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A Eureka High School student shot by a BB gun has changed his story and will be charged for giving a false police report.

The student told school staff and police on Tuesday that he was walking in the green belt area next to the 1600 block of L Street during lunch when he was shot with a BB gun. The boy said that he could not provide a description of the suspect. On Wednesday morning,...

From CHP:
On Wednesday at approximately 2:14 PM, California Department of Transportation maintenance crews were working in the area of SR-299 near milepost 35 in Humboldt county.  Crew members found what appeared to be a black tube with caps on each end, wrapped in black tape.  The crew notified the California Highway Patrol, and an officer and sergeant responded to the scene. Based on...

EUREKA- The Eureka City Council has provided city staff direction moving forward to address the homelessness issue in Eureka.

City and county officials addressed the Eureka Council at a special meeting on Tuesday regarding possible temporary and permanent housing solutions for homeless and transient people in the city.  Later, at the council meeting, members passed a motion providing an...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department and Humboldt Bay Fire teamed up to brighten the holidays for local children.

The two departments are selling raffle tickets and the winner will receive a cornhole set.  The fundraiser is for the first ever Shop With a Cop and Firefighter event, which will be held on Saturday morning at Target.  Betty Chinn will gather kids to go shopping with police...

EUREKA- A structure fire is put out by a Eureka resident on Tuesday morning before firefighters get on the scene.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a report of a possible structure fire on the 900 block of Hill Street just after 8 a.m.  Crews encountered the tenant when they arrived.  The tenant said he had returned from a walk with his wife, saw the fire in his bedroom, and used a garden...

EUREKA-  Inside the Humboldt County Superior Court Wednesday jury trials were set for three murder cases.

Gary Bullock, the man accused of killing a Eureka priest will stand trial next month. Bullock's trial date has been set for January 26, a year after he allegedly killed Father Eric Freed at the Saint Bernard's Rectory.

Matthew Brown's trial is set to begin on January 12. He...

EUREKA- Some new speed limits in Eureka are right around the corner.

The Eureka Engineering Ddepartment has been tracking how fast motorist go on city streets for the last five months. State law requires speed limits to match the speed of 85 percent of commuters, except in areas such as residential neighborhoods or school zones. At Tuesday night’s council meeting, staff recommended...

EUREKA- Eureka has an all female city council now that the newest members have been sworn in.

Both Kim Bergel and Natalie Arroyo were joined by family and friends as they were sworn in to kick off Tuesday night’s meeting.  Natalie Arroyo moved to the North Coast eight years ago to be an AmeriCorps National Service Member.  She has also served in the Coast Guard Reserve and in the...