Juvenile resuscitated after Redding drowning

REDDING, Calif., — Although few details have been released, official radio traffic yesterday evening indicated that a juvenile who fell into a pool and could not swim was resuscitated at the scene by responding paramedics and other emergency personnel Thursday, July 22. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding business owner shoots would-be robber who fled the scene in a stolen pickup […]

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Redding business owner shoots would-be robber who fled the scene in a stolen pickup truck

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say the break-in and attempted robbery of a Redding donut shop led to the business owner shooting one of two would-be robbers early this morning, Friday, July 23. The suspects fled the scene after the shooting and the vehicle they used in the robbery attempt, which had been stolen in Redding the previous evening, was later […]

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Man who plummeted 50′ after jumping from bridge into Sacramento River rescued

REDDING, Calif., — Shasta County Sheriff’s Boating Safety Unit deputies were instrumental in pulling a resistant man from the Sacramento River after the subject leaped from the North Market Street Bridge, plummeting approximately 50 feet into the cold water below, yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, July 21. Official radio traffic at the time indicated that the man did not want any help […]

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Wanted felon one of two arrested with weapons during Redding traffic stop

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities arrested a pair of felons for a variety of weapons and other charges after a traffic enforcement stop in Redding Sunday morning, July 11. The men, who both have extensive criminal contacts, arrests and convictions in Shasta County, were found to be in possession of a loaded short-barreled Winchester 20-gauge shotgun, ammunition and bear mace – […]

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Redding man, 32, ID’d after vehicle found upside down in Sacramento River

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 14, 11 a.m. See Original Story below. REDDING, Calif., — The Shasta County Coroner’s Office yesterday identified a man whose lifeless body was pulled from a vehicle that had overturned and ended up upside down in the Sacramento River in Redding in the area of the South Bonnyview Bridge near Bechelli Lane early Friday morning, July 9. […]

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45 years later, search for answers – and suspect – in cold case murder still sought

REDDING — Authorities in Redding have asked for the public’s help re-vitalizing a forty-five-year-old, cold case murder investigation involving a Redding teen whose lifeless body was found dumped in a creek back in the summer of 1976. The young victim, 15-year-old, Terri Lynn Ray, had been stabbed fifteen times – once for every one of the short years she had […]

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Pedestrian killed while walking in Redding roadway

REDDING, Calif. — A 25-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while walking on Riverland Drive just south of Knighton Road south of Redding early Monday morning. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson man arrested after arranging to meet with minor for sex Fight with violent parolee leaves Mt. Shasta officer with minor injuries Firefighting inmate steals engine, leaves “half-block […]

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Drugged Burney couple arrested outside Redding Aquatic Park, child taken into protective custody

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a Burney couple who was found parked and under the influence of drugs outside a Redding aquatic park was arrested after officers discovered a significant amount of heroin and drug paraphernalia within easy reach of the woman’s seven-year-old child Saturday afternoon, July 3. Police also say they found drugs and other dangerous items wrapped up […]

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BREAKING: Evacuations ordered for Salt Fire burning near Lakehead, north of Redding

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 30, 8:35 p.m., With additional size, containment details. SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has just confirmed that evacuations are now being ordered for some residents, while other area residents are being asked to shelter in place – at least for the time being. At around 8 p.m., fire officials estimated that the blaze […]

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Construction worker seriously injured after pinned under vehicle that crashed into utility trench

REDDING, Calif. — A 57-year-old construction worker was seriously injured in Redding after a wrong-way driver plowed through a construction fence and crashed into an open utility trench, crushing and trapping the employee underneath her vehicle Monday afternoon, June 28. The accident occurred at the intersection of California and Yuba streets after a woman became confused and drove the wrong […]

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