Burney man arrested after DUI hit and run

BURNEY, Calif. — Authorities arrested a Burney man who allegedly fled the scene of an accident that left a traffic sign as well as vehicle parts and debris scattered across SR-299E, east of Hatchet Summit, late Monday evening Aug. 10. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: McArthur man arrested after robbing Burney bank, assaulting minor Wanted out of Florida since 2005, sex offender […]

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McArthur man arrested after robbing Burney bank, assaulting minor

BURNEY, Calif. — A McArthur man is in custody after officials say he robbed the Tri-Counties Bank in Burney and assaulted a juvenile while on his way out of the business with money he had been handed this afternoon, Monday, Aug. 10. According to officials now investigating the incident, the man – who has since been identified as Kwahn Quinn, […]

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Teens who pointed gun at manager while fleeing Fall River Mills burglary arrested

CORRECTION: Although an earlier version of this report indicated the juveniles involved in this incident were hospitalized after the violent encounter, Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt. St.Clair has since clarified that both were evaluated and treated at the scene and neither was found to have been seriously injured during the confrontation with the store’s manager. FALL RIVER MILLS, Calif. — Two […]

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Citizens’ quick response helps quell Johnson Park house fire

JOHNSON PARK, Calif. — Fire officials today are crediting Johnson Park area residents with helping to extinguish a residential structure fire that displaced a family living at the home that burned early Tuesday morning, July 28. The fire, which officials say was likely caused by a cigarette discarded into a planter on the home’s front porch, happened on the 38000 block of […]

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Drunk driver plows into popular Burney restaurant

JOHNSON PARK, Calif. — Authorities say a local woman suspected of driving under the influence was arrested after she struck several barrier poles before hitting Chatty Kathy’s, a popular Johnson Park restaurant located just east of Burney, this afternoon, Monday, July 27. The DUI crash, which caused minor damage to the structure, also destroyed the business’s gas, electric, and water […]

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Burney’s new Grocery Outlet just days from celebrating their Grand Opening

BURNEY, Calif. — With the newly constructed Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Grand Opening just two days away, residents of the Intermountain area more than just a little excited to soon have another local option for “big savings on name brand, high-quality merchandise.” With their Grand Opening scheduled for this Thursday, July 9, the store is in the final stages of preparation […]

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CDCR officer killed in rollover crash near Old Station

UPDATED: Sunday, June 28, 12:10 p.m. See Original Story below. OLD STATION, Calif. — California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials yesterday announced that a man found deceased after a solo-vehicle, rollover crash near Old Station in Shasta County was that of 53-year-old, CDCR Correctional Officer Richard A. Bianchi. According to a CDCR release announcing Bianchi’s death, prison officials […]

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Guilty plea in shooting that injured Montgomery Creek man

REDDING, Calif.  — A Redding man has pleaded guilty in court following a violent encounter in Redding that left a Montgomery Creek man with gunshot injuries last month, Sunday, May 23. Officials previously said the incident began with two men vandalizing private property on the 3400 block of Oasis Rd., and ended with the accused shooting one of the two […]

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Stolen from McArthur, SUV recovered in Burney

BURNEY, Calif. — Authorities today are continuing to investigate the theft of an SUV, after a CHP officer located and recovered the vehicle in Burney early Friday morning, June 26. The SUV, an older model, silver Suzuki Samurai with multi-colored stripes, had been reported stolen from the McArthur area several days before it was found parked in Burney, CHP Officer […]

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UPDATE: Firefighters make quick work knocking down Burney vegetation fire

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 23, 3:20 p.m. See Original Story below. BURNEY, Calif. — A battalion chief at the scene of a small vegetation fire burning off Tamarack Rd. in Burney updated at 3:08 p.m., that the fire had been knocked down and cancelled all other incoming firefighters and apparatus. The official reported that some firefighters already at the location would […]

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