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EUREKA - Concluding testimony by the lead investigator offered gruesome details that tie the Jeep Wrangler found at the Kitchen’s residence to the deaths of two girls.

Deputy DA Stacey Eads introduced a photo of a gray Jeep Wrangler into evidence this morning. It was found at Marci Kitchen's residence following the traffic collision that killed 14-year-olds Kiya Kitchen and Faith...

Post date: Tue, 05/09/2017 - 17:23
ARCATA – Arcata Mayor Susan Ornelas issued a statement Monday with regards to the recent stabbing death of Josiah Lawson and the hearing where charges against Kyle Zoellner where dropped.
Mayor Ornelas said that she, along with other council members, police chief and the city manager are all committed to putting their resources, time and energy together into the...
Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:31

CRESCENT CITY - The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office has a new mascot with its name chosen by a local elementary student.

Deputy T-Dawg was a name a student at Mountain Elementary School chose and as promised, the school that won the naming contest would get to meet the mascot first.

Monday, Deputy T Dawg stopped by with Sheriff Apperson and met the students. Kids took a special...

Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:21

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - The Avenue of the Giants was closed down to all traffic after a collision in Southern Humboldt.

Just after 5 Monday evening, CHP responded to an area 2-miles south of Philippeville on State Route 254.

Two vehicles had collided and a power pole was damaged with lines covering a van. According to the CHP incident page, occupants of one vehicle were trapped...

Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 21:07

William Honsal was sworn in Monday morning in front of family, friends and co-workers in the Humboldt County Supervisors Chambers.


Honsal replaces longtime Sheriff Mike Downey who retired on Friday after 31 years with the office.


Honsal has worked under Downey for the last three and a half years and has 22 years experience in law enforcement. He worked for...

Post date: Mon, 05/08/2017 - 19:15