Shasta County Couple Pleads Guilty To Holding Guatemala Family For Forced LaborA Shasta County couple pleaded guilty Tuesday to forcing a Guatemalan relative and her two daughters to work long hours under poor conditions while keeping the girls out of school with threats that they would be deported.
Texas Man Pleads Guilty To 1995 Killing Of Jogger In ReddingA Texas man who has spent much of his life in prison has pleaded guilty to the 1995 killing of a woman who was attacked as she jogged in Redding along the Sacramento River.
PG&E Criminally Liable For Deadly Zogg Fire In Shasta County, Prosecutors SayProsecutors said they have determined Pacific Gas and Electric criminally liable for causing the Zogg Fire, which killed four people and destroyed several homes in Shasta County in 2020.
Wildfires Continue To Threaten Homes In Far Northern California As July Fourth Danger LoomsWildfires fueled by bone-dry brush and timber surged through Northern California forests on Friday, burning several homes and forcing thousands to flee mountain communities even as authorities prepared for a hot, crowded Fourth of July weekend that could bring the threat of new blazes.
Shasta County Pair Charged In 1997 Vegas Kidnapping Of Teen GirlA Shasta County couple facing forced labor charges for allegedly forcing three Guatemalan immigrants to work long hours at their businesses for minimal pay have been charged in the 1997 kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl from Las Vegas.
PG&E To Pay Nearly $150M For Botched Outages, Recent WildfiresPacific Gas & Electric is getting hit with a nearly $150 million bill for neglect that caused Northern California wildfires during the past two years and mismanagement of blackouts designed to prevent the utility's crumbling power grid from causing more damage.
Sheriff: Pair Followed Redding Woman Home From Casino, Violently Robbed HerDeputies say a pair allegedly followed a casino winner home, then violently robbed her.
2 Hurt In Possible Hate-Related Shooting In Shasta County; Sacramento Man ArrestedA Sacramento man is under arrest after a possible hate-related shooting that left two people hurt in Shasta County over the weekend, authorities say.
Cal Fire Says Zogg Fire Was Caused By Tree Hitting PG&E Electrical LinesThe deadly Zogg fire that burned over 56,000 acres in Shasta County last year was sparked by PG&E transmission lines coming in contact with a tree, say officials.
Man On Parole For West Sacramento Attempted Homicide Shot, Killed In Shasta CountyA man who was out on parole for an attempted murder case in West Sacramento was found shot dead in Shasta County outside a marijuana growing operation, authorities say.
California Authorities Identify 2 More Fire Victims Who Died In Zogg FireA woman and a child have been identified as two of four people killed in the Zogg Fire, officials said Thursday.
Badly Burned Orphaned Mountain Lion Cub Rescued From Zogg FireAn orphaned mountain lion cub is recovering from burn injuries after being rescued from the Zogg Fire burning in Shasta County.
4th Person Killed In Zogg Fire Burning In Shasta CountyFlames devoured swaths of brush and trees in Northern California on Wednesday amid unseasonably hot and dry weather. Officials said wind-whipped flames led two firefighters to deploy the emergency fire shelters they carry.
Three Dead In Fast-Growing Zogg Fire In Shasta CountyMandatory evacuations were ordered in Shasta County on Sunday as firefighters battle the Zogg Fire, Cal Fire said.
7 California Counties Get OK To Accelerate Their ReopeningGov. Gavin Newsom moved to further ease the coronavirus choke-hold on California's economy Tuesday by allowing more businesses to reopen and following through on his promise to swiftly approve requests from counties to move ahead more quickly if they have been minimally harmed by the pandemic.