Demonstrators gather in Shasta County demanding the sheriff step down
Over a dozen people gathered in Shasta County demanding that the Sheriff step down. On one side, demonstrators called for an investigation into Shasta County Sheriff Eric Magrini, centered on what many feel are questionable social media posts in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Opposing demonstrators held signs and American flags in support of Sheriff Magrini.
One local coffee shop will be open this morning after one employee tested positive for the coronavirus. The employee works at the Chico Dutch Bros on Humboldt Ave. The individual worked June 28 and 29 for the evening shift. Dutch Bros management says they closed the location Friday and conducted a deep cleaning.
Experts are concerned over how a holiday weekend of partying could add to a record-breaking surge in coronavirus cases. More than 30 states now seeing cases rise -- with Florida and Texas reporting their biggest daily increases over the weekend.
The Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College. Monday's ruling, just under four months before the 2020 election, leaves in place laws in 32 states and the District of Columbia that bind electors to vote for the popular-vote winner. So-called faithless electors have not been critical to the outcome of a presidential election, but that could change in a race decided by just a few electoral votes.
Investigators have confirmed the identity of the remains of missing fort hood soldier Vanessa Guillen. Just as a suspect in her disappearance is set to be in court, an attorney for the Guillen family said the army has confirmed that bones, hair and other remains found near the fort belonged to Vanessa Guillen. Guillen was last seen April 22 at Fort Hood.
Three of the four officers charged in George Floyd's death are now out on bond
A third former Minneapolis Police Officer charged in the death of George Floyd has posted bail and is out of jail. Jail records show Tou Thao, 34, posted a $750,000 bond Saturday. Thao is expected in court September 10 on charges of aiding and abetting second- degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.