Humboldt County

New year begins with new wildfire

WILLOW CREEK, Cal. – The year has just begun, but crews are already battling a 30 acre fire in Northern California. Cal Fire reports they are working on a blaze off Pilot Ridge Road and USFS Route 1 southwest of Willow Creek, in …

Child reported missing in N. California

EUREKA, Calif. – Authorities in northern California are trying to track down a missing child and her father. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said 23-month-old Mira Ann Carter was reported missing by her mother on May 11, 2018. Mira was last seen …

Inmate escapes custody in Northern California

Update (12-04-17) – Escaped inmate Jordan Harris was found during a compliance check at a Loleta residence. He was taken into custody and booked on charges of escape and possession of a controlled substance while in custody. FERNDALE, Calif. – Police in …

Two earthquakes recorded off N. California coast

Humboldt County, Calif. – Two earthquakes struck off the northern California coast Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. At around 9:45 a.m., a magnitude 3.3 quake was shook within 50 miles of the shore of Ferndale, California. A second, larger magnitude …

Officer involved shooting in N. California

Humboldt County, Calif. – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is releasing details about an officer-involved shooting that took place on July 14. The shooting left one man with minor injuries. No officers were injured. According to Humboldt County Sheriff William Honsal, the …

Human trafficking in the marijuana industry

Humboldt County, Calif. (CNN) – Despite its unmatched natural beauty, there are places in Humboldt County, California, where even law enforcement doesn’t venture. At the epicenter of a seven billion dollar marijuana industry, international gangs have infiltrated the area, taking advantage of …