NorCal Catholic Hospital To Allow Tubal Ligation After Lawsuit ThreatA threat of a lawsuit has led to an about-face by a Catholic-affiliated hospital in Northern California which had refused to perform a sterilization procedure on a woman as requested by her doctor, citing religious principles.
NorCal Catholic Hospital's Refusal To Sterilize Woman Could Bring Statewide Legal ResponseA Northern California hospital's refusal to sterilize a woman because it violates Catholic principles could be challenged in court in a case with broad impacts for other religious-based hospitals across the state.
Drone Flying Too Close To Wildfire Grounds Forest Service PlanesAuthorities 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.
USGS, LA Times 'Quakebot' Mistakenly Report Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Near ReddingAn earthquake with magnitude of 5.1 was reported but never hit the Redding area overnight.
Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released EarlyA 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.
3.3 Earthquake Rattles Redding; Fifth 3+ Magnitude Quake To Shake Calif. In 12 HoursFrom north to south, it's been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.
Man Who Intentionally Crashed Plane Near Redding Was Facing Domestic Violence ChargesZachary 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.
2nd Crash On Same Day Leaves Tour Bus Rider Dead, 30 Injured In Northern CaliforniaA tour bus that had already crashed earlier in the day ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned, killing one person and injuring 30.
Bear Spotted Hanging Out At Redding City HallThe 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.
NorCal Man Accused Of Killing, Cooking Ex-Girlfriend's Pomeranian Dog And Feeding It To HerA Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her.
2 Fires In Lassen National Forest Burn 95 Square Miles, Hospital Evacuated In BurneyTwo 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.
400 Firefighters Respond To Out-Of-Control Wildfire Threatening Homes Near ReddingAbout 400 firefighters are trying to control the blaze, which had burned about 2,800 acres and was 10 percent contained Saturday morning.