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EUREKA - Six suspects were arrested by Problem Oriented Police after numerous complaints in Eureka.

Just after 8:30 Wednesday morning, Eureka Police responded to the 700-block of P Street. Detectives found methamphetamine, a half ounce of heroin, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Taken into custody on a long list of charges were: 20-year old Sharlee Combs, 23-year old Benjamin...

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 20:01

EUREKA - Law enforcement says two serial thieves were arrested Wednesday in Eureka.

Police conducted a traffic stop on the 1000-block of Broadway for 43-year old James Cunha and 32-year old Rebecca Hamline both of Eureka. The two felons were taken into custody for active warrants on recent thefts and vandalism incidents. Cunha was also wanted in a check fraud case.

Both were...

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 19:46

ARCATA – A local couple is using their tow truck company to raise money for breast cancer awareness.

Over the last few years Buddy’s Auto Center has fundraised with a pink breast cancer awareness tow truck. Now they have a new truck and want the community to help with the design. 

"When you're told that, obviously you’re taken back and all you want to do is cry. But you move past...

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:48

EUREKA- Local businesses, government offices and schools are lowering their flags in honor of the four marines and one sailor killed in last week's Chattanooga shooting.

Yesterday president Obama ordered all public buildings to fly the American flag at half-staff to honor those lives lost. On July 16, alleged gunman Mohammad Abdulazeez shot the marines and sailor, along with a police...

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:45

EUREKA- A Eureka man was arrested early Sunday morning after holding his girlfriend hostage and threatening to break her neck.

It happened just after 3 a.m. on the 2500 block of Hall Avenue in Eureka. The sheriff's office says they received a 9-1-1 hang up call from a residence. When deputies knocked on the locked front door, there was no answer.

Deputies were able to gain access...

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:44

CUTTEN- A local school for children with disabilities received a big gift Wednesday from the Eureka Elks Lodge, an $8,200 grant meant to help students get out into the community.

"It's pretty costly to take field trips for us just for transportation," Glen Paul School Principal Damon Collier said. "We need a lot of specialized equipment and a lot of our wheelchair kids need specialized...

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:43

EUREKA - A man was sent to the hospital Wednesday with substantial, but non-life threatening injuries after an argument escalated in Eureka’s 1700 block of Everding Street. 
According to the Eureka Police Department, it began around one this afternoon with an argument between room-mates that escalated out of control. Police say the victim, a 20 to 30 year old man living at the home, was...

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:41

ARCATA - HSU has been awarded a $1.87 million grant to help low-income and first generation college students succeed. 

The grant was part of a national competition through the U.S. Department of Education and will be disbursed over a five year period. The grant will fund HSU’s Student Support Services program that was established in 1972 to improve retention and graduation rates....

Post date: Wed, 07/22/2015 - 17:38