The southbound lane is shut down for a fatal crash investigation, just north of Adobe Road. The CHP says a man was standing in the middle of the lane and was hit by a big-rig at around 3 a.m. on Friday morning.
An intense manhunt is still in full swing for the suspect in the killing of a California police officer. Authorities believe the suspect was living in the country illegally. Investigators have not named him publicly, however, they believe he is hiding out somewhere in or around Stanislaus County. He is accused of shooting and killing officer Ronil Singh with the Newman Police Department, during a traffic stop on Christmas day.
Sheriff Deputies in Oroville are searching for an attempted kidnapping suspect. They say a woman in her 40s tried to lure children into her black Toyota Tacoma on Knob Hill Avenue Wednesday. Separately, deputies arrested Jonathan Burg for trying to kidnap a 13-year-old girl on the same day.
Community Raises Concerns Over Proposed Debris Sorting Site in Oroville
The community is raising concern over the former Koppers Inc. Plant in Oroville being used as a Camp Fire debris sorting facility. The Butte County Environmental Council says a 1987 fire released a toxic cloud that led to several cases of pancreatic cancer. Neighbors are worried that using the facility could stir up and spread old toxins into the area. There is no word yet on when an official debris removal site will be announced.
Paradise Irrigation District Launches Drive-Through Service
Paradise Irrigation District is launching a new drive-through service to provide clean water for those living in Camp Fire areas. The limit is one case per day per household. The service is available from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. It will also be open Saturday.
Investigators On Lookout for Camp Fire Scammers on Craigslist
Investigators are looking out for scammers targeting Camp Fire survivors on craigslist. The scammers list fake rental properties and ask for cash down payments or confidential information. Local realtors reccomend driving by a listed house's address to see if there is a for sale sign up.