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EUREKA - After more than three weeks of trial, the jury in the Juan Ferrer case has begun deliberation. 

Ferrer is being charged with murdering Arcata chef, Douglas Anderson-Jordet in 2013. The defense made closing arguments Thursday claiming, this is a case about character and that Ferrer never met Jordet. He met, “angry, drunk Doug,” and Ferrer acted in self-defense as Jordet...

ARCATA - The Humboldt Bay Bicycle Commuters Association hosted a bike to work day rally and tour at the Arcata plaza, Thursday afternoon.

At the rally, enthusiasts spoke highly of the city’s bicycle safety improvements and were excited to discuss bike trails still to come. Attendees could compete in contests including the longest distance traveled to the rally, which was eleven miles...

ARCATA - Two suspects that were linked to a home invasion robbery and homicide on Saturday in Arcata have been arrested. 

38-year-old Trevor Mark Harrison of Arcata was shot at the 2000 block of Eastern Avenue and later died at Mad River Community Hospital. Witnesses from the scene gave police descriptions which led to the arrest of 34-year-old, Robert Louis Huntzinger, and 35-year-old...

ARCATA - The Arcata Police Department is inviting the public to have a cup of coffee with a cop. This Saturday at 11 am, officers will be on the Plaza at the Arcata Farmers Market.

It’s a nice opportunity for the public to meet law enforcement up close and personal in an informal setting. Officials with the department look to meet people in a neutral space to engage in lively...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The County of Humboldt is requesting public comment on their proposed intent to use funds for improvement projects for the Arcata-Eureka Airport.

The public has thirty days to comment on projects like finishing phase two and three of the Aircraft Fire Fighting Building as well as the Airport Layout Plan Update. Nearly $325,000 collected from a percentage of ticket fees...

MCKINLEYVILLE - A McKinleyville man was arrested after allegedly attempting to rob a gas station with a big rock.

The call came in around 2:20 yesterday afternoon. The clerk at the 76 gas station on Reasor Road in McKinleyville said 35-year old "Jason Edward Balke" had come in wearing a bandana over his face with a large river rock and demanded money. He then allegedly smashed the...

KANSAS - A Brookings man reported missing has been found safe.

63-year old William J. Ahearn was discovered over 1,700 miles away at a truck stop in Kansas by an alert sheriff’s deputy. Ahearn was reportedly on his way back home to Oregon.

Ahearn was allegedly last seen  May 1, in Crescent City by friend, Eric Smith. The family had contacted law enforcement after numerous phone...

EUREKA- Students at Alice Birney Elementary School in Eureka had a big surprise on Wednesday, all in support of a classmate with cancer.

Oliver Zuniga loves toy cars, chocolate cake and bounce houses. He's your average fifth grader. Except, he's battling his third round of stage 4 cancer.

 

Though a trying disease for Oliver and his family, on Wednesday they celebrated...