Wanting to die “in a blaze of glory,” armed man forces Shasta College lock-down

REDDING — A suicidal man who was armed with multiple firearms and told officials he wanted to “go down in a blaze of glory” was hospitalized for a mental health evaluation after a Sheriff’s hostage negotiator managed to calm the subject and convinced him to exit his parked vehicle, where he had been pointing a gun at himself and threatening […]

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3 officers hospitalized after Shasta College melee with parolee

REDDING — A man, already on parole for assault with a deadly weapon and who is classified as a “high-risk” offender, was arrested again today after attacking and hospitalizing several Redding police officers during a violent encounter at Shasta College. Officers responded to the college this morning, Tuesday, April 23, to assist campus security personnel in removing the violent subject […]

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UPDATE: Family grieving after crash kills Australian native, Shasta College student, 21

UPDATED: Thursday, March 21, 1:30 p.m., With additional details. ANDERSON — Officials have identified a man who died after a single vehicle, rollover traffic collision in Anderson, Sunday morning, March 17. CHP has stated that excessive speed is considered to have been a contributing factor in the deadly crash, which happened on China Gulch Rd., west of Canyon Rd. Last […]

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