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EUREKA - A man and his dog sustained burn injuries this afternoon from a vehicle fire in Eureka.

The blaze took place near Wabash and West Del Norte Streets and the cause is still under investigation. Initially the main body of the fire was in the front seat area of the car and the man sustained burns on his hands and arms trying to save his dog.

The animal was injured and sent...

EUREKA- Captains with the Eureka Police Department say they are working to make the agency more approachable and available to the community.  On Tuesday, the department held the first ever Coffee with the Captains, which is designed to do just that.

About 75 people came to Vellutini’s Baking Company on Tuesday to talk one-on-one with Eureka’s Police Captains about issues facing the...

OREGON- A 36-year-old Eureka woman was arrested in Southern Oregon on Monday for murder and criminal conspiracy.
 
The Klamath County District Attorney’s Office told a reporter with KOTI-TV that a grand jury determined Barbara Ranae Palmer played a role in the shooting death of Donald Clinton Black on January 20th.  The shooting took place at a Klamath Falls residence for an...

EUREKA- A Eureka woman allegedly chased and stabbed a female employee at the Bayshore Mall on Monday night.

Around 7:15 p.m., a woman called the Eureka Police Department saying someone was trying to stab her.  Mall security and an off duty police officer detained 26-year-old Cayla Tatum before authorities arrived. Tatum admitted to stabbing the employee. Police say it was an unprovoked...

EUREKA- Humboldt County will now begin seeking outside funding to help cover the costs of storm repairs.

The county's Office of Emergency Services says damage reports continue to come in after storms hit the north coast early February. In total, the county has seen almost $6 million in damages. The most severely impacted were local roadways, specifically in the Eel River Valley and...

EUREKA- Humboldt County will begin exploring local options to form an agency responsible for regulating groundwater use.

At Tuesday's Board of Supervisor's meeting, public works shed light on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. It went into effect January and requires all counties to take steps towards protecting area groundwater. The first of those steps is forming an agency by...

EASTERN HUMBOLDT- A second victim has died following a DUI traffic collision on State Route 36 Saturday night.

21 year old Savannah Kiana Kindred of Capitola was pronounced dead at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital. Kindred was ejected from a Toyota Tacoma just after 10:30 p.m. when the vehicle collided with a tree and rolled down an embankment.

Kendra Lewis from Blue Lake died on...

EUREKA - A store employee at the Bayshore Mall was allegedly stabbed by a transient woman.

Emergency personnel were called to the mall around 7:15 Monday evening. Police say it was an unprovoked attack. The victim received non-life-threatening injuries and was sent to St. Joseph Hospital.

The female suspect was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County jail. We will update...

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