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Sheriff’s Sergeant Charged With Sexual Battery

A Northern California sheriff’s sergeant is accused of sexual battery against two women while on duty.

10/18/2014

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Large Earthquake Hits Off Coast Near Eureka

A large earthquake has hit off the coast of far-Northern California.

03/09/2014

The sale of the coins (pictured here) is now being handled by a Tiburon company that specializes in rare coin auctions. Credit: Kagin Inc./KPIX

California Couple Digs Up $10 Million In Gold Coins

A Northern California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across a modern-day bonanza: $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins buried in the shadow of an old tree.

02/25/2014

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Affidavit: Attacker Tried To Blow Up Eureka Priest’s Home

A man charged in the beating death of a priest in the Northern California city of Eureka tried to blow up a rectory by turning on the gas from a stove and leaving behind a lit cigar, police said in court documents obtained Wednesday.

01/08/2014

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Coroner: Eureka Priest Beaten To Death With Wooden Stake, Metal Pipe

Gary Lee Bullock, 44, of Humboldt County, was charged with murder with a special allegation of torture. He is also charged with burglary, arson and auto theft.

01/06/2014

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Surfer Bitten By Shark Says Great White Came Out Of Nowhere

Jay Scrivner, a 45-year-old college English teacher, was waiting for waves off the Northern California coast near his hometown of Eureka on Sunday morning after surfing for about two hours when a great white he estimated at about 8-to-9 feet long bit his thigh and board.

10/08/2013

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Man, Teen Arrested In Transient Crossbow Killing

Phoenix Triton King, 20, and the teen, whose name was not released because she is a minor, were found around the Friends of the Dunes nature center in Arcata after an intense manhunt.

09/09/2013

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Woman Swept Out To Sea And Drowned By Sneaker Wave

A woman was swept out to sea by a large wave and drowned on a Northern California beach Sunday in the third such tragedy in the region this winter, authorities said.

01/28/2013

A helicopter from the Humboldt Bay National Guard station flies over the water. (credit: uscg.mil)

UPDATE: Search Called Off For Teen Swept Out To Sea In NorCal Trying To Save Dog In High Surf

The search has been was called off for a teenager whose parents were killed after they plunged into the cold, powerful surf in Northern California in an attempt to save the family dog.

11/26/2012

David Pedersen and Holly Grigsby (courtesy Oregon State Police)

Suspects In Northwest Killing Spree Returned To Washington

A young couple suspected in a murder spree that claimed four lives in three Western states have been returned to Washington state to face charges that could bring the death penalty.

10/18/2011