What You Need to Know: Jan. 7

Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 7, 2019.

Posted: Jan 7, 2019 8:57 AM

Winter Storm Causes Dangerous Road Conditions

The winter storm pounding the North State with rain and snow is causing dangerous road conditions and forcing some major closures. Cal Trans is advising that portions of Highway 70 are closed as well as portions of Highway 80 near Truckee. 

Marysville Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

Marysville police are investigating an officer-involved shooting which sent one man to the hospital. Police say it happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night. Officers received calls of a man with a gun on 10th Street in Marysville. When officers arrived, they say the man opened fire while coming toward police. An officer returned fire, hitting the man. That suspect is now in the hospital. Police say they are in stable condition and an investigation is underway. 

Cal Trans Reminds Motorists to Use Caution

If you do have to travel in areas affected by the winter storm Caltrans is reminding motorists to slow down and use extra caution. Make sure you have a full tank of gas just in case. You can also check the Caltrans app or website for the latest road conditions before you set off. 

Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Woman

The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a missing woman. Rose-Marie McNeal was last seen on Maple Street in Carrick, a small town near Weed. The sheriff's office describes McNeal's disappearance as suspicious and said that she may be in danger. Anyone with information is asked to call the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office at (530) 841-2900. 

PG&E's Parent Company Looking into Finances and Structure

The structure and future of PG&E could look much different on the heels of the Camp Fire. The utility's parent company is assessing its finances and structure. Bloomberg is reporting that PG&E is considering whether to file for bankruptcy protection. Investigators have not determined the cause of the Camp Fire, but speculation has centered on PG&E. 

Chico police Investigating Hit and Run Shooting on Warner Avenue

Chico police are also investigating a shooting that sent one man to the hospital. Police say they received a call of a hit and run around 12:30 p.m. on Saturday. When they arrived on the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound. The victim is expected to survive. Chico police say two men have been detained. 

Shutdown Showdown

The partial government shutdown now in its third week. President Trump is standing firm on his demand for more than $5 billion for a border wall. Democrats have refused. This week they're expected to put some pressure on Senate Republicans by passing individual bills in the house to reopen certain government agencies. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3577966

Reported Deaths: 52798
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles119433321569
Riverside2903253829
San Bernardino2868142952
Orange2616083952
San Diego2610013317
Santa Clara1109111797
Kern103622902
Fresno956771451
Sacramento936781488
Alameda808731244
Ventura77849858
San Joaquin670401140
Contra Costa62818681
Stanislaus56323950
Tulare48086766
Monterey42316329
San Mateo39096521
San Francisco34318422
Santa Barbara32087416
Solano30163164
Merced29195405
Sonoma28222298
Imperial26913638
Kings22091220
Placer19882232
San Luis Obispo19724236
Madera15505214
Santa Cruz14700183
Marin13261197
Yolo12854185
Shasta11045179
Butte10981167
El Dorado9168100
Napa905671
Sutter888698
San Benito577261
Yuba577137
Lassen562319
Tehama510452
Nevada397974
Tuolumne396359
Mendocino382143
Amador346941
Humboldt321933
Lake316441
Glenn223223
Colusa213913
Calaveras191149
Siskiyou177914
Inyo131737
Mono12144
Del Norte10075
Plumas6536
Modoc4594
Mariposa3957
Trinity3725
Sierra1000
Alpine820
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 35°
Oroville
Clear
48° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 48°
Chico
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Clear
38° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 33°
Red Bluff
Clear
38° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 33°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
39° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 35°
We've had beautiful weather over northern California today and it will continue through Wednesday before changes begin. Those changes will first involve cooler air and stronger wind, with rain and snow chances following.
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