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Two Arrested for Murder

February 22nd, 2010 at 1:51 pm » Comments (0)

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Detectives booked two men for murder over the weekend in connection with a case that was originally reported as a missing person. On February 15, 2009 ...more »

Downey to Hold Meet & Greet Saturday

February 10th, 2010 at 11:43 am » Comments (0)

The Campaign to Elect Mike Downey for Humboldt County Sheriff announced today a free meet and greet event. The event is scheduled for Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 5-8p.m. ...more »

Meth and Firearms Bust In Eureka

February 4th, 2010 at 4:40 pm » Comments (0)

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, Eureka, Calif. (HumboldtOnline.Com) -- Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Eureka man early yesterday morning after finding him in possession more than six grams of methamphetamine, ...more »

Downey For Sheriff Kick-Off Mixer

January 21st, 2010 at 4:05 pm » Comments (0)

EUREKA, Calif. (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Campaign to Elect Mike Downey for Humboldt County Sheriff announced today a campaign kick-off mixer. The event is scheduled for Friday, January 29, ...more »

McKinleyville High School Placed in Lockdown

January 4th, 2010 at 12:42 pm » Comments (0)

Humboldt County Sheriff's Department - Press Release McKinleyville High School went into lockdown briefly this morning after the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a man brandishing a handgun ...more »
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    • Suspect arraigned in King Fire; four houses burn September 19, 2014
      PLACERVILLE - Arson suspect Wayne Allen Huntsman made his first court appearance today over allegations that he set the devastating King Fire near Pollock Pines and had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf. Defense attorney William Dittman, left, and Wayne Allen Huntsman during the arraignment of King fire arson suspect Wayne Allen Huntsman, in El Dorado
    • King Fire affects hydroelectric facilities, recreation areas September 19, 2014
      The King Fire has damaged a number of power generation systems connected to Sierra reservoirs, but utility officials still don't know how bad it is. Treasured public recreation areas at Stumpy Meadows Reservoir and the Rubicon River canyon also may have been affected. Cal Fire strike crews battle the King fire in El Dorado County near Fresh Pond on Wedn
    • Man accused of arson in King fire has criminal history September 19, 2014
      Weary firefighters and relieved El Dorado County residents expressed elation Thursday at word that an arson suspect had been arrested and charged with starting the massive King fire, which has charred roughly 76,000 acres of forest in El Dorado and Placer counties since Saturday and threatens 12,000 homes. The setting sun appears orange Thursday through the
    • Firefighters dig in for the long haul against El Dorado’s King fire September 19, 2014
      A ravenous wildfire in El Dorado County devoured swaths of forested terrain for a fifth day Wednesday, leaving nearly 2,200 residents displaced as fire crews battled to protect homes, lives and a major thoroughfare. Cal Fire strike crews battle the King fire in El Dorado County near Fresh Pond on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. A Cal Fire crew battles the King fi
    • King Fire has now claimed more than 27,900 acres of timberland September 19, 2014
      “We are faced with a large and dangerous fire and the fire has grown significantly,” said Laurence Crabtree, a U.S. Forest Service supervisor for the Eldorado National Forest. Cal Fire strike crews battle the King fire in El Dorado County near Fresh Pond on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. People in a Pollock Pines gas station parking lot watch as a large smok
    • Wilderness travel discouraged; King fire concern closes McKinney Rubicon Trail September 18, 2014
      Because of the uncertain path of the King fire, the U.S. Forest Service’s Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has closed the McKinney Rubicon Trail and is advising against travel into the Desolation and Granite Chief wildernesses.
    • Swansboro residents told to evacuate as King fire spreads September 17, 2014
      Late Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol reported the closure of Highway 50 in both directions between Sly Park Road and Riverton due to the fire, and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has issued mandatory evacuations for neighborhoods in the eastern portion of Pollock Pines. Firefighters hose down hot spots of the King Fire near Pollack Pines, Calif.
    • Man released after questioning in fatal July bank robbery in Stockton September 17, 2014
      A man sought by police in connection with a fatal July bank robbery in Stockton met with investigators Tuesday and was then released. A security guard sits in front of the Bank of the West branch on Thornton Rd. in Stockton that was robbed Wednesday by three men who took three hostages. Two suspects and a hostage were killed after a shootout with police.
    • Kern County approves state’s biggest ‘oil train’ project September 11, 2014
      The Kern County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a controversial plan to ship millions of gallons of volatile crude oil daily on trains through California to a refinery in Bakersfield. Opponents immediately said they will consider suing to stop the project. Tracks run alongside the construction of the Plains All American crude oil termina
    • Crude-oil protesters disrupt Bay Area plant September 4, 2014
      A dozen activists chained themselves to a gate Thursday in Richmond to protest crude-oil shipments on rail into the Kinder Morgan rail terminal. There were no reports of arrests, but demonstrators said they were able to shut the facility down for three hours. The Richmond oil transfer station receives shipments of volatile Bakken crude oil from North Dakota
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    • Democrats drop off tickets to help Harry Reid keep Senate control September 19, 2014
      Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants Democratic candidates to win, but it may be more important that Republican candidates lose. That may explain why Democrats in two key races with implications for Senate control have dropped their bids, strengthening the odds for third-party candidates while creating tougher contests for Republicans. ...
    • Russian nuclear bombers buzz Alaska, N. Europe September 19, 2014
      Russian strategic nuclear bombers carried out air defense zone incursions near Alaska and across Northern Europe this week in the latest nuclear saber rattling by Moscow. Six Russian aircraft, including two Bear H nuclear bombers, two MiG-31 fighter jets and two IL-78 refueling tankers were intercepted by F-22 fighters on ...
    • Kerry touts coalition for Islamic State fight, says 'We'll see what happens' with Turkey September 19, 2014
      Secretary of State John F. Kerry says there is a role for nearly every nation in the world — including Iran — in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, asserting that so far "more than 50 countries have come forward with critical commitments" to a growing ...
    • Family of former SEAL killed in Benghazi to sue State Dept., CIA for $2M September 19, 2014
      The family of Glen Doherty, the former Navy SEAL killed in the 2012 Benghazi terror attack, has filed a $2 million claim against the CIA and the State Department. Barbara Doherty, the CIA contractor and former SEAL's mother, filed a claim last week with the two government agencies for $1 ...
    • Goodell runs Bill Clinton's playbook, holds Friday afternoon scandal presser September 19, 2014
      NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will hold a Friday afternoon press conference to give a long awaited address on the recent scandals surrounding domestic violence charges in the NFL. Mr. Goodell is set to hold the conference at 3 p.m. in New York City to discuss the NFL's personal conduct policies. ...
    • Dem Rep. says FBI watching 40 Islamic State fights back from Middle East September 19, 2014
      Rep. Tim Bishop (D., N.Y.) warned during a recent speech that up to 40 radicalized U.S. citizens who have fought alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) have already returned to the United States, where they could pose a terrorist threat. Bishop claims that of the ...
    • Court ruling won't end Kansas Senate dispute September 19, 2014
      TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic leaders in Kansas face another legal battle aimed at forcing them to pick a new U.S. Senate candidate, after the state Supreme Court removed their nominee from the ballot in a move that could hurt three-term incumbent Pat Roberts and Republican hopes for a Senate ...
    • Judge to hear objections to Hopkins settlement September 19, 2014
      BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge was set to hear objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million dollar settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital System and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations. The settlement was reached in July ...
    • Pennsylvania police: Ambush suspect probably hiding in woods September 19, 2014
      SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer — a self-taught survivalist they are trying to flush out of dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland. Police say they are eliminating possible ...
    • Police: Bee causes rollover crash in Aurora September 19, 2014
      AURORA, Colo. — Aurora police say a man who was swatting at a bee rolled his car with two passengers inside, but no serious injuries were reported. Lt. Jeff Turner tells The Aurora Sentinel the bee buzzed the driver and he was trying to shoo it away when he lost ...
    • Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter September 19, 2014
      BELL, Fla. — A once-convicted felon killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a shooting at the man's home in a small North Florida town Thursday, a sheriff said. Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz at a news conference identified the man as 51-year-old ...
    • Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire September 19, 2014
      PLACERVILLE, Calif. — A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday. Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, was arrested late Wednesday in Placerville and booked into El ...
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