An Oroville man is waking up behind bars after a shooting that killed one person and injured two others. Sierra County Deputies arrested John Thomas Conway of Oroville, they said Conway shot at a group of people in the Poker Flat area of Sierra County. During the arrest, deputies said Conway tried to hit wildlife officers with an off-road vehicle and exchanged shots with deputies.
Police are investigating after officers found someone dead-- in the street with a gunshot wound. Redding Police say the call came in around 11:40 Tuesday night on Meadview Drive, just west of the airport. Officers have cleared the scene but say they are still investigating.
REU to conduct annual patrol and infrared inspection
The Redding Electric Utility today kicks off what it calls the annual patrol and infrared inspection. Crews will be out and out about in the utility’s service area, getting an up-close look at its transmission facilities to check for any problems or hazards that could trigger power failures. Customers are reminded REU crews will be working in clearly marked vehicles, so you will know if and when they are in your area.
Deputies investigate disturbance at Palermo home
Action News Now is working to learn more information on what Butte County Deputies are calling "a disturbance" at a Palermo home. Action News Now was on scene, our crew saw a large number of deputies - with guns gathered outside the home on Oakwood Lane, blocking off a stretch of that road, but deputies made no arrests.
Fire crews responded quickly to get a wildland fire just west of Glenn County under control. Crews and aircraft worked to contain the Nail Fire. It broke out in the Grindstone Ranger District of the Mendocino national forest about 30 miles west of willows Tuesday. At last count, the fire was at least 25 acres. Investigators are working to learn the cause of the fire.
U.S. reaches over 3 million COVID-19 cases
There are now over 3 million cases of coronavirus in the United States. With many states; in fact, more than half the nation - seeing a surge in infections. Several states also saw a record number of hospitalizations. On Tuesday Texas reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases in a single day. And the number of cases in Georgia officially passed 100,000.
Happening this morning, the White House Coronavirus Task Force will hold a briefing at the department of education. The briefing could shed light on plans to reopen schools for the fall semester. At the white house Tuesday, President Trump said he would put pressure on governors to reopen schools.