Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on Oct. 30.
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Chico Police are on the hunt for four-armed robbery suspects. Police say the group fired off shots Thursday evening in west Chico, while trying to rob someone. No one was hurt. If you have any information, call the Chico Police Department.
The Chico Unified School District confirmed its first case of the coronavirus in a student. The student attends Chico High School and is symptomatic. The school district says they are working to notify other staff and families who came in close contact with that student. Those who did are being placed on a precautionary quarantine.
Today, election organizers will be out in force setting up voter assistance centers throughout Butte County. Those centers are set to open Saturday, Oct. 31, and will be open until election day. At those centers, you can drop off a completed ballot, get a replacement ballot, and more. Click Here for a full list of the centers.
There will also be one voting assistance center in Red Bluff, which also opens Saturday. It will be at the Tehama County Elections Department. The center will be open from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. You can turn in your ballot, or get a new one.
Trump, Biden compete in Midwest battlegrounds
With four days to the election, candidates will be in the Midwest today. Both are set to hold rallies in Wisconsin and Minnesota. A combination of electoral votes from the Midwest could also put one candidate over the top. We saw that last election, when President Trump swept democratic strongholds.
For the second day in a row, the U.S. is breaking pandemic records. The U.S. reported its highest number of new coronavirus cases Thursday. More 109,000, that is over 30,000 more than Wednesday’s numbers --which also broke that record. There are now over 8.9 million coronavirus cases across the U.S.
We'll be staying very warm and dry through your Halloween weekend. Temperatures will finally start to cool down for the middle of next week and the potential for showers will return at the end of next week.