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EUREKA- The scent of natural gas radiated down Union Street in Eureka Thursday morning after construction operations ruptured a city gas line.

Just after 9:30 Thursday morning construction crews struck a two-inch natural gas distribution pipeline on Union Street near Lissa Drive. The rupture was isolated to a dip in the roadway. According to Humboldt Bay Fire, there was no immediate...

SHIVELY- After a multi-agency, early morning man-hunt south of Scotia, further search for an individual on the run has been terminated.
“It was reported they had been having burglaries in the area and they thought, that this vehicle may have been associated with those burglaries and they wanted to contact the people in that vehicle,” said, Sergeant Sam Williams of the Humboldt County...

FORTUNA- The CAL FIRE Humboldt-Del Norte Unit held its final day of Air Rescue Training at Rohnerville Airport in Fortuna on Thursday. 

Fire officials say it’s too early to know what the upcoming fire season will be like.

"It's really hard, I mean you can look at weather predictions and say, 'oh, we're not going to get the rain' and then you can base what your plan is off those...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department used GPS technology to track and arrest two Eureka residents for possession of stolen property.   The two suspects were arrested after police found dozens of stolen items in their motel room.

Officers with the EPD responded to a report of a residential burglary on the 2000 block of Albee Street just before 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. There, they learned...

EUREKA- Eighty percent of Eureka’s Most Wanted have been captured since the Eureka Police Department created the list nearly a year ago. 

The most recent arrest from a citizen report happened on Monday, when 24-year-old Eureka resident Lucas Stream-Dutra was taken into custody for possession of stolen property.  Since the Most Wanted List was created last February, 44 out of 55 suspects...

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, California Highway Patrol, State Parks and Eureka Police are on Shively Road searching for a suspect believed to have been involved in a residential theft and car accident.

According to HCSO, two suspects were involved in a theft in the Salmon Creek area of Miranda. The victim of the theft chased the suspects by vehicle. The car traveled north on...

On Thursday at about 3:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Dispatch received several 9-1-1 calls regarding shots fired and screams heard in the area of the 2300 block of Holly Street in Cutten.
Responding units arrived at about 3:10 a.m. and discovered a male gunshot victim laying in the yard near the residence. Deputies requested emergency medical services and secured the scene prior to...

NORTH COAST - The California Arts Council invites 4th and 5th grade students throughout the state to participate in a contest to create a poster with water conservation as the theme.

The contest supports the State Drought Task Force' efforts and Governor Brown’s goal of awakening all Californians to the urgency of the drought and conservation.

This is the...