Authorities briefly grounded a U.S. Forest Service reconnaissance plane flying over a series of small wildfires near Redding after a drone flew to close to the scene.
An earthquake with magnitude of 5.1 was reported but never hit the Redding area overnight.
A new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.
From north to south, it’s been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.
Zachary Cain Stickler pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony count of making criminal threats. Sheriff’s officials say he intentionally crashed a plane into a pasture east of Redding the next day.
A tour bus that had already crashed earlier in the day ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned, killing one person and injuring 30.
The Redding Record Searchlight reports the bear was seen near Redding’s city hall Sunday morning. Redding police Sgt. Ron Icely tells the newspaper that the bear also was seen near a local Safeway store, and on someone’s roof.
A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her.
Two fires that started within a day of each other in Lassen National Forest expanded into private property and scorched 95 square miles as of Sunday morning, up from 39 square miles a day earlier.
About 400 firefighters are trying to control the blaze, which had burned about 2,800 acres and was 10 percent contained Saturday morning.