UPDATE: Blaze that destroyed Burney home started by transient: BFPD Chief

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. See original story and photos below. BURNEY — New details are coming to light after an unoccupied Burney home was destroyed by an early morning blaze yesterday, Monday, Oct. 29. In response to an SCNS request for information and details about the fire, Burney Fire Protection District Chief Monte B Keady explained that despite […]

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Reports of gunshots, home struck by gunfire, cause Burney residents frustration, concern

BURNEY — A recent incident involving numerous reports of shots fired in the Burney Terrace area, followed by reports of a resident’s home that was struck by at least one of the discharged rounds have caused concern and frustration, as well as anxiety and outright anger, among Burney and Intermountain area residents. The Wednesday, Aug. 16, incident has left countless […]

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UPDATED: Firefighters holding Corner Fire at 35 acres, now at 90% containment

UPDATE: Tuesday, July 31, 11 p.m. See original and updated stories, photos, and video below. BURNEY –As the Corner Fire prepares to enter its third day, firefighters announced tonight that the blaze – which continues smouldering near the junction of Highways 89 and 299 – continues to be held at 35 acres and has now been 90% contained. Most resources […]

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CITY OF SHASTA LAKE: Medical crisis may have led to rollover crash above Fishermans Point

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — Officials are investigating if a medical crisis led to a single vehicle crash earlier this evening after a vehicle left the roadway and overturned down an embankment. The accident happened on Lake Blvd, south of Shasta Lake and north of Red Bud Ln., above Fishermans Point. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shasta County’s Most Wanted Criminals […]

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BURNEY: Two Burney men arrested for copper wire theft, possession of drugs, other felonies

BURNEY — Two Burney men were arrested yesterday morning, Tuesday, May 29, and later charged with multiple felonies after they were found in possession of thousands of dollars of copper cable that officials allege was stolen from PG&E. A PG&E contractor later verified the copper wiring had been stolen from a Burney-area work site. During their investigation deputies also located […]

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SHASTA LAKE: Officials investigating after college student, 21, found dead during frat event

SHASTA LAKE — A 21-year-old University of Oregon student, visiting Shasta Lake for an annual fraternity event, was found dead in his sleeping bag Saturday morning. He was discovered the morning after reportedly spending the previous day and night consuming alcohol, according to other students and witnesses. Gooseneck Cove Boat-In Campground, where the victim was found, is one of four […]

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UPDATED: Missing 5 days now, woman’s dog found, search for “at-risk” 71-year-old ongoing

UPDATED: Wednesday, Apr. 25, 6 a.m. With updates regarding recovery of dogUPDATED: Tuesday, Apr. 24, 9 p.m. With additional information from SCSO and family SEE ORIGINAL AND UPDATED STORIES AND ALL SCSO RELEASES AND PHOTOGRAPHS BELOW FALL RIVER MILLS — The desperate search for a missing “at-risk” 71-year-old woman, last seen five days ago when she went for a walk with […]

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Extensive Clear Creek search leads to missing man’s body

Officials are investigating after a missing man’s body was found near the Clear Creek Gorge Overlook parking area earlier this afternoon. Officials and volunteers who found the man’s lifeless body had been searching for the victim throughout the afternoon after Bureau of Land Management officials found the victim’s car parked and locked at the parking lot off Clear Creek Road, about five miles west of Highway […]

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LAKEHEAD: Two arrested, one still sought, after kidnap and robbery related pursuit

LAKEHEAD — Two people are in custody and officials are seeking a third subject after the three allegedly kidnapped and robbed an elderly man before leading officials on a pursuit through numerous communities covering two counties, Saturday, Dec. 30. The pursuit ended near a gated community in Tehama County after a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy used a pursuit intervention maneuver to […]

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REDDING: Woman arrested for DUI, other charges, after collision injures 6

REDDING — Officials arrested a woman they alleged was driving while intoxicated and caused a two-vehicle, rollover collision, Saturday evening, Dec. 2. Four children and both drivers were injured and hospitalized after the crash, which happened at the intersection of Shasta Street and Court Street in Redding. Four of those injured, including three children under the age of eight, were on their way home after […]

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