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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Car plummets 50 ft off 299E into Cedar Creek

OAK RUN — California Highway Patrol is investigating a non-injury, solo vehicle crash near the unincorporated community of Oak Run after a vehicle plummeted about 50 feet down a steep embankment and ended up in Cedar Creek. The accident happened along Highway 299E, just west of Oak Run Rd., according to a CHP incident log.   LEADING THE BURNEY & […]

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UPDATE: Driver killed fleeing minor Redding crash ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1:30 p.m., With additional details from RPD. REDDING — A Shasta Lake man who continued driving at high-speed after side-swiping another vehicle died moments later after losing control of his pickup truck and crashing Monday afternoon, Jan. 14. The deadly accident happened when the man’s truck rolled multiple times and crashed into several trees along Old […]

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299E cleared after PG&E vehicle crashes down embankment near Ingot

INGOT — Authorities are investigating a non-injury traffic collision involving a PG&E vehicle that left the roadway and went down an embankment earlier this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 14. The solo-vehicle crash happened on Highway 299E, near Ingot, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE INTERMOUNTAIN-AREA HEADLINES: Caught in the act of burglarizing storage unit, Burney man arrested Pursuit of […]

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Caught in the act of burglarizing storage unit, Burney man arrested

JOHNSON PARK — Eagle-eyed deputies are being credited with arresting a Burney man they say was caught in the act of burglarizing a storage facility, early Saturday morning, Jan. 12. The alleged burglary happened at Ideal Mini Storage in the 21000 block of Highway 299E, in the unincorporated community of Johnson Park, just east of Burney. Shasta County Sheriff Tom […]

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Pursuit of OR bank robbery suspect ends with rollover crash near Bieber

An hour-long, high-speed pursuit of a suspected bank robber that began in Bend, Oregon, ended with a spectacular, rollover crash near Bieber in Lassen County, yesterday afternoon Friday, Jan. 11. The armed robbery suspect was apprehended after the crash and later booked into jail. Dramatic cell phone footage captured the chase as it raced toward Bieber along Highway 299E. The footage, […]

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Minor injuries reported after 299E rollover

HILLCREST — Fresh snowfall and un-plowed roads have been cited as possible contributing factors after a single-vehicle, rollover accident, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 5. California Highway Patrol later reported only minor injuries after the crash, which happened on Hwy. 299E, east of Big Bend Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: 2+ pounds of meth uncovered at Redding home, 3 arrested RPD officer […]

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2+ pounds of meth uncovered at Redding home, 3 arrested

REDDING — Three people were arrested and more than two pounds of methamphetamine were seized Thursday evening, Jan. 3, during an investigation at a “problem residence known for narcotic activity,” according to Redding PD. The home where the arrests happened, which is located in what one RPD official called a “known high crime area,” is in the 1300 block of […]

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Anderson residents invited to enjoy “Coffee with the Chief”

ANDERSON — As part of City of Anderson Police Department’s “commitment to the community and efforts to improve the quality of life through service and professionalism,” Anderson Police Chief Michael Johnson has invited all area residents to join him and other Department and City officials at the next planned “Coffee with the Chief.” LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding Lions Club […]

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