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Mom, Baby Found Floating In California River

SACRAMENTO, CA — Listening to voices in her head, a mother tried to cross the Sacramento River last week with her 7-month-old baby. The mother, identified as 37-year-old Kathyrn Marie Thompson, and her 7-month-old baby were found floating in the river last Friday. Witnesses, four fishermen, who rescued the baby …

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Signs recall days when old Highway 99 was a busy route

Buy Photo Darion Fairburn, right, and Dave Selby, of the Mountain Gate Auxiliary Board, are bringing attention to parts of old U.S. Route 99 that used to take motorists through the town north of Redding. A ceremony will be held Monday at Fawndale Road and Wonderland Boulevard where a sign …

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Parole hearings commissioner speaks in Redding

Randolf Grounds, a commissioner with the Board of Parole Hearings(Photo: Mike Chapman/Record Searchlight)   CLOSE Randolf Grounds, a commissioner with the state Board of Parole Hearings, gave a talk at Simpson University where he shared views on the prison system and later discussed AB 109. Wochit A person intimately familiar …

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Off-road vehicles

Buy Photo A group of off-road enthusiasts and government officials take a tour of Lassen National Forest roads Friday to talk about opening up more roads to off-highway vehicles.(Photo: Damon Arthur/Record Searchlight)Buy Photo About 35 people stood in the middle of a dirt road recently on what the U.S. Forest …

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Week of Oct. 22, 2017

Shasta’s Most Wanted, featured in the Record Searchlight in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies, targets people who have failed to show up in court for sentencing after being convicted. As of Friday, a total of 849 arrests have been made through the Most Wanted program since it began in September …

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