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McKINLEYVILLE – An 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being bitten by a dog at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter.

The sheriff’s office says a mother and her three children went looking for a new dog yesterday around 3:45.  They thought they found one and a volunteer brought it out to meet the kids. It jumped on one of the children, an 8-year-old girl, so the group went to...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:57

FORTUNA-The City of Fortuna is thanking an anonymous donor for their contributions to fund a new addition at Rohner Park.

The park has seen an uptick in vandalism throughout the area in the past few months. A local anonymous citizen donated $3,000 to purchase security cameras, in the hope of catching and curbing vandalism. Fortuna city officials say they would like to thank this...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:56

EUREKA - Traffic in South Eureka was nearly a standstill after a driver sheared off a light pole and fire hydrant.

Around 10:30 today, emergency personnel responded to the 4100 block of Broadway for a reported traffic collision with power lines down.

A white sedan drove onto the sidewalk and struck a light pole then rolled, continuing through a fire hydrant and utility box before...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:53

NORTH COAST - Fire agencies want your Thanksgiving to be fun and free of fire.

The National Fire Protection Association employs experts to develop best practices for both fighting and preventing fires. The NFPA recommends that you never leave cooking appliances unattended whether inside or out. If you do plan on frying your bird, the pot should be on a level surface outdoors with no...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:50

FORTUNA- Pritesh Patel, who attended South Fortuna Elementary when he was younger, donated a $1,000 to the free and reduced lunch program for a year.  He said he was inspired after overhearing two students talk about not affording lunch at school. Patel also made a donation for Ambrosini Elementary to purchase 60 balance balls and he plans to one day donate to the free and reduced lunch...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:50

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Whether you’re hitting the roads for the holidays or staying close to home, California Highway Patrol urges drivers to take necessary steps to arrive alive.

CHP describes Thanksgiving as one of the deadliest for California’s roadways. All available officers will be on patrol during the maximum enforcement period which runs through midnight on Sunday.

The Highway...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:49

EUREKA- Eureka Rescue Mission served up there annual Thanksgiving Dinner at noon on Wednesday. Volunteers lined just about every wall to help serve Thanksgiving meals for families in need. This is the missions first holiday in the new larger facility and they were able to serve twice as many people at once. Guests were able to come back for seconds and pick up free warm clothing on their way...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:44

HOOPA - The father and son accused of murder in Hoopa back in March of 2015 are pleading guilty in the drug related shooting.

According to the plea agreement, Rodney Vincent Ortiz and Vincent Rudy Ortiz, father and son respectively, committed the murder in relation to marijuana they’d sold a week earlier.

The investigation revealed that one of the victims complained it was not...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 15:34