What you need to know: Aug. 5

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Aug. 5, 2019.

Posted: Aug 5, 2019 8:41 AM
Updated: Aug 5, 2019 9:46 AM

Reports of shots fired at the Yuba-Sutter Fair unfounded: Police

Police say reports of shots fired at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds Sunday night were "unfounded." People say they heard a loud noise and ran for their lives. Many are on high alert after a weekend of deadly mass-shootings across the US. Action News Now is working to learn more about the incident. 

El Paso gunman posted anti-immigration manifesto before deadly shooting

Action News Now is learning more about the gunman who opened fire at the Walmart in El Paso, TX, Saturday. The gunman killed 20 people and injured 26 more. Police say the suspect, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius, uploaded an anti-immigrant manifesto online just minutes before the shooting. The attack is being investigated as a hate crime and domestic terrorism.

Dayton community holds vigil for victims of deadly shooting

The community of Dayton, OH, came together for a vigil Sunday for the victims of a shooting outside of a bar. Nine people were killed and 27 more were injured. Police are still reviewing information but so far, they say there is nothing to indicate a political or racial motivation.

Colusa County murder suspect captured in Mexico

After 18 months on the run, a man suspected of murdering his wife in Colusa is now behind bars. United States marshals captured Salvador Garcia Jr. in Guadalajara, Mexico. Salvador is the primary suspect in the murder of Karen Garcia of Colusa. Salvador is expected to be booked into the Colusa County jail.

Chico considers curfew due to PG&E power outages

The city of Chico is considering a curfew should there be a PG&E power outage. The utility could potentially cut power - possibly for several days in a row - because of extreme fire danger. The public safety proposal says that would be a disruption to emergency services, traffic controls and could put people in danger.

Firefighters work to contain Gilbert Fire in Palo Cedro

Firefighters have gained the upper hand on the Gilbert Fire, burning in Palo Cedro. The fire sparked Sunday afternoon. Within hours it had scorched 25 acres of vegetation. All evacuations are now lifted. The Red Cross shelter set up at Junction Elementary School is now closed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3235045

Reported Deaths: 38268
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles108548815614
San Bernardino2685421719
Riverside2668492970
Orange2391752768
San Diego2300662421
Santa Clara991741278
Kern91119591
Fresno863361084
Sacramento846531194
Alameda71298906
Ventura67066546
San Joaquin60545844
Contra Costa55593492
Stanislaus49500803
Tulare43574542
Monterey38434261
San Mateo34510356
San Francisco30734293
Santa Barbara27149267
Solano27141118
Imperial25745510
Merced25743332
Sonoma25160251
Kings20223161
Placer18034188
San Luis Obispo17151161
Madera14068175
Santa Cruz13088136
Marin12067166
Yolo11276146
Shasta10144132
Butte9865136
El Dorado824566
Sutter812984
Napa807050
Lassen530916
San Benito523851
Yuba522730
Tehama456446
Tuolumne351241
Nevada339473
Mendocino332236
Amador307433
Lake272932
Humboldt265227
Glenn202822
Colusa19079
Calaveras171323
Siskiyou150413
Mono11454
Inyo105329
Del Norte8783
Plumas6185
Modoc3924
Mariposa3575
Trinity3065
Sierra950
Alpine740
Unassigned00
Chico
Cloudy
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Hi: 50° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 45°
Oroville
Cloudy
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Hi: 49° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 43°
Chico
Cloudy
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Hi: 42° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 45°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
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Hi: 31° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 43°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
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Hi: 48° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 43°
Chico
Cloudy
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Hi: 51° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 45°
The first wave of rain, snow and wind has moved over California, but many more chances for rain, snow and gusty wind are in our short term and long term forecast. After a relatively quiet evening, we can expect more rain and snow starting early Thursday morning.
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