President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered state-of-the art air defense missile systems to be deployed at a Russian air base in Syria following the downing of one of its warplanes by Turkey, a move that raised the threat of a military confrontation between the NATO member and Moscow.
France and the United States pledged on Tuesday to step up the fight against the Islamic State group, urging Russia to throw its weight behind global efforts to resolve the four-year Syrian conflict. President Francois Hollande met his US counterpart Barack Obama at the White House as Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane dealt a severe blow to efforts to coordinate the fight against IS. Speaking 11 days after jihadists killed 130 people in the French capital, Hollande urged an "implacable" joint response to crush the group in Syria and Iraq.
On Monday night, Paradise police responded to the 6400 block of Lucky John Road after getting calls about a gunman and shots fired.
Thousands are without power on cold night after a vehicle crashed into a power pole in Palo Cedro.
After a Redding woman's car was broken into, she is urging others to not leave valuables in the car.
Local artist Jefferson Thomas taught an animation camp at Turtle Bay to 16 Northstate kids Tuesday.
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