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DEL NORTE COUNTY - A fire in Crescent city landed one man in jail after an investigation pointed to arson.

Around 1 pm Wednesday, emergency personnel responded to the intersection of Cooper Avenue and Meridian Street. The fire was contained to one side of the structure by firefighters. A suspect, Jerod Newton was located in the immediate area and after questioning was booked into the...

EUREKA - A Humboldt County jury has come to a decision for a man accused of shooting a high school student.

Christian John Kay was found guilty of two counts of misdemeanor assault after discharging a pellet rifle at four eureka High School freshmen in November of 2013. One student required medical treatment to remove a pellet from his chest. Sentencing will take place May 29th...

NORTH COAST - A male victim stabbed in Hoopa earlier in the week was arrested after getting out of the hospital.

Taken into custody was 30-year old Mark Duane Nelson. He told Sheriff’s Deputies he was walking along Marshall Lane off Highway 96 Monday when an unknown man stabbed him twice then ran away from the scene. Nelson was taken to Mad River Hospital and treated for his wounds....

EUREKA - Humboldt County healthcare workers celebrated Nurses' Day Wednesday, but not in a traditional way. They held a picket in front of St Joseph’s Hospital instead.

Employees in the National Union of Healthcare Workers or “NUHW” from St. Joseph's and Redwood Memorial Hospitals picketed Wednesday demanding a fair contract with decent benefits.

“They have taken away our sick...

EUREKA - The Ferrer murder trial resumed Wednesday morning with the defense calling an alternative forensic pathologist to the stand.  

Ferrer is being charged with the murder of Arcata chef, Douglas Anderson-Jordet.

Previously, Dr. Super, who performed the autopsy on Mr. Jordet testified stating, “falling on a knife doesn’t make sense” which is what public defender, Marek Reavis...

EUREKA- Thousands of students across the country took to the pavement Wednesday, biking or walking to school instead of arriving by car or bus. It's all in celebration of healthy living and national bike month.

Bright and early, dozens of local students gathered Wednesday morning in the Eureka Jo-Ann Fabric parking lot, kicking off a national day of activity.

"I'm riding my bike...

ARCATA- A live military style smoke grenade was found in a vehicle parked on the Arcata Plaza Tuesday night.

It all started over an issue with neighbors. A deputy contacted a 37 year old man on the 1900 block of B Avenue in McKinleyville when he noticed two military style smoke grenades on the lawn.

The citizen told the deputy he had another in his Chevy Tahoe at the Plaza....

MCKINLEYVILLE- Fire officials say a fire that destroyed a shed and a vehicle Wednesday morning was accidental.

It happened just after 10 a.m. on the 3200 block of Dows Prairie Road. According to the Arcata Fire Department, the resident of a three story single family home was working on the electrical wiring in a vehicle when it caught fire.

"He did try to extinguish it, realized...