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EUREKA - A suspect is on the loose after allegedly robbing a neighborhood store in Eureka.

Around 7:30 Tuesday night, Eureka Police were called to C & V Market at the 1600 block of F Street for a reported armed robbery. A suspect brandished a semi-automatic handgun and escaped with an unknown amount of cash. He left on foot heading North on E Street.

Police arrived on scene...

Post date: Wed, 01/11/2017 - 00:01

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Crescent City man will have to answer for multiple charges of sexual assault on a child.

In a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning, 32-year old Jason Moodie was charged with assault and oral copulation of a child under ten years of age.

The charges stem from an alleged incident that occurred in 2013 involving a three and a half year old victim.

Moodie...

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 23:49

CRESCENT CITY - A Del Norte County man is behind bars after allegedly abusing an elderly victim and burglarizing his home.

31-year old Christopher Gregory was charged with first degree residential burglary with special allegations. Law enforcement said the charges stem from an unprovoked attack on an elderly man in his home January 8. The attack left the victim beaten and injured. When...

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 23:40

FERNDALE – Wednesday, January 11th, all school has been canceled at Ferndale middle and high school, and the Ferndale Children Center will also be closed, due to the rising water levels in the eel river.

Along with that, the school board meeting and the basketball game will have to be rescheduled.

The National Weather Service predicts the Eel River will...

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 17:39

EUREKA - A head on collision left one woman hospitalized Tuesday afternoon in Eureka.

A little after 2 P.M. emergency personnel responded to a 2 vehicle collision at the intersection of Broadway and Washington Street. An officer said the driver did not stop at the red light entering Broadway, crashing into a Ford Ranger.

The woman of the truck sustained minor injuries due to the...

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 17:21

EUREKA - County agencies are working together on a pilot project to give ex-offenders a second chance by helping them find work.

The Humboldt Second Chance Program offers ex-offenders job training and skills development. Vocational counselors also help these potential employees find full-time work when they complete the year-long program.

Employers can learn more about Humboldt...

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 17:16

FERNDALE - The rain let up a little giving Ferndale a chance to clear debris from the storm.

The city of Ferndale activated public works crews and volunteer groups to help residents handle swollen creeks and flooded roadways. City manager Jay Parrish said that water is full of sediment and can cause problems for drivers and pedestrians.

Since the storm began last week, staff...

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 17:02

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Caltrans crews were out and about clearing trees that fell on Avenue of the Giants, which runs through Humboldt Redwoods State Parks north of Garberville. 

Caltrans received a call around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Five trees, including one that they described to be significantly large, had fallen on both lanes due to the weather conditions.

They say nobody was hurt....

Post date: Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:29