Van Nuys woman, 35, ID’d after fatal Dorris vehicle vs train collision

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 28, 1:30 p.m. See original story below. DORRIS — Officials have identified a Van Nuys woman who died after her vehicle smashed through a railroad crossing arm and drove at high-speed into the path of an oncoming Amtrak commuter train. 35-year-old, Ashley Jennifer Hinson, was identified yesterday as the victim killed in the collision with Amtrak’s Coast […]

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Many downtown Redding roads closed after pedestrian struck, killed by train

REDDING — A man died after he was hit by a train in downtown Redding, Thursday evening, Aug. 17. The fatal accident happened just north of Tehama St. and caused all east and westbound traffic in the downtown area to be shut down for several hours while officials investigated the accident, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officers Taser and […]

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Redding transient who created traffic nightmare by cutting “dozens” of electrical rail lines arrested

REDDING –A Redding area transient was arrested last week after she was caught “tampering with and cutting lines on the railroad tracks,” according to Redding PD officials. The alleged suspect has been arrested several times for damaging and vandalizing rail line property and area businesses according to sources familiar with the woman and her prior criminal history. The woman allegedly […]

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LAKE ELSINORE: Trying to drive away after being shot, victim careens 75 feet down ravine, later dies

LAKE ELSINORE — A shot and injured 35-year-old man who officials say was trying to drive away from the scene of a shooting this afternoon managed to travel less than a mile before losing control of his vehicle and crashing along a sweeping “S” curve along Railroad Canyon Road near Church Street in Lake Elsinore. Firefighters from Cal Fire/Riverside County […]

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RIVERSIDE: Firefighters quickly knock down blaze at homeless encampment

RIVERSIDE — Fire and railway officials are investigating a suspicious wood and debris fire at a homeless encampment along the BNSF railroad tracks after firefighters quickly knocked down the fire, late Saturday evening, Jan. 6. City of Riverside Fire Department and BNSF Railway Police responded to multiple reports of a possible structure fire shortly before 11 p.m. The fire was reported in the 2600 block of Kansas […]

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CANYON LAKE: DUI suspected in fatal 3-vehicle crash

CANYON LAKE — Drug impairment is believed to be a contributing factor in a three-vehicle traffic collision that killed one person and injured three others, Thursday, Nov. 2. The fatal, DUI-related accident happened at the intersection of Railroad Canyon Road and Canyon Lake Drive South in Canyon Lake. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Canyon Lake Police and Menifee Police Stations and other emergency […]

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SAN JACINTO: Firefighters quickly contain converted rail car fire

SAN JACINTO — Firefighters made quick work controlling a blaze involving a converted storage railroad car, Monday, Sept. 18. The early evening fire happened in the 600 block of Shaver Street in San Jacinto. SEE RELATED: SAN JACINTO: Victim burned in residential blaze Based on information received from 911 callers, the incident was originally reported and dispatched as a residential structure fire. In March, firefighters […]

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