December 2013

CRESCENT CITY- A pedestrian is taken to the hospital for major injuries, after being hit by a pick-up truck outside of Crescent City. The California Highway Patrol said it happened on Sunday night. The driver, 23-year-old John Fisher was driving his truck southbound on Highway 101, south of Parkway Drive, at about 35 miles per hour. It was then that William Giles 44 years old entered the...

It started with a 911 call— two men allegedly assaulted another man with a baseball bat at a house he was living at on Walnut Drive.

“Deputies arrived on scene they were met by a man outside the residence that was detaining one of the suspects,” Lt. Steve Knight with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said.

Four people were in the house at the time: the male victim, his...

The city of Eureka won’t have a new councilmember until December 17.

Mayor Frank Jager said he is still in the process of interviewing the candidates to take Lance Madsen’s Ward Five seat.

Madsen announced he was resigning in October for health reasons. He was first elected to the council in 1990 and served 8 years. He came back in 2010 for another term and was set to serve until...

Authorities are looking for a man who allegedly stole a safe full of holiday funds from the Moose Lodge on Sutter Road in McKinleyville Sunday morning.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said they received a report of a suspicious man pushing a shopping cart that had a metal box in it around 5 a.m. Witnesses told deputies that the suspect signaled a car with a flashlight to stop. He...

A man's body has been recovered in Humboldt Bay near Commercial Street. Authorities said it could be a fisherman in his late 40's or early 50's. It's unsure if foul play is involved and how long he was in the water. Stay with News Channel 3 for updates. 

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man who died in Sunday’s assault in Ridgewood. He has been identified as 30-year-old Joshua Sherer of Eureka. Authorities said Sherer was involved in an altercation with another man at a home on Walnut Drive. Stay with News Channel 3 for more updates.  

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 11-30-2013, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a citizen who wanted to report a possible human gravesite. The citizen told deputies where to search for the possible grave.  On 12-01-2013, approximately 7:00 a. m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives went to the...

The California Highway Patrol is working to find a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run south of Eureka. 

It happened just before ten p.m. Sunday night on northbound Highway 101 near the Humboldt Hill on-ramp.

Police say a vehicle struck a pedestrian and fled the scene. The male victim was taken to St. Joseph Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The CHP is looking...

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for North Coast residents to take part in their Natural Resource Volunteer Program. Plus, an annual drive brings in nearly a thousand toys for kids for the holidays.

A 30-year-old local man is dead after an altercation this morning at a home in the 6100 block of Walnut Drive in Ridgewood.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said that they call came in just after 10:00 a.m. of a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Witnesses told deputies that two white male suspects entered their house armed with a baseball bat. When deputies arrived on scene...

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