Redding

(Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Flying Too Close To Wildfire Grounds Forest Service Planes

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.

17 hours ago

The USGS originally recorded a quake at this location.

USGS, LA Times ‘Quakebot’ Mistakenly Report Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Near Redding

An earthquake with magnitude of 5.1 was reported but never hit the Redding area overnight.

05/29/2015

Authorities raided a suspected chop shop in Oakland on September 30, 2014. (Alameda County Regional Auto Theft Task Force)

Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released Early

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.

05/20/2015

(USGS)

3.3 Earthquake Rattles Redding; Fifth 3+ Magnitude Quake To Shake Calif. In 12 Hours

From north to south, it’s been a shaky Wednesday for California residents thanks to a swarm of small earthquakes.

05/06/2015

Light Plane

Man Who Intentionally Crashed Plane Near Redding Was Facing Domestic Violence Charges

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.

04/21/2015

(CBS)

2nd Crash On Same Day Leaves Tour Bus Rider Dead, 30 Injured In Northern California

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.

11/23/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Bear Spotted Hanging Out At Redding City Hall

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.

11/17/2014

A Pomeranian dog (Biswarup Ganguly/Wikimedia Commons)

NorCal Man Accused Of Killing, Cooking Ex-Girlfriend’s Pomeranian Dog And Feeding It To Her

A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her.

09/12/2014

Western Wildfire

2 Fires In Lassen National Forest Burn 95 Square Miles, Hospital Evacuated In Burney

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.

08/03/2014

Bully Fire

400 Firefighters Respond To Out-Of-Control Wildfire Threatening Homes Near Redding

About 400 firefighters are trying to control the blaze, which had burned about 2,800 acres and was 10 percent contained Saturday morning.

07/12/2014

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