Redding teens struck by driver who fled – Suspect remains sought

REDDING, Calif., — Two teens were injured after they were struck by the driver of a minivan who then fled the scene late last night, Friday, Oct. 15. The hit and run collision happened near the Sundial Bridge and the driver was last seen fleeing westbound on Hwy 44. Initial air and ground searches for the man accused of leaving the […]

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Toddler safely recovered after left inside vehicle stolen from outside Redding home

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a 3-year-old who was inside a vehicle when it was stolen from outside a Redding residence was later found safe and reunited with their mother when the vehicle was located in Shasta Lake Friday, October 15. Official reports indicate the mother had left the toddler inside her vehicle while she ran back into her home […]

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Interrupted Redding burglary, baseball bat attack, land two in jail

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a couple who attacked an employee of a Redding storage facility with a baseball bat were later arrested after a keen-eyed officer spotted them leaving the area in a U-Haul vehicle Friday morning, Oct. 8. The baseball bat attack happened after the 59-year-old employee interrupted the pair while they were burglarizing one of the storage […]

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Drunken downtown Redding disturbance ends with gunfire, suspect’s arrest

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities arrested a local man after a drunken downtown Redding disturbance that resulted in a shooting early Saturday morning, Oct. 9. No injuries were reported after the shooting, which happened in the area of Foundry Square, near California and Placer streets, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Seen brandishing replica rifle along I-5, wanted SoCal felon arrested […]

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Seen brandishing replica rifle along I-5, wanted SoCal felon arrested in Redding

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a wanted felon who was seen brandishing what appeared to be an assault-style rifle while walking alongside I-5 in Redding was arrested after fleeing from responding officers yesterday morning, Saturday, Oct. 9. Although the rifle the alleged suspect was seen brandishing was later determined to be a realistic-looking BB gun that was missing its orange […]

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Armed incident with shots fired in Redding leads to parolee’s arrest

REDDING, Calif., — Although few official details have been released, authorities have confirmed that a felon who allegedly discharged a firearm and was considered to be armed and dangerous was arrested after a multi-agency search and investigation in Redding Saturday, Oct. 2. Although a second handgun-wielding suspect reported to be involved in the incident was not apprehended, the shooting that […]

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Firefighter injured, family dog killed in Redding blaze that destroyed one home, damaged another

UPDATED/CORRECTED: Friday, Oct. 1, 11:32 a.m., To reflect that only one home was occupied at the time of this fire. REDDING, Calif., — One home was destroyed and another was left damaged by a structure fire that swept through a south Redding home late Thursday night, Sept. 30. The destructive blaze happened in the 1200 block of Riviera Drive near […]

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California drought reveals 112-year-old freight train derailment wreckage on Shasta Lake

Jeremy Tuggle contributed to this article. LAKEHEAD, Calif., — When Shasta Historical Society’s Education and Community Engagement Manager Jeremy Tuggle finished filming a segment of his popular YouTube show ‘Exploring Shasta County History’ earlier this month he never could have imagined the “rare and historic” discovery that would follow just days later. The find, described as wreckage and artifacts from […]

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Linked to 8 Redding car thefts & multiple burglaries in last 10 days, “prolific thief” arrested

REDDING, Calif., — A local man who authorities have called a “prolific thief” was arrested again this week after officials in Redding linked him to at least eight vehicle thefts and multiple commercial and vehicle burglaries that have plagued the area over the last ten days. According to arresting officers, the alleged suspect, 29-year-old Dakota James Carboni, “showed no remorse […]

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Redding motel search yields weapons & narcotics – Felon arrested

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a local felon was arrested after a search at a Redding motel led to the discovery of a firearm and other weapons, as well as fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine and drug sales paraphernalia Sunday evening, Sept. 26. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson traffic stop yields fentanyl, meth & heroin – Two arrested Bean bag shotgun blast […]

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