CHP reporting snow, rock slides, on 25-mile stretch of 299E

California Highway Patrol is reporting dangerous, weather-related, roadway conditions along a 25-mile stretch of Highway 299E, between the Intermountain communities of Hatchet and Ingot. A CHP incident log indicated motorists had reported several fresh inches of snowfall near Hatchet Summit and a rock and mud slide near Ingot. The road remains partially open as of this report, but at 10 […]

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Car plummets 50 ft off 299E into Cedar Creek

OAK RUN — California Highway Patrol is investigating a non-injury, solo vehicle crash near the unincorporated community of Oak Run after a vehicle plummeted about 50 feet down a steep embankment and ended up in Cedar Creek. The accident happened along Highway 299E, just west of Oak Run Rd., according to a CHP incident log.   LEADING THE BURNEY & […]

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299E cleared after PG&E vehicle crashes down embankment near Ingot

INGOT — Authorities are investigating a non-injury traffic collision involving a PG&E vehicle that left the roadway and went down an embankment earlier this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 14. The solo-vehicle crash happened on Highway 299E, near Ingot, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE INTERMOUNTAIN-AREA HEADLINES: Caught in the act of burglarizing storage unit, Burney man arrested Pursuit of […]

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Caught in the act of burglarizing storage unit, Burney man arrested

JOHNSON PARK — Eagle-eyed deputies are being credited with arresting a Burney man they say was caught in the act of burglarizing a storage facility, early Saturday morning, Jan. 12. The alleged burglary happened at Ideal Mini Storage in the 21000 block of Highway 299E, in the unincorporated community of Johnson Park, just east of Burney. Shasta County Sheriff Tom […]

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Pursuit of OR bank robbery suspect ends with rollover crash near Bieber

An hour-long, high-speed pursuit of a suspected bank robber that began in Bend, Oregon, ended with a spectacular, rollover crash near Bieber in Lassen County, yesterday afternoon Friday, Jan. 11. The armed robbery suspect was apprehended after the crash and later booked into jail. Dramatic cell phone footage captured the chase as it raced toward Bieber along Highway 299E. The footage, […]

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Minor injuries reported after 299E rollover

HILLCREST — Fresh snowfall and un-plowed roads have been cited as possible contributing factors after a single-vehicle, rollover accident, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 5. California Highway Patrol later reported only minor injuries after the crash, which happened on Hwy. 299E, east of Big Bend Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: 2+ pounds of meth uncovered at Redding home, 3 arrested RPD officer […]

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McArthur man arrested after Burney shooting sends one to hospital

BURNEY — A McArthur man who officials say began randomly firing a rifle into an upstairs Burney apartment sent one man to the hospital with gunshot injuries and sent other residents of the apartments diving for cover early Saturday morning, Dec. 22. The alleged shooter was later arrested after deputies investigating the incident received a tip that a man with […]

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Downed power lines in Cassel, Old Station, dividing resources

CASSEL — Emergency and power officials are responding to multiple reports of power lines down in Cassel and Old Station this afternoon, Friday, Dec. 14. The downed live wires in Cassell also reportedly started a small grass and brush fire in front of Cassel post office at 21594 Cassel Rd., between Kern Rd. and Manzanita Way. Hat Creek Resort in […]

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Found unresponsive inside Burney home, elderly woman rushed to Mayers

BURNEY — An elderly woman, found unresponsive inside a Burney residence, was transported to an area hospital in critical condition this afternoon, Monday, Dec. 10. Although an air ambulance was initially requested to airlift the victim to Mercy Medical Center in Redding, official radio traffic indicated the flight was later cancelled and she was transported by ground ambulance to Mayers […]

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Woman airlifted after trapped overnight in SUV that plowed into old Hat Creek Fire Hall

UPDATED: Sunday, Dec. 9, 12 p.m., With photos from scene. HAT CREEK — A woman who managed to pull herself from her wrecked rental vehicle is headed to a rendezvous point in Burney where she is expected to be airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding, according to official radio traffic and a California Highway Patrol incident log. The victim […]

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