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From the California Highway Patrol: 
 
On June 11, 2014, at approximately 12:15 a.m., A 2004 Honda MX 250 was driven by 25 year old Anthony Thomas Lovatto, age 25 of Whitethorn, was traveling east on Briceland-Thorn Road, east of Shelter Cove Road.  For reasons still under investigation, the Honda collided with a deer.  The driver was ejected and sustained major...

EUREKA-The chief investigating officers for the Arcata Police Department testified on Tuesday about the investigation of the double murder that lead to Bodhi Tree's arrest.

On the stand, Det. Sgt. Todd Dokweiler gave a detailed account of the order of events on May 18th. In his testimony, Dokweiler said law enforcement did not know much about the suspect or the motive behind the...

ARCATA- With rising temperatures, California Highway Patrol is warning pet owners from leaving their animals in their cars.

CHP Public Information Officer, Matt Harvey, said dogs can suffer from heat stroke if they are left out in the car too long. Harvey said cars can get up to 20 degrees hotter than outside temperatures. He said cars can get even warmer if they are dark or have dark...

MIRANDA- South Fork High School is getting a makeover.

“We’ve taken our wings down to bare framing, repaired any rot or anything like that and we're building all new classrooms with new insulation, heating, data, electrical, water,” said project manager Nick Boyd. “Everything will be brand new when the kids come back next year.”

The construction is a result of Measure L, approved...

HOLMES-FLAT: Crews were out in Holmes Flat Tuesday installing a Bailey bridge at the Eel River Holmes-Larabee crossing. Humboldt County Department of Public Works officials say the bridge will be completed and opened to the public on Sunday, June 15.

The permanent low-water bridge used in past years to connect Larabee Valley and Holmes is currently out of service because of its poor...

EUREKA- So far this year, 63 arrests have been made just by investigators with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit.  In addition, 41 problem houses have been investigated in Eureka in 2014 thanks to POP as well. Also, 60 grams of methamphetamine and more than 260 grams of heroin have been seized because of the unit. 

A recent investigation by the POP unit led...

A gunman opened fire inside an Oregon high school on Tuesday, killing one student and injuring a teacher.

The gunman also died at the scene. Reynolds High School, in a town just outside of Portland, went on lockdown for nearly two hours as anxious parents waited for word on the safety of their children. Authorities have not identified the shooter, but say he used a rifle. 

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DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Crescent City man wanted for allegedly shooting and injuring another man has been arrested.
 
31-year-old Michael Loftin was found hiding in the back seat of a vehicle in the Denny’s parking lot off Highway 101 on Friday, three days after he reportedly shot Ronnie Meyer Sr. in the hip. The victim told the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office,...

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