RPD seeks tips & answers in decades-old murder of girl, 15

REDDING — Authorities in Redding have asked for the public’s help re-vitalizing a 43-year-old cold case murder that stole the life of 15-year-old, Terri Lynn Ray back in 1976. Although officials say that officers and detectives followed up on numerous leads at the time, even arresting and holding two people for a short time in the months following the grisly […]

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Anderson stop leads to meth, heroin, other drugs

ANDERSON — An Anderson traffic stop led to the discovery and seizure of a substantial quantity of methamphetamine, heroin, and prescription drugs and the arrest of a man they allege to have been selling the illicit narcotics, Sunday evening, Jan. 5. According to officials a police K-9 was instrumental in the discovery of the drugs found during the traffic stop, […]

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UPDATED: Unrestrained driver killed after smashing into Redding boulders ID’d

UPDATED: Friday, Jan. 11, 9 a.m. See Original Story below. REDDING — Officials have identified a woman who died when her speeding vehicle ran a stop sign and plowed into a row of boulders lining a Redding street, Thursday evening, Jan. 2. The victim was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to officials. The […]

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UPDATE: Victim, 63, killed in deadly crash near Ingot ID’d

UPDATED: Friday, Jan. 10, 10:30 a.m. See Original Report below. As CHP’s investigation into last week’s deadly head-on collision continues, officials this morning released the name of the driver who was killed when his delivery van collided with a tractor-trailer combo. The fatal crash, which occurred last Friday, Jan. 3, happened on SR-299E near mile marker 44, just east of […]

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Known drug house “red-tagged” – 2 arrested, after Anderson traffic stop

ANDERSON — Authorities in Anderson say an early morning traffic stop led to the arrest of two people and a known drug house being shut down Tuesday, Dec. 31. At the conclusion of their traffic stop and investigation at the home, located on the 1700 block of Brigman St., officials “red-tagged” the residence, after deeming it unsafe and uninhabitable, according […]

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Girl, 14, leads Redding officers on 114 mph pursuit of stolen van

REDDING — A teen was arrested after officials say she led officers on a short, early morning pursuit in a stolen van Saturday, Dec. 28. The extremely dangerous chase, which covered about 18 miles and hit speeds of 114 mph on the freeway and 75 miles per hour on city streets, began in Redding near the intersection of Hilltop Dr. […]

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The Quartz Water Fountain on Yuba Street

Guest Writer Spotlight: Jeremy M. Tuggle: Shasta Historical Society Above: this postcard image was taken between the years 1904 and 1915, it shows a person looking at the quartz water fountain which was on the corner of the Carnegie Library building at 1527 Yuba Street. The Lorenz hotel is near it. From the collection of Jeremy Tuggle.  In 1904, a […]

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Hit and run leaves vehicles teetering off Redding parking garage

REDDING — Authorities in Redding are searching for four people who reportedly fled from the scene of a crash that left their car and a pickup truck dangling precariously from the second level of the downtown parking structure located at Placer at California streets Sunday afternoon, Dec. 22. According to officials, witnesses reported seeing four subjects flee from the scene […]

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One dead after Redding officer-involved shooting

REDDING — Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting in Redding that left a person dead early Sunday morning, Dec. 22. The fatal encounter happened during a traffic stop on Pine St., just north of Cypress Ave., according to officials who say the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has been designated as the lead investigating agency that will be […]

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Redding pedestrian fatally struck by hit and run driver

REDDING — Authorities in Redding are searching for a driver who fled the scene after fatally hitting a pedestrian Friday evening, Dec. 20. The deadly collision happened on S. Market St., north of Angelo Ave. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Search for truck that ran down Redding teen continuing Drugged driver arrested after 8 vehicle Redding pileup Our former Carnegie […]

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