What you need to know: May 14

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on May 14, 2019.

Posted: May 14, 2019 8:37 AM

Enloe Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross reach contract agreement

Anthem Blue Cross and Enloe Medical Center have finally reached a contract agreement. Anthem Blue Cross has confirmed that this is a multi-year agreement through Dec. 31, 2021. The medical center terminated its commercial contract with the insurance giant back in November of 2018. The companies have been working on negotiations since then.

Shasta County Board of Supervisors discusses potential homeless shelter in Redding

The Shasta County Board of Supervisors will be discussing the possibility of a new homeless shelter in Redding. That meeting will be taking place at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the board of supervisors chambers on Court Street. 

CAL FIRE conducts controlled burn in Butte County Tuesday

CAL FIRE's Butte County unit will be conducting a controlled burn south of Oroville on Tuesday. The 55-acre burn begins at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Lower Honcut Road, south of Palermo-Honcut Highway.

DUI Suspect arrested for causing chain-reaction crash by Pleasant Valley High School

Chico police said Clarence Parry Jr. was going almost double the school-zone speed limit when he slammed right into the back of a car near Pleasant Valley High School on Monday morning. The crash triggered a chain-reaction with four cars hit. No one was seriously hurt. Police said they arrested Perry and found narcotics and drug paraphernalia in his car.

2 killed, 1 injured in crash on I-5 near Williams

Two people were killed in a crash near Williams on Sunday. The California Highway Patrol said it happened just before midnight Sunday on I-5, near Lurline Avenue. Officers said the driver lost control of the car, which rolled several times landing upside down. Officers arrested the driver, Edward Perez, on DUI charges.  

Driver, passenger recovering after FedEx trucks flips over on Highway 99

The driver and passenger of a FedEx truck are both recovering after the truck flipped over on Highway 99 Monday. The crash happened north of Los Molinos Monday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol said the driver hit the brakes for unknown reasons and the truck flipped. The driver and a passenger were taken to the hospital with minor and moderate injuries.

U.S., China trade war escalates

China hit back hard in the trade war yesterday, announcing tariffs on $60 billion worth of American-made goods. The move came only a few days after President Trump hiked tariffs to 25 percent on 200 billion worth of Chinese imports. 

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