Officials investigating yet another series of suspicious Johnson Park area fires

JOHNSON PARK, Calif. — Officials are continuing to investigate a series of suspicious fires that burned in the unincorporated community of Johnson Park, east of the Intermountain area town of Burney, early Monday morning, May 3. The suspicious fires follow a number of recent other fires, some of which have been deemed suspicious, while others have been called arson-related. Three […]

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No injuries reported after two-vehicle crash near Burney Falls

BURNEY, Calif. — Officials are continuing to work at the scene of a two-vehicle collision that occurred northeast of the Intermountain community of Burney this afternoon, Saturday, May 1. The accident occurred along SR-89, three miles south of Burney Falls State Park, according to a CHP incident log. This collision was the second to occur just south of Burney Falls […]

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Officials investigating after “at least a dozen” arson fires sweep through Burney

BURNEY, Calif. — Fire officials today confirmed to SCNS that they are investigating a series of arson fires that have swept through the Burney area over the last week. Officials also confirmed that last night’s apartment fire in Burney was not related to the arson fires and was caused by a faulty attic fan. Although no injuries or property damage […]

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UPDATE: More details released after Burney apartment fire

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 20, 1:22 p.m. Originally Published: Monday, April 19, 11:30 p.m. See Original Story below. BURNEY, Calif. — Officials today released additional information about a fire that damaged a Burney apartment last night, Monday, April 19. No injuries were reported after the fire, which happened at 37263 Superior Avenue. The small fire, which caused about $20,000 in damages, […]

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160+ mph pursuit from Mt. Shasta to Redding ends with arrests – Handgun, drugs, cash seized

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say two men are in custody after a wild and dangerous high-speed pursuit that began near Mt. Shasta and tore through the Intermountain area before ending with a foot bail in Bella Vista earlier today, Friday, April 16. California Highway Patrol Officer Chris Ogden told SCNS this afternoon that the chase hit speeds in excess […]

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Woman seriously injured, airlifted after Burney incident, CHP investigating

BURNEY, Calif. — Officials today are continuing to investigate an incident that seriously injured a Burney woman last night, Saturday, April 3. The incident, which was initially reported as a vehicle versus pedestrian hit and run, allegedly happened in the area of Mountain View Road and Hudson Street, just north of Main Street. However, a CHP official today told SCNS, […]

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UPDATE: New details of Burney murder released – Man arrested

BURNEY, Calif. — Shasta County Sheriff’s officials who last Sunday confirmed exclusively to SCNS that a murder investigation was underway after the beating death of a Burney man have announced that a suspect has been identified and arrested in the ongoing investigation. The victim, 61-year-old, Mark Anderson, who was affiliated with the Burney Church of Christ as a caretaker and […]

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BREAKING: Homicide investigation underway after Burney man’s death

BURNEY, Calif. — Although Shasta County Sheriff’s Office officials have said they were not yet ready to release any specific details or information, an SCSO Sergeant confirmed to SCNS this afternoon that a homicide investigation is underway in the small, Intermountain area town of Burney. The victim, confirmed as Mark Anderson, of Burney, recently died after an unspecified altercation that […]

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Prayer vigil and rally for missing Pit River Tribal member Nick Patterson to be held today

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Concerned family and friends who have been searching for missing Pit River Tribal member Nick Patterson, 26, who has been missing since January, 2020, are holding a prayer vigil and rally for the missing man today, Saturday March 20. The rally is scheduled to go from 3 p.m. until sunset. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Gunfire within […]

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Gunfire within half-block of FRJUSD’s Burney office forces lockdowns, bus diversions – Two arrested

BURNEY, Calif. — Authorities say a shotgun-wielding felon and wanted parolee who caused a school and district office lockdown after discharging his firearm was arrested earlier this morning, Tuesday, March 16. A second person was also arrested after the shooting, which happened within a half-block of the Fall River Joint Unified School District’s Burney office on Tamarack Avenue. The suspect, […]

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