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CRESCENT CITY- The California Highway Patrol in Crescent City has a new Area Commander- Lieutenant Larry Depee. 

He brings seventeen years of experience in law enforcement. He's no stranger to the area either; Lieutenant Depee is an alumnus of Del Norte High School. After graduating from CHP Academy in Los Angeles, he spent 8 years in Crescent City before he was promoted to sergeant,...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 18:35

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A Morro Bay man was found guilty for driving under the influence with an expired license and leaving the scene of a crime.

44-year-old Dylan Collins could face over 3 and a half years in prison. It stems from an incident last May on Highway 101 near Trinidad. Collins’ vehicle crossed into on-coming traffic and collided with a tractor-trailer. That trailer flipped on its...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 18:35

EUREKA- Police are searching for the suspect who shot a man in Eureka last night.

Eureka police responded to 8th and N Street, just before 10 p.m. Wednesday. A victim had to be rushed to the hospital after he was shot by a male suspect. That suspect is described as wearing all black, and was last seen driving a silver SUV.

Anyone with any information can contact EPD. 

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 18:27

KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST - There’s good news regarding the Gap Fire burning northeast of Happy Camp in the Klamath National Forest. Although it is now nearly 31-thousand acres in size, it is 65-percent contained.

Fire officials have lifted all evacuation orders for the area and there has been a reduction in resources which will continue as crews make more progress. The blaze is still...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 17:59

LEGGETT - If you’re heading down south for a Giants or A’s game you might be running into some slow-downs due to road repairs on Highway 101 near Leggett.

Emergency reconstruction is ongoing at Rock Creek, just south of Standish Hickey State Park. There will be one lane of controlled traffic with a light.

A sacrificial retaining wall is currently being built to ensure the safety...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 17:52

FORTUNA - Several thousand PG&E customers had their power restored after an outage Thursday afternoon.

Just before 3:15, officials with the utility say a bird came in contact with wires damaging an insulator at the Newberg substation knocking out electricity to over 2600 customers.

Crews were on scene quickly making repairs and power was restored less than an hour later.

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 17:28

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A multi-agency effort is underway to remove a gasoline-filled tanker truck from a Highway 101 embankment before its contents leak into the Eel River.

C. Allan Veach of Ukiah was driving the truck northbound just south of Miranda yesterday afternoon. For unknown reasons, Veach crashed into the guard rail and rolled down the embankment. He reported only minor injuries...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 17:05

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - We’re only a few weeks in to the school year, and already, families in the Southern Humboldt Unified School District have had to transport their kids to campus because of a shortage of bus drivers.

The shortage has been an issue for years, but was made worse by summer retirements and job reassignments. 

The mostly rural district encompasses 770 square miles...

Post date: Thu, 09/08/2016 - 17:04