Suspect’s name, more details released after fatal wildfire-related shooting of man in Siskiyou County

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif., — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office last week identified a man who was fatally shot by multiple officers from at least three area law enforcement agencies who were working desperately to evacuate Mount Shasta Vista Subdivision homeowners as massive walls of flames from a fast-approaching wildfire bore down on the area. The deadly shooting, which happened late […]

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Fleeing scene of crash, woman’s car soars over freeway overpass & through double set of power lines

YUBA CITY, Calif. — Dramatic and “truly wild” footage of what has been described as a spectacular crash in Sutter County’s Yuba City has emerged after a woman crashed her vehicle while fleeing the scene of another crash that occurred on Highway 99 last week. The woman reportedly fled the wrong way down a freeway onramp before the secondary crash […]

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Two injured after air emergency forces crash landing in Riverside

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Two people reportedly suffered minor injuries and were hospitalized after a plane overturned in a field at the Riverside Municipal Airport this morning, Thursday, July 15. The small, experimental aircraft came to rest upside down just short of one of the airport’s two runways, Riverside Fire Department has since reported. Early reports indicate the pilot reported experiencing […]

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Man with sexual assault arrests in four states nabbed after grabbing, assaulting Murrieta girl

MURRIETA, Calif. — A man with a lengthy criminal record with prior sexual assault arrests throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Oregon was arrested again in Murrieta after allegedly grabbing and trying to kiss a teen as she sat in a vehicle parked outside a Murrieta medical office yesterday morning, Thursday, July 8. Officers had been responding to reports of a […]

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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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Teens on personal watercraft slam into boat on Colorado River, killing Ontario man

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. — Authorities say an Ontario man was killed when two teenagers operating a rented personal watercraft crashed into the victim as he sat on the back swim deck of a boat over the Independence Day weekend. The deadly accident happened while the victim was visiting the Colorado River with his family. The tremendous force of the July […]

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Man accused of killing San Jacinto girlfriend, kidnapping son arrested – Child safely recovered

UPDATE: Wednesday, July 7, 8:30 a.m., With additional details regarding suspect’s apprehension. LAKELAND VILLAGE, Calif. — Authorities say the search for a Lakeland Village man accused of killing his San Jacinto girlfriend and kidnapping the couple’s child before fleeing the state on Monday ended when the alleged murderer was located and apprehended in Las Vegas, Nevada last night, Tuesday, July […]

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Pair of Independence Day freeway shootings in Riverside leaves two victims injured

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities say two victims were shot under similar circumstances by the driver of another vehicle in Riverside on Independence Day. The pair of July 4th shootings, the first of which happened on the westbound SR-91 at the Central Avenue offramp and second that occurred on the westbound SR-60, west of Day street, sent both victims to the […]

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Firefighting inmate steals engine, leaves “half-block of destruction” during escape attempt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say a California inmate firefighter left “half a block of destruction” when he stole a firetruck in an apparent Independence Day escape attempt in Shingle Springs in El Dorado County, about 35 miles east of Sacramento, late Sunday evening, July 4.  The inmate, who sustained minor injuries after he was seen crashed into and “ricocheting off” […]

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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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