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Eureka - With New Year’s celebrations happening all over the North Coast, officials warn that fireworks must be safe and sane.

Humboldt Bay Fire is reminding the public there are certain sections of Eureka where fireworks are prohibited; These include: Old Town, North of 4th Street to the bay, West of M Street and East of Commercial. Not only can you not set off or ignite in...

FERNBRIDGE - A Eureka resident was taken into custody after Ferndale Police made a traffic stop and discovered alleged methamphetamine.

Just after 1 am Wednesday, authorities arrested 52-year old Douglas Goodrich on Fernbridge Drive off of Highway 211. The officer stopped Goodrich’s vehicle for a license plate violation. Law enforcement says that during a search, an eighth of an ounce...

EUREKA - Eureka Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating two high priority wanted felons.

36-year old Jason Omholt and 24-year old Mishaundra Washington are believed to be responsible for a string of daytime residential burglaries throughout Eureka.

Omholt is already wanted for numerous felony warrants including assault with a deadly weapon. Washington has an...

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...