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EUREKA– A Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy apprehended a wanted felon after the man jumped from his moving truck in the Eureka Mall trying to avoid law enforcement.

Arrested was 39-year-old Steven Stolberg from Eureka. Authorities recognized Stolberg as having a no-bail felony warrant for his arrest and initiated a traffic stop. The suspect drove into the WINCO parking lot then leaped...

SHELTER COVE- A 32-year-old man is dead after being shot by a 48-year-old woman in Shelter Cove on Sunday. Lt. Steve Knight with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office said the shooting appears to have been in self defense. No charges have been filed.

The man who was killed allegedly assaulted the shooter and another 43-year-old woman at the home. 

Ethan Loren Stroud has been...

ARCATA- A bullet hit an Arcata home Sunday night, authorities said the shots were fired by a neighbor who was shooting at a deer.

According to Sgt. Det. Todd Dokweiler, shots were heard in the area of Park Avenue near Redwood Park around 6:20 p.m. Dokweiler said a bullet struck and entered a home on the 600 block of Park Avenue. No one was injured.

Officers responded to the scene...

CARLOTTA - California Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle over the embankment around 11 a.m. Monday. The incident occurred on Highway 36 east of Carlotta.

The male driver reportedly drove his 2003 Hyundai Elantra about 100 feet off the roadway. It is unknown why he crashed. He was able to walk back up to the roadway and get help.

CHP had to shut down the roadway for about a...

WILLOW CREEK - The case of a Willow Creek murder was brought to the courthouse again Monday, after one suspect was acquitted the week before.

Limmie Curry III was seen in court for a hearing for his case. Curry is one of two suspects in the killing of William Billie Reid.

The murder occurred in 2010 at a marijuana grow off Highway 299.

Both suspects were accused of...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is facing a lawsuit alleging the group violated the Brown Act on three separate occasions.

At the supervisor’s afternoon session on October 14, Fortuna resident Janelle Egger delivered a court summons to supervisor Rex Bohn during the public comment portion of the meeting.

Egger filed a writ of mandate against the county alleging...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss their responses to this year’s Grand Jury Report on Tuesday for the first time.

Among one of the most highly contested issues in the report that the supervisors will address is late night jail releases. In the report, the jury recommended eliminating late night jail releases, giving detainees their money back when released...

EUREKA- Tuesday is the first Eureka City Council reading of an ordinance proposed by community members and designed to curb underage drinking in the city.

About one year ago, members of Humboldt Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention decided something needed to be done to address the problem of underage drinking in Eureka.

"Currently, one third of all Eureka youth have reported...

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