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EUREKA - Eureka Police were able to defuse a potentially deadly situation at U.S. Cellular Tuesday. A man was brandishing knives and acting erratic, but he quickly backed down when officers deployed a bean bag shotgun.

Eureka Police received calls of a madman disturbing the peace downtown, with the same description in every call.  EPD says they were first unable to locate the subject....

EUREKA- Freshly appointed to take the helm of Humboldt County’s Health and Human Services Department, is Connie Beck. Beck has worked for DHHS for 20 years and brings a lot of experience. As the director, she will oversee services to more than 38,000 residents a year and manage a yearly operating budget of 150 million. Beck has been the Department’s interim director since late December. She...

EUREKA-Putting people in homes is priority number one under a plan approved yesterday to combat homelessness in Eureka. The City Council unanimously approved the housing-first strategy. Last month, the Eureka declared a shelter crisis. In a meeting with county supervisors last week, Focus Strategies presented the proposed homeless plan. In last night’s meeting, that plan was approved. As a...

CRESCENT CITY - It was a tense landing for a Cal-Ore Life Flight medical crew at the Del Norte Airport on Tuesday.

The airport received a call from the pilot stating the airplane’s landing gear at the nose was not down and locked, and the pilot was troubleshooting the issue.

The pilot then determined to land the plane with the nose gear up around 3:45. The plane managed to land...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - After one recent candidate backed out after initially taking the job, a veteran Department of Health and Human Services employee has been appointed by the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors as the department’s new director.

Connie Beck has been with DHHS for 20 years and has been the interim director since late December. She also served as Assistant Director of...

GARBERVILLE - A Whitethorn man wanted by police is behind bars after allegedly stealing a purse out of a vehicle in Southern Humboldt. Law enforcement arrested 27-year old Scott Arrequin.

Monday evening, just after 7:30, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department responded to the 700-block of Redwood Drive in Garberville after two victims reported finding their car’s dome light on and a...

EUREKA - A Bay Area man, a long way from home, is behind bars tonight after allegedly brandishing two knives at employees in a Eureka business.

Just after 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, Eureka Police responded to the 700-block of 4th Street. Authorities say 33-year old Antonio Mims of Livermore was reportedly speaking incoherently and brandishing two 12-inch knives at employees....

ARCATA - It’s like soccer but a little bit different, encouraging more improvisation and creativity, and now Futsal is looking to start a new fitness craze in Arcata. Humboldt Area Foundation, working on behalf of an unnamed donor, first proposed the new court be built at the Arcata Community Park and Sports Complex in July of last year. The donor has agreed to design, fund and build a Futsal-...