What you need to know: July 19

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on July 19, 2019.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 8:44 AM

PG&E protestors design impromptu Camp Fire memorial 

Protestors put together an impromptu memorial designed to put pressure on PG&E. Protesters with the Sunrise Movement and the Chico Democratic Socialists of America placed 85 pairs of shoes representing those who died in the Camp Fire. The memorial was on display at the entrance to Thursday night's meeting hosted by the California Public Utilities Commission to hear public feedback on a proposed PG&E rate hike.

Redding man arrested in suspected stabbing attack

After a round of community tips, one man is behind bars in connection to a stabbing attack. Witnesses say Kyle Sims was seen going into a house on Pray Road in Redding last Friday night. A short time later, witnesses say they heard a male voice pleading,  "don't stab me!" Sims ran out of the house, followed by the victim who was bleeding heavily. Police arrested Sims Thursday near Cedars Road.

Anderson police arrest man on drug possession, stolen gun charges

Anderson police said they arrested Marcelo Banuelos for possessing drugs and a stolen gun. He was already on post-release from Shasta County for resisting arrest with violence. A search turned up heroin, 11 grams of methamphetamine, drug packaging materials and a stolen loaded revolver. Banuelos is now back in Shasta County Jail. 

Firefighters knock down vegetation fire in Chico

Firefighters in Chico worked to put out a small vegetation fire early Friday morning. Around 1 a.m., two engines were called to the intersection of Cohasset Road and Mangrove Avenue, across from Ampla Health. Crews quickly contained the fire.

FaceApp raises security concerns

The popular app, FaceApp, is causing a security scare. The app allows people to edit pictures in your phone and make people look younger, older or happier. The company that released the app, wireless labs, is based in St. Petersburg, FL. Security experts say this may cause a security risk.

President Trump says he disagrees with his supporters' "send her back" chant

President Trump says he disagrees with the "send her back" message supporters chanted at a rally on Wednesday night. It began when the president questioned the loyalty of Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a Somali native. This also came after the president's tweets for four freshman congresswomen of color to "go back to the crime-infested places from which they came."

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