Spike strips end 100 mph Burney-bound RPD pursuit

REDDING — Two people in a stolen vehicle were arrested after leading officials from three agencies on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit, as it sped from Redding toward the mountain community of Burney on 299E early Monday morning, Aug. 19. The pursuit, which reached speeds of 100 mph, lasted nearly 30 minutes, and covered 35 miles, was successfully brought to an […]

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The Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company building; and the history of the telephone in Redding

Guest Writer Spotlight: Jeremy M. Tuggle The building at 1629 Market Street in Redding was once the official headquarters of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. According to Redding Electric Utility the building, which is located in between Yuba and Placer Streets on the east side of Market Street, is still in use to this day. This building often attracts […]

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Trio arrested after Redding traffic stop leads to guns, drugs

REDDING — An early morning traffic stop in Redding led to the arrest of three people for various warrants, as well as weapons and drug-related charges Monday, Aug. 12. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Man attacks elderly Redding parents with pipe – Arrested after standoff Two-vehicle Burney crash showers pedestrians with flying debris SCSO’s efforts to “clean up” City of Shasta […]

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On the run 14 years, WA child rapist nabbed in Redding

REDDING — A recent child endangerment investigation at a Redding home led officers to identifying one of the alleged suspects as a man who was wanted in the State of Washington for the alleged 2005 rape of a child and child molestation.  After conducting a surveillance operation at the residence, located on the 2900 block of Polk St., Shasta Interagency […]

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Man attacks elderly Redding parents with pipe – Arrested after standoff

REDDING — Authorities say a man attacked his elderly parents with a “large metal pipe” and then barricaded himself inside their Redding residence Tuesday evening, Aug. 6. The alleged suspect was eventually arrested with assistance from a police K-9 after the attack, which happened on the 1400 block of Arizona St., according to police. LEADING THE REDDING HEADLINES: Human remains […]

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Human remains found in canal near Redding City Hall

REDDING — City of Redding police officers and Shasta County Coroner’s officials are investigating after another set of human remains was located in a canal just east of Redding City Hall. The gruesome discovery was made this morning, Monday, Aug. 5. Officials have confirmed that the remains found today are human, and include an arm bone and other remains. LEADING […]

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Six arrested during RPD’s investigation of “problem house”

REDDING — Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit recently teamed up with City Code Enforcement officials to address a “problem house” they have been investigating for the past two months, Redding PD announced Aug. 1. The operation happened at a private residence in the 1000 block of Center St., Wednesday afternoon, July 31. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two injured, one airlifted, […]

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Nine arrested, many others cited, during RPD & CHP bike patrol

REDDING — Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit teamed up with CHP on bicycles to conduct a downtown enforcement operation Friday, Aug. 2. During the successful operation, officers made nine arrests and issued multiple citations, officials recently announced in a social media release. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two injured, one airlifted, after fiery Burney crash Girl, 9, dead, mother paralyzed, 2 […]

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Redding man ID’d after found deceased – Murder investigation ongoing

UPDATED: Friday, Aug. 2, 11:38 a.m., With coroner’s release of information. REDDING — Officials today identified a man who was found deceased on a Redding property owned by Russell Hunt early Tuesday evening, July 23. Hunt is well known locally after repeatedly running for city council and area school board positions. He was also convicted of felony stalking out of […]

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Crane truck hits Redding overpass, snarls I-5 traffic

REDDING — CHP is investigating the cause of a non-injury accident involving a McConnell Foundation big-rig crane truck that reportedly struck the Twin View Blvd. over-crossing while traveling northbound on Interstate 5 earlier today, Wednesday, July 31. According to a CHP incident log, the crane truck, which reports from the scene indicate was too tall to safely pass under the […]

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