Chico police say a PG&E worker crashed into a building in Chico this morning. Police say a PG&E worker heading home after a long shift fell asleep at the wheel at around 4:50 a.m. Police say he crashed into a traffic light, and then backed into the business Intero. The worker was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.
Student Displaced by Camp Fire Head Back to School
Butte County students displaced by the Camp Fire are going back to school. The fire forced the closure of all 99 Butte County schools, affecting more than 31,000 students. Today, 87 of those schools will re-open. California's superintendent of public instruction, Tom Torlakson will hold a 9:30 a.m. press conference in Oroville.
Chico police are searching for a masked, armed robber this morning. He threatened Jon and Bon's employees at gunpoint on Mangrove Avenue last night. Investigators are viewing security camera video for leads this morning.
Four people were arrested following an armed home-invasion robbery in Redding. The Sheriff's Office said these suspects tied up a couple with zip times at their home on Old Oregon Trail. Authorities said a neighbor came to their rescue and tried to block the suspects from getting away, before a reverse 911 was sent out to neighbors while authorities searched. All four were captured, and now face felony charges.
Butte County Sheriff's Office is lifting some zones in Magalia and Concow and downgraded other evacuations in Yankee Hill. Butte County environmental health is providing re-entry health and safety kits at checkpoints to those returning.
Camp Fire Community Meeting Tuesday
A Camp Fire community meeting is set for Tuesday in Oroville. It will be at the southside community center on lower Wyandotte Road from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. It will be streamed live on the Cal OES facebook page.
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