Today’s Lighter Side of the News: Bolting bovine brings bedlam to Red Bluff – Eventually bagged by the blue

In “Today’s Lighter Side of the News” RED BLUFF, Calif. — Authorities in Red Bluff were left with the backbreaking burden of rounding up a bull-headed calf that breached its bounds and made a run for the border Wednesday morning, June 2nd. The bolting bovine caused quite a brouhaha as it hoofed its way through town, before it was eventually […]

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“Miraculous survival” after teen driver swerves to avoid oncoming car, plummets 200 feet in Igo

IGO, Calif. — Authorities and witnesses say a teenage driver was lucky to survive after her vehicle plummeted more than 200 feet down a steep embankment yesterday morning, Wednesday, June 2. Witnesses to the accident later said the 16-year-old girl swerved to avoid a speeding car that was traveling the wrong way on Placer Road at the Veteran’s Bridge that […]

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Red Bluff traffic stop yields “pounds” of drugs – Bay Area wanted felons arrested

RED BLUFF, Calif. — Authorities say a traffic enforcement stop in Red Bluff led to the discovery and seizure of a significant amount of narcotics early this morning, Thursday, May 27. Two wanted felons, including one from San Francisco and another from the Bay Area, were arrested after the traffic stop and seizure. SEE OTHER RECENT RED BLUFF AREA NEWS: […]

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Gerber man arraigned on dozen charges alleging continuous sexual abuse of children

RED BLUFF, Calif. — A Gerber man was formally arraigned yesterday in connection with a case involving the continuous sexual abuse of two children that the Tehama County District Attorney’s Office allege took place in the City of Red Bluff and within the unincorporated Tehama County area. The suspect, 25-year-old Alex Torres-Garcia, now faces twelve felony counts including sexual intercourse […]

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Three injured in Tehama County SR-99 crash

TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. — Three victims reportedly suffered minor to moderate injuries after a three-vehicle collision in Tehama County early yesterday morning, Thursday, May 20. The collision happened on SR-99, just North of Hallie Road, according to CHP and witnesses. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Host of Mt. Shasta B&B arrested on sexual battery charges “You chose the wrong place,” mom […]

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Chance encounter leads to presentation, boy’s designation as Corning PD “Honorary Drone Pilot”

CORNING, Calif. — A chance encounter between a young boy and Corning police officer led to a school presentation of the department’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) drones. During last Wednesday’s special presentation the young aviation fan was presented with a number of honors, including being designated as a Corning Police Department “Honorary Drone Pilot.” LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Robbed of […]

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Search ongoing for white van linked to attempted Red Bluff kidnapping

RED BLUFF — Authorities yesterday said they are still investigating a possible attempted kidnapping, after witnesses reported seeing two people dragging a third man toward a white minivan. Witnesses said the possible victim was screaming for help as he was pushed toward the vehicle. Although officials have released few details about the reported incident, they have reportedly called the incident […]

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BREAKING: Two air ambulances requested after Paynes Creek rollover, ejection

PAYNES CREEK — Emergency personnel are at the scene of a major injury, rollover traffic collision that happened on SR-36, just west of Paynes Creek and 23 miles east of Red Bluff. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Supervisors unanimously vote to add 20 mental health beds at SRMC APD/RPD sting nets 5 men who believed they were meeting teen for sex […]

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Red Bluff traffic stop leads to over $2 million in meth, 2 arrested

RED BLUFF — A traffic stop in Tehama County yesterday led to the seizure of more than $2 million in methamphetamine, according to CHP-Red Bluff. Two people were arrested and remain in jail on multiple felony charges. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: MONTGOMERY CREEK: Redding man killed in Hwy 299 head-on wreck ID’d Bomb squad disposes “rotting & unstable” dynamite […]

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CORNING: Two horses fatally struck on I-5, multiple people injured – 1 airlifted

CORNING — Several people were hospitalized – including one motorist who was airlifted with major injuries – after two horses were struck and killed late Monday night. The riderless horses were hit while trying to cross the southbound lanes of I-5, north of Corning Rd. in Corning, according to California Highway Patrol. The accident forced the temporary closure of the […]

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