What You Need to Know: Oct. 1

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 1.

Posted: Oct 1, 2018 9:09 AM
Updated: Oct 1, 2018 9:34 AM

Justice Department Sues California over Net Neutrality Bill

Just hours after Governor Jerry Brown signed a new net neutrality bill into law Sunday, the justice department announced it is suing the state for imposing on the federal government's approach. The new California net neutrality bill blocks internet service providers from slowing specific types of content or applications. 

Rozarri Young Arrested For Extortion

The FBI says 23-year-old Rozarri Young has been arrested for an attempt to extort the parents of Aly Yeoman who went missing last March, then was found dead six weeks later. Young claimed that she knew of the missing girl's whereabouts and that she would not be harmed if Young received a payout.  Young has now been arrested on multiple charges.

Gridley Police Chief Faces Termination

Tonight, the Gridley city council could vote to fire police chief Dean Price. Council member Chris Williams put the chief's possible firing on the agenda for tonight at 6 p.m. Action News Now is working to learn why he may be facing termination. 

Three Men Arrested in Lakehead by SWAT Team

Authorities say three men were arrested by a SWAT team for breaking into Lakehead homes. They were reportedly burglarizing a home on Pine Street before hiding out at a home on Shasta Street. SWAT was called due to concerns that the men were armed. All three surrendered and were arrested. They now face several charges. 

Two People Hospitalized Following Fire in Mountain Gate

Two people are in the hospital after a fire broke out in their home in Mountain Gate early Sunday afternoon. Crews say the fire burned one home and several outbuildings. Firefighters say they found drug processing equipment on the premises, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

Delta Fire Update 

All mandatory evacuations and advisories have been lifted. Rain Saturday night helped crews make good progress on a large spot fire that broke out early last week. The fire currently sits at over 63,000 acres and 97 percent contained.

Supreme Court Starts Fall Term 

The Supreme Court starts its fall term on Monday with only eight of its nine seats filled. The FBI has reopened its investigation into Brett Kavanaugh, whose confirmation vote has been delayed after multiple sexual misconduct allegations. The Senate is still moving forward. It begins debate onKavanaugh'ss nomination this afternoon. 

The United States Creates New Agreement With Mexico and Canada

The United States and Canada struck a last-minute trade deal just before midnight on Sunday. It is called the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement. President Trump held a press conference at 8 a.m. to discuss the agreement. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 506613

Reported Deaths: 9345
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1908574669
Riverside37011695
Orange36833649
San Bernardino32696417
San Diego29048561
Kern19882144
Fresno14439138
Alameda11484189
San Joaquin11483168
Santa Clara10321191
Sacramento9820133
Tulare9454178
Imperial9409220
Stanislaus8890104
Contra Costa7806121
Ventura734476
San Francisco672361
Santa Barbara616760
San Mateo5544119
Marin499470
Monterey479730
Kings438056
Merced428550
Solano361137
Sonoma294437
Madera194330
Placer191215
San Luis Obispo178315
Yolo151041
Santa Cruz11524
Butte9417
Napa8888
Sutter7686
El Dorado6371
Lassen6310
San Benito6224
Yuba4714
Shasta3699
Glenn3251
Colusa3234
Mendocino3129
Nevada2991
Tehama2341
Humboldt2334
Lake1951
Mono1421
Tuolumne1412
Amador1250
Calaveras1251
Del Norte880
Siskiyou730
Mariposa542
Inyo511
Plumas330
Trinity50
Alpine20
Modoc20
Sierra20
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 100° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 79°
Paradise
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 64°
Red Bluff
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 100° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 78°
Willows
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 75°
Monday will be hot but we will cool down in the middle of your week.
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