Humboldt County

Chopper 5 over a marijuana growing operation in Humboldt County. (CBS)

Northern California Marijuana Grows Attract International Investment

State drug agents told KPIX 5 the number of pot plants growing in California has doubled in the past five years. Marijuana is by far the state’s number one cash crop.

09/30/2014

Earthquake

4.1 Earthquake Shakes Humboldt County Coast

A light earthquake rattled an area in Humboldt County Monday afternoon.

06/02/2014

A park ranger inspects a redwood tree in Redwood National Park that has been vandalized to steal a "burl." (National Park Service)

Poachers Butchering Northern California’s Majestic Redwoods For Profit

California’s treasured redwood trees are under attack by poachers hacking out the trees’ distinctive burls which are later turned into tables, artwork or other adornments.

05/10/2014

USGS QUAKE MAP

Earthquake Off California Coast Downgraded To 6.8, No Damage Reported

One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state’s northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists and authorities said on Monday.

03/10/2014

Nyxo died after ingesting rat poison, according to a necropsy. (Mourad Gabriel)

Dog Owned By NorCal Rat Poison Researcher Is Poisoned To Death

A dog owned by a Northern California researcher studying how a rat poison affects endangered species was killed by the same poison intentionally left for the dog, according to the owner.

02/14/2014

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4.2 Earthquake Shakes Off Humboldt County Coast

A magnitude-4.2 undersea earthquake has jiggled communities along California’s far north coast.

12/17/2013

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Magnitude 4.9 Quake Strikes Off Coast Of Eureka

A moderate offshore earthquake gave a jolt to cities in far Northern California, but there are no reports of damages or injuries.

10/11/2013

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

16 Arrested After Raid On Pot Grow Near Eureka

Authorities have arrested 16 people and found great environmental damage after raiding a marijuana grow on a rural Northern California property.

09/10/2013

A recurve crossbow with ammunition. (Liam Skoda)

Man, Teenage Girl Arrested In NorCal Fatal Crossbow Attack

A young homeless man and a 16-year-old girl were arrested Monday on suspicion of shooting two fellow transients, one fatally, with a crossbow off a coastal Northern California highway, authorities said.

09/09/2013

SWAT teams in Petrolia, California, searching for Shane Miller, suspected of killing his wife and two kids.

Manhunt For NorCal Man Suspected Of Killing Wife, 2 Daughters

SWAT teams from 3 counties have joined federal officers in the search for a Humboldt County man wanted in the killing of his wife and 2 young daughters.

05/11/2013

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