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Law enforcement is searching for an Idaho man suspected of creating child pornography who is believed to be traveling with three young children.
 
Jason “Travis” Simon is wanted on a felony warrant for child sexual abuse and could be in the Eureka area.
 

He is driving a copper 2006 Pontiac Montana SUV, with License plate number, 2CJN683. It is believed they are...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 20:54

NORTH COAST - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Office of Emergency Services is strongly recommending the Humboldt community registers for the county’s new public mass notification system – Vesta Alert.

Officials will send out alerts for developing or existing emergency conditions, including natural hazards, evacuation orders, weather advisories and major road closures as...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 20:38

EUREKA- A teen driver accused of a fatal hit and run on Highway 36 in 2015 has been sentenced in court.

19-year old Carley Palsson pled guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter and failure to report an injury accident.

The charges stem from an incident last September in which Palsson’s vehicle drifted off the side of highway 101 near the exit of State Route 36 and struck a...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 19:59

EUREKA - A Eureka man could face up to 17 years in prison after he was found guilty of multiple serious crimes.

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Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 19:51

EUREKA - Clean up continued on Thursday after a small structure fire at the 800-block h street in Eureka that morning.

 

Fire Chief Hulbert told us that the building was vacant and being occupied by transients who were burning rubbish.

The first fire engine saw people leaving the building and covering the door when they left.

It was a single engine response.

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:26

NORTH COAST - As of today, smokers must be at least 21 to buy tobacco products.
Last month, Governor Brown signed legislation to raise the state's minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.

The law classifies e-cigarettes as tobacco products so these devices, popular...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:22

EUREKA - Physics students at St. Bernard’s now know the path that their class’s weather balloon took.

The balloon’s location tracker helped the class find the balloon near Pilot Rock last Saturday afternoon.

The balloon had a flight time of about 2 hours and 22 minutes.

Student Colton Stokesberry was responsible for editing all of the GoPro footage together for the class...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:22

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - June is elder abuse awareness month. It’s a chance to help stop the mistreatment and exploitation of seniors.

Elder abuse takes many forms. Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services receives 130 calls each month for everything from physical abuse to emotional neglect and economic exploitation. Seniors can be targeted by service providers,...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:19