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EUREKA- Two people are behind bars after a vehicle burglary in Eureka.

Around 2:40 p.m Thursday, EPD received a report of a vehicle burglary parked on Russell and Dolber Streets. 36-year-old Dustin Stotler reportedly broke through the glass window, then fled in a black Tahoe. The caller followed the suspects and told dispatch they were at the 3000 block of M Street. Stotler fled on foot...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:26

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department has released the residential burglary stats for this month and all of the victims had one thing in common.

A total of fourteen residential burglary's were reported in Eureka, and half of them occurred during daylight hours. Eight of them entered through a side window. Five included forced entry with a rock or tool. Suspect descriptions have been one...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:25

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help on locating the following wanted individuals. 

26-year-old Ethel Reed is wanted for vehicle theft, burglary, child endangerment, and possession of property. 27-year-old Candice Swain is wanted for theft. Douglas Ridenour, who's 32-years-old, is wanted for domestic battery, vandalism, and obstruction...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:21

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Each year, thousands of children are injured or killed in car crashes and local agencies are teaming up to reduce those statistics.

The California Highway Patrol and Humboldt County Car Seat Coalition partnered for a child car seat checkup event at the Target parking lot Friday afternoon. The CHP says in Humboldt County, nearly 90-percent of car seats are not installed...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:05

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- As a red flag displaying figures of children rose up, community members took a moment to remember kids who lost their lives to abuse.

"In 2014, in California 1,580 kids died as a result of child abuse that we know of. That's four to five kids a day and studies show it's really 50-percent higher," said Marybeth Bian of the District Attorney Victim-Witness Office.

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Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:45

FORTUNA- On day two of the Every 15 Minutes Program at Fortuna High School, emotions ran high as a mock memorial and court trial took place.

Every four years, the Fortuna Police Department organizes the program with the help of the California Office of Traffic Safety and the California Highway Patrol, among other sponsors. 31 students and a teacher participated in a staged fatal...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:30

EUREKA - St. Joseph Hospital unveiled its brand new electric charging station Thursday. It’s one of nine new stations sprinkled around Humboldt County.

The new additions were courtesy of a collaboration between Redwood Energy Authority, HSU’S Schatz Energy Research Center and grants from The California Energy Commission.

Eureka ranks well above the national average for hybrid and...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:26

NORTH COAST - Humboldt and Del Norte County residents will need to have a non-standard burn permit beginning May 1st.

Officials with Cal Fire wanted to emphasize to the public the importance of following all burning regulations and ensuring controlled burns do not escape and become wildland fires.

With California still not out of its drought designation, fires are a...

Post date: Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:06