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EUREKA- The California Highway Patrol says preliminary investigation confirms the driver in a hit and run Sunday south of Eureka knowingly fled the scene. The agency intends to recommend felony hit and run charges against to the District Attorney's Office subsequent to the completed investigation.

The agency says the driver, Meredith Bayer, 27, of Rio Dell allegedly struck and killed...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are working to bring county residents a cheaper energy option.

On Tuesday the supervisors heard two presentations on Community Choice Aggregation, a state policy that allows local governments to procure alternate energy supplies, rather than a corporation. The CCA would be responsible for securing energy and then PG&E would distribute...

HOOPA- The body of a 27 year old Boise man swept away by currents in the Trinity River has been found. Around 2:20 Tuesday afternoon, citizens made the discovery, 20 hours after he went missing in the water near Big Rock.

"The Trinity River every summer has quite a few water related incidents, often drowning,"  said Deputy Sheriff Braden Brawner of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A North Coast realtor is speaking about his interactions with millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst in 1995.

Durst has been accused of murder in Los Angeles and acquitted of a homicide in Texas.  As of 2003, Durst has been considered an “investigative lead” in the disappearance of a Karen Mitchell of Eureka.  Eureka Police Department officials say the department is...

Did you feel the early morning earthquake? The USGS is reporting a 4.3 quake struck at 3:17 Tuesday morning. It was centered 22 miles west north-west of Ferndale.

NORTH COAST - DUI drivers continue to be an issue here on the North Coast.

Since the beginning of the holiday weekend this last Friday, fourteen DUI arrests have been made by law enforcement. This is an increase over last year. Eleven individuals were arrested for the same time frame in 2014. This number is provisional since not all agencies have reported in. Extra saturation patrols...

GARBERVILLE - A 70-year old transient male was sent to the hospital with injuries after another transient allegedly hit him over the head with a frying pan.

Taken into custody was 37-year old Joseph Dewitt.

Law enforcement was called to a transient encampment off the Southbound 101 off-ramp in Garberville.

There, the victim said Dewitt approached him in an aggressive and...

Update: The drowning victim has been identified as Brian K. Hone, age 27, from Boise, Idaho.
Around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday the deceased victim was located by citizens, who were assisting in the search effort. The victim was located in the Trinity River near the rodeo grounds in Hoopa. The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office is currently responding to the scene to take possession of the victim’s...