Redding police arrested a 14-year-old girl they say lead officers on a high-speed chase driving a stolen van. It started just after 11 p.m. Saturday night, near Hilltop Drive and E. Palisades Avenue. Officers spotted the van under suspicious activity. When they tried pulling over the driver, that person took off, leading police and a CHP helicopter on an 18-minute high-speed chase. The girl is being charged with vehicle theft and felon evasion. Several other juveniles in the van ages 11 through 15 are not facing charges.
Two people are behind bars this morning after a high-speed chase involving the California Highway Patrol. CHP officers said it started on Highway 99 Sunday night when the suspect was going over 100 miles per hour. The CHP said the driver swerved to avoid being hit by the Chico police. Officers arrested the driver and a female passenger. The CHP said they found an illegal gun inside the suspect's backpack. Police are investigating if the car and gun were stolen.
CHP to kick-off New Years maximum enforcement period
We are just hours away from the New Year’s holiday and the California Highway Patrol is getting ready to kick off another maximum enforcement period. It starts Tuesday at 6:01 p.m. and lasts until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. Expect more officers out on the roadways, and stiffer penalties for anyone driving under the influence.
10 people died in crashes across the state and officer arrested 271 people for DUI, during Christmas day maximum enforcement period.
The deadline to file a PG&E claim is Tuesday at 5 p.m. Any Camp Fire or North Bay fire survivor can file a claim. But there are only have a few hours left. The original deadline to file a claim was October 21 of this year but PG&E extended that deadline to Dec. 31. This is all part of the company's bankruptcy process. You can submit a claim online or at a PG&E claim center, click the headline above.
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis announces he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer
Georgia representative and civil rights icon John Lewis is set to undergo treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis' office said the lawmakers learned of the diagnosis this month after what the 79-year-old described as a "routine medical visit and subsequent tests."
In a statement, the congressman said doctors have told him that he has a fighting chance.
A community is in mourning, after a gunman opened fire inside a church near Fort Worth, Texas.
The shooting began during a morning worship service at the West Freeway Church of Christ, a live stream showed a masked gunman holding a long gun and firing twice.
The church's security detail then confronted the gunman, fired and took him down. Two parishioners and the gunman were killed.
An act of domestic terrorism that is how New York’s governor is describing an attack at a rabbi's home, leaving five people injured. The attack happened on the seventh night of Hanukkah. Police arrested a suspect who pleaded not guilty on Sunday. His bail is now at $5 million. This latest incident caps a week of anti-Semitic attacks throughout New York City, in which police report at least six incidents targeting Jewish people.