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CRESCENT CITY – Wednesday night we heard from the pilot who managed to pull off a safe emergency landing at the Del Norte County Airport. He's made emergency landings in the past, but nothing like this.

This is cell phone footage of the landing at the airport on Tuesday afternoon. Inside the Piper Cheyenne aircraft was pilot and CEO of Cal Ore Life Flight, Dan Brattain along with a...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 23:52

SACRAMENTO- Local governments can breathe easier now that the deadline for marijuana regulations has officially been lifted. Today, Governor, Jerry Brown signed the bill making it so.

Assembly member Jim Wood’s bill, AB-21, removed the March first deadline from marijuana legislation that was passed last year. Although Humboldt County was one of a few to get its local regulations sorted...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 22:22

REDWAY - Two convicted felons are in custody after a search discovers drugs and weapons in Southern Humboldt.

Arrested was 33-year old Dylan Streeter from Gold Beach and a transient, 35-year old Shawn Stringfellow.

Yesterday evening around 6 on the 700-block of Redwood Drive in Redway, a patrolling deputy identified a parked vehicle from an alleged burglary the previous night. A...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 22:14

MCKINLEYVILLE - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who broke into the department’s animal shelter in McKinleyville and allegedly stole a dog.

Tuesday morning around 8:30, deputies responded to 900-block of Lycoming Avenue. Officials say surveillance footage dates the burglary to around 10 pm Monday night.

A white and brown female terrier mix was stolen...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 22:01

KLAMATH - Yurok tribal officials met with the community to discuss how climate change will impact the Klamath River Basin and the people who call it home. At the tribal offices in Klamath, representatives of the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals and Yurok Tribe Environmental Program outlined the need for action. Priorities include the protection of local watersheds, food...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:58

EUREKA - Arcata murder suspect Nickolas Ryan Johnson, the man recently shot by investigators after he opened fire with an assault rifle, pled not guilty in court Wednesday.
 
Johnson, 24, unloaded his AK47 assault rifle toward D.A. investigators last week at the 3200 block of Pine Street. Investigators returned fire and incapacitated Johnson, who spent several days in the hospital...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:11

EUREKA - The second jury trial for Fieldbrook double homicide suspect Jason Arreaga starts Thursday, after the first month-long trial ended in a hung jury last October.

Arreaga is accused of killing 37-year-old Harley Wayne Hammers and 37-year-old Angel Robin Tully in Fieldbrook September 2014. After a month of numerous testimonies in Arreaga’s first trial, the jury could not come to...

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:07

EUREKA - Eureka Police were able to defuse a potentially deadly situation at U.S. Cellular Tuesday. A man was brandishing knives and acting erratic, but he quickly backed down when officers deployed a bean bag shotgun.

Eureka Police received calls of a madman disturbing the peace downtown, with the same description in every call.  EPD says they were first unable to locate the subject....

Post date: Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:04