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ARCATA- The suspect in Thursday morning's shooting in Arcata has not been identified or arrested by police.

The intersection near H and 15th street was blocked off to traffic as police investigated the shooting. Witnesses said they heard gunfire around 9 a.m. and described seeing an argument between a pedestrian and someone driving a car before seeing the shooting

Multiple shots...

A stolen car was lit on fire Wednesday morning after being located by police.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, a deputy found the car near the Main Street off ramp off highway 101 in Fortuna. There, the deputy learned, that the car was stolen and had been found abandoned with out wheels at the location of the fire.

Fortuna Police reportedly notified the owner,...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Grand Jury released its final report on Wednesday.  One of the sections of the report focused on late night and early morning jail releases.  The investigation was in response to three deaths that community members attributed to late night and early morning jail releases, including the murder of Father Eric Freed in January. 

Sheriff Mike Downey says he...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is one step closer to implementing a new ordinance designed to reduce the number of stolen and abandoned shopping carts in the city.

At Tuesday’s meeting, the council unanimously approved the first reading of the ordinance.  The ordinance would make the possession of a stolen shopping cart a misdemeanor offense.  It would also mandate that businesses create...

The jury for the trial of double murder suspect Bodhi Tree have not made a decision. The jury were expected to be finished deliberating on Thursday, but will not continue until August 18th.

The trial has lasted a month longer then anticipated, leaving the court to work around the jurors schedules. The jury will be in recess until the 18th while a juror takes a pre-arranged vacation....

The following is from the Arcata Police Department:

On Thursday at about 8:47 am, the Arcata Police Department received several reports of shots fired in the vicinity of 15th and H Streets in Arcata. Witnesses at the scene reported seeing a black male adult in his 20's fire a handgun at a moving vehicle. After firing several shots the suspect fled on foot and was last seen in the area...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at approximately 7:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of vehicle arson at the U.S. 101 and Main Street, Fortuna off ramp.

When the deputy arrived she met California Highway Patrol Officers who were already on scene. The deputy saw a white 1989 VW Golf with Oregon license plates on...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 

On Wednesday, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a large fight involving several male and female adults, some armed with sticks, occurring at Crab Park, Loleta. At least one of the involved combatants was bleeding from a head wound and was unresponsive. Humboldt County...

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