Dangerous “118 mph” motorcycle chase ends with Redding man’s arrest

REDDING — Authorities arrested a Redding man who led them on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit that at times reached speeds of nearly 120 mph last night, Sunday, Oct. 13. The chase, which CHP later said covered about 16 miles, began in Redding on SR-299E just east of I-5, and ended at a private property in the Bella Vista area near […]

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UPDATE: New details after man’s battered and “mutilated” body found on 299E

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 12 p.m. BELLA VISTA — Authorities are investigating after a man’s lifeless body was discovered along 299E in the unincorporated community of Bella Vista Monday morning, Oct. 7. According to sheriff’s and CHP officials, the victim was found with “significant injuries,” and Shasta County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit is now investigating the cause of the man’s […]

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Minor injuries reported after 299E crash near Bella Vista

BELLA VISTA — CHP is investigating a minor injury, solo-vehicle crash that happened in the 23000 block of SR-299E, about a half-mile from Woodman Ln., according to a CHP incident log and witnesses. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Cottonwood felon found with stolen truck and gun arrested Parolee arrested after stabbing woman along Sacramento River Trail Cap’n Crunch cereal box doggie […]

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Officials at scene of pickup upside down and submerged in creek off 299E

UPDATED: Monday, May 6, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story and earlier updates below. BELLA VISTA — At 9:35 a.m., CHP’s incident log updated that a tow truck had arrived at the scene of this morning’s reported rollover crash, which left a green Dodge Dakota pickup truck upside down and partially submerged in Little Cow Creek, just south of SR-299E, between […]

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BREAKING: Officials close 299E in Bella Vista after suspicious device located, detonated

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 1, 1 p.m. With additional details from scene regarding detonation and road re-opening. BELLA VISTA — Bomb Squad members and other authorities are at the scene of a possible pipe bomb that was reportedly discovered this morning, Wednesday, May 1. Radio traffic and witnesses at the scene have indicated the suspicious device was found by a CalTrans […]

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Shots fired between Bella Vista family members leaves one critical

BELLA VISTA — A dispute between family members at a home in the Bella Vista area ended with family members shooting at each other Wednesday evening, April, 10. One of those involved in the shooting was later hospitalized with critical injuries after his brother shot him, in what officials have since called an act of self defense. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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UPDATE: Vehicle recovery efforts continue after 299E big-rig rollover

UPDATED: Saturday, Feb. 9, 1:30 p.m., With additional details and photographs. See original story and photos below. BELLA VISTA — Efforts to recover and remove a wrecked big-rig tractor-trailer that overturned in Bella Vista yesterday afternoon are continuing today, after recovery efforts had to be temporarily suspended last night due to snow and inclement weather conditions. The tractor-trailer combo, which […]

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Retired Marine engages Temecula home burglars in fierce gun battle, hitting one

TEMECULA — When two men reportedly broke into a private residence in a rural, unincorporated area northeast of Temecula and southeast of Lake Skinner, one man – a retired Marine – decided he was not going to be victimized without a fight.  After arming himself with a handgun, the homeowner confronted the burglars, engaging the pair in a fierce gun […]

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Big-rig and sedan tangle on 299 in Bella Vista

BELLA VISTA — Officials are at the scene of a rear-end collision between a tractor-trailer big-rig and sedan that happened earlier this evening on SR-299 near Dry Creek Rd. in Bella Vista. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officials investigating after woman’s body found in Yreka Shasta County’s Most Wanted Criminals & Arrests – Updated Weekly UPDATE: Local man killed in McArthur […]

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UPDATED: BELLA VISTA: Two dead after fiery, solo-vehicle wreck – vegetation fire halted at 30 acres

UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 6 p.m. With details regarding road closure UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 5:30 p.m. With additional details from CHP UPDATED: Sunday, July 8, 4:40 p.m. With additional details from Cal Fire See original story below. Firefighters battling a blaze that began after a vehicle crashed while traveling on Highway 299 near Woodman Ln., have reportedly gotten the […]

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