Articles by Rhonda Parker

July 2018

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

Insanity Hearing Next Week for Ferndale Woman Who Will Admit to Attempted Murder of 11-Year-Old Daughter at Centerville Beach

(VIDEO) McKinleyville Man Sentenced to 22 Years Believes God Stopped Him From Shooting Eureka Liquor Store Clerk

SoHum Murder Suspect Zach Harrison Pleads Not Guilty

SoHum Murder Suspect Zach Harrison Appears in Court, Faces Two Life Terms

Court Assigns New Attorney to Convicted Felon Accused of Murder in Meth Overdose Death of 16-Year-Old Girl

Fortuna Resident Gets 10 Years in Prison for Shooting at Arcata House Party

His Sanity Restored, 20-Year-Old Hoopa Resident to Face Preliminary Hearing on Murder Charges for Valley West Stabbing

Judge Finds Eureka Woman Guilty of Attempted Murder in Walgreens Hammer Attack

Accused Child Molester and Collector of Child Porn Jailed for Third Time in a Little Over a Month After Judge Raises Bail

May 2018

Three Jail Inmates Say Former Correctional Officer Sexually Assaulted Them, File Claims Against the County; Fisher Already Accused of Child Molestation

Murder Trial Date Set for Suspect in 2016 Killing of Hoopa Grandmother

Preliminary Hearing for Former Humboldt Correctional Deputy Accused of Molesting Children Postponed

Psychiatrists Deem Manila Murder Plot Suspect Competent to Stand Trial, After All; Defense Will Challenge the Finding

Hoopa Man Headed to State Mental Hospital, Will Face Murder Charges If Later Deemed Mentally Competent

Despite Mom’s Tearful Plea for Clemency, Suspect in Fatal 2015 DUI Crash Sentenced to 10 Years for Manslaughter

New Trial Date for Marci Kitchen

Two Men Accused of 2017 Murder of 16-Year-Old Girl in Eureka Hotel May Be Tried Together

Denied! Attorney for Former Humboldt Correctional Deputy Accused of Child Molestation Attempts to Have Case Dismissed

Who Stole Money From the North Coast Journal? Judge Delays Hearing So Prosecutor Can Examine Accountant’s Analysis

April 2018

Kitchen Trial Delayed Again; Accused Killer’s New Attorney Wishes to Explore Different Line of Defense

Lawson Family Attorney Shelley Mack Responds

In Claim Against City of Arcata, Lawyer for Family of Slain Student Josiah Lawson Reveals New Evidence in Criminal Investigation

The Lawson Claim’s Litany of Embarrassing Arcata Police Department Errors Doesn’t Even Mention the Most Damaging One

Hoopa Man Accused of Murdering Sister Deemed Mentally Incompetent to Stand Trial

Arcata Fugitive Pleads Guilty to Crazy Run From the Cops, Won’t Fight Extradition to Tennessee on Attempted Murder Charges

Rio Dell Woman Freed From Jail, Sentenced to Probation for Involuntary Manslaughter Over Fatal Hash Lab Explosion

Another Delay in Case of Eureka Man Accused of Molesting Two Girls

JUDGE: Then-Teenage Murder Suspect Will be Tried as an Adult; Three Suspects in 2014 Killing of 14-Year-Old Boy Go to Trial Next Month

Kitchen Trial Should Go Forward as Planned Starting May 29, Defense Attorney Tells Judge This Morning

Dressed to Impress, Elderly Fortuna Woman Accused of Slinging Meth Enters Not Guilty Plea

Fortuna Man Pleads Not Guilty in July 2017 Shooting at Arcata House Party

Judge Declines to Drop Child Molestation Charges Against Storyteller ‘Carpathian’; Trial Scheduled to Begin Later This Month

Landlords in Fatal Rio Dell Hash Lab Explosion Get Probation; Colleague of the Deceased Get Community Service, Also

Juvenile or Adult? Over Several Days of Testimony, Lawyers Argue About How to Try Suspect in 2014 Slaying of 14-Year-Old Boy

March 2018

Judge Relents, Releases Man Who Pleaded Guilty in Fatal Rio Dell Hash Lab Explosion Before Sentencing

Trial for McKinleyville DUI Murder Suspect Delayed Again

Judge Denies Eric Lively’s Motion for New Trial, Sentences Convicted Shelter Cove Murder to 15 to Life

Visiting Judge Declines to Release Suspect in Fatal Rio Dell Hash Lab Explosion in Advance of His Sentencing

Fortuna City Manager Mark Wheetley Pleads No Contest to Drinking and Driving Charges, Will Serve Time

Judge Lowers McKinleyville DUI Murder Suspect’s Bail to $300,000