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HOOPA - The father and son accused of murder in Hoopa back in March of 2015 are pleading guilty in the drug related shooting.

According to the plea agreement, Rodney Vincent Ortiz and Vincent Rudy Ortiz, father and son respectively, committed the murder in relation to marijuana they’d sold a week earlier.

The investigation revealed that one of the victims complained it was not...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 15:34

RIDGEWOOD - A teenage girl is resting safe with her family tonight after getting lost in the woods in Ridgewood Tuesday afternoon. News Channel Three was at the Sheriff's Office mobile command post just before 11pm when they were still trying to get the search and rescue team out of the woods.

During what was seemingly a harmless walk, the 14-year-old Ridgewood resident contacted the...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 15:11

A missing 14 year-old girl was found late Tuesday night in Ridgewood Heights.
The girl reportedly went for a walk Tuesday afternoon in the forest but got lost.
Law enforcement responded to the scene at around 5 pm. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Search and Rescue and the Coast Guard.

The girl was located by helicopter at...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 00:30

EASTERN HUMBOLDT - A McKinleyville man who sustained major injuries in a traffic collision has died.

Officers say around 3 Monday afternoon, 20 year old Ramiro Melecio was traveling east-bound on Highway 299 in a 1999 Saab Sedan. For unknown reasons he failed to negotiate a left hand turn, veered off the roadway and collided with two trees.

Melecio sustained major injuries and...

Post date: Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:43

MCKINLEYVILLE - Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the biggest travel day of the year is before us.

It’s expected that over 48-million people will choose to travel for the holiday. 89% will go by car; the rest by plane, bus, train or even boat.

Local officials say even at our small airport it is prudent to plan ahead. Most flights during the thanksgiving holiday are at...

Post date: Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:36

MCKINLEYVILLE - Over 550 PG&E customers in the McKinleyville area were without electricity Tuesday evening due to heavy weather.

Around 6:45, A large tree came down knocking out several power lines on Fieldbrook Road. Crews were on the scene in short order.

We talked with PG&E officials and they said all but 17 have now been restored. There still is extensive cleanup in...

Post date: Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:23

HOOPA - A suspect wanted in an attempted murder and robbery was arrested in Eastern Humboldt. 18 year old Daniel Pratt, Jr. is behind bars.

Monday morning around 11:30, Hoopa Tribal Police received a report of shots fired on Bair Road. The victim told authorities he was sitting in his vehicle when Pratt drove up, brandished a weapon, fired several shots and demanded the victim hand over...

Post date: Tue, 11/22/2016 - 20:51
A look into the different view points of addiction and substance abuse involving opioids in Humboldt County and all of California.
Reporter: Breon Martin
Post date: Tue, 11/22/2016 - 18:43