Highway 299, near Fall River Mills, reopened around 2:30 a.m. this morning. It was shut down for hours following a fatal crash. A 20-year-old passenger, who has not yet been named, was ejected from a car and died on scene. Two others in the car are being treated for injuries. Authorities are investigating the cause.
Residents in Cottonwood are living in fear after a string of fires has destroyed several homes and killed one person in their neighborhood. Six new suspicious fires broke out over the weekend, which brings the total number to 21 in just the last few months.
Authorities are investigating a house fire in Redding. The home is located off of Duncan Lane and Churn Creek Road. Firefighters were unable to save the building. The fire broke out Monday afternoon. One man was in the home when the fire started, but he was able to make it out safely.
The search is on for a man authorities consider armed and dangerous. The Butte County Sheriff's deputies say Anthony Hatcher tried to break into a Palermo home last week. Deputies then searched his trailer and found many guns - including an AK-47 and Mac 10, body armor and silencers.
A violent assault happened Monday night at Redding's Delux Inn, which ended with a woman being taken to the hospital and the suspected attacker behind bars. Timothy Pudwell, 61, of Redding, is charged with assaulting and trying to stab the female victim.
Power and service are back to normal this morning for thousands of PG&E customers in Chico, after a disruption left many in the dark center. The cause? PG&E said a tree branch hit a power line.
The Butte County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to give themselves a pay raise. If passed, their salaries will increase from just over $59,000 to $61,000 per year. The pay hikes are expected to be finalized at the board of supervisors meeting this morning at 9 a.m in Oroville.
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