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The former Fortuna Pastor who turned himself in for lewd and lascivious acts with a child plead guilty in a tense courtroom Thursday. 90-year-old Donald Vincent Fregeau Senior plead guilty to all charges filed against him.


Murder suspect, Sean Hawk, was brought down by bailiffs after he attempted  to attack Fregeau in the courtroom. Hawk, who is the suspect in an Orleans hit...

Former Yurok Forestry Director accused of embezzling a million dollars from the Yurok tribe will face sentencing Friday. Ronald Raymond plead guilty to taking federal funds from the tribe in a previous hearing. Raymond faces a maximum of 37 months in jail in federal prison.


Raymond's sentencing was postponed after the tribe requested time to collect victim statements.


Over 250 community members came together to create a plan for making Central Avenue safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. The action meeting was held Wednesday night with community organizers and residents telling county and elected officials their concerns.


Tom Mattson, Director of the County Department of Public Works, Supervisor Ryan Sundberg, of the Humboldt Board of...

Eureka Police have arrested an 18-year-old Eureka High Student they believe is responsible for shooting two other students with a pellet gun last week.

Christian John Kay was arrested around 3:30 Thursday afternoon. Kay is accused of shooting at a group of students during lunchtime Thursday, November 7 near L and Del Norte Street.

Police said one student was hit in the chest and...

A 16-year-old Eureka girl has been reported missing and is considered high-risk.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Katie Helberg to come forward.

She was last seen at her home in Eureka on Saturday morning and was reported missing on Sunday night. Katie’s family said that she has health issues and needs medication.


A 13-year-old Hoopa boy has been reported missing and is considered high-risk due to his age.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said Michael James Gabriel was reported missing Wednesday. Family and school officials said he was last seen on Friday November 8. His family believes he could be staying in McKinleyville area. He is described as:

-Native America



Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a residential burglary of a Eureka couple.

The burglary happened last week. The couple was awakened in the middle of the night to find 3-male adults dressed in dark clothing inside their living room. They chased the three men out of their house. The couple later found out the suspects had stolen money, cameras, an I-pad and I-phone, X-...

NORTH COAST- Part two of News Channel Three's Robyn Ridpath's Night Shift series. We find out what night deputies deal with during the late hours and what kind of calls they receive more often compared to the day shift.