Man arrested after threatening to shoot girlfriend, her daughters

REDDING — An allegedly intoxicated man who officials said beat his girlfriend and threatened to shoot the woman and her two daughters was arrested yesterday evening, Sunday, March 17. The incident led to a brief but tense negotiation, as officers tried to coax the alleged suspect out of his Redding home in the 2400 block of Nebula St. The man, […]

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Pair with warrants arrested after Burney traffic stop

BURNEY — A routine traffic stop in the Intermountain community of Burney led to the arrest of two people who had outstanding arrest warrants, early yesterday evening, Wednesday, March 13. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Man swerves to avoid deer, plows into Redding home Officials investigating Shasta Lake Fire Station burglary Evidence possibly links pair to numerous recent Intermountain area burglaries […]

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Ferrying linemen & equipment, PG&E helo creates minor Burney buzz

A PG&E aviation crew created a minor buzz in the Burney and Johnson Park area this afternoon, as area residents excitedly watched, filmed, and photographed, a PG&E helicopter make dozens of passes between the two small, Intermountain communities today, Sunday, Mar. 10. Photographs and videos taken by area residents and shared with SCNS showed the aviation crew ferrying hoisted and […]

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No victims found in car that crashed into Cedar Creek

UPDATED: Sunday, Mar. 10, 11 a.m. See Original Story, photos, and video below. ROUND MOUNTAIN — California Highway Patrol officers investigating the discovery of a wrecked car that was found in Cedar Creek off of SR-299E announced Friday morning, Mar. 9, that no victims were found inside the small sedan. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING/EXCLUSIVE: Evidence possibly links pair to […]

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Big rig damages one of Burney’s two traffic signals

BURNEY —  One of the town’s two Main St. stop lights was destroyed when a big-rig struck part of it, knocking it down earlier today, Wednesday, Mar. 6. Although it was not immediately known if the accident happened when a tractor-trailer combo left the roadway or turned too sharply at the intersection, the traffic signal by the USA gas station […]

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UPDATE: Officials confirm body found in Burney Creek

UPDATED: Monday, Mar. 4, 1:30 p.m., With additional details from SCSO. See Original Story below. BURNEY — Sheriff’s officials confirmed to SCNS this afternoon that they are investigating the discovery of a body that was found in Burney Creek yesterday evening, Sunday, Mar. 3. Deputies assigned to Shasta County Sheriff’s Burney Patrol Station were first alerted to the gruesome discovery […]

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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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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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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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Employees & citizens thwart attempted Burney Rite-Aid theft

WRITER’S NOTE: Several different versions of this incident have been explained and recounted to SCNS, with opinions differing about how this alleged shoplifting happened, as well as what the subject reportedly attempted to steal. People tend to view things from different perspectives and often have their own opinions about how things occur. Please understand that all information provided in this […]

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