Courts

Victim Testifies in ‘Carpathian’ Child Molestation Pre-Trial Hearing; Eureka 17-Year-Old Says She Was Abused Consistently for Three Years

Defense Attorney Signals That Plea Deal for ‘Carpathian,’ Accused Child Molester, May Be in the Works

Arcata Woman Pleads Guilty to Killing Infant Daughter, Headed to State Mental Hospital

Arcata Man Found Guilty of Carrying Concealed Dirk or Dagger, Other Charges

Arcata Woman to Agree to Plea Deal in Death of Infant Child; Prosecution, Defense Agree That Misztal Was Mentally Ill

After Months of Treatment in Mental Hospital, Woman Accused of 2016 Hammer Attack on Walgreen’s Clerk Now Apparently Fit to Stand Trial

Second Woman Held to Answer For Blue Heron Fire

75-Year-Old Eureka Man Will Be Tried for Murder of Roommate, Judge Rules

Jury Convicts McKinleyville Man of Felony DUI for Running Into Teen on Central Avenue Last Year

GUILTY: Jury Finds Eric Lively Guilty of Second Degree Murder After Less Than Five Hours of Deliberation; Sentencing Scheduled for Early March

LIVELY TRIAL: Jury Hears Final Arguments in Shelter Cove Murder Case; Deliberations Begin

LIVELY TRIAL, CLOSING ARGUMENTS: Defense Attorney Rips Into District Attorney’s Case: Why Didn’t Prosecution Call Upon CHP Crash Investigators to Testify?

LIVELY TRIAL, CLOSING ARGUMENTS: Shelter Cove Murder Suspect Believed Victim Was Part of ‘Tweaker Network’ Always Stealing From Him, Says Prosecutor

Lasinksi Attorney Says State Should Be Held in Contempt for Making Her Client Wait So Long to Be Admitted to Mental Institution

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY TWELVE: Prosecution Calls Upon Cops to Undermine Defendant’s Recollection of Facts; Testimony Ends

‘Long-Barrel Bandit’ Accepts Plea, Will Serve 25 Years; Rio Dell Man Committed Eight Armed Robberies Throughout Humboldt

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY ELEVEN: Victim Had ‘Toxic’ Levels of Meth in His Blood; Defense Rests

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY TEN: Defendant Spends Second Day on the Stand Denying Testimony of Police, Previous Victim, His Own Teenage Daughter

Psychiatrist Deems Accused Ferndale Cop-Shooter Mentally Incompetent; Prosecution Seeks Second Opinion

Another Humboldt County Judge Retires: John Feeney Stepping Down From the Bench Next Month

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY NINE: The Defendant Takes the Stand, in Tears; Says ‘I Wasn’t Looking for Any Trouble’

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY EIGHT: Accused Shelter Cove Murderer’s Ex Testifies He Was Abusive, Often Provoked Neighbors; Prosecution Rests

Judge Dale Reinholtsen To Retire After Two Decades on Humboldt Superior Court Bench

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY SEVEN: Jurors Hear About That Other Time Eric Lively Was Arrested For Attempting to Run Someone Over With His Truck

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY SIX: Police Testify That Fatal Collision Took Place in the Middle of the Road, Suggesting Victim May Have Been at Fault

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY FIVE: Police, Firefighter Testify About Victim’s Last Minutes, Subsequent Investigation

Judge Feeney Declines to Condemn Mentally Ill Arcata Man to Three Years in Prison

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY FOUR: Boss Testifies Accused Shelter Cove Murderer Said ‘He Might Go Kill His Neighbor’

Deer Poacher Shawn Hof Jr. Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison For Shooting at Game Warden

Blue Heron Arsonist Gets Two Years

Case for Ghost Storyteller Accused of Child Molestation Postponed; Two Judges Disqualified from Presiding

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY THREE: Trial Mysteriously Suspended, Jurors Sent Home

DA Seeks to File More Sexual Abuse Charges Against Former Cop Charged With Child Molestation

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY TWO: Daughter of Shelter Cove Murder Suspect Testifies, Says That Father Told Her Not to Call Police

Last Three Defendants in Manila Roadside Murder Plot Get Court Dates; Separate Trials to Begin in March

LIVELY TRIAL, DAY ONE: Shelter Cove Murder-by-Truck Trial Begins, With Prosecution and Defense Laying Out Dramatically Different Cases

Benbow Home Invader Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison For Robbery, Kidnapping, Solicitation of Perjury

Eureka Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Stabbing a Guy With the Same Ex-Wife

Arcata Man With ‘Mental Health Issues’ Pleads Guilty to Felony Assault; In Exchange, Prosecutors Drop Over 150 Other Charges

Domenico Sentenced to Nine Years for Arson, Assault at Manila-Area Homeless Encampment Where He Lived

Accused Ferndale Cop-Shooter Gets New Attorney; Preliminary Hearing Could Start as Soon as Next Week

Operator of Exploding Myrtletown Hash Lab Sentenced to 44 Months in Jail, Minus Time Served

Eureka Man Arrested For Vehicular Manslaughter, DUI Near Winco Thursday Out on Bail

Man Who Abused Then-Girlfriend in Garberville Motel Room Sentenced to 7 Years

PG&E Gate-Crashing Suspect Skips Court Date; New Warrants Issued

‘Manila Five’ Suspect Flips: Fode Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter, Agrees to Testify Against Former Codefendants in Roadside Murder

Kade Chandler Sentenced to Year in Jail, 10 Years Probation in Drunk Driving Death of Two Young Women

Correctional Officer-Beating Suspect Arraigned on New Charge of Criminal Threats Against Different Deputy

McK DUI MURDER TRIAL: Judge Denies Defendant’s Request to Leave Jail to Move Motor Home

(VIDEO) Manila Man Who Admitted to KIEM Reporter He ‘Burnt the Mother****er’s Place Down’ Faces 9 Years After Assault, Arson Conviction