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What you need to know: Jan. 8

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 8.

Posted: Jan 8, 2021 8:49 AM

Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Jan. 8.

24-year-old victim killed in Tuesday's West Chico shooting identified

Chico Police have identified the victim of Tuesday’s hit-and-run shooting. Officers found Kevin Murrillo dead inside a car of a gunshot wound at Walnut and Third Streets. Police have two suspects in custody, Max Escobar and Jerome Tillman. Tillman is also facing a charge of armed robbery.

Gov. Gavin Newsom to share proposed state budget

Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to announce his budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year today at 11 a.m. Included in that proposal – relief money for Californians, and grants for small businesses. By state law, legislators have until June 15 to pass this budget. Action News Now will have the state budget proposal playing live, click here to watch.

California sees two-day record of coronavirus deaths

The United States reached another deadly benchmark in the coronavirus pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University. Health departments across the country are reporting 4,000 new deaths Thursday, and 268,000 new cases. Both numbers set new record highs since the start of the pandemic.

Capitol Police say officer dies after riots

U.S. Capitol Police confirmed one of its officers has died. Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick was injured in Wednesday’s siege of the Capitol. He died after suffering a stroke during the riot. Capitol Police officers are now honoring Sicknick. The 15-year veteran on the force is the fifth death related to the capitol riot.

At least 23 arrested in US Capitol riot

Several people involved in the deadly riot in the capitol are now awaiting trial. Investigators arrested at least 23 people, who are all facing charges in court. Charges range from violating a curfew and carrying a gun without a license, to assault on a police officer. All of them pleaded "not guilty." Four of those men also facing face federal charges for their involvement.

Facebook extends President Trump's ban

Facebook has extended the ban on President Donald Trump's account. CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the decision, saying the risks of allowing the president to continue posting are too great. Zuckerberg says Trump's account will be locked "for at least the next two weeks" but could remain locked indefinitely.

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: 46°
Chico
Cloudy
46° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 42°
Red Bluff
Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 20°
Feels Like: 38°
Red Bluff
Partly Cloudy
41° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 38°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
46° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 35°
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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