What you need to know: July 16

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on July 16, 2019.

Posted: Jul 16, 2019 9:23 AM
Updated: Jul 16, 2019 9:28 AM

K-9 helps Shasta Lake deputies make early morning arrest

A K-9 officer is being credited with helping Shasta Lake sheriff's deputies make an early morning arrest. The arrest happened in the area of Lake Boulevard and Hiatt Drive in Redding. Deputies spotted a car with an expired registration. Two of the three passengers, Derrick Steele and Kaula Reed, had warrants out for their arrest. Another was on probation for burglary and had an expired license. Deputies attempted to put Steele and Reed in handcuffs but Steele ran off, attempting to escape. The deputies deployed K-9 Hondo, who detained Steele. Steele is now behind bars in the Shasta County jail.

Deputies investigating stabbing incident in Elk Creek

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is investigating a stabbing in Elk Creek. Authorities confirmed that there are deputies at the scene of an incident in Elk Creek, near willows. Action News Now is working to learn more details.

Citrus Heights man swept away on South Yuba River

The Nevada County Sheriff's Office is sending out a swift water warning as the search continues for a Citrus Heights father swept away in the current of the South Yuba River. The sheriff's department is warning people to avoid waterways, saying a wet winter and sierra snowpack runoff has created swollen lakes, rivers and creeks as well as extremely cold and dangerous conditions.

Authorities find missing hiker in Inyo County

A female hiker missing in Inyo County has been found, but now her story is raising more questions. Sheryl Powell is now in the hospital after search teams found her Monday. Her family reported her missing three days ago in the White Mountains. They say she became lost while trying to escape a man trying to attack her with a knife. The Inyo County Sheriff's Office has not commented on the claim of being chased.

House of Representatives may vote on a resolution regarding suspected racist remarks by President Trump

The House of Representatives may vote on a resolution condemning what are being called racist remarks made by the president about four freshmen congresswomen. On Twitter this past weekend, the president said the lawmakers should go back to the "broken and crime-infested" countries they came from. Only one of the four congresswomen was born outside the US.

Officials issue rule prohibiting migrants from seeking asylum if traveled through a third country

Migrants seeking to enter the US may now face additional challenges. The Departments of Justice and Homeland Security issued a rule that prohibits migrants from seeking asylum if they have lived in or traveled through a third country. Although the rule is effective as of Tuesday, it's expected to be challenged in court.

Nation remembers Apollo 11 journey 50 years later

Apollo 11 astronauts launched from Florida's Kennedy Space Center 50 years ago on a historic mission to become the first people in history to walk on the moon. Stay with Action News Now for more coverage of the Apollo 11 mission. 

Gold Nugget Museum plans to rebuild in Paradise

The Gold Nugget Museum is planning to rebuild in Paradise after it was burned to the ground by the Camp Fire. Those who run the museum are asking for the community's input on its future. For those who want to attend the event at the Paradise Depot Museum at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. It's free and open to the public.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 271035

Reported Deaths: 6441
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles1165703534
Riverside20555486
Orange17882366
San Diego16726387
San Bernardino15345269
Imperial7190117
Alameda6855140
Fresno611077
Santa Clara5408164
Kern536982
Tulare5009136
San Joaquin447455
Sacramento423669
San Francisco399250
Contra Costa387885
Ventura378950
San Mateo3599108
Santa Barbara326129
Marin280921
Kings267333
Stanislaus266045
Monterey215115
Solano147625
Sonoma135911
Merced127211
Placer91111
San Luis Obispo7652
Yolo67726
Madera5785
Santa Cruz4593
Napa4364
San Benito2732
Sutter2523
Lassen2420
El Dorado2260
Butte2063
Shasta1544
Humboldt1444
Nevada1291
Yuba1282
Glenn1220
Lake961
Tehama881
Mendocino850
Colusa700
Del Norte581
Calaveras530
Mono471
Tuolumne430
Amador330
Inyo331
Siskiyou320
Mariposa311
Plumas110
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 68°
Oroville
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 69°
Paradise
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 68°
Chester
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 50°
Red Bluff
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 97° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 73°
Willows
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 68°
We began the new week with plenty of sunshine and heat around northern California, but more heat, more wind and more potential fire danger are ahead for our area.
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