Bean bag blasts take down man who tried to take officer’s gun, jumped into Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a man who fought with officers and attempted to take an officer’s firearm and baton before jumping into the Sacramento River to elude arrest, was ultimately apprehended after officers used several well-placed bean bag shotgun blasts to take the violent and combative man into custody. A woman who vandalized a patrol vehicle was also arrested […]

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Family recounts terrifying moments after kayak with 4-year-old overturns on Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Several members of a family had to be rescued after their kayak overturned, dumping several children into the Sacramento River in the area of Wyndam Drive yesterday evening, Saturday, May 1. One of the children involved in the scary ordeal, all of whom were wearing safety flotation vests, was four-years-old. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Robbed of casino […]

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Anderson woman ID’d after body pulled from Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Officials investigating the death of a woman in the area of Park Marina Dr., near the Cypress Ave. Bridge in Redding, today identified the victim. The woman’s lifeless body was pulled from the the Sacramento River Friday morning, Oct. 16. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens Reckless driver & dog […]

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Autistic girl, 4, rescued after tumbling 70′ down cliff overlooking Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say charges will be filed against the mother of an autistic child after the youth went missing in downtown Redding Wednesday morning, June 3. Two officers involved in the search eventually found the young victim about 70 feet down a steep and rocky embankment according to officials; who later reported the little girl became “suspended and […]

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Citizen credited with saving trio from Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities have credited a Redding man with rescuing  three people from the Sacramento River after their small boat took on water and began sinking early Monday evening, May 11. Monday’s rescue was the second time citizens were instrumental in rescuing stranded river-goers in less than a week, after two boaters helped officials rescue five people when their […]

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Five rescued from Sacramento River after rafting trip goes awry

REDDING, Calif. — A day of Cinco de Mayo fun and frolicking on the Sacrament River almost turned deadly when five Redding residents became stranded and nearly drowned Tuesday afternoon, May 5. The victims, all of whom were successfully rescued by officers and citizens, were using an inflatable raft on the river when it became snagged on a partially submerged […]

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Body recovered from Sacramento River may be missing Anderson man

UPDATED: Monday, May 4, 12:30 p.m. See Original Story below. ANDERSON, Calif. — Officials say the ongoing search for a missing Anderson man may have ended this morning when members of Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Boating Safety Unit and Dive Team located and recovered a man’s body from the Sacramento River. Official radio traffic from the scene of the ongoing […]

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Search for missing Mt. Shasta woman ends in tragedy

DUNSMUIR, Calif. — Authorities say the search for a missing Mount Shasta woman that began Sunday evening, April 26 ended tragically when the victim’s body was discovered in the Sacramento River the next day. Her body was located about a mile and a half downstream from where she had last been seen. According to sheriff’s officials the victim had been […]

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Body pulled from Sacramento River – Junction City man, 58, ID’d

ANDERSON, Calif. — Authorities are investigating the death of a Junction City man after his lifeless body was found floating in the Sacramento River behind an Anderson residence Friday morning, April 10. The body, which has since been recovered by deputies assigned to Shasta County’s Boating Safety Unit, was found floating behind a home on the 3300 block of Riverside […]

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Woman, 22, critical after pulled from Sacramento River

REDDING — A 22-year-old woman was rushed to an area hospital in critical condition after an officer pulled her lifeless body from the Sacramento River in Redding yesterday afternoon, Thursday, July 4. The victim was reportedly swept down river into whitewater conditions near the Anderson Cottonwood Irrigation District (ACID) diversion dam, after she and three companions used pool/lake inflatables to […]

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