Body of missing swimmer found at Whiskeytown Lake

¬†WHISKEYTOWN, Calif. — Authorities who spent several hours searching for a missing swimmer at Whiskeytown Lake say they located the man’s body Thursday evening, Aug. 13. The victim, since identified as 67-year-old, Charles Michael Colburn, of Weaverville, was discovered near the intersection of Highway 299 and Whiskey Creek Rd., according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Two confirmed dead […]

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UPDATE: Claiming to have just killed his wife, Redding man fatally stabs self in front of officers – Both now ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 3:05 p.m., With coroner’s release of victim’s names and additional details released by authorities. Originally published Tuesday, Aug. 4, 11:55 a.m. REDDING, Calif. — Officials today are continuing a murder-suicide investigation, after a man allegedly murdered his wife before turning a knife on himself. Authorities say the alleged suspect repeatedly and fatally stabbed himself in front […]

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Shovel-wielding man who tried to burn Redding house down and threatened officers arrested

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say an axe and shovel-wielding man who tried to set fire to a Redding home with people inside it was arrested after telling responding officers he was going to kill them Wednesday evening, July 29. Officers were forced to use less-lethal bean bag shotgun rounds to take the violent and confrontational man down, after he advanced […]

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Two dead after fiery rollover wreck in Redding

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say two people were killed after a vehicle they were in overturned, crashed into a building, and burst into flames early Saturday morning, July 25. Officials say excessive speed was a contributing factor in the deadly crash, which happened on the 2100 block of East St.  SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS NEWS: Investigation continuing after Cottonwood drowning […]

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Redding PD announces “tragic and untimely” passing of K-9 “Hank”

REDDING; Calif. — Redding Police Department officials yesterday were sad to announce that one of their department’s K-9s passed away “after a brief battle with a suspected aggressive form of cancer.” K-9 “Hank” – the well-loved and highly successful, two-and-a-half year old police service dog – passed away July 9. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: UPDATE: Third Shingletown shooting […]

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Boy, 13, drowns at Shasta Lake’s Centimudi Boat Ramp

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy drowned near the Centimudi Boat Ramp at Shasta Lake last night, Tuesday, July 7. The young victim’s death was the second drowning to occur at or near Shasta Lake’s Centimudi Boat Ramp after a man drowned when a boat he was in sank after a morning of fishing, Saturday, July 4. LEADING […]

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Man arrested after rollover crash into Redding business

REDDING, Calif. — Already on probation with a “no alcohol” clause as a term of his probation, a Redding man was arrested after a suspected DUI-related rollover crash that sheared a utility pole and caused the man’s vehicle to crash into a Redding building early Friday morning, June 26. The solo-vehicle crash, which sent the allegedly drunk driver to the […]

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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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UPDATE: Intoxicated man arrested after fatally hitting SR-273 pedestrian – Victim, 61, ID’d

UPDATED: Friday, June 19, 11 a.m. See Original Story below. REDDING, Calif. — Officials have identified a pedestrian who was killed when he was struck by a pontoon boat on a trailer that was being towed by an Anderson man late Wednesday evening, June 17. The deadly accident happened shortly before 11 p.m., on SR-273, between Breslauer Way and Kenyon […]

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UPDATE: Redding bicyclist, 67, ID’d after fatal crash

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 16, 11:30 a.m., With coroner’s release of information. REDDING, Calif. — A man was killed after being involved in a solo-vehicle crash while riding his bicycle in Redding early Saturday evening, June 13. The victim was not wearing a helmet at when the accident occurred, according to Redding PD. Officials have since identified the victim of the […]

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