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SACRAMENTO - Congressman Jared Huffman has come out in support of protesters wearing “I Can’t Breathe T-Shirts in Fort Bragg.

Huffman who represents the city in the 2nd District spoke with school officials Monday and was pleased they reversed their decision and allowed protesters to exercise their first amendment rights. He was also thankful protesters expressed themselves in...

EUREKA- Law enforcement and community members will take a closer look at the officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of a 22-year-old man in Eureka more than three months ago.

Thomas McClain was shot by Officer Stephen Linfoot on September 17th, after McClain was reportedly seen reaching for a BB gun in his waistband, that authorities thought was a firearm at the...

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department is gearing up for New Years Eve on the Arcata Plaza.

The department said they plan on increasing enforcement and patrols Wednesday night. In past years the city has seen an increase in calls for service, vandalism and intoxication. Last year 11 people were arrested for being drunk in public.

The department said they have been able to reduce...

LOLETA- Four suspects have been arrested for robbery after allegedly stealing cash and a cell phone. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Department said two of the suspects threatened the victim. 

The victim reported the robbery Friday to the Sheriff's Department. She said she followed two men she knew to their house in the Bear River housing area. She said once she arrived, the men blocked...

EUREKA- A nearly 30-year veteran of the Eureka Police Department spent his last day on the job on Tuesday.

Bill Nova grew up in Humboldt County and served as a airborne infantryman with the U.S. Army from 1980 to 1985. He then worked with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office for a year before joining the Eureka Police Department as a police officer in 1986. For the last three years, he...

FORTUNA- With colder temperatures settling over the North Coast, one local thrift store is reaching out to the area’s homeless.

Tabitha’s Place Thrift Store in Fortuna has been taking blanket donations to help keep local homeless families warm this winter. The Seventh-day Adventist Church runs the store with the goal of feeding and clothing the homeless.

This week, Tabitha’s...

EUREKA- If you’re thinking about ringing in the New Year with a few drinks, AAA is offering a safe option to get home from the festivities. To help in the fight against drunk driving, AAA will once again be offering it’s Tipsy Tow service to residents in Eureka, Arcata and Fortuna.  

“The biggest thing that we offer here at AAA is piece of mind for our members and safety to the...

FORT BRAGG - "I can't breathe." Three of the final words spoken by Eric Garner, a black man in New York City allegedly choked by a police officer this July...and now the rallying cry of a national protest against police brutality. 

This December, that protest turned local when players from Mendocino’s basketball teams were asked not to wear shirts bearing those three words. Monday, our...