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EUREKA - A PG&E impersonator and two other men allegedly robbed a Eureka man at gunpoint.

Around 8:30 Wednesday morning, Eureka Police responded to the 1100 block of 6th Street where a male resident said someone claiming to be with PG&E knocked on his door and then made entry into his home. Two other men rushed in with firearms then assaulted and restrained the resident.

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Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:42

EUREKA - An inmate who assaulted a senior correctional officer causing serious injuries is convicted by a Humboldt County Jury. Monday, 26-year old Alexi Greenspan of Arcata received the guilty verdict.

The offense is a strike under California law. Greenspan was also found guilty of two counts of felony battery with serious bodily injury to a custodial officer

The incident took...

Post date: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:41

EUREKA - A local young man was celebrated Tuesday by Eureka Police Captain and soon to be Interim Chief, Steve Watson after receiving the Challenge Coin for Excellence.

12-year old Ty Rose found a lost wallet July 13 with more than $2,500 dollars in cash! He could have kept the money and thrown the wallet away but he didn’t. He showed a tremendous amount of character by bringing the...

Post date: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:33

CRESCENT CITY- An early morning fire destroyed the movie screen at a former Crescent City drive-in theater.

 

Just before six Tuesday morning, Crescent City Fire and Rescue responded to the Red’s Crescent Drive-In on Elk Valley Cross Road.

 

When crews arrived, flames were visible from the movie screen. It took fire fighters around ten minutes to bring the blaze...

Post date: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:14

Fortuna’s regularly scheduled council meeting went on as planned on Monday, with City Manager Mark Wheetley in attendance.

 

This was Wheetley’s first council meeting since he was arrested last Thursday for DUI -  his second such arrest in two year.

 

He nor the council has commented on the arrest.

 

During their meeting, the council approved the sale...

Post date: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:08