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EUREKA - A year ago New Years Day, Father Eric Freed died in the rectory of his parish; the victim of an alleged violent beating.   Wednesday night, hundreds of parishioners from Saint Bernard’s Church gathered to worship, and to remember the priest they loved and lost.

They gathered for a New Year’s Eve mass with their new priest, Father Tom Diaz. This was Father Freed’s last mass a...

NORTH COAST- There is a nationwide campaign called, Put a Freeze on Winter Fires. The National Fire Protection Agency is teaming up to remind you that the winter months are the leading time of year, for home fires.

Some might be surprised, but there are several ways winter fires can occur. One in six fires happens between December and the end of February and out of those one in six...

NORTH COAST- The California Highway Patrol will ring in the new year with maximum enforcement. CHP officers will be looking out for drunk drivers Wednesday. 

The agency's maximum enforcement period begins at 6 p.m. and will go until 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

Last year during New Years weekend 14 Californians were killed in accidents and over 400 people were arrested statewide for drunk...

EUREKA- With freezing temperatures in the last few days, extreme weather shelters have opened their doors on the North Coast.  However, officials with Eureka Rescue Mission say more space is available at the shelter.

Some homeless people in Eureka say sleeping during the winter can be difficult.

"I put on my earphones and just sit there and wait for the next day, even though it's...

EUREKA- Many on the North Coast woke up to frozen car windshields Wednesday morning as temperatures dropped below freezing over night. But with the cold weather, auto experts are warning you to think twice when trying to melt that ice.

A common mistake to thawing car windshields is to throw hot water on the ice. Auto experts say that does more damage than good.

Hot water can...

EUREKA- With 15 influenza deaths reported across the country,

The CDC says the illness has now reached epidemic levels for the 2014-2015 flu season.

Because reports of the flu are on the rise across the country, local health officials say it is crucial to take precautions if you start to feel sick. Experts recommend talking with your doctor to get an anti-viral if you start...

EUREKA- A trial date has been set for the Texas man accused of shooting and killing one at Dean Creek Resort in Redway last October.

Jason Armstrong’s trial is set to begin February 23. On Wednesday, Armstrong again pled not guilty to one count of murder with two special allegations for using a firearm resulting in death. He is accused of killing 40-year-old Redway resident Daneyel...

EUREKA- Over 1,000 local residents are showing their support for law enforcement by liking a new Facebook page.

Eureka resident Gene Bass created the “Humboldt Supports Our Law Enforcement” Facebook page on December 20th. He says he made the page after seeing negative publicity directed toward police around the country, and didn’t see as much pro-law enforcement support. The...