What You Need to Know: September 3

Good morning North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 3.

Posted: Sep 3, 2018 9:16 AM
Updated: Sep 3, 2018 1:43 PM

Woman Crushed by Log at Shasta Lake

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 37-year-old woman at Shasta Lake on Sept. 2 after she was struck by a log rolling down a hill. 

Man Arrested for Stabbing Neighbor

Chico Police have arrested Dennis Hodges, 67, after reportedly stabbing his neighbor during a dispute. Hodges has been booked into Butte County Jail under charges of assault with a deadly weapon. The victim is expected to recover. 

Cal Fire Extinguishes 13-Acre Fire Near Redding

Cal Fire and Redding Firefighters contained a 13-acre brush fire near the edge of where the Carr Fire reached Redding. The fire broke out around 1 p.m. on Sept. 2, in the area of Quartz Hill Road and Terra Nova Drive. It is fully contained this morning. 

Hirz Fire Update

the Hirz Fire is burning 30 miles north of Redding, is now 42,000 acres and is 46 percent contained. 

California Legislature Approves PG&E Measure

The California Legislature approved a measure allowing PG&E to pay off lawsuits from last year's deadly wildfires by raising bills for customers. Opponents are calling the bill a "bail out." Lawmakers fear the billions PG&E is expected to pay will bankrupt the company. The bill needs to be signed by Gov. Jerry Brown to become law.

Four People Missing at Moabi Regional Park 

Search is underway for four people missing at the Moabi Regional Park in California. The boats crashed along the Colorado River, bordering Arizona. Ten people were also injured. Officials say no one involved was wearing a life vest. 

AAA Iffers 'Tipsy Tow' Service for Labor Day

AAA is offering "tipsy tow" service from 6 p.m. on Sept. 3 through 6 a.m. on Sept. 4. The California Highway Patrol is also still on the lookout for impaired drivers, as the maximum enforcement period continues through 6 p.m. tonight. 

Senate Confirmation Hearings for Brett Kavanaugh Begin Sept. 4

Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh begin Sept. 4. Democrats are sounding the alarm after the Trump administration decided to withhold 100,000 pages of Kavanaugh's records, citing executive privilege. Republicans argue that more than 400,000 documents have already been turned over, the most of any other court nominee.

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