ALTURAS, Calif. – A northern California man arrested and released on child molestation charges was re-arrested after police learned about more alleged sex crimes. The Modoc County Sheriff’s Office said 57-year-old John Gregory Hughes of Alturas was taken into custody ...

Update (10-09-17, 2:00 p.m.) – The Modoc County Sheriff’s Office said accused child molester John Gregory Hughes was released from jail after posting bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on November 7 for an arraignment. Alturas, Calif. – ...

Update (10-09-17, 2:00 p.m.) – The Modoc County Sheriff’s Office said accused child molester John Gregory Hughes was released from jail after posting bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on November 7 for an arraignment. Alturas, Calif. – ...

Alturas, Calif. – The Federal Aviation Administration recently granted permission for the Department of the Interior to fly a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft system (UAS) over an active wildfire. The UAS, colloquially known as a drone, was operated by a Department ...

Alturas, Calif. – Eight firefighters were injured when their crew transport truck crashed on Highway 299 near Cedarville, California. According to the U.S. Forest Service, the single vehicle crash occurred around 7:45 on the morning of August 11. Eight of ...

Modoc County, Calif. – A wildfire complex continues to threaten a northern California community. As of August 2, the Modoc July Complex has burned over 73,000 acres of grass, brush and timber in the Modoc National Forest off Highway 395. ...

Alturas, Calif. – Crews fighting a wildfire in northern California were pulled from the line after a marijuana grow was discovered on public land. The Modoc County Sheriff’s Office said they were made aware of the illegal grow on the ...

Alturas, Calif. – Modoc County prosecutors have dismissed murder charges against an Alturas man. Christopher Brown was arrested in May of this year for stabbing and killing James Houseman. Witnesses say the incident happened when brown and houseman were arguing ...

Alturas, Calif. – Police are seeking help locating a suspect who they said stabbed and killed a man during an altercation in Alturas, California. The Alturas Police Department said on May 13, 35-year-old James Louis Houseman was engaged in a ...

ALTURAS, Calif. – A man was found dead in an Alturas motel room two days after he was allegedly assaulted. Police are now investigating whether the death was due to injuries sustained during the assault. Alturas police said 55-year-old Freddie ...

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