Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 15.
Police are on scene at this hour - investigating an officer-involved shooting that has left one man dead. Chico Police say it happened Wednesday evening near the shopping plaza on Martin Luther King Junior Parkway and E. 20th. Police say the man was holding a knife and threatening people. Two chico police officers fired shots per police protocol - both officers are now on administrative leave. The Butte County District Attorney’s Office is now investigating.
Northern California is still under a red flag warning, that will last through Friday evening as high fire danger persists. PG&E announced Wednesday after it would start to roll out power shutoffs for public safety last evening. To learn if your address is or will be affected, click here.
Amy Coney Barrett Senate confirmation hearings
Happening today, Senate judiciary committee chairman, Lindsey Graham, has scheduled a committee vote to approve judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination that move would set up a final confirmation vote on the Senate floor the week of October 26. Click here to watch.
Thursday night was supposed to be the second presidential debate. But now the two candidates will not face each other, instead, they will face voters. President Trump will be in Florida and democratic nominee Joe Biden will be in Pennsylvania, each holding their own town hall.