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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. 

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