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LOLETA- The man accused of burglarizing a used car lot in Fortuna and a residence in Loleta is now in custody.

41 year old Daniel Ray Fidler of Fortuna was arrested Sunday after allegedly burglarizing a residence on the 300 block of Echo Lane in Loleta. During the burglary, Fidler fled the property in a dark sedan when a neighbor fired warning shots. Deputies then searched the area and...

FORTUNA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is searching for inmate who walked away from a work crew Tuesday afternoon in Fortuna.

Derek Ray Johnson was serving a sentence for petty theft and drunk in public, and was nearly three weeks away from release. Around 3 p.m. He walked away from a job site while working on the correctional facility's cal-trans crew.

Johnson is a white...

EUREKA- A Eureka motel will soon have to close its doors, as the City sites several violations.

In 2013, the Eureka City Council adopted the motel ordinance, which mandates that each hotel needs to apply for lodging permits, in addition to building permits.

"The council viewed it as a real priority to ensure that these properties are being maintained in an effective manner,” said...

EUREKA- The 2014 numbers are in, and Humboldt Bay Fire had about four percent more calls for service in the last year than in 2013.

The agency reports two fatalities this year, up from one in 2013. Vehicle fires were also up, and vegetation fires went down from 58 to 53.  Medical aid responses were almost identical, with just one fewer call in 2014 than in 2013.  However, there were 91...

ARCATA - It's the second week of protests in HSU’s Native American Forum and students have sent a negotiation letter to administration.

In that letter the Unified Students of Humboldt, claim they are not occupying the space, but residing in it. They say that HSU occupies Wiyot land, due to the results of colonization and by residing in the forum, they are liberating the land. Their...

EUREKA - A man is sent to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after his vehicle was struck by a truck and flipped over onto it’s roof.
 
Police say a black BMW was heading north on Glen Street when a green Ford Ranger drove through a stop sign and struck the BMW on the driver’s side. The BMW then lost control and rolled over at the corner of Highland Avenue.
 
The passenger...

EUREKA - Newly elected 2nd District State Senator, Mike McGuire will be holding his first Town Hall Meeting on the North Coast.

The event will be an opportunity to discuss and receive updates on important issues facing Humboldt County and Northern California residents.

Joining the senator will be top law enforcement officials, Humboldt County Supervisor, Virginia Bass...

CRESCENT CITY - A Crescent City man is out on bail after he allegedly threatened and robbed the mother of his child. Police reported an altercation last Friday involving the victim and 37-year old Dodson. The victim claims Dodson came to the business she owns, took her cell phone and money, then removed a handgun from under the desk. Dodson stated he was going to kill the victim and then...