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EUREKA- To reduce crime in the city of Eureka, a local group is aiming to improve safety among the community. The group is called "Operation Safe Streets Eureka," a grassroots movement that involves dozens of community members and officials. The moderator of the group, local businessman Gene Bass, said that the purpose of the group is to connect neighbors with one another, something Eureka...

EUREKA- The California Office of Traffic Safety has been providing the City of Eureka with grants for increasing traffic safety since the 1990’s.  The next installment of those grants is expected to be accepted Tuesday at the Eureka City Council meeting.

The first grant is for $19,800.  It would provide funding for equipment for four DUI/Driver’s License checkpoints in Eureka during...

NORTH COAST- A vehicle in Eureka caught fire early Sunday morning and police are suspecting arson, we speak with the next-door neighbor who dialed 911. In Del Norte County, the Board of Supervisors has decided not to elect an interim District Attorney after the suspension of DA Jon Alexander. Plus, a North Coast project formed by two local tribes could finally bring high-speed internet to...

NORTH COAST- The race for Humboldt County’s next District Attorney is underway, plus a Eureka man is in stable condition with critical injuries after a house fire Friday afternoon. A local Girl Scouts Troop honors a young North Coast boy stricken with cancer, we’ll tell you what they’ve dedicated to him and how they pulled it all off. 

Governor Brown has declared a drought emergency in the State of California. The decision came after weeks of increasing pressure to take action. For now, the state is asking residents to voluntarily cut back on water usage.
Governor brown's decision will make it easier for transfers of water to take place within the state between those who have extra and farmers who need it.
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***WARNING: Details of the crime scene described below contain graphic descriptions.***
 
EUREKA- Day two of the preliminary hearing was held Friday morning for the man accused of murdering St. Bernard priest, Father Eric Freed, on New Year’s Day. Gary Bullock, 44 of Redway is being charged with three felony counts, one count murder, vehicle theft, and attempted...
EUREKA- A two-vehicle crash sends one man to the hospital Friday afternoon. Police said a man driving a red pick-up truck was traveling eastbound on V Street when he ran a red light and struck a Nissan driven by Darrell Whipkey of Oregon, who was driving northbound on 5th Street. 
 
Officers said the Whipkey’s car collided into the passenger door of the red truck...

EUREKA- A fully involved house fire on F and Oak Street has left one man injured and in the hospital. Crews from Humboldt Bay Fire found the fire fully involved when they arrived on scene just after 2:00 p.m. on Friday.

The male occupant of the home was found in the backyard of the home and taken by ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital. Battalion Chief William Reynolds said he may need to...

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