November 2013

A 13-year-old Hoopa boy has been reported missing and is considered high-risk due to his age.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said Michael James Gabriel was reported missing Wednesday. Family and school officials said he was last seen on Friday November 8. His family believes he could be staying in McKinleyville area. He is described as:

-Native America




Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a residential burglary of a Eureka couple.

The burglary happened last week. The couple was awakened in the middle of the night to find 3-male adults dressed in dark clothing inside their living room. They chased the three men out of their house. The couple later found out the suspects had stolen money, cameras, an I-pad and I-phone, X-...


NORTH COAST- Part two of News Channel Three's Robyn Ridpath's Night Shift series. We find out what night deputies deal with during the late hours and what kind of calls they receive more often compared to the day shift.


Accused Eureka Police Department Sergeant, Adam Laird's attorneys were told to wait until their regular Judge was back to move forward with the motions they filed.


The defense attorney filed motions previously, that were expected to be continued Wednesday.


Laird was arrested in April after a joint investigation by Eureka Police and the Humboldt County District...


The Humboldt County Animal Shelter is preparing for their annual Open House fundraiser and look to the community for help gather donations to help raise money for the shelter.


Organizers are looking for large ticket items to be sold in their silent auction. Those items, organizers said, bring the organization the most money. Donations of gift type items are also being accepted...


Arcata Fire Protection District wants to warn people about the dangers of a neglected chimney. 36 percent of fires in homes are heating fires and fire officials said that can be avoided by getting a professional chimney clean yearly.


Wood and fossil fuels burned in fireplaces can cause a buildup of chemicals along the inner walls of chimneys. Arcata Fire said these chemicals...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives have been actively working investigating the residential burglary that occurred on 11-7-2013. Detectives learned the suspects had possibly visited the Safeway grocery store on Harris Street, Eureka prior to the burglary. Detectives met with store officials who allowed them to view...

Part one of News Channel Three's Robyn Ridpath's Night Shift series piece. It follows the life of what it is like to farm oysters out on Humboldt Bay and why they harvest specifically at night.

BRIDGEVILLE- A Bridgeville man was arrested Monday afternoon after deputies said that he shot his dog.
It happened around 2 p.m. when witnesses said Curt Chamberlain, 32 was yelling and screaming at his Rottweiler and then heard several gunshots fired shortly after. Officials said Chamberlain then took off in his ford truck where he was later found parked in front of the...
CRESCENT CITY- Del Norte County residents are working to improve their local schools. A community meeting will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 at the Cultural Center in Crescent City. Residents will be discussing the new law that will bring California schools more money and more local control. 
It’s part of the California Endowment’s 12-city School Success Express...
From the Fortuna Police Department: 
FORTUNA, CA- On Monday November 11, 2013 at approximately 2200 hours, the Fortuna Police Department Communications Center received numerous 9-1-1 calls from subjects reporting an explosion at an apartment complex located at 137 12th Street, Fortuna. One caller reported that a “hash lab” had exploded.

Wildlife officials will present the California Department of Fish and Wildlife update to the State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP) and seek public input on the plan. The public meeting will be held at the Wharfinger Building on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.


The Department of Fish and Wildlife makes updates to the SWAP every 10 years. 13 public meetings will be held throughout the...