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CRESCENT CITY - A man who burglarized a home in Lake Earl this year has been sentenced to nine years in state prison, the maximum time allowed by law.

Donald Webb committed first degree residential burglary January 8 when he and an accomplice broke into an elderly woman’s home on Lower Lake Road. During the incident, the woman confronted the two males with a gun and they fled, taking...

EUREKA - Carbon monoxide. It’s a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that enters the body through the blood stream and can be deadly.

Each year about 15,000 people are unintentionally exposed to the substance and 500 people are unintentionally killed.

In 2011, a senate bill mandated all homes with attached garages or a fossil fuel source install carbon monoxide detectors within...

BENBOW - Traffic is down to one lane, each way, on Highway 101 near Benbow after a rock slide sent debris into the roadway overnight.

California Highway Patrol and Caltrans responded to Highway 101 just south of Benbow Lake Road where multiple vehicles had reportedly been hit by falling rocks.

Personnel blocked the lanes affected and diverted traffic to the other side of the...

LOLETA - Humboldt County Drug Task Force agents arrested four men in Loleta after finding massive amounts of drugs, cash and a shotgun.

Arrested were 24-year-old Rolondo Coneuo-Becerra, 42-year-old Heriberto Galvan-Rosiles, 46-year-old Antonio Galvan-Rosiles, and 24-year old Ernesto Corneuo-Garcia.

Yesterday,just after 10 am, law enforcement approached a house that had been under...

WILLOW CREEK - Fire personnel rescued a man out of the Trinity River early Thursday morning after his truck went down an embankment and into the water.

Just before three, the Volunteer Fire Department responded to a single vehicle accident two miles east of Willow Creek. The truck reportedly went down a 300 foot embankment and landed in the river.

Salyer Fire Department also...

From the California Highway Patrol:

On Thursday, at approximately 1:35 am, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Humboldt Communications Center received a report of a single vehicle traffic collision on State Route 299 at Blue Jay Lane in the Willow Creek area.  A CHP Humboldt Area officer assigned to the Willow Creek Resident Post was called out to handle the traffic collision.  Upon the...

Update:

As of 9:38 a.m. per Cal-Trans, US 101 is now open to one lane controlled traffic...

FORTUNA - Two wanted men are arrested after a vehicle pursuit ends near the Eel river.

Taken into custody was 35-year old Joseph Olivo and 29-year old Mario Nunez. Just before 10 yesterday morning, Olivo was observed by two officers in a parked car near Strong’s Creek Plaza. As law enforcement approached, Olivo fled in a vehicle towards Highway 101 leading authorities on a chase that...

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