The War On Journalists, At Home And Abroad

Last Thursday at about 8 a.m., I called the Shasta County Coroner’s office, seeking to fill in some of the blanks on “A Short History Of Fatal Encounters With Shasta County Law Enforcement,” my story published by A News Cafe… Continue Reading


Mountain Gate Shooting Victim Identified

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office began conducting an investigation into a shooting that occurred in Mountain Gate on 08/16/2014, Saturday. The victim has been identified by the Shasta County Coroner’s Office as Marshall Quinn Bernatt of Redding. A postmortem examination… Continue Reading

Shane Miller’s Remains Found in Humboldt County

On Friday, August 01, 2014, at approximately 2300 hours, an anonymous party reported finding possible human remains on the river bank of the Mattole River, in Petrolia, California. Members of the Petrolia Fire Department responded to the location as well… Continue Reading


Coroner releases identities of murder, shooting subjects

On 06/20/2014, the Redding Police Department responded to a stabbing at 1616 Willis St., in Redding. During the investigation, a stabbing victim was found deceased and officers from the Redding Police Department encountered an armed subject who was subsequently shot by officers. Continue Reading


Human Bones Unearthed at Transient Camp Clean-up

On Wednesday, July 25, 2012 a community clean-up crew supervised by the Redding Police Department located human bones while eradicating a transient encampment near the Sacramento River. The camp was on the east side of the river near the Cypress… Continue Reading