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Humboldt County continues ADA compliance efforts

EUREKA - Crews are walking around Eureka taking measurements as part of an effort to bring county facilities into compliance with the ADA. After identifying barriers to disabled access more than ten years ago, last September Humboldt County entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Department of

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-11-17 01:10:18

High winds create hazards for drivers, fire agencies

EUREKA - Wednesday night's wind storm kept Humboldt Bay Fire busy. The wind was strong enough to knock down this sign at AT&T on Broadway. And that was just one of the hazards crews dealt with. In a fifteen minute period, engines responded to three calls for lines down in roadways, and a redwood t

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-11-17 00:59:30

Local crab season open dates may be uncertain

Eureka, Ca., (KIEM)- Commercial crabbing has begun south of Mendocino County, but when will Humboldt see fisherman dropping their pots? The season should open in December, but it could be delayed for quality control purposes. "This year it looks like the quality is going to take a little while to fi

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-11-16 23:44:29

EPIC seeks support for clear cutting ban

ARCATA - A local environmental group will ask Humboldt County voters to ban clear cutting at the ballot box. Clear cutting involves the removal of an entire grove of trees in the same harvest. Environmental Protection Information Center or EPIC calls these techniques antiquated and harmful to wild

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-11-17 00:55:51

Emergency shelter weather alert issued for Humboldt Bay area

The National Weather Service Eureka has issued an emergency shelter weather alert for the Humboldt Bay region for this afternoon through Saturday morning, with temperatures expected to drop to 33 degrees. Frost and freeze warnings are also in effect for several areas throughout the county, includin

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

The Great American Smoke-Out: quit for a day, quit for life

Eureka, Ca., (KIEM)- Once a year the American Cancer Society and Tobacco Free Humboldt join forces to ask smokers to set aside their cigarettes for just twenty four hours. "The great American Smoke out is not necessarily a chance to quit for good, but just for a day... it is great practice." Jay McC

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-11-17 00:02:16

Camera club picks winning images

"Ballooning Spiders" by Ron Irvin The Fortuna Camera Club has announced the winners of its latest photo competition. In the Electronic A (manipulation allowed) category, first place went to "Ballooning Spiders" by Ron Irvin. In second place is "'You Called' In Color" by Irvin; in third place, "Fo

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Kitchen jury trial delayed until 2018

EUREKA - Marci Kitchen's jury trial has been delayed until next year over the objections of the prosecutor. CHP investigators say 14-year-olds Kiya Kitchen and Faith Tsarnas were skateboarding on Eel River Drive in Fortuna the evening of July 12th, 2016 when Kiya's mother, Marci Kitchen, allegedly


#ConeWeed becomes viral sensation in Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Hashtag #ConeWeed all started with a pesty weed whose zest for life soon became a viral sensation in the town of Huntersville. Mobile users click here. During down time this summer firefighters with Huntersville Fire Department's Station 2 would sit outside and enjoy

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-17 18:15:00

Crash on I-77 northbound causes major traffic backup near Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - A crash on I-77 northbound Thursday led to a major traffic backup stretching more than 5 miles near Huntersville. Channel 9 learned that the accident was minor and happened around 11:40 a.m. on I-77 in a construction zone between the exits for Gilead Road and Sam Furr road. Acco

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-16 19:27:02

Man wanted for breaking into Huntersville home, last seen wearing 'Best Buy' shirt

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A man was caught on camera breaking into a Huntersville home this week, but it's what he was wearing that has people scratching their heads. The victims, who wanted to remain anonymous, say he also got away with several sentimental items. The man broke into a home in

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-16 02:49:00

Police searching for breaking & entering suspect in Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE, NC - Police in Huntersville need your help tracking down the suspect in a breaking and entering Monday afternoon in the 1000 block of Hambright Road. Investigators say the suspect was captured on video wearing a Best Buy shirt knocking on the front door. After a few minutes, he walked


Groundbreaking Marks Expansion Of Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center

HUNTERSVILLE, NC - Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center broke ground today for its new four- story, 50,000-square- foot hospital wing and 20,000-square- foot renovation project that will include 48 additional patient beds, an operating room, and renovations to several areas. With this $50 milli


Huntersville's 'Cone Weed' quickly becoming a beloved icon

Since we first aired the story on Monday, the resilient weed growing inside a cone on the side of Beatties Ford Road in Huntersville has become a beloved icon. "My son has mowed around it all summer. We're not sure why, he just did. And apparently the community has taken a liking to it," said Madeli


Man wanted for breaking into Huntersville home

Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who is accused of breaking into a Huntersville home Monday afternoon. According to the Huntersville Police Department, a man wearing a Best Buy shirt was caught on surveillance video breaking into a home in the 10000 block of Hambright Road.


Police chase in Rowan County leads to Concord arrest

A chase between law enforcement and a motorcycle in Rowan County ended in a Cabarrus County arrest. Around 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15, units with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office attempted to stop a motorcycle on Hwy 152 near the Carson High School Entrance. A deputy had run the motorcycle tag through NC

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 18:00:00

Capt. Kacee's extreme career detour leads to Rockport's marshy flats and waters beyond

ROCKPORT - Kacee Bones knows redfish like the back of her hand. Now that I've exhausted my annual quota of cliches, I'll explain why this overused reference applies to the Coastal Bend's newest fly-fishing guide. She's got a bright smile to match the bright orange redfish tail tattooed to the back o

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-11-17 19:51:39

Rockport couple gets keys to FEMA manufactured home

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Texas Land Commissioner was in Rockport Thursday morning to present the keys to a FEMA manufactured housing unit to a couple who lost everything to Hurricane Harvey. Not only did Rene and Bo Carettini lose their home to Hurricane Harvey, their 26-year-old autistic so

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-17 00:26:41

For tourism towns like Rockport and Port Aransas, hotels key to Hurricane Harvey recovery

Hurricane Harvey decimated communities along the Coastal Bend and left large swaths of the Lone Star State underwater when it roared ashore in late August. Now those communities are trying to pick up the pieces. Wochit More than two months after Hurricane Harvey ravaged the Coastal Bend, towns that


Sentencing postponed for woman who admitted to sex trafficking

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - 55-year-old Maria Losoya was back in federal court Thursday to see Judge Nelva Gonzales for sentencing, but her hearing was postponed until January. Authorities said back in August, Losoya admitted responsibility for the continued sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl.

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-17 00:45:57