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What you need to know: April 17

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on April 17, 2019.

Posted: Apr 17, 2019 8:44 AM

Hazmat investigation closed downtown Chico Jack in the Box

A hazmat investigation closed the downtown Chico Jack in the Box restaurant overnight. This happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Crews said it appeared to be bear mace sprayed on a wall. The restaurant is now back open. There is no word yet on a suspect.

Authorities identify body found in Feather River 

Authorities have identified a body found in the Feather River in Yuba City as Jacob Gonzales, who is suspected of murdering Katherine Cunningham in Washington last year. Deputies said there are no signs of foul play in his death at this time.

Modoc County declares state of emergency due to storm damage

Modoc County is declaring a state of emergency after all the recent storm damage. The county office of emergency services has sent the proclamation to the state.

Chico City Council discusses budget, housing bill, price gouging, cannabis committee

The Chico City Council discussed key issues Tuesday night, including the proposed budget for the next fiscal year. They voted n* to support a bill aimed at speeding up housing projects after the Camp Fire. They voted in favor of prohibiting price gouging after the Camp Fire. Council members were also appointed to the city's new Cannabis Advisory Committee.

Redding man arrested for threatening people with gun

John Bartholomew was arrested by Redding police for threatening people with a gun on Robert Court at around 5 p.m. on Tuesday night. Police found him with a gun and a fully loaded magazine. He has been booked into the Shasta County jail.

CDC and CHP focus on teen-driver safety training

The CDC and California Highway Patrol released statistics that show how accident are the leading cause of death among teenagers. Now, the agency is working to better educate teen drivers. It's all part of their start smart class.

Meeting set to discuss proposed Eaton Road Roundabout

Community members can learn more about a planned roundabout in north Chico and a meeting Wednesday night. The roundabout will be at the intersection of Highway 99's on and off ramps as well as the overpass and Hick's Lane. The public meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night at the Old Municipal Building. 

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 284012

Reported Deaths: 6573
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1207643582
Riverside21101506
Orange18892369
San Diego17578399
San Bernardino15932272
Imperial7343121
Alameda6925140
Fresno692481
San Joaquin560058
Kern554384
Santa Clara5478165
Tulare5175139
Sacramento456676
Contra Costa409286
San Francisco402050
Ventura385850
Santa Barbara374230
San Mateo3692111
Marin298926
Stanislaus288945
Kings275537
Monterey223917
Solano182627
Merced162311
Sonoma146612
Placer93811
San Luis Obispo8082
Yolo72326
Madera7137
Santa Cruz5013
Napa4484
San Benito2922
Butte2753
Sutter2753
Lassen2670
El Dorado2640
Shasta1635
Humboldt1544
Nevada1511
Glenn1460
Yuba1392
Lake981
Tehama941
Mendocino920
Colusa860
Calaveras610
Del Norte581
Tuolumne570
Mono481
Amador340
Inyo341
Siskiyou320
Mariposa311
Plumas130
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
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Oroville
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Paradise
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Chester
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Red Bluff
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Willows
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Sunny skies and hotter temperatures are ahead for today. We'll be very dry and winds will be a little stronger out of the Northwest this afternoon. Fire danger will be elevated for some areas later today.
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