What You Need to Know: Jan. 18

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 18, 2019.

Posted: Jan 18, 2019 9:10 AM

Manhunt Underway for Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run

California Highway Patrol is on the hunt for a hit-and-run driver that killed a good Samaritan. It happened on Highway 32 near County Road P in Glenn County at around 6 p.m. Thursday night. Officers say the victim had stopped to help others with a crash when he was hit. CHP is now searching for a gray or black sedan with front-end damage. Anyone with information is asked to call Willows California Highway Patrol at (530) 934-5424. 

Manhunt Underway for Redding Bank Robber

Video footage has been released of a man police say robbed Chase Bank Thursday afternoon. Police say this man slipped a note to a teller, saying he was armed. They are searching for him now. Anyone with information is asked to call Redding police at (530) 225-4200.

Caltrans Initiates Emergency Work on Highway 299W due to Slides

Caltrans is doing emergency work to prevent rockslides on Highway 299W between Big Bar and Junction City in Trinity County. Starting at 7 a.m. on Friday you can expect one-way traffic control with up to 20-minute delays in the area.

Police K9 Helps Detain Redding Burglar

Police used a K9 to arrest Brandon Frisbie in Redding. Police say he was trying to burglarize a mobile home at Premier RV Resorts off North Boulder Drive Thursday night. Frisbie had a felony warrant for drug-related crimes. 

Butte County Sheriff's Facebook Page to Stream Q&A Session about Debris Cleanup Process

The Butte County Sheriff's Facebook page will host a live Q&A session online. The sheriff will join CalOES to answer questions about debris clean up. Users can post their questions through comments to have them answered live. The Q&A starts Monday. If you don't have online access you can attend an information session in person on Saturday. That is at the Terry Ashe Recreation Center on the Skyway in Paradise from10 a.m. to noon. 

Deadly California Storm Moves East

The storm that killed six people and caused flooding in California the past three days is now moving East. The National Weather Service says the storm will hit Colorado before slamming the East Coast by this weekend.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 250514

Reported Deaths: 6315
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1078063457
Riverside19450479
Orange15778360
San Diego15696387
San Bernardino13676269
Imperial6979105
Alameda6472140
Fresno562677
Kern510080
Santa Clara4849160
Tulare4627136
San Joaquin447455
San Francisco377650
Sacramento355969
San Mateo3441108
Contra Costa343279
Santa Barbara326129
Ventura324047
Marin271019
Kings258332
Stanislaus239144
Monterey179115
Solano147625
Merced127211
Sonoma126710
Placer78611
San Luis Obispo7012
Yolo58324
Madera5665
Santa Cruz4173
Napa3444
San Benito2572
Lassen2340
Butte2063
El Dorado2060
Sutter2063
Humboldt1444
Shasta1354
Nevada1231
Glenn1220
Yuba1031
Tehama881
Lake850
Mendocino850
Colusa700
Calaveras530
Del Norte511
Tuolumne430
Mono411
Inyo331
Siskiyou310
Mariposa271
Amador260
Plumas110
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 97° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 65°
Oroville
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 98° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 65°
Paradise
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 65°
Chester
Clear
44° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 44°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 99° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 64°
Willows
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 65°
We head into the holiday weekend on a slightly cooler than average note, but that will change quickly on the 4th of July and on Sunday with more heat and stronger breezes coming.
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