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CARLOTTA - The Mad River man killed in a traffic collision on Highway 36 Tuesday was wanted in Trinity County.

Joseph Daniel Westcott was wanted by the Trinity County Sheriff's Office for a list of violations including child endangerment, possessing cannabis for sale, and possession of methamphetamine.

Westcott died Tuesday morning after the California Highway Patrol says he was...

Post date: Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:49

EUREKA - After months of deliberation, Eureka City School Board will make a final decision on the future of the Jay Willard Gymnasium.

The board will consider one of three options. Those include building a new gym, renovating the existing facility or doing nothing.

Due to seismic safety concerns, doing nothing is unlikely according to Superintendent Fred Van Vleck.

A...

Post date: Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:44

EUREKA - A trial date has been set for the man accused of murdering a McKinleyville teenager last December.

James Arthur Merrick the second faces four counts including murder, DUI, DUI causing injury within ten years of a prior offense and hit and run.

California Highway Patrol says the night of December 14th, Merrick was driving under the influence when he let his Dodge truck...

Post date: Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:40

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - More information on the carjacking we told you about Monday in Southern Humboldt .

Authorities say the female victim was sleeping in her car near the Immortal Tree on the Avenue of the Giants when she was awakened by a white male adult. He asked if she was ok then if she had any gas money. The victim gave $4.00 and the man walked away. He returned a short time later...

Post date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:55

FORTUNA - One Fortuna resident is sent to jail after the Humboldt County Drug Task Force conducts a month long investigation and closes down an alleged drug house. 24 year old Joaquin Verdugo-Martinez was arrested.

Around 10 Tuesday morning deputies served a search warrant at an apartment building on the 24-hundred block of Newburg Road. Authorities found a pound of heroin, Three pounds...

Post date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:16