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A fatal hit and run in Eureka and charges are still pending.

Just before it happened yesterday at about 11am, the driver, 56-year-old Larry Nielsen, was driving southbound into Eureka where he was involved in two non-injury collisions.

He ran into the bumper of a car and, and while fleeing from that incident, swiped the side of another car.

Again he drove away and...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:25

EUREKA - Violation of restraining orders, stalking, and vandalism – these are the charges 51-year-old Oscar Rene Pineda has been convicted for.

The case started two years ago when Pineda began sending threatening emails to his ex-wife’s attorney.

These threats escalated when he vandalized the attorney’s office and violated restraining orders obtained by the attorney and his ex-...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:24

FERNDALE – The Ferndale Police Department is now fully staffed, which means more coverage for the city.

“In the last seven months, we were able to hire and train 3 new officers. Beginning Monday, they will be deployed on their own shifts so, what it does is gives us 24/7 coverage, here in Ferndale,” says Ferndale Police Sergeant, Allan Billington. “It’s probably more important for the...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:01

Crescent City – Within hours, US Highway 101 heading south Crescent City, lost 10 of its roadways’ width.

Last Chance Grade has caused quite the commotion for residents, travelers, passerby’s, and even city and state representatives.

“We need to be able to get Last Chance Grade fixed, now, immediately,” says California State Senator, Mike McGuire.

Due to the extensive and...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 17:01

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods is looking to change their logo and wants your help.

Three new designs have been created and school officials would like direction from alumni and local residents. A committee made up of Faculty, staff and students came up with the three options with the final designs chosen from CR teacher, Natalia Margulis’ beginning graphic design class. It is hoped...

Post date: Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:17

EUREKA - Armed robberies are up significantly according to Eureka Police Chief Andrew Mills.

In February of 2016 to February of 2017, EPD’s Criminal Investigation Section solved 29 armed robberies, 9 of which were from other agencies. Ten suspects were arrested and 1 is still wanted on 4-counts.

Officials said armed robberies not only place citizens in extremely dangerous...

Post date: Thu, 03/09/2017 - 23:20

EUREKA - A female victim is dead after an alleged hit and run in Eureka. Good Samaritans also played a part. The incident took place near 4th and S street around 11:15 Thursday morning.

California Highway patrol says 56-year old Shirley Hoyt of Eureka was crossing the crosswalk North on S while 56-year old Larry Nielsen was driving a 2012 Toyota Tacoma pickup westbound on 4...

Post date: Thu, 03/09/2017 - 21:57

PELICAN BAY STATE PRISON - One inmate is dead and several others are are transported to the hospital with injuries after two separate inmate stabbings and an officer involved shooting at Pelican Bay State Prison. The California Department of Corrections is investigating the death as a homicide. The deceased is 26-year old Francisco Galvan who was incarcerated out of Santa Barbara in 2012 for...

Post date: Thu, 03/09/2017 - 19:08