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EUREKA- Closing arguments in the Gary Bullock murder trial wrapped up Tuesday morning and the jury began deliberations. Bullock is accused of murdering Father Eric Freed in the St. Bernard church rectory in Eureka, New Year's Day 2014. 

The jury has since adjourned for the day without handing down a verdict. They will reconvene Wednesday morning.

During closing arguments both...

Post date: Tue, 04/05/2016 - 14:51

EUREKA - Two suspects are still at large after a high speed chase Saturday night in Eureka.

Law enforcement is on the lookout for 27-year old William Combs who is wanted for multiple felony warrants. Authorities also seek an unknown female suspect.

Just before 11 pm, patrolling sheriff’s deputies on Pennsylvania Avenue recognized a stolen Nissan truck missing out of McKinleyville...

Post date: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 22:28

EUREKA - The Redwood Coast Music Festival wrapped up over the weekend in Eureka and was a resounding success.

Last year the organization changed the name from jazz festival to music festival. Officials wanted to appeal to a broader audience and reflect the fact the 3-day event showcases many different types of music and so much more.

The event is multi-generational in its appeal...

Post date: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 22:17

EUREKA – Homeless people living in the Palco Marsh in Eureka have less than one month to vacate the premises. This timeframe was determined by city officials because trail construction is set to begin in the area mid-May. Tuesday night city council will look at options to aid homeless in the marsh during the transition. 

Staff is recommending that council approve a modified shelter...

Post date: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 18:05

EUREKA - After three weeks of jurors hearing and seeing graphic details regarding the 2014 New Year’s Day murder of Father Eric Freed, closing arguments got underway Monday afternoon in the trial for Gary Lee Bullock. Bullock is accused of murdering the priest in the rectory of St. Bernard’s in Eureka, along with a multitude of other crimes early that morning including torture, burglary, arson...

Post date: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 17:56

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Water restrictions could soon be lifted here on the North Coast.

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is asking the state to relieve our region of water restrictions currently in place. The community has limited water use following the governor's statewide mandatory reduction order but drought conditions no longer persist in Humboldt County. We have high rainfall...

Post date: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 17:55

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Local businesses are sounding off on the landmark legislation Governor Brown signed Monday to raise California’s minimum wage to 15-dollars an hour.

Under the legislation by Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco, minimum wage will rise to $10.50 an hour on January 1, 2017 for businesses with 26 or more employees. It will continue to rise each year until reaching 15-dollars...

Post date: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 17:37

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-A man who was born with a unique body, is sharing his story with thousands to inspire them. Winship Middle School students got a chance to hear him today, as motivational speaker Gabe Murfitt stopped by Humboldt.

Murfitt has spoken to 276 schools and over 11-thousand people around the country. His goal is to inspire audiences that no matter what adversities life throws...

Post date: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 17:35