Minor injuries reported after SUV hits tree near Four Corners

FOUR CORNERS — A driver escaped serious injury after plowing into a tree in the Four Corners area of State Routes 89 and 299, about four miles west of Burney. The solo-vehicle, minor-injury accident happened after the SUV reportedly suffered a mechanical malfunction, early Friday evening, Nov. 9. LEADING THE BURNEY AND INTERMOUNTAIN AREA HEADLINES: Officials searching for driver after […]

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Air ambulance requested, then cancelled, after elderly Burney woman suffers medical emergency

BURNEY — An air ambulance was requested but then later cancelled after an elderly Burney resident reportedly suffered a medical emergency this afternoon, Monday, Nov. 12. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officials searching for driver after Burney hit and run San Francisco man arrested after exposing himself at Redding store Community in shock after Happy Valley woman found murdered, husband arrested […]

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Officials searching for driver after Burney hit and run

BURNEY — Authorities are searching for the driver of a pickup truck who crashed into a tree this morning, Monday, Nov. 12. According to officials, the driver is unlicensed and well known to them and has been the subject of several previous hit and runs and interactions. The solo-vehicle crash happened in the area of Park Ave. and Long Leaf […]

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Man arrested Halloween night after threatening Burney victims, resisting deputies

BURNEY — A man was arrested after allegedly threatening several people at a Burney apartment complex and then fleeing from deputies and resisting arrest earlier this evening, Wednesday, Oct. 31. The incident began at Burney Villa Apartments, at 20181 Hudson St., between Cypress Ave. and Timber Hill Dr., and ended about a quarter-mile away on Park Ave. LEADING THE BURNEY […]

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UPDATE: Blaze that destroyed Burney home started by transient: BFPD Chief

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. See original story and photos below. BURNEY — New details are coming to light after an unoccupied Burney home was destroyed by an early morning blaze yesterday, Monday, Oct. 29. In response to an SCNS request for information and details about the fire, Burney Fire Protection District Chief Monte B Keady explained that despite […]

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UPDATE: Ejected victim ID’d after fatal 299E rollover crash near FRM

UPDATE: Oct. 26, 3 a.m. FALL RIVER MILLS — Officials have identified a woman who died after she was ejected from an SUV that overturned during a solo-vehicle crash on Hwy 299E, west of Pit No. 1 Powerhouse Road in Fall River Mills. The victim was identified as 20-year-old, Erica Adrienne Tooley, of Wenatchee, Washington. According to a coroner’s release, […]

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UPDATE: Officials investigating 299E rollover accident near Montgomery Creek

UPDATED: Monday, Oct. 22, 2:45 p.m. See original story below. MONTGOMERY CREEK — CHP updated at 2:42 p.m. that a vehicle that overturned on westbound SR-299E near Moose Camp Rd. was off the roadway and not blocking any lanes of traffic. Despite the overturned vehicle being off the rural, two-lane mountain highway, area residents and commuters were reporting brief delays […]

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Hwy 299 blocked after 2-vehicle rollover crash involving sedan & truck with 5th wheel trailer

UPDATED: Thursday, Oct. 11, 11:20 p.m., With road closure update. HILLCREST — CHP is at the scene of a two-vehicle, rollover traffic collision on SR-299 between the cities of Redding and Burney. The minor-injury accident has been reported between the Hillcrest Rest Area and Woodhill Dr., according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Already arrested 25 times […]

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Already arrested 25 times in Shasta Co., parolee nabbed again after “extensive” Montgomery Creek burglary

MONTGOMERY CREEK — A parolee was arrested and officials are searching for a second man after a Montgomery Creek residential burglary yesterday morning, Wednesday, Oct. 3. The burglary happened on the 30000 block of Jackson Ln. and the alleged suspect was apprehended in a heavily wooded area in the nearby Round Mountain, according to Shasta County Sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE […]

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Whitewater recreation below Pit 1 Dam to benefit from increased water flow over two Oct. weekends

From PG&E: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges the public to take extra safety precautions as water flows are increased on two weekends in October for whitewater recreation on a portion of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County. The higher flows will occur below the Pit 1 Dam the weekends of October 6-7 and October 20-21. Flows will […]

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