Shasta County

Human remains found in rural Shasta County are believed to be that of missing Belmont man Paul Merrill. (CBS)

Human Remains Found In Rural Shasta County Believed To Be Of 87-Year Belmont Man

Human remains found in rural Shasta County over the weekend are believed to be of an 87-year-old Belmont man who has been missing for more than a month, a Belmont police captain announced Monday.

10/06/2014

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

(CBS SF)

Wildfire Evacuation Advisory For Shasta County Town Lifted

A rural Northern California town that was under threat from a wildfire is in the clear for now.

08/07/2014

(CBS SF)

Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern California

Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

08/04/2014

(CBS)

Alcohol May Have Been A Factor In Crash That Killed Pregnant Shasta County Woman

The accident occurred on Highway 44 near Millville about 9:30 p.m. Friday, when a Toyota Camry crossed into oncoming traffic, crashed into a fence and rolled several times.

07/26/2014

Freddie Alexander Smoke III. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Body Found In Bully Fire Burning In Shasta County

A body has been found in the area of the Bully Fire burning in Shasta County that has burned over 10,000-acres.

07/17/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Shasta County’s ‘Bully’ Fire Consumes Over 4,000 Acres Since It Began On Friday

Hot, windy weather conditions are causing problems for firefighters who are battling a large wildfire in Shasta County.

07/14/2014

Freddie Alexander Smoke III. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Man Named ‘Smoke’ Arrested For Causing 3,700-Acre Wildfire In Shasta County

A Sacramento man whose last name is Smoke is under arrest, accused of starting a 3,700 acre wildfire in Shasta County.

07/13/2014

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

Shasta County authorities block access to a neighborhood in Redding on February 14, 2014 after 60 pounds of volatile explosives were found in a mobile home. (CBS)

Redding Neighborhood Evacuated After 60 Pounds Of Explosives Found In Home

Authorities prepared Friday to burn down a mobile home where they said more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found.

02/15/2014

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