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NORTH COAST- An 18-year-old man is stabbed in Arcata and police are searching for the suspect.  Also, fire officials say a vegetation fire in McKinleyville was caused by arson.  There are updates to the Lodge, Beaver and Slide fires as well.  In Eureka, the council will vote on a shopping cart ordinance at the upcoming council meeting.  So far, three arrests have been made in the Avoid the 8...

Leggett - the Lodge Lightning Complex Fire continues to cause traffic slow downs as you head through Mendocino County on Highway 101.

Calfire officials say smoky conditions will continue as you pass Laytonville and into the Ukiah valley. So far, the blaze has consumed over 12,000 acres and is 65 percent contained. Over 1,800 fire personnel are battling flames and smoke in wilderness...

McKinleyville - A woman has been arrested for brandishes a semi-automatic handgun after getting in an argument at a McKinleyville trailer park.

Around 2:45 Thursday afternoon, Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 38-year old female, Reshawn Lindsey O’Kelly from Crescent City after residents at the trailer park reported O’Kelly running around brandishing the weapon. After an extensive search, law...

Fieldbrook - one man is arrested after authorities find a trespass marijuana grow operation on Green Diamond Forest land in Fieldbrook. Arrested was 28-year-old Kaleb Cory Severe.

On Thursday, Green Diamond security personnel alerted the Sheriff’s Department to two greenhouses. After obtaining warrants, investigating deputies found 110-growing marijuana plants and 6-pounds of processed...

HOOPA- a fight between two brothers in Hoopa lead to an arrest Thursday afternoon.

Humboldt county sheriff’s deputies say Albert Carpenter assaulted his brother with a four-foot long stick.

Carpenter fled the scene but was shortly located by deputies behind a gas station. Carpenter was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and for violating state parole.

His brother...

EUREKA- Campgrounds in the Six Rivers National Forest are starting to feel the effects of the statewide drought.

The Panther Flat campground on the Gasquet Ranger District National Recreation Area of the forest shut down water systems Thursday after reported “extraordinarily low water levels” in the well that supplies the grounds.

Forest service officials say one faucet remains...

HOOPA- County officials said they are hopeful Friday after accompanying staff from the Bureau of Reclamation on a tour of the Trinity River.

The tour came after members of the Hoopa tribe led a protest in Redding about the conditions of the river.

The Bureau of Reclamation had said that they would not release additional flows into the Trinity to prevent a fish kill until they saw...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Starting on Friday, and lasting through Labor Day Weekend, the Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force will be aggressively looking for intoxicated drivers in Humboldt County.

Police say Labor Day Weekend is one of the most dangerous times of the year because of drunk drivers.  Authorities confirm 40 percent of all of the fatal accidents during Labor Day Weekend in 2012 were caused...

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