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EUREKA - A fugitive wanted for attempted murder was taken into custody after a two month long investigation.

53-year old Keith Giampapa met with deputies at the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. After an interview, he was placed under arrest for attempted murder, mayhem and shooting at an inhabited dwelling.

Giampapa was wanted for a shooting last September 30th in...

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 23:40

Dozens of community members lined E and F Streets for the annual Holiday Open House at Henderson Center. More than 100 businesses opened their doors to community members and had fun holiday activities. There was a trolley every 15 minutes, snow outside of the Discovery Shop and the Humboldt Brass Band playing in the middle of F street.

 

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 20:15

Humboldt Bay Fire crews responded to a structure fire Thursday afternoon in Freshwater.

The fire started at around 4:15 on the 1200 block of Freshwater Road.

It took a half hour to bring under control.

Three people were injured but two were transported to the hospital for treatment.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene and the cause is under...

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 18:52

EUREKA - A special delivery Thursday morning at Betty Chinn's Day Center and St. Vincent De Paul is making thanksgiving dreams come true for those in need. 

The holiday turkey giving project is a 19 year tradition, made possible by employee contributions from AAA and Pacific Towing. 300 pounds of turkey was delivered to St. Vincent De Paul, then another 300 pounds to Betty Chinn’s Day...

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 18:27

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department locating a suspect caught on camera stealing items from a Joseph Street resident's porch.

Around 10 p.m. Wednesday the cameras show a man stealing two red led lanterns off the porch. A succulent plant was also stolen. The next video shows what appears to be a getaway car. The video was originally posted on the Eel Valley Crime Stoppers page, a...

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 18:02

From the City of Eureka:

One of the City’s Red Pandas has escaped from the Zoo and has been seen in the Sequoia Park forest behind the Zoo.  The Red Panda is NOT a danger to humans.  Zoo staff is concerned for the safety of the Red Panda.  City staff along with EPD are searching for the panda.  If anyone sees the Red Panda, please don’t try to approach or capture.  ...

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 17:52

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, November 15, 2015 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Detectives from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office arrested Keith Dewayne Giampapa, age 53, after a two month, intense, investigation. A Ramey Warrant was issued by a Humboldt County Superior Court Judge for PC664/187(a)- Attempted Murder; PC205- Mayhem; and PC246- Shoot at Inhabited...

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 17:50

Eureka – Gun theft is on the rise in Eureka with 400 reported stolen firearms in the past five years, 91 of those stolen just this year. Thursday a special meeting with the Eureka Police Department, business owners who sell guns, and Federal Firearms License dealers, aimed to reduce gun theft in the city.

This comes after Police Chief Andrew Mills requested city council look at a safe...

Post date: Thu, 11/19/2015 - 17:46