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A man was sent to the hospital with moderate injuries after his brakes gave out and his SUV crashed into a grove of trees.

A little before 7 this evening, CHP said a man and his 15-year old passenger were testing their brakes after working on the vehicle. They were driving down Ridgewood Drive in Cutten when the driver tried to slow to a stop, The brakes went out completely. The vehicle...

EUREKA- To celebrate Earth Day community members gathered at Sequoia Park to pick up trash and garbage. The cleanup was organized by the City of Eureka to bring local residents together to take pride in their park.

Girl Scouts, preschool students and Humboldt State University students helped to pick up garbage throughout the park. Children took part in creating reusable art from plastic...

EUREKA- Tuesday was a special statewide enforcement day for law enforcement agencies on the lookout for cell phone users behind the wheel. 

It was also the first day of a new program at Eureka High School designed to keep students from texting and driving.

According to authorities, there were more than 400,000 hand-held cell phone and texting convictions handed down to...

EUREKA- The 26-year-old man killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend in Eureka leaves behind two children and a wife.  Now, Tommy Ruiz’ former coworkers are doing their best to help support his family moving forward.

Tommy Ruiz died early Sunday morning after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing into a curb near West Grant Street in Eureka.  Police say that before Ruiz...

Press Release From the County of Humboldt:
 
The Headwaters Fund Board recently appointed new officers for the coming year. Dr. Edward “Buzz” Webb will serve as Chair.
 
Webb is Vice President Emeritus of Humboldt State University, having retired after 25 years.  He has served on several community boards including the Humboldt Library...
From the California Highway Patrol: 
 
On April 21, 2014, at approximately 11:00 p.m., A 2008 GMC Yukon driven by 26 year old Courtney Patterson, of Rio Dell, CA, was traveling northbound on US-101, north of Redcrest.  28 year old Rad Kellar, of Rio Dell, CA, was the right rear passenger and 23 year old Megan Massimo, of Prescott, AZ, was the right front passenger...

A homeowner was awakened in the early morning hours in Eureka when burglars allegedly stole his flat screen TV.

Sheriff’s Deputies were called at around 4:25 AM to a house on the 2400 block of Cypress Avenue in Eureka. A 57-year old male victim said he and his 77-year old mother were asleep in the house when flashlights awakened him in his hallway. When he walked down the hallway he...

EUREKA- To prepare for dangerous situations local law enforcement officers are training in simulations that mirror real life.

The simulations are played through the Force Option Simulator and is shown on a full sized screen as actors portray a real life scenario. The situations vary from robberies to domestic violence disputes. In the simulations an officer during training has to...

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