Authorities continue to investigate what killed a 33-year-old man whose Eureka house was destroyed by a large explosion. According to Eureka Police Detective Todd Wilcox, investigators have not learned any new information that could help them
Archive for April, 2009
It could have been much, much worse. An early Sunday morning crash near the intersection of Fortuna’s Springville and Second avenues sent a van careening through a home’s garage, shearing off a natural gas line.
The girl at the center of 28-year-old Chad Larsen’s rape trial testified Monday that he made repeated and forceful sexual advances while offering her a mixture of illegal drugs as he drove her around Humboldt County in his pickup truck.
A hearing to determine whether a retrial will be held for a convicted murderer after a prosecutor allegedly coerced a juror to vote guilty more than two decades ago began Monday in Humboldt County Superior Court.
Two men died after being washed into the waters near the Battery Point Lighthouse in Crescent City Monday afternoon, officials reported. The U.S. Coast Guard and Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office rescue personnel responded to the scene.
A pedestrian received major injuries Friday night after being struck by a car on Redwood Drive in Garberville. Steven Spencer, 47, of Grass Valley was southbound on Redwood Drive south of Conger Street in his 1992 Toyota when William Crawley, 56,
The Arcata Police Department is looking for a man with a brain injury last seen near the Arcata Community Forest. Lawrence Whitlatch, 50, who has family ties in the Hoopa area and suffered a brain injury in an accident, was reported missing last
Fire investigators sifting through the ashes in a 105-year-old Eureka Queen Anne residence that burned Saturday morning have determined no one was injured in the blaze, the Eureka Fire Department announced.
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Assemblywoman Noreen Evans, D-Santa Rosa, wants to shake up Sacramento’s “dysfunctional” budget process by eliminating the two-thirds vote required in the Legislature to adopt a budget and raise taxes.
It’s shaping up to be a long, busy summer for the Humboldt County Elections Office. First, the office will be tasked with carefully administering the state’s May 19 special election on equipment it knows to be flawed.
The Samoa Pacific Group and the Manila Community Services District are in discussions regarding the annexation of Samoa by Manila. Christopher Drop, Manila’s district manager, said he met briefly with a staff representative and engineering