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FORTUNA - Police are on the lookout for two men after a store is robbed in the Eel Valley.

Just before 11 Saturday night, Fortuna Police were called to the 2900-block of School Road for a reported armed robbery.

Officials say a white male adult wearing a blue bandana over his face, brandished a small revolver and demanded money from a clerk. A second subject with a mustache...

Post date: Sun, 03/20/2016 - 15:29

Heavy flames and smoke coming from a two-story home in Eureka with no nearby hydrants prompts multiple agencies to respond. A Law enforcement search for a man reportedly carrying a rifle in Arcata is unsuccessful. A routine traffic stop leads to an arrest in Arcata after police learned the man was a convicted felon driving under the influence with a firearm and drug paraphernalia in his...

Post date: Sat, 03/19/2016 - 20:25

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Grand Jury is encouraging schools and parents to be diligent in acquiring the necessary vaccinations for children entering public schools.

With the passage of SB-277 at the end of 2015, parents are no longer able to refuse vaccinations of their children based on personal belief exemptions.

Humboldt public and private schools rank 54th...

Post date: Sat, 03/19/2016 - 00:40

Southern Humboldt - An attempted traffic stop of a speeding vehicle leads to a high speed chase in Southern Humboldt.

Thursday evening just after 8, a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy observed two dark sedans driving at a high rate of speed on Redwood Drive in Garberville. The deputy followed them onto northbound Highway 101 and initiated a stop near Dean Creek Road. The deputy...

Post date: Sat, 03/19/2016 - 00:24

ARCATA – The Arcata Police Department is looking for two suspects who held up a 76 gas station in Arcata.

Just before 6 Friday morning, officers were called to the 2200 block of Alliance Road. Two masked suspects entered the store with one brandishing a handgun. They demanded money from the clerk and escaped with cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.

Both men were white...

Post date: Sat, 03/19/2016 - 00:14

MAPLE VALLEY - Two McKinleyville residents are spending time behind bars after law enforcement catches them allegedly burglarizing a residence in the Maple Valley. 40-year old Calvin Sand III and 36-year old Jamie Waterman were taken into custody.

Thursday morning around 10:30, Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies arrived at the 6000-block of Snow Camp Road. A Green Diamond security...

Post date: Fri, 03/18/2016 - 23:58

BAY AREA - It’s better late than never. The commercial Dungeness crab season will open in the Bay Area on March 26th. The recreational season opens in that region immediately.  The bad news is that waters north of the Mendocino/Sonoma County line are not open because of unsafe levels of Domoic acid.

The unprecedented delay will offer little relief to the catastrophic...

Post date: Fri, 03/18/2016 - 21:04

EUREKA - New Year’s Day 2014 the St. Bernard’s Church community was struck with heartache after learning their priest was violently murdered in the church rectory.  

The trial for Gary Lee Bullock, the man accused of murdering Father Eric Freed, began Friday morning at the Humboldt County Courthouse with a jury of ten women and two men. Attorney Andrew Issac is prosecuting the case,...

Post date: Fri, 03/18/2016 - 17:40