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What you need to know: Jan. 11

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 11.

Posted: Jan 11, 2021 8:58 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 11.

Latest on California EDD unemployment claims

California lawmakers are returning to the state capitol today. The focus - unemployment fraud. Some lawmakers are now calling for the employment development department to be audited. The state has frozen more than 100 million unemployment claims after distributing over $400 million to California prisoners.

6 inmates have escaped from the Merced County Jail

The Merced County Sheriff’s Office is on the hunt for six escaped inmates from the county jail. Investigators say if you do see them do not approach them. One escaped inmate is a suspect in a murder investigation. Click here to learn more.

California virus deaths top 30,000 after deadliest weekend

This weekend, the United States reached a record one-day number of cases with more than 278,000 new infections. The worst is here in California. In California, more people are dying due to COVID-19 than all other causes of death combined, according to health officials.

Republicans block measure calling for quick removal of Trump

A House resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to invoke constitutional authority to remove President Donald Trump from office has been blocked by Republicans. As the House prepares for impeachment, President Donald Trump faces a single charge - “incitement of insurrection” - over the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. That's according to a draft of the articles obtained by The Associated Press.

US Capitol Police names new acting chief

The U.S. Capitol Police is under new leadership this morning. The previous chief stepped down in the wake of the Capitol riot. Yogananda Pittman is named the new Acting Chief of the U-S Capitol Police. The force now mourns one of their own - officer Brian Sicknick. He died amid the mob of riot at the Capitol after he was struck in the head with a fire extinguisher.

Capitol physician says lawmakers may have been exposed to Covid-19 during riot lockdown

In a letter to members of congress Sunday, the attending physician says house lawmakers may have been exposed to a person with the coronavirus infection when they went into hiding during last week’s riots. Dr. Brian Monahan advised members to continue "risk reduction measures" including social distancing and symptom checks and to get tested for COVID-19 next week as a precaution.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3095814

Reported Deaths: 35549
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles104602114641
San Bernardino2587421561
Riverside2558082739
San Diego2197312222
Orange2178492546
Santa Clara959361158
Kern87240572
Fresno83591968
Sacramento816871128
Alameda69107842
Ventura63413462
San Joaquin58843788
Contra Costa53349460
Stanislaus43392773
Tulare42186515
Monterey36464255
San Mateo33207309
San Francisco29665274
Solano26191108
Santa Barbara25405243
Imperial25380486
Merced24570316
Sonoma24262242
Kings19588148
Placer17584186
San Luis Obispo16056140
Madera13585151
Santa Cruz12461113
Marin11732159
Yolo10852138
Shasta9750123
Butte9582128
El Dorado788649
Sutter782879
Napa773145
Lassen519916
San Benito504246
Yuba499627
Tehama433244
Tuolumne340340
Nevada323874
Mendocino319232
Amador303631
Lake264631
Humboldt245825
Glenn195520
Colusa17969
Calaveras163723
Siskiyou145713
Mono11244
Inyo98329
Del Norte8672
Plumas5895
Modoc3853
Mariposa3464
Trinity3044
Sierra820
Alpine730
Unassigned00
Chico
Cloudy
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Hi: 51° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 46°
Oroville
Cloudy
47° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 45°
Chico
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 46°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
44° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 42°
Red Bluff
Partly Cloudy
44° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 42°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 55° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 46°
Light rain and snow is expected in your Friday forecast. We'll be mostly dry and warmer on Saturday. A more substantial system with lower snow levels is in your forecast for Sunday into early Monday. Long range models are showing very wet weather for the middle of next week.
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