Articles by Rhonda Parker

September 2018

Arraignment for Accused Animal Abuser Ray Christie Postponed; Goose Still in Custody

Preliminary Hearing Set for Chico Man Charged With SoHum Double Murder

‘A Mom Doesn’t Kill Her Child’: Relatives of Victims, Friends of Marci and the Convicted Killer Herself Speak at Today’s Marci Kitchen Sentencing

Two Men Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Gang Murder of Eureka Teenager

Local Fisheries Biologist Pleads Not Guilty to Molestation Charges

Slain Eureka Teen Remembered by Stepfather as Suspects’ Hearings Proceed

Zach Harrison Held to Answer on Murder Charge; Eyewitness Testifies He Saw Suspect Shoot Victim

Former Correctional Deputy Will Stand Trial on Charges He Sexually Abused Three Children, Three Inmates

(GRAPHIC) Investigators Share Testimonies From Inmates Who Say They Were Sexually Abused by Former Humboldt Correctional Deputy

(GRAPHIC) At Court Hearing for Accused Child Molester — and Former Correctional Deputy — Detective Describes Nearly a Decade of Ongoing Abuse of Multiple Minors

Two Men Charged in Overdose Death of Eureka Teenager Scheduled for October Trial

Judge Postpones Arraignment of Accused Child Molester While Defendant Sorts Out Legal Counsel

Hearing for SoHum Murder Suspect Suspended Today, After Prosecution’s Main Witness Fails to Show Up

Marci Kitchen Turns Herself In: After Brief Hearing in Court This Morning, Fortuna Woman Who Has Confessed to Manslaughter Will Await Sentencing in Jail

August 2018

As Defense Attorney Pleads for More Time, Family of Slain Teen Flood Courtroom in ‘Justice for Brandon’ Shirts

PLEA DEAL: All Three Remaining Suspects in Gang Slaying of Eureka 14-Year-Old Plead Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter

Chico Man Pleads Not Guilty to SoHum Double Homicide

Judge Rules Not Enough Evidence to Charge Men with Murder of 16-Year-Old Found Dead in Broadway Hotel

McKinleyville Man Sentenced to 180 Days For Killing Best Friend in Vehicular Manslaughter Case

Woman Accused in Murder of Eureka Teenager Assigned Public Defender; Next Hearing Set for September

(UPDATE/CORRECTION) Marci Kitchen Pleads Guilty

KITCHEN GUILTY PLEA: ‘The People Have Offered Nothing,’ Says Prosecutor

Rancher Ray Christie Held to Answer for Three Felony Charges of Animal Abuse; Four Charges Dropped After Investigating Deputy’s Testimony Was Compromised

Eureka Mother, Son Plead Not Guilty to Murder of Teenager at Ocean View Cemetery Last Week

Eureka Man on Probation for 2015 Manslaughter Case Sentenced to Six Years for Vandalizing Eureka Pharmacy

Under Threat From the State AG, State Mental Hospital Finds Place for Hoopa Man Accused of Killing Sister

Man Accused of Shooting His Own Girlfriend in Failed Drug Heist Turns Down Plea Deal

Reams of ‘Jail Mail’ to Sort Through in 2016 Manila Murder Plot Case; Two of the Five Suspects Will Be Tried Together

Kitchen Trial Attorneys Submit Questions for Potential Jurors Even as Change of Venue Hearing Looms

Orick Murder Suspect Arraigned, Faces Three Counts of Child Endangerment for Allegedly Killing Ex’s New Boyfriend in Front of His Own Children

Man Accused of Shooting His Girlfriend in SoHum Has a Big Choice to Make

Woman Who Attacked Eureka Walgreens Cashier With Hammer Headed to Mental Facility

Marci Kitchen Defense Attorneys File Change-of-Venue Motion, Ask Judge to Move Manslaughter Trial Out of Humboldt

July 2018

Jurors From Goldberg Murder Trial Will Be Subpoenaed Over Misconduct; Retrial Could Be Ordered

Court Having Trouble Deciding Fate of Arcata Woman Who Killed Her Infant Child

Orick Man Accused of Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend’s Boyfriend Will Stand Trial on Murder Charges

Preliminary Hearing for SoHum Murder Suspect Set for August

Judge Frustrated by Delays for Manila Murder Suspect’s Competency Hearing

California Mental Hospital Inefficiencies Leave Two Humboldt Murder Suspects in Limbo

Marci Kitchen Trial Continued Yet Again; Defense Plans to File Some Kind of Motion Next Month

A Judge Will Decide Whether Manila Murder Suspect is Mentally Competent to Face Charges

Fortuna Man Sentenced to a Decade in Prison for Shooting Eureka Teen at House Party

June 2018

Judge Says Ray Christie, Arcata Rancher Accused of Animal Cruelty, Can Still Own Livestock For Now

Hoopa Man Accused of 2016 Stabbing Murder Will Stand Trial in August, Tentatively

STARTING ALL OVER: Former Jailor, Accused Child Molester Won’t Be Going to Trial Anytime Soon

‘I Knew I Had Gotten Shot’: Deputy, Hostage Testify in Case of Accused Ferndale Cop-Shooter

Accused Ferndale Cop-Shooter Held to Answer For Attempted Murder

Ferndale Exorcist Mom Found Not Guilty

NEW TRIAL? Goldberg Could Get New Hearing After Judge Determines There Was Jury Misconduct During Original Murder Trial

Eureka Woman Pleads for Release From State Mental Hospital, Where She Has Lived for the Last 20 Years After Murdering Her Husband