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EUREKA - An unprovoked attack with a golf club sent a Del Norte county man to jail. 29-year old Kristopher Jett, a transient from Crescent City was arrested.

It happened around 8:30 Tuesday night on the 900-block of 4th Street in Eureka. The 66-year old victim sustained facial injuries when Jett allegedly began hitting him with the handle end of the golf club.

The...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 19:33

EUREKA - The Fieldbrook double homicide trial continued Wednesday with murder suspect Jason Arreaga's cross examination. 

Arreaga is accused of killing Harley Hammers and Angel Tully last September. In Tuesday's testimony Arreaga alleged the male victim’s estranged wife, Shavonne Hammers killed the couple. However the prosecution repeated a police interview with Arreaga, following his...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 18:18

ARCATA - A man that spent nearly 30 years with the Arcata Police Department and served as Police Chief, died unexpectedly over the weekend at 69 years old.

Mel Brown graduated from Humboldt State and began his career as a police officer in Arcata in 1972. Brown worked his way through the ranks, was sergeant, lieutenant and police chief from 1990 to 2000. Brown was at the forefront of...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 18:07

EUREKA - Hundreds of youth ran in a county wide cross country race at the Hikshari’ Trail in Eureka Wednesday. 

Nearly 200 kids from kindergarten to eighth grade are taking part in the run. It's hosted by the Humboldt Redwoods Youth Running Association and Humboldt Cross Fit. This is the associations’ fourth organized youth run, aimed to promote physical fitness while enjoying the...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 18:00

EUREKA- Construction at the Eureka Rescue Mission took a big step forward Wednesday with crews moving an entire building across the lot.

The mission's day use area building was picked up, and set on a new cement foundation, the first step in building a new facility. The mission says it's current building is over 100 years old and is falling apart. With the day use building moved, crews...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 17:31

EUREKA- Three local women were recognized Wednesday for their contributions to the community.

It was part of the Henderson Center Kiwanis Second Annual Women in Business Luncheon. The event was sold out with more than 300 people packing the Adorni Center. Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Flemming was the keynote speaker. Kate Russell with the North Coast Honor Flight was awarded...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 17:29

From the Trinity County Sheriff's Office:

On October 13, 2015 at approximately 9:00 am the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing adult male from the southern part of Trinity County identified as Shannon House. House walked away from his residence in the remote area of Trinity County on the evening of October 11, 2015 around 7:20 pm or the early morning hours of...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 10:18

From the Eureka Police Department:

EUREKA- On 10/13/15 at about 8:30 p.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department were dispatched to the 900 block of 4th Street for the report of an assault with what appeared to be a pipe.

Officers responded and found the suspect across the street waiting for officers near the entrance to the Humboldt County Correctional Facility....

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 10:17