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What you need to know: Sept. 17

Good morning, North State. Here is what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 17.

Posted: Sep 17, 2020 8:53 AM
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 8:53 AM

Good morning, North State. Here is what you need to know to start your day on Sept. 17.

Glenn County shooting suspects arrested in Chico

Some roads are back open Thursday morning after a late-night chase that ended in a crash on Dayton and Elmer Roads. Deputies arrested two people they say were involved in the chase. Chico police said the chase started in Hamilton City and that it involved a shooting suspect in Glenn County.

Bear Fire: CAL FIRE warns potential for increased fire behavior in some areas

The Bear Fire continues to burn in Butte County. As of Thursday morning, it has burned 77,950 acres. It is 35% contained. Fire crews said it will take some time to make sure there is no threat to the Berry Creek and Feather Falls areas. This morning, there will be a cold front moving across the region making the airmass unstable and bringing stronger wind gusts. Because of this, CAL FIRE says, there is the potential for erratic fire behavior on some parts of the fire.

Oroville City Council declares state of emergency

The Oroville City Council unanimously voted to declare the state of emergency during a special city council meeting on Wednesday. Mayor Chuck Reynolds said now the city can apply for federal funding to help in the recovery. There is no time frame as far as when funding could start coming in, but right now the focus is on cleaning up the toxic ash.

Butte County deputies seek woman in stolen credit card, burglary case

Butte County investigators are seeking the publics' help in locating an Oroville woman they say used a fire victim’s stolen credit card. Detectives said Sunshine Galvez, of Oroville, used the card at Home Depot in Oroville. They said she’s an associate of a man they arrested for burglary in an evacuation zone.

Sheriff: Woman arrested for stabbing in Quincy

A woman is behind bars this morning after Plumas County deputies say she stabbed a man to death. Zora Holt allegedly stabbed a man to death on 144 Forest View Drive in Quincy Wednesday afternoon. The sheriff’s office identified the man who died as Cyrus Seely. Holt is facing murder charges.

Census Bureau court battle

A California-based U.S. District Court Judge is expected to hold a hearing focused on the U.S. Census Bureau. Last week, the judge issued a restraining order, preventing the bureau from wrapping up nationwide county by Sept. 30. A coalition of cities and civil rights groups say the census should be extended a month, to make sure the count is accurate.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 879645

Reported Deaths: 16982
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2893666877
Riverside640751272
San Bernardino597791021
Orange570711410
San Diego52735853
Kern33448410
Fresno30051429
Sacramento24425468
Santa Clara23355378
Alameda22738433
San Joaquin21187484
Contra Costa18157234
Stanislaus17341392
Tulare17120275
Ventura13901160
Imperial12475335
San Francisco11901133
Monterey1109183
San Mateo10810157
Santa Barbara9608119
Merced9314152
Sonoma8934129
Kings815983
Solano711774
Marin7019124
Madera488673
San Luis Obispo400932
Placer397852
Yolo307356
Butte301950
Santa Cruz270623
Napa188214
Sutter179612
Shasta172329
San Benito140314
El Dorado12834
Yuba125310
Mendocino110321
Tehama7748
Lassen7571
Lake67015
Glenn6393
Nevada5828
Humboldt5549
Colusa5456
Calaveras33317
Amador31316
Tuolumne2494
Inyo21515
Siskiyou1840
Mono1752
Del Norte1731
Mariposa782
Plumas540
Modoc270
Trinity230
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Chico
Few Clouds
84° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 84°
Oroville
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 79°
Paradise
Few Clouds
84° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 84°
Chester
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 59°
Red Bluff
Clear
86° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 86°
Willows
Few Clouds
84° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 84°
Tuesday was another sunny and unseasonably warm to hot day for much of northern California. It was much like Monday, except the wind was stronger, and the wind will be much stronger through much of the next week.
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