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Humboldt County


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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Search Expands For NorCal Man Suspected Of Murdering Family

The manhunt for a Northern California man suspected of killing his wife and two young daughters continues to expand as law enforcement officials ask for help from neighboring agencies.


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NorCal Manhunt For Man Suspected Of Killing Family ‘Like Warfare’

Sheriff’s deputies have found the truck of a man suspected of fatally shooting his wife and two young daughters at their rural Northern California home, while a sheriff’s official says the search for the ex-convict is akin to warfare.



4.3 Quake Rattles Coast Near Eureka

Authorities say there are no reports of damage after an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.3 hit off the coast of northern California Sunday morning.