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EUREKA-Police are searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery in Eureka.

Around 11:45 p.m Wednesday night, EPD responded to the Shell Gas Station on Broadway. A man with a black handgun demanded money. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of cash before he fled south through a parking lot. Officers, along with a K-9 saw a male on a motorcycle who didn't stop for police...

Post date: Thu, 04/21/2016 - 11:04

At around 11:45 Wednesday night, Eureka Police responded to a reported robbery at the Shell Gas Station on the 3500 block Broadway.
 
Police are not releasing any more information at this time.

Post date: Thu, 04/21/2016 - 00:27

NORTH COAST - Congressman Jared Huffman is thanking Jerry Brown after the governor declared a state of emergency for north coast roads due to winter rains.

Heavy weather over the last couple of months have created some substantial issues with rock slides and washouts on State Routes 299 and 36 as well as the Last Chance Grade issue on Highway 101.

The governor’s declaration...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 22:06

NORTH COAST - It’s an issue that could prove deadly on the North Coast…Health officials are warning of an increased risk for those who use illegal street drugs as they may overdose due to a hidden opiate.

The California Department of Public Health says pain medication pills and tablets that look like norco or vicodin could be laced with fentanyl which is many times more powerful than...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 21:54

NORTH COAST - The health department is warning the public not to eat recreationally harvested razor clams because of the dangerous high levels of Domoic acid still present.

The agency is aware that people may have forgotten about this warning over the winter and are anxious to take advantage of the good weather. But, health officials say the danger is very real and razor clams are known...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 21:44

EUREKA - A local hot sauce company is winning competitions, has its product in a variety of stores and has recently teamed up with a Eureka restaurant. But getting hot sauce approved by the FDA is no easy task, especially if it's made in a rural county.

Humboldt Hot Sauce is all natural, low sodium, and GMO free; and the company is really making a name for themselves. Just last Friday...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:58

EUREKA-A serious situation got resolved quickly but not without fraying a few nerves. Eureka High School was temporarily on lockdown down Wednesday afternoon. It began when police received reports of gun shots being fired.

Calls came in around 1:15 and police responded to the 1000 block of Buhne Street. They located bullet holes in a large pipe behind the residence. EPD says it appears...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:42

EUREKA-The bicyclist who sustained serious injuries after he was hit by a vehicle in Eureka was released from the hospital. 

Just before 3 Tuesday afternoon, a Nissan car traveling west on 4th near R street, struck the bicyclist heading east. According to Eureka Police, the 28-year-old male victim who was not wearing a helmet entered the roadway and was struck. He was taken...

Post date: Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:42