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What you need to know: Jan. 7

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

Posted: Jan 7, 2021 8:51 AM
Updated: Jan 7, 2021 10:38 AM

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

Police investigating Wednesday night shooting in West Chico

Police are looking for another gunman a day after another shooting incident in Chico. The shooting took place at the intersection of Third and Walnut Streets. Police say they found one car damaged - but no victims. It is the same location of a shooting Tuesday night that left one man dead and where a vigil was being held to honor that victim.

California's master plan of aging unveiled

The Director of the California Department of Aging has unveiled the state's "master plan for aging." The plan is based on a year's worth of data gathering and outlines five major areas of focus: housing, health as we age, inclusion; not isolation, caregiving that works for people, and making aging more affordable. For more details of the plan, click here.

Congress confirms Joe Biden's election win

Congress affirmed President-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, as the winners of the 2020 election. The final count showed Joe Biden with 306 electoral votes to Donald Trump's 232. Lawmakers completed the final count after formal objections from some republicans to election results in Arizona and Pennsylvania. Congress voted down both of those objections.

After excusing violence, Trump acknowledges Biden transition

Just moments after that confirmation, President Trump promised an "orderly transition on January 20th" tweeting from an aide's Twitter account. The president continued to contest the results of the election but acknowledged that his term was coming to an end.

4 dead as Trump supporters stormed Capitol

Crews are now cleaning up the wreckage after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol building. Pro-Trump protesters breached security and were seen inside the capitol building -- including the Senate chamber. One person was shot and killed and four others died from separate medical emergencies.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

The results from Georgia are in. Voters sent two new democrats to the Senate in a close run-off race, and after a day of tallying votes, Democrat Jon Ossoff has been declared the projected winner against Republican incumbent David Perdue. Democrat Raphael Warnock picked up the second U.S. Senate seat - beating Republic incumbent Kelly Loeffler.

US records highest daily death toll

NBC News counts show that in just one day, the United States recorded its highest daily death toll from COVID-19: 3,920. Coronavirus cases are climbing as well. A new single-day record of 268,840.

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
46° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 42°
Oroville
Cloudy
48° wxIcon
Hi: 50° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 45°
Chico
Cloudy
46° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 42°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 19°
Feels Like: 38°
Red Bluff
Partly Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 38°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
46° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 42°
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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