Deputies are searching for a car thief who stole a California logger's trailer. The victim who lives in Paradise said he purchased the trailer just three weeks earlier with cash. The victim says that without this trailer it is very difficult to work. Investigators are hoping there is a surveillance video of the crime.
The Butte County Sheriff's Office says 40-year-old Jasson Stepp of Oroville is responsible for the murder of a Berry Creek man back in January of 2018. For the past 7 months, butte county detectives collected evidence and last month arrested Stepp for an unrelated burglary. He has been at the Butte County jail since January.
An Anderson man is facing prison time after a jury found him guilty of murdering his wife. A Shasta County jury convicted Kenneth Vorreiter of Anderson of second-degree murder in the death of his wife. He will be sentenced on March 6.
It's been a dry February so far. Which means some fire crews in the state are already getting ready for fire danger. At the National Weather Service, satellite imagery shows a strong ridge of high pressure has built up over the western states. If the dry weather continues, CAL FIRE says it's a mixed bag for increased fire danger.
In the wake of the Iowa caucus chaos, the Democratic Party chairman of that state has resigned. Troy price issued a resignation statement Wednesday, just over a week after the caucus debacle. Price came under fire after last Tuesday’s caucus that took days to release a full vote count. Price says he will call an emergency meeting of the state central committee Saturday to select an interim chair.
New figures out of China about the coronavirus are giving health officials cause for concern. Overnight, the Chinese government reported its largest single-day death toll from the disease at 242. That brings the total number of reported deaths to more than 1,300. Now, the CDC says the U.S. should be prepared for the disease to gain a foothold here as well.
Tensions are rising in Washington as Democrats accuse President Trump of ignoring the rule of law, again. This time citing the president’s comments on the sentencing of his longtime ally Roger Stone's trial for lying to congress. Democrats are saying this is interfering in the trial. They are also asking for Attorney General William Barr's resignation for the role he has played in the same trial.