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What you need to know: Dec. 30

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on Dec. 30.

Posted: Dec 30, 2019 8:40 AM

Group of teens lead Redding police on hig-speed chase

Redding police arrested a 14-year-old girl they say lead officers on a high-speed chase driving a stolen van. It started just after 11 p.m. Saturday night, near Hilltop Drive and E. Palisades Avenue. Officers spotted the van under suspicious activity. When they tried pulling over the driver, that person took off, leading police and a CHP helicopter on an 18-minute high-speed chase. The girl is being charged with vehicle theft and felon evasion. Several other juveniles in the van ages 11 through 15 are not facing charges. 

High-speed vehicle pursuit ended in front of Chico High School

Two people are behind bars this morning after a high-speed chase involving the California Highway Patrol. CHP officers said it started on Highway 99 Sunday night when the suspect was going over 100 miles per hour. The CHP said the driver swerved to avoid being hit by the Chico police. Officers arrested the driver and a female passenger. The CHP said they found an illegal gun inside the suspect's backpack. Police are investigating if the car and gun were stolen.

CHP to kick-off New Years maximum enforcement period

We are just hours away from the New Year’s holiday and the California Highway Patrol is getting ready to kick off another maximum enforcement period. It starts Tuesday at 6:01 p.m. and lasts until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. Expect more officers out on the roadways, and stiffer penalties for anyone driving under the influence.
10 people died in crashes across the state and officer arrested 271 people for DUI, during Christmas day maximum enforcement period.

Deadline to file PG&E claim approaching for wildfire victims

The deadline to file a PG&E claim is Tuesday at 5 p.m. Any Camp Fire or North Bay fire survivor can file a claim. But there are only have a few hours left. The original deadline to file a claim was October 21 of this year but PG&E extended that deadline to Dec. 31. This is all part of the company's bankruptcy process. You can submit a claim online or at a PG&E claim center, click the headline above.

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis announces he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Georgia representative and civil rights icon John Lewis is set to undergo treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Lewis' office said the lawmakers learned of the diagnosis this month after what the 79-year-old described as a "routine medical visit and subsequent tests."
In a statement, the congressman said doctors have told him that he has a fighting chance.

Suspect shoots 2 at Texas Church before parishioners fatally shoot him

A community is in mourning, after a gunman opened fire inside a church near Fort Worth, Texas.
The shooting began during a morning worship service at the West Freeway Church of Christ, a live stream showed a masked gunman holding a long gun and firing twice.
The church's security detail then confronted the gunman, fired and took him down. Two parishioners and the gunman were killed.

Suspect in Hanukkah celebration stabbings arrested in New York City with 'blood all over him,' source says

An act of domestic terrorism that is how New York’s governor is describing an attack at a rabbi's home, leaving five people injured. The attack happened on the seventh night of Hanukkah. Police arrested a suspect who pleaded not guilty on Sunday. His bail is now at $5 million. This latest incident caps a week of anti-Semitic attacks throughout New York City, in which police report at least six incidents targeting Jewish people.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3563578

Reported Deaths: 51953
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles119089421328
Riverside2894503767
San Bernardino2862912816
Orange2610223904
San Diego2596413271
Santa Clara1104221777
Kern102627826
Fresno952021443
Sacramento931801472
Alameda804961241
Ventura77534844
San Joaquin665691101
Contra Costa62164674
Stanislaus56024946
Tulare47784758
Monterey42138328
San Mateo38922515
San Francisco34213410
Santa Barbara31763409
Solano30024164
Merced28915397
Sonoma28063298
Imperial26888591
Kings21951218
Placer19763232
San Luis Obispo19612227
Madera15436209
Santa Cruz14588183
Marin13136197
Yolo12816185
Shasta10972174
Butte10941160
El Dorado9095100
Napa901469
Sutter884597
San Benito575959
Yuba573336
Lassen560119
Tehama508152
Nevada395274
Tuolumne394659
Mendocino379643
Amador345741
Humboldt318033
Lake315341
Glenn222023
Colusa212813
Calaveras190547
Siskiyou174014
Inyo128737
Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
Modoc4524
Mariposa3957
Trinity3675
Sierra990
Alpine810
Unassigned00
Chico
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 68° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 32°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 67° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 36°
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 63° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 32°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 45° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 37°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 69° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 37°
Chico
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 32°
Windy & sunny conditions continue Sunday with more sunshine next week. Next weekend there will be a chance for some showers.
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