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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Driver, 16, dies several days after crash into Anderson tree

ANDERSON — A Cottonwood teen who has remained in critical condition since losing control of his SUV and crashing into an Anderson tree last week succumbed to his injuries and passed away yesterday, Monday, Oct. 22. The crash that ultimately proved fatal happened on Rhonda Rd. near Lynn Hart Dr., according to CHP. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Ejected victim dies […]

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Happy Valley man arrested after roommate shot in chest during argument

HAPPY VALLEY — Authorities investigating a disturbance that led to a shooting at a Happy Valley residence yesterday morning, Saturday, Oct. 20, arrested the alleged shooter for attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. The victim, who was shot in the chest, sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to officials. The disturbance and shooting happened on the 5400 block of […]

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Motorcyclist suffers major injuries after two-vehicle Cottonwood crash

COTTONWOOD — A motorcyclist suffered major injuries after a traffic collision with a van this afternoon, Monday, Oct. 15. The crash happened near Chevron Gas Station on Main St., northeast of Bowman Rd. and I-5, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Sticky-fingered snack-snatching scoundrel snagged after Anderson Youth Soccer snack shack spree Man critically injured during […]

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Alleged Cottonwood drunk driver hospitalized, arrested after hit and run

COTTONWOOD — An alleged drunk driver who officials say fled after striking a guard rail was hospitalized and later arrested last night, after witnesses chased the driver’s vehicle nearly five miles before the fleeing SUV plowed into a tree in Cottonwood. The initial hit and run happened on westbound on Bowman Rd. at Pine Creek bridge and the second collision […]

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No injuries after accident involving NCS bus loaded with children, CHP investigating

UPDATED: Tuesday, Aug. 21, 4:40 p.m. See original story below. COTTONWOOD — A minor, rear-end traffic collision involving a small passenger vehicle and bus filled with elementary-age children from North Cottonwood School resulted in no injuries, according to a school official who responded to a request for information regarding the crash. The accident, which was reported to California Highway Patrol […]

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COTTONWOOD: No charges filed against man who shot girlfriend’s ex-husband during disturbance

COTTONWOOD — Officials say no charges are planned against a man who shot his girlfriend’s ex-husband during an early-morning disturbance Saturday, Nov. 11. The disturbance and shooting happened on the 3000 block of Willow Street, southeast of 4th and Main Streets, in Cottonwood. Deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence about 12:36 a.m., after SHASCOM received a 911 call reporting a disturbance […]

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UPDATE: COTTONWOOD: More info emerging after shotgun shooting of father & son over property line dispute

COTTONWOOD — As if from a scene from the television series, “Fear Thy Neighbor,” authorities are saying a long-standing dispute between neighbors over a property line led to the double, shotgun shooting of a father and son, Thursday, Sept. 7. Officials arrested the alleged suspect at the scene of the incident, which happened on Tabitha Court, north of Phyllis and west of […]

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