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ARIZONA- A former Humboldt State University football player faces 105 years to life in prison, if convicted in the murder of a Southern California man.

In May of 2013, an El Cajon man was fatally shot in the head while riding in a car with a friend on Interstate 8. Although police say he’s not a gang member, they do believe the shooting was a result of a gang feud. 

In the last...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:44

EUREKA- Do you have any questions for local law enforcement? Want to get to know them better, in a casual setting? On Tuesday, the EPD will be at the Old Town Farmers Market from 10 a.m. until noon.

Every month, Coffee with the Captains is held at a different location. Members of the community can drop by at any time; this allows both parties to get to know each other.

On August...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:34

FORTUNA-Two are behind bars for a Fortuna  burglary, after officials located the stolen property in a vehicle.

At 2:45 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 800 block of 12th Street. The victim said when she got home, she found two people in her residence who later fled. Officials that include Rio Dell, Fortuna, and Ferndale police searched the area but did not find any suspects.

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Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:29

FERNDALE - A 19-year-old Fortuna man is clinging to life tonight after a tragic accident at Centerville Beach Saturday night.

Judah Helton was digging a six foot deep hole with his friends when it collapsed on him, trapping him inside.

His friends unburied his head the best they could but the weight of the sand made it impossible for him to breathe for about a half hour.

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Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA- Three people have picked up nomination forms for the two Eureka City Council seats open in November.

However, nobody has submitted any for Ward 2.Councilwoman Linda Atkins won't run due to term limits. John Yalcinkaya and Mathew Owen picked up forms for Ward 2, but haven't turned it in. Owen is married to Humboldt County Supervisor Virginia Bass. As for Ward 4, John Fullerton...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA - Eureka police say that the percentage of violent crime is up in the city.

EPD says the increase of 17 percent is concerning and they are looking at what their next move will be to stop it.

These numbers are not just up in eureka, but also statewide in california.

Chief Mills thinks it is too early to tell the cause but said he thinks AB 109 and Prop 41 have had a...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:18

SAMOA - When you think of beach safety, you usually think of the water, especially here on the North Coast.

However as evidenced from this past weekend's tragic event where a Fortuna man was trapped in the sand, it's not just the water that is the culprit.

"Sand is... You know, you think it's sturdy but it's really not and it will collapse. And you know if you get sand to...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:14

FORTUNA - The California Highway Patrol says they will not make an arrest regarding the hit-and-run that killed two 14-year-old girls in Fortuna, until their investigation is complete.   

The CHP has established two people of interest. Marcia Kitchen is the registered owner of the 2015 Jeep Wrangler that was involved in the collision and she’s one of the victim’s mother. Kitchen’s...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 16:53