Woman Sentenced To Prison For 'Scooby Doo' Van Police ChaseA judge in Northern California has sentenced a woman to more than two years in prison for leading police on a chase in a minivan styled like the "Scooby Doo" Mystery Machine.
Death Sentence Sought In Murder Of Salinas ChildrenMonterey County prosecutors were seeking the death penalty against a woman charged with the deaths of two children found in a storage unit in Redding and abuse of a 9-year-old girl last year.
Zoinks! Woman In ‘Scooby Doo’ Van Evades Police In High-Speed ChaseA Northern California woman reportedly driving a van that looked similar to the “Mystery Machine” from the “Scooby Doo” cartoons was able to evade police following two high-speed chases.
Murder Charges Planned In Deaths Of Children Found In Storage LockerProsecutors on Thursday said they plan to file first-degree murder charges against a woman and teenager in the death of two children found in a Redding storage locker.
Child Neglect, Torture Case Leads To Discovery Of 2 Kids' Bodies In Redding Storage Unit; 2 ArrestedThe investigation into a child torture case has led to the discovery of two children's bodies inside a Redding storage unit along with a severely injured young girl, police said.
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.