Questions, concerns remain after Montgomery Creek woman arrested for setting car ablaze

MONTGOMERY CREEK, Calif. — Authorities say a Shasta County woman with multiple warrants was arrested after setting a car ablaze on Big Bend Road, about a mile north of SR-299E, Monday afternoon, Jan. 18. The fire destroyed a Volkswagen Jetta and burned about a quarter-acre of vegetation, according to Cal Fire-Shasta. In the wake of Monday’s arrest, Montgomery Creek residents […]

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SR-299E crash leaves truck “buried in the trees” near Oak Run Rd

BELLA VISTA, Calif. — No injuries were reported after a pickup truck traveling on SR-299E went about 30 feet over the embankment and into the trees west of Oak Run Road yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, Jan. 19. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Man who attacked Redding Rite Aid employees arrested Three found dead inside Redding home, investigation continuing UPDATE: More details after Redding […]

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“I barely had time to get out of the way,” one witness says after pursuit races through Burney

BURNEY, Calif. — A high-speed vehicle pursuit that raced through the small, Intermountain area towns of Johnson Park and Burney sent other motorists scrambling out of the way of the fleeing Camaro earlier this evening, Friday, Jan. 15. The driver eventually stopped on Plumas Street near Superior Avenue, where he and three other occupants fled on foot. Two of the […]

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Jack-knifed big-rig on SR-89 near Burney leads to overnight confusion, traffic delays

UPDATED: Thursday, Jan. 7, 6 p.m., With traffic condition update and other information. BURNEY, Calif. — A tractor-trailer combo that jack-knifed and crashed in heavy fog along SR-89 overnight led to multiple calls and confusion about the big-rig’s location, as well as an hours-long citizen-led search for its driver throughout the early morning hours today, Thursday, Jan. 7. The accident […]

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Motorcyclist dead after New Year’s Eve crash in Jones Valley

JONES VALLEY, Calif. — A motorcyclist was killed after a solo-vehicle crash on Bear Mountain Road near Hidden Valley Drive in the unincorporated Jones Valley area north of Bella Vista New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding man arrested after New Year’s Eve DUI crash Family heirlooms lost in Burney fire that destroyed coop, shed Medical […]

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Medical crisis on Burney area logging road leaves rig driver dead

BURNEY, Calif. — California Highway Patrol has confirmed a big-rig driver died while traveling on a remote dirt logging road in the Intermountain area near Burney, about ten miles south of SR-299E early this morning.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Family heirlooms lost in Burney fire that destroyed coop, shed UPDATE: Suspect dead, Walmart reopened, video emerges, after “wild” Redding crime […]

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Family heirlooms lost in Burney fire that destroyed coop, shed

BURNEY, Calif. — Officials say nobody was injured but many irreplaceable family heirlooms were destroyed after a fire erupted in a Burney chicken coop and spread to a nearby shed and surrounding vegetation Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 29. Although nobody was injured in the fire, the blaze destroyed the chicken coop, “leaving five chickens homeless and confused as to where to […]

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“Christmas tree hunters” rescued from deep snow in Old Station

OLD STATION, Calif. — Deputies and Search and Rescue volunteers from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Department were instrumental in helping to locate two vehicles and their occupants after their vehicles became stuck in deep snow late Saturday afternoon, Dec. 19. The rescue happened on a Forest Service access road off Ash Pan Road in Old Station, according to officials. LEADING THE […]

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“Please come home or contact us,” family pleads of missing Burney teen

Sarah Lindgren-Akana of NorCal Missing and Murdered Indigenous People contributed to this report. BURNEY, Calif. — When 16-year-old Angelo Graves’ family prepared for bed last Friday evening and said goodnight to their son they had no idea he had plans to run away from home. However, once his family was asleep, that’s exactly what the teen did; slipping out of his […]

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COVID-19 concern rising after third positive test at Burney Elementary

BURNEY, Calif. — Burney Elementary School Principal Marcy Schmidt yesterday confirmed that three students have now tested positive for COVID-19 and have been sent home to quarantine. Additionally, about 100 – nearly one-third of the school’s 359 enrolled students – who may have come into contact with those who tested positive have also been sent home to quarantine as a […]

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