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A 56-year-old woman was assaulted early Tuesday morning during an attempted burglary in Eureka.

EUREKA- Officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 2700 block of U Street at about 12:15 a.m. on Tuesday.

A woman told officers persistent knocking and the ringing of her door bell woke her up.  She told police that she opened the door and was immediately punched in...

KLAMATH- Construction on the Klamath River Bridge is expected to be complete in the next two weeks.

The project to replace three hinges on the bridge began last year, with the goal of extending the service life of the structure.  The bridge was fully closed for several hours Sunday night and Monday morning so equipment could be removed from the site. Now, crews will be working on...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a possible burglary in progress on Linda Way, McKinleyville. The reporting party was a relative of the homeowner who lived nearby and knew the homeowner was out of town. The reporting party said he walked to the...

The following is from the Eureka Police Department:

On Tuesday, at about 12:15 a.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of U Street for the report of felony battery and attempted burglary. The victim told officers that just after midnight she woke up to persistent knocking and ringing of her door bell. She said that she opened the door and was immediately punched in the face by a male...

Sacramento - Governor Brown has signed a bill banning genetically altered, non-native salmon in California.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently reviewing an application by a company wanting to produce farm-raised, genetically altered fish to grow faster than native salmon. If these “Frankenfish” are allowed into our waters, they could destroy the entire native salmon...

McKinleyville - Coast Guard Humboldt Bay is warning about the danger of operating a small model helicopter or drone near an airport.

Saturday, officials observed a “quadcopter” type model helicopter operating near the Coast Guard base at the Arcata/Eureka airport. These private model aircraft are not exempt and must abide by FAA regulations. They can’t operate within 5 miles of an...

FORTUNA- Fortuna residents will be asked to vote on another tax measure this fall to raise funds for the Elementary School District. Superintendent Patti Hafner spoke to the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce Monday about Measure W.

If passed, the measure would bring in $9 million to the school district to make improvements to South Fortuna Elementary, Ambrosini, Fortuna Middle School and...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Residents from across five counties had the chance to connect with their designated sheriff at a conference in Crescent City on Saturday.

Nearly 70 people came out to talk with the sheriffs about common issues facing their communities, including illegal marijuana grows, public lands management, and one of the biggest topics of the day: prison re-alignment. According to...

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