Father with toddler leaps from 2nd story during fire that killed 2

UPDATED: Saturday, Jan. 19, 1:30 p.m., With photos from scene. Click here to view more than 40 photos. PERRIS — Two people have been confirmed killed and two people were injured in a fatal blaze that erupted at a Perris residence early this morning, Saturday, Jan. 19. The two injured included a father who reportedly leaped to safety from a […]

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Redding PD’s NPU makes 1,500th arrest

In January 2016, the Redding Police Department created the Neighborhood Police Unit (NPU) to address community concerns regarding a significant rise in crime throughout our city.  This temporarily funded, four-officer unit has the ability to be proactive when addressing community problems rather than only being reactive, which has become the norm for our patrol officers due to budget, personnel cuts, […]

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No charges after man in stolen car nearly hit deputy and K-9 head-on before crashing

HEMET — A wanted probationer was arrested after nearly plowing head-on into a sheriff deputy and his canine companion in Hemet before crashing into a field early Tuesday morning, Jan 15. Jail records indicate the alleged suspect was charged with injuring the K-9 who assisted in the man’s apprehension, but officials have not yet specified the nature or extent of […]

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Escaped prison inmate pursued, captured after Menifee wreck

MENIFEE — A convicted felon who walked away from Folsom State Prison on Dec. 22 was apprehended Wednesday, Jan. 16, after leading officials on a vehicle pursuit in Menifee. The inmate was one of two men who escaped from California prison facilities within a 24-hour period. The other escaped inmate was apprehended in the Wrightwood area Dec. 25. An officer […]

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Pinned under car that hit him, tow truck driver hospitalized

UPDATED: Friday, Jan 18, 2:50 p.m., With additional details. BEAUMONT — A tow truck driver who was left pinned underneath a vehicle after he was struck Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, was eventually pulled from under the vehicle, fire officials have reported. The crash happened on Beaumont Ave., south of California Ave., in Beaumont. The tow truck driver, believed to have […]

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Specially adapted, fully customized home to be built for injured soldier

FALLBROOK — When former Army Specialist Joseph Paulk, Jr. joined the Army in 2004 he wanted to serve his community and create a better future for himself. While Joey understood and accepted the danger he faced while serving his first tour in Southern Afghanistan with the 546th Military Police Company, he never imagined how much his life would change in […]

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Burglary investigation leads to officer-involved shooting

LA QUINTA — A La Quinta Cove residential burglary investigation ended with the non-fatal shooting of a probationer who officials allege attacked them Wednesday evening, Jan. 16. The reported burglary and subsequent shooting happened in the 77300 block of Avenida Montezuma, northwest of Eisenhower Dr. and Calle Sinaloa. The alleged suspect, later identified by jail records as 23-year-old, Christopher John […]

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Redding man in wheelchair hit by car, critically injured

REDDING — A man driving a motorized wheelchair in traffic was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle Monday afternoon, Jan. 14. Redding PD later reported the accident happened at the intersection of Placer and Willis streets. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Car plummets 50 ft off 299E into Cedar Creek CHP reporting snow, rock slides, on 25-mile stretch […]

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CHP reporting snow, rock slides, on 25-mile stretch of 299E

California Highway Patrol is reporting dangerous, weather-related, roadway conditions along a 25-mile stretch of Highway 299E, between the Intermountain communities of Hatchet and Ingot. A CHP incident log indicated motorists had reported several fresh inches of snowfall near Hatchet Summit and a rock and mud slide near Ingot. The road remains partially open as of this report, but at 10 […]

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