Area residents help BFPD extinguish Burney vegetation fire

BURNEY — Citizens and firefighters worked together this afternoon to quickly extinguish a small vegetation fire that broke out in a field behind a Burney home. The small blaze was reported on the 37000 block of Park Ave., between Bartel St. and Long Leaf Ln. LEADING THE BURNEY AREA HEADLINES: Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly […]

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Students enjoy exciting day at annual STEM “Ignite Opportunity” event

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta County Coroner’s Office sent a team to yesterday’s Shasta County Office of Education STEM Career Fair to meet with high school freshman from all over northern California and introduce them to the highly specialized career. The annual “Ignite Opportunity” event, which was held at Shasta Fairgrounds Friday, Nov. 16, was open to all area […]

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Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly man returned home

MONTGOMERY CREEK — An elderly man who was found laying along the side of a rural mountain road in Montgomery Creek was returned home this afternoon after he got a clean bill of health and ride home from medics who evaluated him. Official radio traffic indicated the ambulance crew determined the man was lost and confused but otherwise uninjured. The […]

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Tens of thousands in stolen vehicles and property recovered in Anderson

Redding PD announced today the arrest of an Anderson man they allege stole a trailer packed with tens of thousands of dollars worth of adventure gear from a Redding business Tuesday, Nov. 13. When officers tracked the man down at his residence he was also found to be in possession of a truck stolen from the Redding area last month. […]

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Splashed across hands and face with hot tar in Burney, man seriously injured

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m. BURNEY — According to official radio traffic, a man who was seriously injured after being splashed with hot tar is being transported by ground ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Redding to rendezvous with a PHI Air Ambulance. Although PHI’s Med Flight 43 was initially dispatched to the Burney Sheriff’s Mountain Sub-Station, the flight […]

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Wanted Cottonwood man who led officers on multi-agency 100 mph pursuit arrested

REDDING — An alleged drunk driver who was wanted for a previous DUI was arrested early Sunday morning, Nov. 11, after leading officials from at least five area law enforcement agencies on a pursuit that traveled through Shasta County into Butte County. The man was apprehended after fleeing from his disabled car after officials successfully deployed spike strips, deflating both […]

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Minor injuries reported after SUV hits tree near Four Corners

FOUR CORNERS — A driver escaped serious injury after plowing into a tree in the Four Corners area of State Routes 89 and 299, about four miles west of Burney. The solo-vehicle, minor-injury accident happened after the SUV reportedly suffered a mechanical malfunction, early Friday evening, Nov. 9. LEADING THE BURNEY AND INTERMOUNTAIN AREA HEADLINES: Officials searching for driver after […]

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Air ambulance requested, then cancelled, after elderly Burney woman suffers medical emergency

BURNEY — An air ambulance was requested but then later cancelled after an elderly Burney resident reportedly suffered a medical emergency this afternoon, Monday, Nov. 12. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officials searching for driver after Burney hit and run San Francisco man arrested after exposing himself at Redding store Community in shock after Happy Valley woman found murdered, husband arrested […]

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Officials searching for driver after Burney hit and run

BURNEY — Authorities are searching for the driver of a pickup truck who crashed into a tree this morning, Monday, Nov. 12. According to officials, the driver is unlicensed and well known to them and has been the subject of several previous hit and runs and interactions. The solo-vehicle crash happened in the area of Park Ave. and Long Leaf […]

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San Francisco man arrested after exposing himself at Redding store

REDDING — Authorities arrested a man at a Redding clothing store Wednesday, Nov. 7,  after several shoppers and store staff say he exposed himself to them inside the business. The incidents that led to the alleged suspect’s arrest happened at Ross Dress for Less at 2651 Hilltop Dr. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Community in shock after Happy Valley woman found […]

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