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EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department has arrested the two suspects who allegedly fled a home, leaving an infant alone upstairs. Heroin, scales and a loaded syringe were also found in the home said law enforcement.

EPD's Pop Detectives were able to locate and arrest the two in a traffic stop Tuesday after 4:19 p.m.

Mingo Gaitan, 41, and Eleanor Bettes, 31, of Eureka were arrested...

EUREKA- A Eureka man has been arrested for burglary after the resident of the home allegedly caught him, chased him down the street and was able to detain him until police arrived.

The burglary happened on the 1600 block of 7th street. Eureka Police responded to the area after 4:13 p.m. Thursday.

The victim said he caught Chad Fraker, 26, in his home and said he recovered stolen...

EUREKA - A Eureka High School graduate is among a group picked as Time Magazine’s 2014 "Person of the Year".

The magazine chooses an individual or group each year, who they believe have made the biggest impact on the world and the news. This year, they chose a group they call the "Ebola Fighters".

Ella Watson-Stryker, a health educator for Doctors Without Borders, was among five...

EUREKA – “I think we're very fortunate that we didn't see the amount of rain that was expected,” Mel Nordquist, Science and Operations Officer for the National Weather Service, said.

Public safety agencies, the National Weather Service, and the residents of the North Coast can all agree, it’s a relief.

“What actually happened in this system is we did get less rain than we thought...

TRINITY COUNTY- Thanks in part to the storm, Water District officials announced on Thursday that Humboldt County’s primary water reservoir is filled to capacity.

Ruth Lake was at less than 70 percent capacity in October and is now 100 percent full. Officials say history shows a few good storms are all that is needed to fill Ruth Lake, and the reservoir typically fills up in December and...

EUREKA- The Discovery Museum has been in its temporary location since the beginning of the month and museum officials say it’s been a success so far.

The Discovery Museum was located at the Carson Block Building in Eureka for the last 14 years.  However, the building is being seismically retrofitted and receiving other upgrades, and all tenants had to vacate by the end of November.  The...

Power is out in areas of McKinleyville, Rio Dell, Ferndale and Southern Humboldt. Classes have been canceled for all schools in Southern Humboldt, Orick, Rio Dell School District, Samoa Peninsula School District.
The following is a list of current full and partial road closures within unincorporated northern Humboldt County as a result of the current weather conditions.  Please...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The brunt of the storm front that has hit the North Coast canceled flights in and out of the Arcata-Eureka Airport.

Sky West Airlines who contracts for United out of ACV had to cancel several flights due to low ceilings and weather making difficult air traffic control conditions.

Flights were canceled Wednesday afternoon at 12:15, 1:39, 2:05 and 3:27. Several...