Woman, 22, critical after pulled from Sacramento River

REDDING — A 22-year-old woman was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition after an officer pulled her lifeless body from the Sacramento River in Redding yesterday afternoon, Thursday, July 4. The victim was reportedly swept down river into whitewater conditions near the Anderson Cottonwood Irrigation District (ACID) diversion dam, after she and three companions used pool/lake inflatables to […]

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UPDATE: CHP hoists 3 from Sacramento River after boat overturns

UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 3:36 p.m. With update from CHP See Original Story below. REDDING — Contacted for details about this afternoon’s water rescue of three people who were thrown from their overturned boat, CHP confirmed at 3:35 p.m. that all three men were successfully hoisted from the river. According to official radio traffic, the three victims were transported to […]

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UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d

REDDING — Officials have identified a woman whose lifeless body was found on a “remote and isolated” island on the Sacramento River, in the area of Girvan Rd. last Friday afternoon, May 10. According to a coroner’s statement released today, foul play is not suspected; however, the woman’s cause of death is still pending toxicology reports.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Woman’s body found on remote Sacramento River island

REDDING — Authorities in Redding are investigating a suspicious death after a woman’s body was found on a “remote and isolated” island located on the Sacramento River late yesterday afternoon, Friday, May 10. The victim, whose name has not been released, was reportedly discovered by a family member, in the area of Girvan Rd. and Island Dr., east of Cascade […]

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UPDATED: REDDING: Man, found floating in Sac. River, believed dead from natural causes

REDDING — A man trimming bushes on the south side of Redding’s historic Diestelhorst Bridge found the body of a deceased man face down in the Sacramento River, Saturday morning, Sept. 3. The bridge where the man’s body was found is located directly to the west of and adjacent to the Lake Redding Bridge. According to Redding Police Sgt. Levi Solada, the man did not appear […]

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