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December 2013

A Washington man is found deceased lying in the roadway in Crescent City. Plus, a motorcyclist jumps off his bike attempting to avoid a traffic collision with a truck. Also, local law enforcement makes six more DUI arrests over night. 

EUREKA- Traffic was blocked off at R and 3rd Streets after a motorcyclist jumped off his bike before crashing into another vehicle. The incident happened around 4 p.m. on Sunday. 
 
The driver of the truck, 69-year-old Allen Travis of Eureka, was traveling southbound and about to turn left to go to the gas station. The motorcyclist, 23-year-old Christopher Brimley...
A 19-year-old man is flown out of the area after he was hit by a vehicle near Hoopa. His name is Rodney Doolittle.
 
The accident happened on Tish Tang Road, east of Highway 96, just before 9 p.m. Saturday night. The California Highway Patrol is still investigating and has limited details at this time. 
Currently, Doolittle is at Mercy Medical Center...
CRESCENT CITY- A Washington man is dead after he was found lying in the roadway in Crescent City. The California Highway Patrol was dispatched to a reported body in the road on Highway 101 North of Lopez road early Saturday morning. When officers arrived on scene, they found a white male adult lying on the west shoulder of the road. He’s a 66-year-old man; his name is being withheld until...

A stabbing in Eureka sends a man to the hospital Saturday afternoon. Plus, North Coast shoppers have mixed feelings over the data breach at Target retail stores. Also, law enforcement is stepping up patrols this weekend through New Years. 

EUREKA- The Northern California Community Blood in Eureka bank needs your help.

The blood bank requests people come in and donate platelets. People can donate them as frequent as every seven days.  Only 24 platelet donations are allowed per year. Platelets are not type specific and have a shelf life of only five days. They can be used to help trauma patients or people going through...

EUREKA- A stabbing in Eureka sent a man to the hospital Saturday afternoon.

The stabbing took place on 4th and M street just after 3:30 p.m. The Eureka Police Department says when they arrived on scene they found the victim with a single stab wound to the left side of his body.  He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.  Police say they have no suspects at this time...

From the Fortuna Police Department: 
 
Winter Holiday Avoid DUI Campaign - Saturday Update 9
 
HUMBOLDT, CA - The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 7 DUI deployments during the past days in Humboldt County.
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A 91 year old woman was found after several hours of frantic searching by authorities, family and friends Friday night.  Fortuna police said they were notified around 6 pm that 91 year old Dorthy  Nelson,  had gone to take out some trash a little after 5 pm and never returned.

Police, fire personnel and a search party...

ARCATA- A Klamath resident found in a stolen pick-up truck in Arcata has been arrested.

Twenty-year-old Cierra Oscar was found parked in a “no parking” zone on the 100 block of H street in Arcata just before 4 p.m. Thursday.

The Ford F 150 pickup truck Oscar was in was reported stolen from a home in Del Norte County. Three grams of methamphetamine and a glass methamphetamine pipe...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County’s rainy season hasn’t been so rainy.  In fact, it’s been historically dry.  There have been about 24 fewer inches of rainfall in 2013 than an average year.  That means problems for some people in the area.

Life-long Humboldt County residents will tell you the same thing.

“I think actually the weather this year has been really beautiful. We've been...

EUREKA- Shopping local is what Eureka Main Street pushed for this holiday season, and it paid off. "This was a very strong year for sales, I would say probably one of the best,” said Eureka Main Street Assistant Director Amanda Kruschke.
 
Of the roughly 400 businesses Eureka Main Street tends to, nearly half of those are retail stores that brought in thousands of...

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