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FIELDS LANDING- An early morning fire on the 3000 block of I Street in Eureka is believed to have been caused by transients.

Crews from Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the call at 1:45 Thursday morning, finding an outbuilding fully engulfed in flames.

The structure is part of an abandoned home and no one was inside the building at the time. Fire officials say the structure is...

EUREKA - The Police Department is investigating an incident that took place Thursday morning at Chase Bank on F Street.
The officers were called to the scene just after 11 where they saw the robber running with a garbage bag full of money. The subject, identified as Tracey Drew Jr., ditched the bag near Broadway and Fourth Street.
Officers were able to stop him shortly after, near...

The following is from Humboldt Bay Fire:

Thursday, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a report of a structure fire on I Street with four engines, and two chief officers. Upon arrival the first arriving engine reported smoke and flames visible from a 20 x 20 outbuilding. While fire personnel were extinguishing the fire, the building was searched to confirm that all occupants were out.


EUREKA- A pedestrian is transported to Saint Joseph Hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Eureka.

The man was hit by the vehicle in the intersection of Henderson Street and Broadway at about midnight.  He sustained significant injuries.  The incident is under investigation and we will provide more updates as they become available.

EUREKA- A Eureka man is arrested after allegedly biting his girlfriend and lighting her on fire.

Police responded to the 600 block of Alpha Street at around 10 p.m. on Tuesday.  A 39-year-old woman reported her boyfriend, 50-year-old William Johns, had just assaulted her.  The victim told police Johns had been using drugs and alcohol, entered the bathroom and lit her clothes on fire.  ...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is asking for your help finding the driver involved in a hit and run collision.

At around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the father of an 8-year-old boy told officers he was walking with his son at the crosswalk at the south entrance of Bayshore Mall.  The father said a vehicle leaving the parking lot struck his son causing minor injuries.


FIELDS LANDING- A man is taken to Saint Joseph Hospital following a traffic collision near Fields Landing.

The accident happened on Highway 101 north of the northbound Fields Landing exit before 9 p.m. on Wednesday.  Fire officials say an elderly man was driving his pickup truck and collided with a backhoe that was working on a Caltrans repaving project on Highway 101.  The man had...

WILLITS- If you plan to drive through Willits on US 101 on Thursday,  you should be prepared for traffic delays of an hour or more.

Beginning at 2 a.m. on Thursday, traffic on the south end of the Willits Bypass Project will be diverted to a long-term detour as crews construct the southern interchange.  The half-mile, two-lane detour will remain in effect until the project is complete, ...