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EUREKA- Many on the North Coast woke up to frozen car windshields Wednesday morning as temperatures dropped below freezing over night. But with the cold weather, auto experts are warning you to think twice when trying to melt that ice.

A common mistake to thawing car windshields is to throw hot water on the ice. Auto experts say that does more damage than good.

Hot water can...

EUREKA- With 15 influenza deaths reported across the country,

The CDC says the illness has now reached epidemic levels for the 2014-2015 flu season.

Because reports of the flu are on the rise across the country, local health officials say it is crucial to take precautions if you start to feel sick. Experts recommend talking with your doctor to get an anti-viral if you start...

EUREKA- A trial date has been set for the Texas man accused of shooting and killing one at Dean Creek Resort in Redway last October.

Jason Armstrong’s trial is set to begin February 23. On Wednesday, Armstrong again pled not guilty to one count of murder with two special allegations for using a firearm resulting in death. He is accused of killing 40-year-old Redway resident Daneyel...

EUREKA- Over 1,000 local residents are showing their support for law enforcement by liking a new Facebook page.

Eureka resident Gene Bass created the “Humboldt Supports Our Law Enforcement” Facebook page on December 20th. He says he made the page after seeing negative publicity directed toward police around the country, and didn’t see as much pro-law enforcement support. The...

CRESCENT CITY- The Del Norte County District Attorney's office has decided to charge a Crescent City man who assaulted an officer with attempted murder.

71-year old William Alberts allegedly assaulted his family, slashing a glass door with a machete, and then threw that machete at a deputy. 

It happened Monday on the 2200 block of Holben road. Alberts and one deputy were taken to...

CARLOTTA - Over 600 PG&E customers lost power earlier this evening after lines came down in Carlotta. 

Officials say electricity went out just before 6:30.  Alleged earlier high winds were responsible for bringing the wires down. 639 residents in Fortuna, Hydesville and Carlotta were  affected initially. . PG&E crews were able to get some areas restored by around 8:45 pm....

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Extreme weather shelters will be opening on the North Coast in anticipation of the colder than normal temperatures predicted over the next few days.

Eureka, Arcata and Garberville will all open Tuesday evening. Temperatures are expected to dip into the 20’s and 30’s.

Eureka and Garberville shelters have check-ins at 5:30 and 6 o’clock. Arcata’s shelter is...

EUREKA- A Humboldt Bay Fire employee is hanging up his fire gear after 29 years of service. Assistant Fire Chief Rusty Goodlive celebrated his final day at the department, where he's worked the last 23 years. Goodlive started by volunteering for Humboldt Fire District One and then became a firefighter in Lake Tahoe. After working there for four years he returned to Eureka in 1991, to be a...