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EUREKA- Laminated lights lined the St. Bernard's Church as members of the community paid their respects to Father Eric Freed who was found dead in the church's rectory Wednesday. Children in the parish said they were 'bringing light' to the church.

Freed was not only a local pries,t but a lecturer in the Religious Studies Department at Humboldt State University. To William...

EUREKA- The suspect believed to be involved in the murder of Rev. Eric Freed was arrested Thursday afternoon in southern Humboldt according to the Eureka Police Department.
 
Currently there is no motive and detectives are calling it a crime of opportunity. Eureka Police Chief Andrew Mills said, "Certainly was a rational act where he decided he needed to get or do...

The following is a Eureka Police Department Press Release:                              

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UPDATE

On January 2, 2014 at about 12:45 p.m. the Eureka Police Department received information from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department that Gary Lee Bullock had been located in the southern Humboldt area and was taken into custody. The 2010 Nissan Altima was also...

UPDATE: EPD confirms Gary Lee Bullock has been arrested in Southern Humboldt. He’s the suspect wanted in connection to the murder investigation of the Reverend Eric Freed. We have a reporter at the police department; we will update you when we have more information

From the Eureka Police Department: 

EUREKA: The Eureka Police Department has put out an arrest warrant for Gary Lee...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
 
On 1-01-2014, at approximately 2:30 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s office was notified of a stabbing victim being treated at Jerold Phelps Hospital in Garberville. Deputies responded to the hospital and met with the 36 year old male victim from Phillipsville and his 28 year old girlfriend from Weott. 
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From the Humboldt Bay Fire Department: 

At approximately 4:12 this morning, Humboldt Bay Fire was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the vicinity of McCullens Ave. at Iowa St.  A full first alarm assignment was dispatched consisting of three fire engines, one ladder truck, and two Chief Officers.The first arriving engine company reported a detached wood framed garage at 1508...

California sturgeon anglers will see a small change in sturgeon tags issued beginning today. In the past, sturgeon anglers have been required to tag all retained legal sized sturgeon with date, location and length on each tag.

The new regulations require the angler to physically punch out the date and month printed on each tag. Although this seems like a minor detail, officials will be...

The Avoid 7 DUI crackdown has resulted in a high number of arrests from local traffic enforcement and special deployments during the past several weeks. Seventy-one people have been arrested since December 13th through December 31st for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The operation will continue until midnight Wednesday, January 1st.

In 2013, forty...

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