavy fog reported throughout the area may have played a contributing factor in this morning’s deadly crash, which […]

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Habitual Burney shoplifter nabbed outside Rex Club

BURNEY — Authorities arrested a man who was again spotted stealing items from Burney’s Safeway early yesterday evening, Monday, Sept. 16.   Although the arrested man initially managed to flee from the area with merchandise he had stolen from the business, he was later spotted a short distance away and apprehended without incident less than an hour later.   LEADING […]

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Several injured, two arrested, after crashes involving ambulance

MOUNTAIN GATE — Several people were injured and two drivers were arrested, after two separate crashes this afternoon, Monday, Sept. 16. The two crashes, one of which involved an ambulance whose crew was tending to the injured parties involved in the first crash, happened on the southbound I-5, about 10 miles north of Redding and just south of the unincorporated […]

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Two San Jacinto teens fatally crushed, 2 others injured in UTV crash

MESA VERDE — Four juveniles were involved in a fatal UTV crash, including two teenage San Jacinto boys who were crushed to death, Sunday morning, Sept 15. Two girls, including one from San Jacinto and another from Blythe were also injured in the deadly accident, according to CHP and Cal Fire officials. The deadly crash happened in a dirt area […]

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Death investigation ongoing after man’s body found along SR-89

BURNEY — Officials are conducting an unattended death investigation after a man’s lifeless body was found behind a pickup truck along SR-89, north of SR-299E, early yesterday evening, Saturday, Sept. 14. The victim was discovered by a Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt., who spotted a vehicle with its door’s open near the old railroad crossing at MM24, about two and a […]

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Victim airlifted after crash into Burney building

BURNEY — One person was airlifted with unknown injuries after an SUV crashed into a Burney business earlier this morning, Sunday, Sept. 15. The crash, which left a building with a large hole in its wall and caused moderate damage to the structure, happened on the 37000 block of Main St., just west of Michigan St. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Inmate found dead after “confrontation” with jail deputies

UPDATE: Friday, Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m., With Coroner’s release of information. See Original Story below. REDDING — Shasta County Coroner’s Office has identified an inmate whose lifeless body was found inside a safety cell at Shasta County Jail in Redding yesterday morning, Thursday, Sept.12. “The decedent was positively identified as 58-year-old, Teddy Woodrow Abbie, of Redding,” Shasta County Chief Deputy […]

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Local firefighter, 26, ID’d after fatal Redding motorcycle crash

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 13, 3:15 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. REDDING — An off-duty Cal Fire firefighter suffered fatal injuries while riding a motorcycle after he collided with a raised curb and was ejected from his motorcycle into a metal pole Thursday evening, Sept. 12. Excessive speed has been cited as a contributing factor after yesterday’s fatal crash, which […]

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Two dead, one arrested, after Palm Desert shooting

PALM DESERT — Two people were killed and a man was arrested after a double fatal shooting in Palm Desert yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, Sept. 11. The deadly incident happened inside the normally quiet gated community of Desert Breezes on the 43000 block of West Calle Las Brisas, near the intersection of Fred Waring Dr. and Washington St. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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