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  1. CDPH Reports First Human West Nile Virus Fatalities This SummerRead the original story

    Monday | Fillmore Gazette

    ... public health officer. The first was a senior citizen from Sacramento County. The second was an adult from Shasta County. "These unfortunate deaths remind us that we must protect ourselves from mosquito bites to prevent West Nile virus and other ...

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  2. Son allegedly kills father, dismembers bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KRCR

    "In my almost 21 years here at the Sheriff's Office I haven't seen a case where, you know, a child murdered a father with these type of circumstances," said Shasta County Sheriff's Sergeant Pat Kropholler in his office Friday.

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  3. Burglary suspects found by GPS ankle monitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KRCR

    ... Joseph Messian. They found out both of these men had GPS ankle monitors on and were being supervised by Shasta County Probation. "Without that we would have very little information to go on," said Lieutenant Pete Brinley with the Redding Police ...

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  4. Journey to U.S. ends in tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | CNN

    ... catch fugitives." On May 7, 2013, a 911 dispatcher got a call from the residence of Shane and Sandy Miller in Shasta County in northern California. On the other line, the sounds of breathing and crying, then loud bangs before the line went dead. ...

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  5. Santa Clara County confirms five West Nile infectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | SFBay

    ... reported the first two deaths of the summer from the disease - one person in Sacramento County and person in Shasta County died from West Nile virus. In move to try to eradicate infected mosquitoes - the prime transmitter of the disease - vector ...

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  6. Two dead from West Nile virus in Sutter; Butte cases up to fiveRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Two Sutter County women have died from West Nile virus. That would raise the number of West Nile deaths statewide to six, with one each in Shasta and Sacramento counties and two in Stansislaus.

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  7. Community plays part in finding most wanted subjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | KRCR

    Shasta County's Most Wanted reached their 200th arrest on Monday. The program started in 2013 and is performing better than officials expected.

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  8. Cathedral City Firefighters Help Battle N. California WildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    ... In northen California, at least a dozen wildfires are burning in the region, the biggest the Eiler fire in Shasta County. It's charred more than 32,000 acres and destroyed more than 21 buildings, including 7 homes. Firefighters from across the state ...

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  9. Skeeters are killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | NewsReview.com

    ... identities have not been disclosed, but officials said one was from Sacramento County and the other lived in Shasta County, according to California Healthline. Statewide, 35 cases of humans contracting the mosquito-borne virus have been reported ...

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  10. Klamath salmon advocates ask more water for fishRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | OregonLive.com

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell talks with Danielle Vigil-Masten, chairwoman for the Hoopa Valley Tribe, in Shasta County, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

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  11. Still no West Nile cases in Mendocino CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Two deaths due to West Nile Virus have been confirmed by the California Department of Public Health : one is Sacramento County and one is Shasta County, according to Mendocino County Health and Human Services .

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  12. Anderson Community Garden pumping out produceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | KRCR

    ... Christian Assistance, the Good News Rescue Mission, various senior complexes and to people who just show up. Shasta County Board of Supervisor's Member Les Baugh attends Anderson Community Church. He said their bounty has been plentiful. "We've ...

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  13. Man arrested after police recognize tattooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | KRCR

    ... been broken into several times over the past two weeks and is missing over $50,000 worth of wire and supplies. Shasta County Sheriff's deputies arrested Miceli for commercial burglary, possession of stolen property and possession of a ...

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  14. Western U.S. states brace for more lightning-sparked wildfiresRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Reuters

    ... of blazes is threatening another 60 structures in Mendocino County, it said. Evacuations have been lifted in Shasta County, where the Eiler Fire destroyed seven residences, two businesses and 14 other buildings, officials said. Crews are gaining the ...

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  15. Fire updatesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Lassen County Times & Westwood Pine Press

    ... For more information about how to prepare for wildfires, go to readyforwildfire.org. Cooperating agencies: Shasta County Fire, Office of Emergency Services, Burney Fire District, Bureau of Land Management, Shasta County Sheriff, California Highway ...

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  16. Lightning sparks new fires in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... not even close to our peak fire season." The fire is smaller than the fire that has charred 50 square miles in Shasta County, but CalFire officials said remote and rugged terrain in Mendocino County makes it tougher to fight.

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  17. Red flag warning in Northern California has fire crews on high alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... THE ELK AUTOFIRE YEAR YOSEMITE CHARRED 4500 ACRES. THE FIRE IN MENDOCINO COUNTY BURN 3700 ACRES. THE FIRE AND SHASTA COUNTY HAS DESTROYED MORE THAN 30,000 ACRES. CAL FIRE BELIEVES ALL THREE WERE STARTED BY LIGHTNING. BECAUSE OF THE DRIVE FIELD ...

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  18. Lightning Sparks 9 Wildfires Across CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | CBS Local

    ... not even close to our peak fire season." The fire is smaller than the fire that has charred 50 square miles in Shasta County, but CalFire officials said remote and rugged terrain in Mendocino County makes it tougher to fight.

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  19. Scam Alert: Imposters pose as law enforcement, demand moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | KRCR

    Shasta County law enforcement is warning the public of a scam where the suspect is posing as a lieutenant with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Hundreds evacuated from path of fast-growing Oregon wildfireRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | Times of Oman

    ... miles from one another through drought-parched grass, timber and trees. Evacuation orders were lifted for the Shasta County town of Burney, with a population of about 3,000 people, after the area filled with smoke from the 45-square-mile Eiler Fire ...

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