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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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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UPDATE: Felon arrested after Oak Run neighbor dispute leads to shooting

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 12, 12:30 p.m., With additional details from SCSO See Original Story and update below. OAK RUN — Authorities who investigated yesterday’s neighbor dispute and shooting in the mountain community of Oak Run have released further details about the incident, along with the names of the two people involved. The shooting happened on the 27000 block of Mineral […]

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SNIPPP’s Snapshots

SNIPPP (Spay & Neuter Intermountain Pets & Pet Placement) is a California non-profit animal rescue organization serving portions of Shasta, Modoc, and Lassen counties. They can be called to report lost and found pets and the group offers a number of services such as Spay/Neuter Assistance Programs and vouchers for dogs & cats, as well as rescue, adoption and re-homing […]

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UPDATE: Victim of fatal Lake Shasta boating accident ID’d

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m., With additional information. SHASTA LAKE — A 23-year-old, San Jose man died after being struck by the propeller of a rented houseboat being operated by family members at Lake Shasta Sept. 6. Despite frantic life-saving efforts by family members, law enforcement officials, and medical professionals, the victim died at the scene of Friday afternoon’s […]

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BREAKING: Multiple fires reported in Burney and Johnson Park

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. See Original Report below. BURNEY — Based on official radio traffic and witnesses who live near where at least three to four fires were reported burning in the power line area of Carberry St and Mountain View Rd. of Burney, all fires have been contained and no property damage has been reported. Although initial […]

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Igo landlord/tenant dispute leads to man shot in face – one arrested

IGO — A Shasta County man was arrested after calling 911 to report that he had shot another man in the face during a landlord/tenant dispute early this morning, Friday, Sept. 6. The early-morning shooting, which left the victim in critical condition, happened at a rural Igo property on Yolla Bolla Rd., in the Trinity Alps Preserve. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Woman arrested after Johnson Park domestic violence incident

JOHNSON PARK — Although few details have been released, officials have confirmed a woman was arrested after a domestic violence related call in the unincorporated community of Johnson Park, east of Burney. The incident that led to her arrest happened Monday evening, Sept. 2, at an apartment on the 21000 block of Cottonwood St, south of SR-299E. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Seriously injured after vicious attack, RPD SRO returns to work

REDDING — When Redding Police Officer and School Resource Officer Eva Smith responded to an April call at Shasta College to assist campus security in removing a violent subject from their campus she never could have imagined she would be seriously injured and left unable to immediately return to work. However, after spending the last several months recovering from the […]

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