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EUREKA - A Eureka woman was taken into custody following a high risk traffic stop.

It happened just before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon near the 1100 block of Searl Street. An EPD officer stopped an allegedly stolen black Kia Optima at gunpoint.

33-year old Sherrie Bazan was booked into jail for vehicle theft ,possession of stolen property, suspected methamphetamine, driving on a...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 20:53

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - Two teens were arrested for drugs and warrants after a high speed chase through Southern Humboldt.

Just before 7:30 Monday night, a California Highway Patrol Officer observed a Lincoln L-S traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Highway 101 near Pepperwood. The officer attempted a traffic stop but the vehicle sped up. Additional C-H-P units joined the pursuit...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 19:57

EUREKA- Kids across the nation are putting on red, celebrating good character and good choices.

On Monday, as part of Red Ribbon Week, students at Alice Birney Elementary School in Eureka, made a pledge to be drug free. On Tuesday, re-enforcing that stand, kids wore red and the whole school lined up in a heart shape. Alice Birney Principal Georgeanne Pucillo was lifted high into the air...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 17:51

EUREKA- A victory for residents along Union Street in South Eureka, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors unanimously voting Tuesday to install a speed hump at the bottom of Union Street Hill.

Residents say drivers are notorious for speeding on the stretch of road between Madison and Bechetti Streets causing dangerous conditions. As a two year, $3 million road widening and...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 17:49

EUREKA- St. Joseph hospital is now $23,000 closer to bringing in new 3D Mammography technology.

The funds were raised during the Spa for a Cure event held at the Vance Hotel earlier this month. The fundraiser was organized by Sue Santsche, a two time cancer survivor now battling her third round. She says her latest cancer diagnosis was found using the new 3D Mammography machine in an...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 17:49
From the CHP:
SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Around 7:25 p.m. yesterday, a marked CHP unit was on patrol traveling northbound on US 101 near Barkdull Road; the unit observed a Lincoln LS traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on US 101.  As the unit attempted to make an enforcement stop for the observed speed violation, the Lincoln rapidly began to accelerate in an...
Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 14:12

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

HOOPA- On Monday, 10/26, at 11:42 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a 45 year old male victim had been shot several times while driving his vehicle on Pine Creek Road, Hoopa. The victim was transported to the Hoopa Ambulance Center in Hoopa by friends. The victim was then transported to a...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 10:25

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

BLUE LAKE- On Monday, 10/26, at 9:03 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from a residence located in the 400 block of Railroad Avenue, Blue Lake, regarding an assault that had just occurred. When deputies arrived on scene they located a 30 year old male victim, who had been stabbed several...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 10:00