Local fisherman’s body recovered after Round Mountain drowning

ROUND MOUNTAIN, Calif. — Authorities say the desperate search for a man who fell into the water while fishing and was swept away by the fast-moving current late Thursday morning, April 2, ended when the victim’s lifeless body was later found and pulled from the frigid water about an hour later. The deadly accident happened at a popular local fishing […]

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Kids playing with matches spark Johnson Park fire

JOHNSON PARK — Authorities say unattended children playing with matches sparked a small fire in Johnson Park that led to a large emergency response Monday afternoon, March 30. No injuries were reported and no property was damaged as a result of the fire, which led to the children’s parents being contacted. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: One dead after car soars […]

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Burney pharmacist ID’d after deadly Bella Vista crash

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 1, 11:55 a.m. See Original Story below. BELLA VISTA, Calif. — Authorities have identified a man killed Saturday evening in the Bella Vista area, March 28, after his vehicle soared off SR-99E and crashed into several trees. The victim killed in the crash, who has since been identified as 43-year-old, Tilak Madhukar Baviskar, of Yuba City, worked […]

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Burney parolee in stolen car nabbed after pursuit, crash

BURNEY — A parolee driving a stolen car who fled from deputies was arrested after crashing and fleeing on foot last night, Thursday, March 19. Despite five prior felony convictions, the Burney resident arrested after the pursuit was found to be in possession of pepper spray, in violation of his parole terms. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Two-vehicle Burney crash leads […]

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Two-vehicle Burney crash leads to DUI arrest

BURNEY — A two-vehicle traffic collision in downtown Burney led to a man’s arrest late last night, Friday, March 6. The accident, which CHP later told SCNS was caused by speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol, happened on Main St., near Roff Way. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Woman, 19, ID’d after deadly Shasta Lake rollover crash Major injuries […]

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Alleged Montgomery Creek drug dealer arrested twice this week

REDDING — Citing jail overcrowding and lack of proper funding, officials say an alleged Montgomery Creek drug dealer was arrested for the second time in one week after spending barely half a day in jail following his earlier arrest. Despite being caught with heroin, marijuana, scales, prescription drugs, $1,200 cash and a loaded 9 mm handgun on Feb. 27, and […]

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Major injuries reported after pickup crashes into creek near Ingot

UPDATED: Monday, March 2, 11:30 a.m., With roadway conditions update. See Original Story below. INGOT — CHP updated shortly before 11:30 a.m., that the pickup truck involved in this collision had been successfuly pulled from the creek and removed from the area. Officers also reported that the highway had re-opened with no further delays expected. Original Story INGOT — Details […]

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Motorcyclist crashes into street sweeper on SR-299E – Minor injuries reported

HATCHET MOUNTAIN — Minor injuries were reported after a motorcyclist plowed into the back of a Cal Trans street sweeper earlier today, Tuesday, Feb. 18. This morning’s crash, which happened on SR-299E near Hatchet Mountain Summit, reportedly caused minor delays while firefighters and CHP worked at the scene of the crash. LEADING THE BURNEY AREA HEADLINES: Shasta County’s Most Wanted […]

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Family, nearby church saved after Burney house blaze

BURNEY — Firefighters battling a Burney residential fire managed to extinguish the blaze, while also saving other nearby homes and structures, as well as an adjacent church that were threatened by the late-night fire, Monday evening, Feb. 18. Despite quickly knocking down the blaze the fire left the home uninhabitable, displacing at least one adult and a child, along with […]

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Unexpected donation “wows” Burney Elementary staff, students

BURNEY — When the staff and administrators of Burney Elementary School were finishing up their duties after a long week of educating Burney’s youth last Friday, they never could have expected the random act of kindness the school and its students were about to receive. But when a man walked into the school’s office just before the end of the […]

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