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EUREKA- The sentencing has been continued for the man who pled guilty to killing two people in Eureka back in March.

In October, Vincent Sanchez pled guilty to killing his half brother, 25-year-old Lance Henry, and 60-year-old Richard Storre. He also pled guilty to using a firearm in the commission of a felony. Sanchez could serve 40 years to life with the possibility of parole after 40...

NORTH COAST – Authorities have released the photo of the alleged suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Eureka on Friday afternoon.  An alleged distracted driver loses control and ends up in a ditch.  It was the biggest travel day of the year and it lived up to all the hype. A local Dentist and his son climb one of the highest mountains in the world for a good cause and have you voted on your...

EUREKA– Authorities have released the photo of the alleged suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Eureka on Friday afternoon.

Arrested was this man, Mark Nero. According to the Eureka Police Department, around 4:30 pm, a woman was assaulted and robbed on the 200 block of 3rd street. The woman sustained a large slash wound across the right side of her face. Officers located...

The Eureka Police Department is searching for three suspects involved in a home invasion robbery in the Lundbar Hills neighborhood. A man is arrested for allegedly robbing and assaulting a woman with a knife in Eureka. Local businesses celebrate Small Business Saturday with holiday deals. The Hmong New Year celebration is underway at the Arcata Community Center.

NORTH COAST – As winter sets in, the Coast Guard is warning of potential hazards for those enjoying our lakes, rivers and coastal areas this time of year.

Water safety experts say swimming failure and cold water drowning is a fast and deadly cousin of hypothermia and can claim lives within seconds or minutes of being in the water. Sometimes the cold shock response can trigger...


EUREKA - A woman in Eureka is sent to the hospital after allegedly being stabbed in the face.

The incident took place around 4:30 this afternoon near the Shanty on 3rd Street. Details are still sketchy with one suspect reported to be in custody. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

ARCATA – An update regarding the HSU student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis last Tuesday. Officials’ monitoring the situation say the victim remains in critical condition at a hospital in Redding but has improved.

Testing results will not be available until Monday. The university has received no reports of additional cases. Around 250 students from Sunset Residence Hall where the...

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell Fire Department’s annual Christmas tree fundraiser is now underway.

Tree shipments from Oregon arrived on Friday at the fire department. Volunteers will be selling live Christmas trees to the public until December 24th. The tree sale is the department’s second largest fundraiser of the year. Last year’s sale brought in $5,000. This Christmas, the...