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From the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office

After a five day jury trial before Judge Marilyn Miles, jurors returned a verdict of guilty as charged against Philip Scott Hart. Hart, 62 of Eureka, was convicted of driving under the influence as well as finding true a special allegation that his blood alcohol content was over 0.15%, a violation of California Vehicle Code Section...

Post date: Mon, 11/02/2015 - 13:28

A CHP officer was shot in Eureka. Law enforcement arrested 29 individuals at the Arcata Plaza on Halloween. The Arcata community remembers a neighbor murdered last Sunday at his home. Caltrans is speaking out about the Willits Bypass Project. The Six Rivers National Forest is inviting you to a meeting on the the recent fire season. Governor Brown declares a state of emergency for drought-...

Post date: Sun, 11/01/2015 - 20:48

Update from the Eureka Police Department:

On Sunday, 11/01/15, at about 4:19 PM, Eureka Police Department officers were dispatched to the vicinity of 4th and ‘Q’ Streets to assist a California Highway Patrol officer who had just been shot during a traffic stop. Officers from other local agencies responded to assist as well.

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Post date: Sun, 11/01/2015 - 18:25

Fire officials are investigating a structure fire in Eureka. Coast Central Credit Union in Hoopa was vandalized. The first ever Halloween Block Party took place on F Street in Eureka. Kids went trick or treating at businesses in Eureka. McKinleyville hosts it's annual Trick or Treat Halloween Parade at the Shopping Center. Pumpkin carvers put their skills to the test during a pumpkin carving...

Post date: Sat, 10/31/2015 - 18:43

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Law enforcement is reminding drivers with Halloween weekend upon us and many people attending or hosting parties, drinking and driving should never be an option.

Even one drink impairs judgment. Officials say always have a plan to get home by taxi, ride share, mass transit or designate a sober driver. Buzzed driving is drunk driving.

The Avoid 10 DUI Task Force...

Post date: Fri, 10/30/2015 - 19:48

EUREKA - The man accused of a fatal stabbing that took the life of Arcata resident, Anthony Pennucci at an apartment complex Sunday pleaded not guilty in court.

18-year old Richard Villa Dean of Hoopa is being charged with murder.

He was arrested last Tuesday following a foot chase with deputies in Hoopa. During that chase, Dean allegedly threw rocks at the deputy's vehicle,...

Post date: Fri, 10/30/2015 - 19:37

EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Fire is saying goodbye to one of it's own. After 36 years serving the City of Eureka, Friday marked Jan Gillespie's last day on the job.

Gillespie has served as Administrative Technician with Humboldt Bay Fire since 1993. She entered public service at 19 years old, beginning as a Records Clerk for the Eureka Police Department. She later moved on to be a Community...

Post date: Fri, 10/30/2015 - 18:28

CRESCENT CITY- A Texas dog has seen more of the country than many ever will.

Thor is a curious 16 month old pit bull, thousands of miles away from home. 

"He was seen by a member of the public jumping off of the back of a truck and the truck went away without him," Justin Riggs, Director of Del Norte County Animal Control said. "So we're not exactly sure what the full story was...

Post date: Fri, 10/30/2015 - 18:19