What you need to know: March 25

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on March 25, 2019.

Posted: Mar 25, 2019 8:34 AM
Updated: Mar 25, 2019 10:01 AM

Measles cases confirmed for Butte, Shasta Counties

Butte County Public Health said two adults in Chico have contracted measles. Officials say the patients were not vaccinated and are no longer contagious. It takes up to 21 days for the measles to develop once exposed. 

Woman with measles may have exposed others to illness

Shasta County Health and Human Services said a woman with measles may have exposed others to the illness. Officials released several dates and locations that are at risk in Shasta and Tehama Counties. That includes the Red Bluff Walmart and the Shasta College Library in Redding. 

Police arrest man for assaulting an officer at Chico gas station

Chico police arrested Billy Faga for assaulting an officer at the Arco Station on the Esplanade Sunday night. Police said a good Samaritan stepped in to restrain Faga. The good samaritan rode off on a bike before he could be identified.

Redding police arrest man in attempted homicide

Redding police have arrested Jacob Jones for attempted homicide. Officers say he shot a 23-year-old man at a home on Blackberry Lane early Sunday morning. That man is expected to survive.

FEMA data breach puts millions at identity theft risk 

FEMA says a data breach has put two and a half million disaster survivors at risk for identity theft. That includes survivors of the 2017 Cascade Fire in Yuba County. The agency said it installed new controls to prevent it to happen again. A similar breach happened to FEMA in 2008.

Oroville group asks for injunction to stop blasting at Oroville Dam Spillway

An Oroville group is hoping a Butte County judge will accept its injunction to stop blasting at the Oroville Dam Spillway by Monday. The group is worried the work will damage the base of the dam. The Department of Water Resources said the blasting work is approved by an independent board of consultants as well as state and federal regulators.

California Highway Patrol to enforce headlights section on Highway 70

California Highway Patrol will begin enforcing a daylight headlights section on highway 70 within the next 30 days. That is from Ophir Road in Oroville to Marysville. Crews started installing signs for drivers on Sunday.

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