Trio of SR-299E crashes in Bella Vista strain emergency resources

BELLA VISTA, Calif. — Authorities are continuing to investigate a trio of accidents that happened within miles of each other on SR-299E in the Bella Vista area, Friday evening, Oct. 23. The winding, two-lane mountain roadway has been the scene of multiple recent major injury and fatal collisions, including a deadly, two vehicle, head-on crash east of Moose Camp Rd., […]

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Argument between boys, 15, ends in fatal COSL shooting

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — Authorities say a fight between two teens led the next day to the fatal shooting of one of the boys and the arrest of the other Friday, Oct. 23. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding PD discusses the Neighborhood Police Unit and the vital role it plays Disagreement over chainsaws leads to gunfire inside Burney […]

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Redding PD discusses the Neighborhood Police Unit and the vital role it plays

REDDING, Calif. — In spite of recent calls for defunding police departments across the country which have led the headlines for months, nationwide polls show that most Americans overwhelmingly agree that patrol officers are invaluable and an absolute necessity to ensure the safety and security of the residents they serve. However, with a seemingly never-ending stream of 911 calls, today’s […]

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Redding PD’s NPU announces 2,000th arrest

REDDING, Calif. — Although earlier budget cuts had axed the Redding Police Department’s former Neighborhood Police Unit (NPU), after seeing a significant rise in crime and quality of life issues in their city, in January 2016, the department re-established the specialized, five officer team. Consisting of four officers and a supervisor, Redding PD’s NPU focuses on solving long-term problems through […]

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Anderson woman ID’d after body pulled from Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Officials investigating the death of a woman in the area of Park Marina Dr., near the Cypress Ave. Bridge in Redding, today identified the victim. The woman’s lifeless body was pulled from the the Sacramento River Friday morning, Oct. 16. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens Reckless driver & dog […]

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Better late than never, SHASCOM dispatchers celebrate Appreciation Week in full fashion

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Although the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and public health crisis delayed their participation of Dispatch Appreciation Week, which is normally celebrated the second week of April, SHASCOM employees pulled out all the stops and celebrated in full fashion last week. With this being October and with Halloween right around the corner, SHASCOM dispatchers celebrated every day from […]

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OP/ED: High-Speed Rail gets millions while California burns & forestry projects get defunded

By Assemblywoman Megan Dahle (R-Bieber)October 16, 2020 The issue of wildfire is one California leaders have neglected for decades and only seem to pay attention to nowadays between the months of May through October, as year after year, our state is devastated by catastrophic fire. Since the beginning of 2020, there have been over 8,400 fires in California that have […]

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UPDATE: Montgomery Creek man killed in SR-299E crash ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 3:48 p.m. See Original Story below. MONTGOMERY CREEK, Calif. — Officials have identified a man who died after a two-vehicle collision on SR-299E, just east of Moose Camp Rd., last Friday. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson woman ID’d after body pulled from Sacramento River Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens Hit by […]

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Hit by car while fleeing from Redding officers, man arrested

REDDING, Calif. — A parolee found in a stolen car who fled on foot from Redding police officers was arrested after he was struck by a car on Dana Dr. yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, Oct. 14. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens Deputy rescues child, 2, and grandmother from ACID canal UPDATE: Victim […]

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Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens

ANDERSON, Calif. — Authorities say a woman who confronted two trespassers at her Anderson apartment complex and later followed the pair in her car Sunday afternoon, Oct. 11, was repeatedly shot at by one of the suspects, since identified as a juvenile from Vacaville, CA.  Both the juvenile shooter and an adult female were later arrested after the violent, mid-day […]

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