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MCKINLEYVILLE - A wanted suspect is on the loose after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase then crashing in McKinleyville.

Arcata Police are looking for this man, 27-year old Brett Hansen from Eureka. Just before 2 Tuesday morning, an officer recognized Hansen from outstanding warrants and attempted a traffic stop on Samoa Boulevard and Union Street. The suspect fled the scene...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 20:01

EUREKA- The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission is holding an open house at it’s new location in Eureka.

The Redwood Region Economic Development Commission invited the Film Commission to move from Arcata to the Prosperity Center on E Street. It’s more centrally located and is a bigger space for the commission. This summer, one of the bigger productions that filmed here included Swiss...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 18:23

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s National Teen Driver Safety Week, an awareness effort to protect young motorists on our roadways.

According to the California Highway Patrol, nationwide, a teen is killed every four hours in a traffic collision, equaling about 2,000 deaths every year. Almost 200,000 other teens are injured each year. To help cut down those statistics, the CHP is holding several...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 18:17

NORTH COAST- As we enter into the season of giving, more and more North Coast residents are getting hit by phone scams.

One local resident says on Tuesday she got a phone call from someone claiming to be her "favorite grandson." she said she knew from the accent and the fact she only had one grandson, the call was a scam.

Another News Channel 3 viewer reports they were recently...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 17:43

EUREKA- Medical marijuana cultivators have until February 15 to get into compliance with the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board.

Water quality staff presented the agency's new program to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The program was adopted in August. It requires current cannabis growers with cultivation areas of more than 2,000 square feet to enroll in...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 17:42

ARCATA - After an ongoing battle with graffiti in Arcata, city officials are recommending a new ordinance making graffiti removal a part of the city’s nuisance abatement provisions.

Current city protocol regarding graffiti includes working with property owners and providing materials for removal. Under the new ordinance, if notice to the property owner is ineffective, the city may apply...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 17:29

FORTUNA - A Fortuna man is claiming that an armed police officer entered his home a few weeks ago without permission or a warrant.

Tim Martin lives in a secluded area of Fortuna with distant neighbors and says around 8 o’clock on a Saturday night he was listening to music on a standard radio in his backyard. Martin alleges he went inside then minutes later was confronted by a female...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 17:21

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Families in need will be getting some help after the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services was awarded a nearly half million dollar grant.

The $496,000 comes from the California Department of Social Services and will fund programs that help qualified families enrolled in the Cal Works Program. Those, whose living situation is most dire, will be given...

Post date: Tue, 10/20/2015 - 00:16