Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Nov. 9.
Investigators are working to learn more after someone fired shots into a building. It happened Sunday night just before 8 p.m. in Chico at the intersection of Oak St. and W. 5th St. Police say a single round hit someone’s garage. No injuries have been reported.
A virtual event to officially mark the start of open enrollment for Covered California is happening this morning. The executive director of the state's health insurance marketplace is scheduled to hold a 9 a.m. press conference. Covered California offers health insurance coverage on a sideline scale basis, depending on your income for low-cost or no-cost Medi-Cal coverage.
A Freeze Warning will be in effect for Northern California through 9 a.m. in the valley for the potential for temperatures dipping to as low as 28 degrees. The big concerns here will be damage to outdoor plants and unprotected outdoor plumbing. The low pressure that brought rain and snow showers to our region over the weekend is now centered in southern Nevada and tracking into Arizona.
The total number of U.S. coronavirus cases has passed 10 million cases. NBC News reported 67, 508 new cases Sunday alone. Texas leads the country with over one million confirmed cases, followed by over 973,000 in California. The current number of coronavirus deaths stands at more than 239,000.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being briefed virtually on the coronavirus pandemic by a task force of experts their transition team announced only hours earlier. The Democratic president-elect and vice president-elect sat at separate, individual socially distanced tables and took notes as the members introduced themselves on Monday.
Supreme Court set to hear 2 arguments this week
Happening today, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two cases. The first, Niz-Chavez V. Barr, will focus on the stop-time rule, a provision in the immigration and nationality act. Brownback V. King, concerns exceptions to sovereign immunity. Tuesday, the court will hear arguments in the third major legal challenge to the affordable care act, under which 23 million Americans have health insurance. It is the second week for the Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barret. The hearings are set to begin at 10 a.m.