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What you need to know: Aug. 7

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Aug. 7, 2019.

Posted: Aug 7, 2019 8:51 AM
Updated: Aug 8, 2019 8:07 AM

The city of Chico decides against PG&E curfew

For now, there will be no curfew in the city of chico during a power shut down. The Chico City council is still considering the proposal and has formed a committee to explore how a PG&E power safety shut-off would affect the community. 

Chico man lead police on a chase, crash late Aug. 6

Chico police arrested a man after chasing him down. Police said they started to pursue Jordan Tapp when he was driving late Tuesday night near Humboldt Ave., and Bartlett Street. A chase ensued and the truck crashed near the intersection of E. 20th Street and C Street. Police said Tapp ran away, but after a short search, officers found him. Authorities said Tapps was wanted for a parole violation and the truck he was driving had been stolen.

Updates on the Gilroy Festival shooting

Action News Now is learning more about what the suspect in the Gilroy festival shooting may have been planning next. The FBI said investigators found that he had a list drawn up of potential targets including federal buildings, courthouses, churches, and political organizations, both conservative and liberal. Agents said leading up to the shooting, he was exploring a mix of differing violent beliefs.

President Trump's campaign and the Republican party are suing California

They are suing California over a new state law requiring presidential candidates to file five years of their tax returns if the candidate wants to be listed on the state's primary ballot. Governor Newsom signed the law last week.

Trump is visiting Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday

President Trump will be visiting Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. The two communities are grieving from the mass shootings this weekend that killed more than 30 people. The President has been under fire for divisive language and anti-immigrant rhetoric. The majors of Dayton and El Paso have both refused to meet with the President during his visits.

 

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