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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A teenager is in custody after leading the California Highway Patrol on a high speed chase.

Law enforcement attempted a traffic stop near Myers Flat and Highway 101. The teen fled in a Toyota pickup onto the Avenue of the Giants-Highway 254. More officers joined the pursuit and the suspect was apprehended at gunpoint on Dyersville Loop Road.

A search found the...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 20:22

EUREKA - A fire at an apartment building in Eureka caused thousands of dollars in damages Tuesday.

Just before 3 pm, Humboldt Bay Fire was called to the 200 block of Q Street and arrived to smoke coming from the 2nd floor apartment. Fire personnel knocked down the kitchen fire in about 5 minutes. All occupants safely exited the building without injury. Firefighters also...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 20:10

MCKINLEYVILLE - A wanted suspect is on the loose after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase then crashing in McKinleyville.

Arcata Police are looking for this man, 27-year old Brett Hansen from Eureka. Just before 2 Tuesday morning, an officer recognized Hansen from outstanding warrants and attempted a traffic stop on Samoa Boulevard and Union Street. The suspect fled the scene...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 20:01

EUREKA- The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission is holding an open house at it’s new location in Eureka.

The Redwood Region Economic Development Commission invited the Film Commission to move from Arcata to the Prosperity Center on E Street. It’s more centrally located and is a bigger space for the commission. This summer, one of the bigger productions that filmed here included Swiss...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 18:23

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week, an awareness effort to protect young motorists on our roadways.

According to the California Highway Patrol, nationwide, a teen is killed every four hours in a traffic collision, equaling about 2,000 deaths every year. Almost 200,000 other teens are injured each year. To help cut down those statistics, the CHP is holding several...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 18:17

NORTH COAST- As we enter into the season of giving, more and more North Coast residents are getting hit by phone scams.

One local resident says on Tuesday she got a phone call from someone claiming to be her "favorite grandson." she said she knew from the accent and the fact she only had one grandson, the call was a scam.

Another News Channel 3 viewer reports they were recently...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 17:43

EUREKA- Medical marijuana cultivators have until February 15 to get into compliance with the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Water quality staff presented the agency's new program to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The program was adopted in August. It requires current cannabis growers with cultivation areas of more than 2,000 square feet to enroll in...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 17:42

ARCATA - After an ongoing battle with graffiti in Arcata, city officials are recommending a new ordinance making graffiti removal a part of the city’s nuisance abatement provisions.

Current city protocol regarding graffiti includes working with property owners and providing materials for removal. Under the new ordinance, if notice to the property owner is ineffective, the city may apply...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 17:29