Alan Marsden is an evening anchor at Action News Now, delivering the news at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. He's been a member of the team since 2005 after previously working at the station from 2001 to 2003. Alan brings to Action News Now more than 35 years of television broadcasting experience, the first 12 years being behind the scenes.
Having worked at television stations in four western states, Alan has just about done it all in the business including anchor, reporter, producer, assignment-desk editor, master-control operator and studio camera operator. His first television job was at the age of 18 at KTVX in Salt Lake City where he was that station's last-ever projectionist.
As a reporter/anchor Alan has had the opportunity to meet and interview numerous state and national figures, from politics to business to entertainment, but he most enjoys telling the stories of ordinary folks who have extraordinary experiences to share.
Alan is a first-generation American born and raised in Utah. He is a 1993 graduate of the University of Utah. Alan and his wife are the parents of two adult children, a daughter and a son.
State lottery officials say no Mega Millions lottery tickets sold in California matched fall six numbers in Tuesday night's record $1.6 million jackpot.
A woman was killed Monday when a car filled with two other women and three minors, rolled over several times on Highway 299 E west of Fall River Mills.
Two men, arrested last month in a Butte County marijuana bust, have plead no-contest to felony cultivation charges. The case included video evidence found on electronic devices at the grow site near Feather Falls.
A Magalia man who went on what the district attorney called a "one-man crime spree" was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison.
Red Bluff investigators say a man tried to rundown a police officer with a vehicle as the officer stood talking to the man's estranged wife.
Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was killed and an 18-year-old critically wounded when a gun battle broke out near a Solano County high school.
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Officers with the Redding Police Department are searching for an 83-year-old at-risk woman who disappeared late Wednesday afternoon.
The Flat Fire southeast of Douglas City in Trinity County is now fully contained.
The man Glenn County authorities have been searching for since a March 16th near Artois was arrested Friday near Chico.