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EUREKA - Two Florida men were arrested after police conducted a traffic stop and found a large amount of marijuana.

Taken into custody were 37-year old Shane Michael Osborne and his 26 year old passenger, Felipe Valencia

An officer with Eureka Police observed a 2015 Ford sedan speeding near 5th and H streets. A K-9 identified the odor of marijuana from the trunk....

EUREKA- Caltrans officials updated the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning regarding a project to widen Highway 101 at multiple turns in Richardson Grove State Park.

Planning for the project began in 2007.  Caltrans officials say traffic safety is one reason for the project, something opponents say is not an issue.

"There's never been an accident in Richardson...

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department has identified a person of interest in a case of two missing women.

Sheila Franks, then 38 years old, went missing on February 2, 2014 near Fortuna. Just days later, Danielle Bertolini, then 23 years old, went missing in Swains Flat near Highway 36.  Fortuna police are working jointly with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office and now say they...

MCKINLEYVILLE- A local gas station continually targeted by thieves was hit again Monday night.

Around 10:40 p.m. An employee at the Freeway 76 Gas Station on Murray Road in McKinleyville was robbed at gunpoint. The employee told deputies she had entered the walk-in cooler while the store was empty and when she stepped out, a suspect pointed a rifle at her demanding money from the...

SOUTHEAST HUMBOLDT- Two suspects considered armed and dangerous are on the loose, wanted for an attempted home invasion robbery in Southeast Humboldt County.

Just after midnight 34 year old Seth Robert Morton Sr. allegedly entered his mother's home on the 2700 block of South Face Road, in an area known as Island Mountain located East of Garberville. There he attempted to assault his...

FORTUNA- California Highway Patrol Deputy Commissioner Ramona Prieto presented one of the agency's highest honors to a north coast native at the Fortuna City Council meeting Monday.

Robert (Bob) Williams was driving home from Fort Bragg last July on Highway 101 when two women flagged him down for help near Dyerville. There, a truck had rolled down an embankment and was on fire with two...

FORTUNA- For the fourth year in a row and the fifth time in history, one local police department has once again shown why their DUI prevention efforts are award winning.

At Monday night's city council meeting the California Highway Patrol presented the Fortuna Police Department with the Special Recognition Traffic Safety Award. The honor is part of the California Law Enforcement...

NORTH COAST - Mendocino County has now joined the effort for an alternate route along Highway 101 around Last Chance Grade near Crescent City. 

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors approved a letter of support to the Del Norte County Last Chance Advisory Committee, Chair, Kurt Stremberg. He and two Del Norte County Supervisors visited Mendocino Tuesday morning thanking the board...