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EUREKA-The first piece of evidence was presented to the jury showing the key witness had allegedly been with Bodhi Tree during the Eureka attempted murder.

In court today, a drawing inside a magazine was presented. The doodle had been allegedly done by Sean Butler Smith and had been left in the car that took Butler Smith and Bodhi Tree to the crime.

Peter Cress, a former...

FORTUNA- Instead of checking out books, starting next fall seventh and eighth graders at Fortuna and Toddy Thomas Middle Schools will be receiving tablets.

The tablets are part of a pilot program by Fortuna Elementary School District and will be checked out to students at the beginning of the school year. Students can use the tablets to read course material, manage and submit homework...

FORTUNA- It’s a word no city likes to hear: deficit. That’s what the Fortuna City Council is facing in their General Fund budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

The council met on Wednesday for a budget workshop, discussing several options to reduce the current $749,427 deficit.

“The council provided us with some input for staff and some direction on areas that they saw as...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The County of Humboldt has held interactive community budget meetings with video conferencing in all five districts for the past two years.  Now, the county is being honored for its innovation.

Officials confirm that Humboldt County is the only county in California that uses video conferencing technology for its community budget meetings, the last of which was held in...

EUREKA- Four people were arrested in Eureka following a report of an assault.

After 4 p.m. on Tuesday, officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the 1100 block of J Street. They say they contacted an uncooperative female victim who said she was assaulted by an unknown subject who stole her purse. Officers learned the suspect fled into a nearby apartment, and after a search...

Silverio Sanchez, who is accused of injuring a U.S. Forest Service Officer on Highway 36 in March, appeared in court on Wednesday for a status review hearing.

On May 5th, Sanchez pled not guilty to charges stemming from the incident, which include attempted murder. On Wednesday, Sanchez was arraigned on additional charges after the court received another complaint by the...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 05-27-2014 at about 3:15 pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Yurok Tribal Police Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to several gun shots being heard near the Jack Norton Elementary School off McKinnon Hill Road, Weitchpec. The Elementary school went into lockdown as a safety measure for...
From the Eureka Police Department:
 
On 05/27/14 at about 4:08 p.m. officers responded to the 1100 block of J street for the report of a female assault victim.  Officers arrived on scene and contacted an uncooperative female victim who stated that an unknown subject assaulted her and took her purse.  Officers learned that the possible suspect fled into a nearby...

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