Death investigation ongoing after man’s body found along SR-89

BURNEY — Officials are conducting an unattended death investigation after a man’s lifeless body was found behind a pickup truck along SR-89, north of SR-299E, early yesterday evening, Saturday, Sept. 14. The victim was discovered by a Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt., who spotted a vehicle with its door’s open near the old railroad crossing at MM24, about two and a […]

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Victim airlifted after crash into Burney building

BURNEY — One person was airlifted with unknown injuries after an SUV crashed into a Burney business earlier this morning, Sunday, Sept. 15. The crash, which left a building with a large hole in its wall and caused moderate damage to the structure, happened on the 37000 block of Main St., just west of Michigan St. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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BREAKING: Multiple fires reported in Burney and Johnson Park

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. See Original Report below. BURNEY — Based on official radio traffic and witnesses who live near where at least three to four fires were reported burning in the power line area of Carberry St and Mountain View Rd. of Burney, all fires have been contained and no property damage has been reported. Although initial […]

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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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Two-vehicle Burney crash showers pedestrians with flying debris

BURNEY — A Burney woman and her grandson preparing to cross Main St. in Burney escaped injury when they were nearly struck by flying debris after a two-vehicle, rear-end collision late Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 7. The minor injury collision happened along SR-299E at Plumas St., in front of Tri Counties Bank. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: On the run 14 years, […]

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Two injured, one airlifted, after fiery Burney crash

CORRECTION: Early reports and a CHP incident log indicated the airlifted victim was transported by Mercy Air Ambulance; however, sources familiar with the investigation say that SEMSA Air 2 from Adin was the helicopter that transported female driver to Mercy Medical Center in Redding. BURNEY — Two Burney locals were injured, including one who was life-flighted with serious injuries, after […]

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Stalled hay truck creating back up on 299E in Hatchet Pass

HATCHET PASS — CHP is headed to Hatchet Pass, about seven miles southwest of Burney, after receiving reports of a tractor trailer combo that broke down in the westbound lane of 299E, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson motorcyclist ID’d after fatal Redding crash SUV passing on curve before 299E head-on crash with big-rig CHP […]

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One dead, one injured, after motorcyclist hits dog in Burney

BURNEY — A motorcyclist was killed after hitting a dog in the small mountain community of Burney, about 35 miles east of Redding, Friday evening, June 14. A female passenger on the motorcycle sustained moderate injuries after the collision, which happened on Highway 299E, just west of Enterprise Dr. According to a CHP incident log, the fatal accident happened shortly […]

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Knife-wielding Burney teen steals truck – pursuit and crash follow

BURNEY — A 14-year-old who reportedly brandished a knife at her aunt while stealing her pickup truck yesterday evening later led Burney deputies on a short pursuit that was cancelled for safety reasons. Just minutes after the pursuit was cancelled and the teen was no longer being followed by officers, the girl lost control of the stolen pickup truck and […]

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Man who fled from deputies arrested – stolen vehicle recovered

BURNEY — Sheriff’s officials in Burney recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a local man who tried to flee from them earlier today, Wednesday, May 29. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: CHP hoists 3 from Sacramento River after boat overturns Woman who stabbed husband & slashed his throat arrested Two arrested after Mt. Shasta warrant yields drugs, more Bike lighting […]

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