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EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after a possible assault victim died from head injuries early Wednesday morning.

The victim, a 63 year old transient man known to law enforcement, was found with head and facial injuries just before 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Courthouse Market parking lot. According to the EPD, the original call came in as a disturbing...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 17:35

EUREKA- Highway 101 north was down to one lane Wednesday morning in the safety corridor following a two car collision.

It happened around 10 a.m. near Harper Ford. Stephanie Mia Yang, 22, and Trudy Lunn Olson, 65, both of Eureka, were transported to St. Joseph with minor injuries following the crash.

The CHP says yang was driving northbound on 101 in a Honda Accord. Her vehicle...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 17:31

WEAVERVILLE- Highway 299 is open today near Weaverville following a fire in the Little Browns Creek Area.

The Browns Fire is now 35 acres and 75 percent contained. Mandatory evacuations for nearby communities have been lifted. Highway 299 was closed and evacuations were ordered shortly after the fire broke out just before 4 p.m. yesterday. Authorities are investigating whether a vehicle...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 11:32

HOOPA - Law enforcement is looking for an armed suspect after a man was robbed at gunpoint in Eastern Humboldt

This past Saturday just before 1 am, a 32 year old male victim was at the Hoopa Mini Mart on Highway 96 attempting to deposit cash in a drop box at Coast Central Credit Union. An unknown suspect came around a corner, pointed a flashlight and gun and demanded the money. He then...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 23:40

ARCATA - A 42-year old female who was reported missing in McKinleyville was found Tuesday in Arcata.

Chellesta Fleek was reported missing Monday around 12:30 in the afternoon. Family said the disappearance was out of character. Law enforcement, Search and Rescue along with a Coast Guard helicopter had given search mainly in McKinleyville around the Hammond Park area.

A citizen...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 19:57

A new fire is burning in Trinity County. The Browns Fire started Tuesday afternoon and has grown to  35 acres.
The fire is located south of Weaverville and the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office has ordered mandatory evacuations for Little Browns Creek Road.

For road information, go to the Caltrans website or call 1-800-GAS-ROAD


Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 18:41

EUREKA- The Humboldt Bay Harbor District has a new division one commissioner. Larry doss will take over the position in December.

Doss is the last man standing as his two competitors. Hezekiah Allen and James Roberts were disqualified from the race after failing to gather the required 25 valid nomination signatures by last Friday. While Allen did turn in the necessary paperwork, some of...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:41

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force's end of summer DUI crackdown wrapped up Monday night. This year Humboldt County saw less arrests than in 2014.

From Friday, August 21 to midnight Monday, 48 people were arrested for driving under the influence. Last year, 52 people were arrested for dui during that same time period.

Saturated patrols are planned again for Halloween...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:40