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What you need to know: July 8

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

Posted: Jul 8, 2020 8:46 AM

Oroville man arrested for Sierra County shooting

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.

1 person found dead with gunshot wound west of Redding airport

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.

White House coronavirus task force holds briefing to discuss reopening schools

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.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3074812

Reported Deaths: 35060
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles103873814416
San Bernardino2569141560
Riverside2510002676
San Diego2185552174
Orange2165092508
Santa Clara949051129
Kern87240572
Fresno83200968
Sacramento811831128
Alameda68649788
Ventura62774462
San Joaquin58843788
Contra Costa53349460
Stanislaus43121766
Tulare42186515
Monterey36464255
San Mateo32887309
San Francisco29502266
Solano25983107
Santa Barbara25405243
Imperial25333474
Merced24570316
Sonoma24184242
Kings19588148
Placer17490184
San Luis Obispo16056140
Madera13528151
Santa Cruz12461113
Marin11732159
Yolo10789138
Shasta9750123
Butte9528128
El Dorado788649
Sutter782879
Napa767244
Lassen519916
San Benito500346
Yuba499627
Tehama433244
Tuolumne340340
Nevada323474
Mendocino319232
Amador302431
Lake262531
Humboldt242725
Glenn194820
Colusa17969
Calaveras162123
Siskiyou145713
Mono11244
Inyo98329
Del Norte8672
Plumas5895
Modoc3853
Mariposa3464
Trinity3044
Sierra820
Alpine730
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Chico
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Oroville
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Red Bluff
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Chico
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We'll be staying dry today, but clouds will be increasing. Temperatures will be cooler today. We'll have even cooler temperatures, rain, and snow on the way in your Friday forecast. Heavier rain and snow are projected late this weekend and next week.
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