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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...

BLUE LAKE - Residents describe it as beautiful, crazy, whimsical, and wonderful and some community grants are simply enhancing the City of Blue Lake. They are called the Blue Lake Rising Grants and this is its second year of giving money to encourage community creativity.

“I think that it’s really empowering for individuals to be able to apply for grant funding for creative projects,”...

MCKINLEYVILLE – The investigation is continuing into Monday night’s officer involved shooting in McKinleyville.

At this time, the Sheriff’s Office is telling us the male suspect, Michael Barrett, is in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility. He is there awaiting transportation to Ventura County where he has a felony warrant.

The female in the car, who was hurt in the hand, is...

EUREKA- A 14-year-old Arcata male is dead following a homicide this morning in Eureka.

“We have gone door to door and interviewed the neighbors and people that are still home,” said Captain Brian Stephens with the Eureka Police Department. “This is a working community so a lot of people had already left for work. So we are currently investigating a homicide at this point.  Obviously you...

EUREKA- Two men accused of murder waived their rights to a preliminary hearing in court on Wednesday.

Jason Arreaga of Lake County is accused of shooting and killing two in Fieldbrook last September. He is charged with two counts of murder, each with special allegations of using a firearm resulting in death. He will appear in court again January 5th.

Jason Armstrong of...

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