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November 2016

EUREKA - Senator mike McGuire and local leaders will be holding a town hall meeting tomorrow on childhood poverty and adverse experiences.

After years of research, experience and common sense have shown that childhood experiences both positive and negative can have a tremendous impact on lifelong health and opportunity as well as the potential to commit or be victimized by violence....

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 20:41

SHASTA COUNTY - Authorities are still searching for two women who allegedly abducted then tortured a Redding mother before leaving her on the side of the road.

Sherri Papini disappeared for 22 days after going for a jog November 2 off the Old Oregon Trail in a rural neighborhood. It’s still not clear why Papini was kidnapped by captors described as two Hispanic women. They spoke in...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 20:18
EUREKA – Humboldt Bay Fire got hands on with trainings and drills for search and rescue preparedness.
 
The drills were set up like real-life scenarios. In one of the training sessions today, firefighters were required to maneuver concrete blocks to make an unstable condition safe. The team used bars for lifting, saws, and power tools provided in order to go in to...
Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 19:51
EUREKA – 4-year-old Allison was abducted on Sunday, by father Anthony Lux. Grandmother, with a court date coming up, holds temporary custody, expressed concern and reached out the Humboldt County’s Sheriff’s Office in fear and apprehension.
 
Undersheriff Honsal says that the grandmother was concerned about the well-fare of her granddaughter.
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Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 19:48

 EUREKA- A Henderson Center bank was the scene of an armed robbery late Wednesday afternoon.

 

It happened just after 4:30 at the US Bank in Eureka. Law enforcement is looking for a male around 5’6” tall with a medium build who got away with an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect who had a gun fled in a red 4-door sedan on F Street towards Buhne. One passenger was...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 17:22

ARCATA - HSU students may be doing their laundry a little more cautiously now after a fire ignited in a dryer in a laundry room at Jolly Giant Commons just before noon Wednesday.

According to Arcata Fire the maintenance staff was able to put out the blaze for the most part before fire fighters arrived.

There were no injuries and the damage sustained is the single clothes dryer...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 17:20

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It's a happy ending for a Blue Lake woman who was trapped in a trailer for days in the snow, 30 miles out on SR 1. 

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, the woman was stuck since Friday. There was around 4 feet of snow, and the search and rescue team weren't able to make contact with her until around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officials tried using a snow cat from...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 17:17

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Almost 2-million dollars will be used for improving roads and transportation needs locally. The money is coming from the over 12-million dollar Measure Z budget. 

The 2017 budget was recently released. Money comes from the half cent sales tax concerned citizens voted on to improve public safety.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Department will get close to 4-million...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:50

EUREKA - Eureka's Henderson Center may get a makeover.

Eureka's Development Services Department says the neighborhood is on the rise and boasting an increased interest in new development and fewer vacant storefronts.

City staff have been meeting with the Henderson Center Business Association to consider ways to brand the commercial district as a distinct area.

Though still...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:03

NORTH COAST- A plastic bag ban in the state of California was passed earlier this month as part of Proposition 67. 

Although the law doesn't take full effect until December 9th, stores in Humboldt County such as Walmart, Target and WinCo have already pulled the bags from their stores. WinCo stopped their rewards program for bringing in your own bag, as a result of the new ban. Some...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:02

EUREKA - Accused murderer Lorrence Bailey appeared in court for his arraignment today. We've also learned the name of his alleged victim.

Bailey is charged with one count of homicide with special allegations of using a knife and a shotgun causing great bodily injury or death. 

Court documents reveal that Cheryl Lorraine Bussell was the victim of the homicide.

The Humboldt...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:01

EUREKA - Recycled paper and bits of yarn are coming together to make a community art piece in Eureka.

Located in the Children's Room, the weaving wall launched today at the Humboldt County Library's main branch. The wall asks kids to consider questions like "what kind of world do we want to live in?" and "what do we need to learn to make this possible?". First 5 Humboldt sponsors the...

Post date: Wed, 11/30/2016 - 16:00