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HUMBOLDT COUNTY – Brought to the grand jury, citizen complaints in rural areas of Humboldt County, claiming poor county services and little to no responses from law enforcement, fire departments and social services.

The grand jury conducted an investigation into complainants in eastern and Southern Humboldt. One resident claims the Sheriff’s Office would not respond in a timely matter...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 23:07

EUREKA – One man is injured after jumping out of a second floor window.

Just before noon, Eureka Police responded for a report of a man who jumped from a residential building on 3rd and C streets.

A tenant told News Channel 3 the man was not a resident, rather, a transient who broke into the building seeking shelter. He was transported to the hospital with injuries to...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 23:06

EUREKA – A round of applause for the Eureka High School class of 2017.

Lots of families and friends gathered at Eureka High to support those high school graduates on closing one chapter of their lives and entering into the next. With speeches from class and student body president the ceremony started at 2 PM and continued until every student walked across the stage.

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 23:06

A Ferndale woman attacked her child at Centerville Beach Friday morning. The mother was reportedly attempting to perform an exorcism on the 11 year-old child.

 

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the child was naked and the mother shoved handfuls of sand in the child’s eyes and mouth. The mother, 45 year-old Kimberly Felder of Ferndale assaulted the child by...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 21:54

GARBERVILLE - An early morning fire damages a Garberville church and members are now dealing with the devastation.

At around 3:30 a.m., a recreational vehicle caught fire and spread to the Presbyterian Community Church located on Maple Lane.  Witnesses said the RVs propane tank exploded with flames spreading around the nearby sanctuary. The fire spread quickly destroying one-third of...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 19:12

Despite the church blaze only steps away, the Garberville Farmer’s Market came off with out a hitch.

The market was only feet away from the church fire but was able to open as usual. Many people were taking pictures of the fire’s damage as they walked to the market. Some were browsing, some were buying, but everyone enjoyed the market despite unfortunate circumstances just a short...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:56

ARCATA - The Humboldt Crabs helped an Arcata school celebrate the end of the year.

Fuente Nueva Charter School welcomed four players for the annual field day. Students jumped in potato sacks, danced and held relay cart races.

The Crabs taught the kids how to bat and run the bases.

This is the fourth year the team has joined in the festivities and pitcher Zachary Wallace...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:45

A narcotics detection K-9 helps investigators turn up over 200 grams of suspected heroin and 5 grams of suspected meth.

 

At 9AM Friday, special agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and investigators from the District Attorney’s office served a search warrant to a residence in the 2500 block of C Street in Eureka.

 

Three residents were found who said...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:43