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EUREKA- A man is arrested after allegedly tying up two people at gunpoint and stealing their car before crashing it into another Eureka home.

A man called Eureka Police just after 3:30 Friday afternoon and said that an unknown man tied him and another man up in his home on the 2100 block of Buhne Street. The suspect demanded valuables, took some items and then fled in the victim's car...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:38

EUREKA- A man was taken to a mental health facility after allegedly attacking two men with a jagged pipe.

The assault happened just after 8 p.m. on Thursday.  The suspect told investigators that he felt the need to hurt someone.  The two male victims appeared to be living in a tent behind the former Ray’s Food Place location.  Their conditions are unknown at this time.  One of the men...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:32

EUREKA- A wave of changes are coming to the Humboldt County DistrictAttorney’s office.  The office is undergoing restructuring meant to get more prosecutors in the courtroom.

As promised during Maggie Fleming’s campaign for DA, the Assistant DA position has been eliminated.  Fleming will now handle more administrative duties instead.  The former Assistant DA will now spend more time...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:23

EUREKA- The streets of Old Town Eureka will soon be seeing parklets, or mini  portable parks for seating.

In the beginning of June, the City Council approved placing three of these 8’ by 20’ parkelts in the Old Town area as part of a pilot project.  They will be privately maintained and placed in front of businesses where parking spaces would typically be.  The parklets will remain in...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 18:17

KLAMATH- The Yurok Tribe will soon be providing a new form of public transportation on the Klamath River.

The tribe has purchased a 12-passenger river ferry for the community.

The 235,000-dollar ferry is paid for through tribal transportation program funding dollars. The Yurok River Otter will run seasonally, six days a week and will cost passengers three to four dollars for a...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:51

CRESCENT CITY- It’s a program that gives kids and teens hands-on experience for a career in the public safety field.

27 explorers, ages 11 to 18 years old are seeing if they have what it takes for a career that requires extreme physical fitness and dedication.

Sheriff Erik Apperson of the Del Norte Sheriff’s Office started the Redwood Coast Explorer Leadership Academy back in...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:44

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On 08-13-2015 at 1:55 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from a citizen, regarding a deceased subject they had found off the Briceland- Whitethorn Road. Deputies arrived on scene at 2:45 p.m. about spoke to the citizens, who found the deceased subject. They reported they work as fish biologists and had...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 09:38

ARCATA - A transient out of Oregon sustained injuries and was charged for violations after causing a small power outage in Arcata early Thursday morning.

Police say 25-year old Chase Hoopes was seen walking inside a PG&E substation. Officials say Hoopes had burns to his body after grabbing an electrical breaker. The suspect was taken to Mad River Hospital and treated for his injures...

Post date: Thu, 08/13/2015 - 22:28