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Faculty members of Humboldt State University organized a walkout Tuesday in response to the murder charges of Kyle Zoellner being dropped.

In the early morning of April 15th, 19-year-old Humboldt State Student David Josiah Lawson was stabbed at a house party.

23-year-old Kyle Zoellner was booked into jail on murder charges.

Zoellner’s charges were dropped on...

Post date: Tue, 05/09/2017 - 19:08

Tuesday News Channel 3 got an exclusive look at the Humboldt Bay Generating Station on King Salmon.

The power plant is a replacement for the sites original fossil fuel Units 1 and 2, which were established in 1976 after the shutdown of the Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant.

This newer unit went online in 2010 and consists of ten engines that use natural gas with low-sulfur diesel...

Post date: Tue, 05/09/2017 - 19:07

EUREKA - Concluding testimony by the lead investigator offered gruesome details that tie the Jeep Wrangler found at the Kitchen’s residence to the deaths of two girls.

Deputy DA Stacey Eads introduced a photo of a gray Jeep Wrangler into evidence this morning. It was found at Marci Kitchen's residence following the traffic collision that killed 14-year-olds Kiya Kitchen and Faith...

Post date: Tue, 05/09/2017 - 17:23
ARCATA – Arcata Mayor Susan Ornelas issued a statement Monday with regards to the recent stabbing death of Josiah Lawson and the hearing where charges against Kyle Zoellner where dropped.
Mayor Ornelas said that she, along with other council members, police chief and the city manager are all committed to putting their resources, time and energy together into the...
Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:31

CRESCENT CITY - The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office has a new mascot with its name chosen by a local elementary student.

Deputy T-Dawg was a name a student at Mountain Elementary School chose and as promised, the school that won the naming contest would get to meet the mascot first.

Monday, Deputy T Dawg stopped by with Sheriff Apperson and met the students. Kids took a special...

Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:21

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - The Avenue of the Giants was closed down to all traffic after a collision in Southern Humboldt.

Just after 5 Monday evening, CHP responded to an area 2-miles south of Philippeville on State Route 254.

Two vehicles had collided and a power pole was damaged with lines covering a van. According to the CHP incident page, occupants of one vehicle were trapped...

Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:07

William Honsal was sworn in Monday morning in front of family, friends and co-workers in the Humboldt County Supervisors Chambers.


Honsal replaces longtime Sheriff Mike Downey who retired on Friday after 31 years with the office.


Honsal has worked under Downey for the last three and a half years and has 22 years experience in law enforcement. He worked for...

Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 19:15

The name of the victim in the Shelter Cove homicide has been released.

42-year-old Jesse Earl Simpson of Shelter Cove was walking on Debbie Lane when a vehicle hit him and the act is being called intentional.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested 45-year-old Eric Lively suspected of the crime.

Simpson was killed on impact.

Anyone with further...

Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 18:34