Wrong-way driver killed in fiery head-on crash with big rig on I-5 in Redding

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a wrong-way driver was killed in a fiery wreck when she plowed head-on into a tractor-trailer combo on Interstate 5 in Redding early this morning, Friday, Jan. 14. Two occupants from the big rig managed to escape serious injury after the collision, which occurred just north of South Bonnyview Road, according to officials. LEADING THE […]

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Missing since 2014, man’s remains identified after discovered at Redding construction site

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities have released the name of a local man whose remains were discovered at a construction site in Redding late last year. SCNS has since learned that the man had been reported as a missing and endangered person nearly eight years ago. The bones were discovered at the future Costco site by Native American Archeological Monitors who […]

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Last seen in Hat Creek area in 2020, rally & vigil planned for missing Pit River Tribal member Nick Patterson

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif., — Family, friends, and loved ones of a missing Pit River Tribal member who was last seen two years ago, in January 2020, are planning an advocacy rally and prayer vigil to bring awareness to his disappearance later this week. The event, which is scheduled for Wednesday morning, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m., will be held at […]

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UPDATE: Double murder north of Redding leads to local man’s arrest

UPDATED: Friday, Dec. 31, 1:27 p.m., With additional details from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. Originally published: Friday, Dec. 31, 11:30 a.m. REDDING, Calif., — Although details are still emerging after a double homicide in an unincorporated area just north of Redding early this morning, Friday, Dec. 31, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the deadly incident led to […]

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Suspected in Redding shooting, local felon arrested – Multiple firearms seized

REDDING, Calif., — A felon who authorities say chased and shot at another man in Redding before firing his handgun into the air early last Monday morning was tracked down and arrested near his home last night. Officers who served a search warrant at the man’s residence located and seized numerous firearms, including an illegal assault rifle, as well as […]

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Despite being threatened, mother turns in intoxicated son after Redding hit and run

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a Redding man was arrested for DUI and other charges after fleeing from the scene of a hit and run that knocked down a traffic signal pole Sunday evening, Dec. 26. The solo-vehicle hit and run happened at the intersection of E. Cypress and Hartnell avenues, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding traffic stop […]

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Redding traffic stop leads to local felon’s arrest

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a Redding traffic stop led to the arrest of a convicted felon who was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun, ammunition, and a methamphetamine smoking pipe Sunday, Dec. 26. Officials say the man was also in possession of what is suspected to be a realistic-looking, but presumably fake, CIA badge and handcuffs. LEADING […]

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Christmas Eve burglary and vandalism of parked cars leads to Redding man’s arrest

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a local man who was observed by citizens breaking into and vandalizing vehicles in a Redding parking lot was apprehended after he attempted to flee from officers on Christmas Eve, Friday, Dec. 24. The burglary, vandalism, and subsequent arrest occurred in the Hobby Lobby parking lot, at 1347 Churn Creek Road, according to officials. LEADING […]

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Injuries reported after Christmas eve collision in Redding – DUI & speeding suspected

REDDING, Calif., — Two people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash involving a pickup truck that had been towing several snowmobiles in Redding on Christmas Eve, Friday night, Dec. 24. Speeding and intoxicated driving were suspected as contributing factors in the collision, which occurred near the intersection of Oxford Road and E. Cypress Avenue, between Alfreda Way and Victor Avenue. […]

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Christmas Eve burglary and vandalism of Millville church ends with woman’s arrest

MILLVILLE, Calif., — Authorities say a woman who broke into and vandalized the Community Baptist Church in Millville was arrested after a K-9 was deployed and assisted in her apprehension on Christmas Eve, Friday, Dec. 24. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Search continuing for hit and run driver who fled Mountain Gate collision UPDATE: Hwy 89 reopened after Hat Creek multi-vehicle […]

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