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ARCATA- City of Arcata officials are working to restore confidence within the community following Wednesday’s officer involved shooting.

Arcata City Manger, Karen Diemer is recognizing that it was a tragic event for the suspect, Arcata police officers and the community as a whole. Where the shooting took place at the corner of 14th and G Streets is described as a densely used commercial...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:30

ARCATA- The identities of the Arcata police officers and suspect involved in Wednesday night’s officer involved shooting have been released.

Arcata Police Officer Matthew O’Donovan who was hired with the department in 2012 discharged his taser during the incident. Officer Don Arminio who was hired by APD back in 2008 discharged his firearm. He struck 26-year-old Joshua Hoffman of San...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:25

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The search continues for a juvenile who escaped from a Del Norte County detention facility.

Law enforcement says Tuesday morning a 17-year-old incarcerated at the Bar-O-Boys Ranch escaped the facility. He was sighted a short time later and pursued along Little Jones Creek Road. He was able to evade search and rescue and CHP officers two separate times but is still...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:22

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- This week, we continue with our special series of reports.  News Channel 3’s Alexa Bertola will take a closer look at a half-cent sales tax we pay here in Humboldt County.

It was voted into law back in 2014 and last year the money started being awarded to public safety and essential services. In the first year of measure z funding, there was almost 18-million-dollars...

Post date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:00

EUREKA - St. Joseph Health is making it easier for cancer patients to get treatment without traveling out of the area.

Thursday night at 5:30, St. Joseph staff will explain the upgrades in equipment, treatment and updated programs. It’s all part of a series of public forums regarding the hospital’s cancer program. There will be a question and answer period and those in attendance are...

Post date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:32

NORTH COAST - The Humboldt County Department of Health is reminding residents that May is National Toddler Immunization Month.

The commemoration marks the vaccination's role in protecting children and the importance of staying up to date. Diseases like whooping cough and measles can truly impact a young life.

State legislation began on January 1st of 2016 that mandated...

Post date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 18:18

WESTHAVEN-Law enforcement is searching for 4 suspects after a home-invasion armed robbery in Westhaven.

Around 3:40 am Monday, Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 12-hundred block of north Westhaven Drive. A 47-year old man was watching TV. The armed suspects stole an undisclosed amount of marijuana, and the victims Toyota Tundra. 

Anyone with any information...

Post date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:49

ARCATA- The new replacement for Fire Chief Desmond Cowan, who is retiring, is starting a little earlier than expected. 

Assistant Chief Justin McDonald will act as the Interim Chief starting May 29, when Chief Cowan is beginning his time off. "I want to give him a good opportunity to get his feet under him before I leave," said Cowan. 

Chief Cowan officially retires on June 22....

Post date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:37