What You Need to Know: August 23

Good Morning North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day for August 23.

Posted: Aug 23, 2018 7:42 AM

Deadly Shooting Investigation in Redding
Police say a man was killed on his front porch on Harrison Street, Redding Wednesday night. The person who shot him remained on scene and is not arrested at this time. We are making calls to Redding police to learn more about the circumstances around this shooting.

Shingletown Man Charged with Girlfriend’s Murder
Forty-eight-year-old Frank Berry of Shingletown was arraigned on murder charges Wednesday. Investigators say he murdered his girlfriend and dumped her burned body in the Lassen National Forest. The sheriff’s office has not officially released her identity. However, family members say she is Anna Coker and provided Action News Now with her photo. Investigators say Berry tried to change his appearance to evade law enforcement.

Suspicious Death Investigation in Gridley
The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in East Gridley. A man’s body was found in a walnut orchard at Larkin and Ord Ranch roads Wednesday morning.

Verizon Accused of ‘Throttling’ California Firefighters’ Mobile Data
On Thursday, the state assembly will vote on a bill that would re-establish net neutrality rules. This is on the heels of a new lawsuit stating Verizon throttled mobile data usage for firefighters battling the Mendocino-Complex Fire and tripled their fees. Verizon says this case was a customer service mistake and not a net neutrality issue.

Carr Fire Disaster Fraud
On Thursday the Shasta County District Attorney will join local and federal officials to address disaster surrounding the Carr Fire. A press conference is scheduled at 11:15 a.m. Thursday at the district attorney’s office.

Hawaiians Prepare for ‘Hurricane Lane’
Rain is now falling in Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Lane’s arrival. It’s expected to make landfall Thursday afternoon as either a Category 3 or 4 storm. President Trump has already declared a disaster in the state in order to expedite federal aid.

After Guilty Plea from Cohen, Trump Accuses Former Lawyer of Lying
President Trump is accusing Michael Cohen of lying about his involvement in a pair of alleged campaign finance violations. In a tweet, the president compared his former lawyer to his onetime campaign chairman Paul Manafort, writing “Unlike Michael Cohen, he refused to break – make up stories to get a deal.” On Tuesday Manafort was convicted on eight felony counts while Cohen pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.

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