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EUREKA - A Eureka man on probation was arrested with a loaded handgun.

Around 8:30 Monday night, Eureka Police responded to a report of an unknown problem on the 3100 block of C Street. Upon arrival, three subjects exited the residence. 58-year-old Kevin Couturier stated he had a firearm. Officers found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun and a police scanner. He was arrested on multiple...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:19

ARCATA- In an effort to develop strategies and build stronger neighborhoods, Arcata City Council will hold an open meeting with residents.

Thursday, citizens can voice what they are concerned about and address any solutions or ideas they have that will help make the community safer. Different topics such as neighborhood watching and policing will also be discussed. The meeting will be...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:02

WEOTT - Law enforcement has released the name of the fatal stabbing victim in Southern Humboldt. The 23-year-old man is Jordan Dennis Antonsen of Weott.

Around 11 Friday night, Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to Newton road where the victim had been stabbed. However, authorities say, Antonsen walked into to the residence of a 47-year old male and started an argument. A fight...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 17:43

CARLOTTA- A $20,000 reward has been offered for anyone with any information on a criminal. 

The man is 24-year-old Shawn Hof Jr., who shot at a California Wildlife Officer in August in Carlotta. The officer was patrolling on Redwood House Road near Highway 36. He conducted a stop, after seeing a pickup truck with Hof Jr. in it, spot-lighting deer to poach. However, the truck continued....

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 17:36

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- In an effort to address the nurse shortage on the North Coast, Senator Mike McGuire is taking action.

Monday, he paid a visit to the University of California Davis. There, he met with the school's nursing and medicine department, stating the great need to hire more medical professionals in Humboldt County. Earlier this year, we told you about a graduate degree...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 17:28

Over the past three months, Fortuna has dealt with a rise in crime. Five deaths are under investigation as the city has been without a detective since 2011 due to budget cuts.   

"We've just had a lot of cases lately that require a lot of hours of investigation and were really taxed with the resources that we have trying to patrol and keep that part of the department going as well as...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 17:09

FORTUNA - The Fortuna Kiwanis Club will be taking over the corner of the parking lot at Ray’s Food Place for their annual pumpkin patch fundraiser until Halloween.

The pumpkin sales are donation based so it’s pay what you can.

They will be there everyday from 1-5, barring any extremely rainy days.

They say they usually raise more than $1,000, and are aiming for the same...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 16:35

FERNDALE - Teens in Humboldt County are getting extra education this week - in driving.

California Highway Patrol Officer Cy May is visiting area high schools this week to talk to sophomores about distracted driving.

Tuesday he was at Ferndale High School, tomorrow he’ll be at Eureka High School.

Officer May talked about the dangers of distracted driving, as well as...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 16:30