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RIO DELL - Rio Dell Police have looked at new equipment for years and now they’re getting it.

Police Chief Graham Hill received unanimous approval at Tuesday night’s city council meeting to purchase new body and vehicle camera systems. The body camera will mount on the officer’s chest, shoot video and record audio. Equipment is being ordered immediately and every officer will be trained...

ARCATA - Smoking ordinance boundaries in the city of Arcata could be expanded if council members decide to approve the concept at tonight’s meeting.

Following a meeting on November 4th, the council made recommendations to expand current smoking areas, but have not made a decision. At the last meeting, community members spoke before the council in support of the change. Saying...

EUREKA - Like many north coast schools this week Pine Hill Elementary is having a celebration for Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Eating “Green Eggs and Ham” and reading “The Cat in the Hat” are all a part of the event that honors Dr. Seuss and promotes reading his classic books. Faculty and staff dress up to bring the characters to life and have decorated the school from top to bottom.

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FERNDALE - Electricity was restored to most of the Victorian Village Tuesday after a solo vehicle crash.

The outage was reported just after three this afternoon. A jeep Cherokee driven by Nathan Town-Fausone was towing a trailer and lost control on Substation road near Waddington and crashed into a power poll. Town-Fausone and his 3-year old passenger were sent to the hospital with...

EUREKA - A Humboldt County juvenile probation officer was arrested after law enforcement allegedly found child pornography on his home computer.

Keith Monroe Wallace was scheduled to appear at the federal court building in McKinleyville for a detention hearing. He was taken into custody last Thursday by the US Marshals Office after a month long investigation that originated out of San...

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...