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What You Need to Know: Oct. 11

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 11.

Posted: Oct 11, 2018 9:12 AM
Updated: Oct 11, 2018 9:13 AM

Horseshoe Fire Update

Cal Fire says the Horseshoe Fire in Upper Bidwell Park is now 85 percent contained. Firefighters hope to have it fully contained by noon. It is five acres in the area of Alligator hole, north of Pinnacle Heights Court. Cal Fire says no homes are threatened.

Corning Murder Suspect in Court Today

Erik Deeno will face a judge for the first time in Corning. He is suspected of killing a woman at a home on Marty Court and then stuffing her body in a trash can outside. The victim's identity and how they are connected has not yet been released.

Deadly Crash in Oroville

Action News Now is working to learn more about a deadly crash overnight. It happened south of Oroville, just off Foothill Boulevard and Lower Wyandotte Road. The California Highway Patrol says four people were standing outside a parked car on the side of the road when a driver hit them. One person was killed and two others were injured. 

Reward Offered for Suspect in Arson Fires in Cottonwood

A reward is now being offered for the suspect in an possile arson fire. Crews found a body inside a burned Cottonwood home sunday morning. Sheriffs later identified the body as 86-year old Barcie Miller. Investigators suspect this is connected to a string of suspicious fires in the city.

OSHA Investigating Factory Death in Los Molinos 

OSHA is investigating a factory death in Los Molinos. The Department of Industrial Relations says a worker was crushed in an accident at a Crain Walnut Shelling facility. The unidentified man died Saturday night.

Chico City Attorney Negotiating Settlement in Police Shooting

The Chico City Attorney is negotiating a possible settlement. Police shot 19-year-old Breanne Sharpe after a chase with officers in 2013. Her mother says excessive force was used. Investigators say officers fired at Sharpe's car when she tried to run them over. A jury trial is scheduled for next April.

Wildfire Safety Fair in Oroville 

Today you've got a chance to attend a wildfire safety fair at the Oroville Home Depot from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The fire safety experts will show you how to better protect your home and family.

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: 96° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 90°
Oroville
Clear
90° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 90°
Paradise
Clear
90° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 90°
Chester
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 82°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 97° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 93°
Willows
Clear
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Hi: 99° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 90°
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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