Questions, concerns growing, “nerves rattled”, after second early morning Westwood shooting

WESTWOOD, Calif., — Authorities today are continuing to investigate the shooting of a man near Birch and 7th streets in Westwood early this morning, July 26. The victim sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg and was treated and since been released from an area hospital. Although officials have said this morning’s shooting was not believed to be related to […]

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Investigation continuing after Westwood shooting injures man

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 27, 12:05 p.m., With details regarding second Westwood shooting. Originally Published: Saturday, July 10, 6:45 a.m. WESTWOOD, Calif., — Authorities say their investigation is continuing after a man was shot in the area of Delwood Street and Highway 36 in Westwood early Thursday morning July 8. The victim, who refused to cooperate with deputies who investigated the […]

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CHP’s Northern Division Air Ops busy with trio of high-altitude hoist rescues in five days

NORTH STATE REGION, Calif. — Constantly training for high-altitude, technical hoist rescues, California Highway Patrol’s Northern Division Air Operations aviation crew members are always prepared to launch at a moment’s notice for such emergencies. However, it was a busier week than usual with three separate and unrelated rescues performed in the North State region over the last week. The first […]

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Highway renamed in honor of CDCR officer killed in Shasta County crash last year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Following the death of High Desert State Prison Correctional Officer Richard Bianchi Jr., who passed away after a solo-vehicle crash near Old Station in Shasta County last year, the Assembly Transportation Committee passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 32 by naming a highway in his honor on Monday, April 12. The bill was passed on a unanimous vote of […]

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Rollover crash scatters cattle across 299E

LASSEN COUNTY — CHP and other emergency personnel remain at the scene of a rollover traffic accident involving a tractor-trailer combo that overturned while transporting cattle this morning, Friday, Dec. 6. The accident happened along SR-299E, near Six-Mile Corner, between the communities of Bieber and Adin. Although the driver of the big-rig was reportedly not seriously injured in the crash, […]

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BREAKING: Officials headed to rollover crash, car submerged, in Poison Lake

UPDATED: Sunday, May 5, 11:15 a.m. LASSEN COUNTY —  CHP and other rescue personnel have arrived at the scene of this morning’s rollover crash involving a car that crashed into Lassen County’s Poison Lake and came to rest upside down and partially submerged. According to a CHP incident log and official radio traffic, the first arriving CHP personnel  found all […]

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One injured in 299E “T-Bone” crash in Lassen County

One person sustained minor injuries this morning after a pickup truck pulled out onto Highway 299E and was struck broadside by a vehicle that had been traveling along the rural, two-lane highway. The accident happened just east of mile marker 21.00, between the unincorporated communities of Beiber and Juniper Junction, in Lassen County. The crash was just one of three […]

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