Courts

Fortuna Murder Trial Put Off Until Next Year Due to Shortage of Public Defense Attorneys

Defendants in 2016 Manila Murder Plot to be Tried Separately, Judge Rules

Over Two Years Later, Suspect to Stand Trial on Charges of Beating Georgia Man to Death in Downtown Garberville

Eureka-Area Transient Man Will Answer to Charges of Attempting to Burn Down the Schmidbauer Log Deck, Judge Rules Today

Accused PG&E Gate Crasher Deemed Mentally Incompetent

Rio Dell Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Murder Charges Stemming From Hash Lab Explosion

Judge Rules That Shawn Hof Jr. Can Be Tried for Attempted Murder of Fish and Wildlife Warden; Poaching Suspect Was on the Run for Nearly a Year

Rio Dell Couple Appear in Court, Charged With Murder After Deadly Hash Lab Explosion

Shawn Hof Jr. Appears in Court: Former Fugitive Was on the Run For Nearly a Year After Allegedly Shooting at Game Warden

Eureka Settles Lawsuit Over 2011 Arrest, Agreeing to Give Occupy Protester $50K

Eureka Murderer, Would-Be Cop-Killer Goes Down Smiling: Nickolas Johnson Cracks Wise With Judge as He Accepts 27-to-Life Plea Deal

Accused Humboldt Correctional Officer Beaters Will Have (Another) Day in Court Next Month

Burgess Sentenced to 7 Years for Eureka Armed Marijuana Robbery, May Return as Witness in Gang-Related Homicide Case

Hearing Delayed in the Case of Elderly Eureka Man Accused of Shooting His Roomate to Death

Blue Heron Arson Trial Proceeds; Second Person Seen Fleeing Scene May Also Be Charged

Hearing for Accused Blue Heron Arsonist Postponed; Eyewitness Sought; Squires Present in Court

Mother Arrested for Attempted Murder of 11-Year-Old Daughter on Centerville Beach Pleads Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

CASE SUSPENDED: As Accused PG&E Gate Crasher Refuses to Provide Thumbprint, Her Lawyer Succesfully Questions Her Mental Competence

Suspect in Eureka Weed Robbery Appears in Court After Running From CHP Stop, Enters Not Guilty Plea

Elderly Eureka Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murdering His Roommate; Bail Increased to $2 Million for Suspect in Friday Night Shooting

Man Convicted of 2015 Weed Deal Murder Gets 52 Years to Life in State Prison

Those People Arrested By the CHP Last Night? They Were Both Wanted as Witnesses in the Upcoming Trial Over the Murder of a 14-Year-Old Boy in Eureka

McCullens Motel Murder Suspect Fails to Convince Judge That Killing Was Accidental

Accused Blue Heron Arsonist Denied Release From Jail, Despite Attorney’s Plea That She Has Cancer and an Upcoming Appointment

Man Who Smashed Into McK Home After High-Speed Chase Pleas Out to Panoply of Charges; Looks to Get Over Six Years in Prison

Inmate Accused of Attacking Nurses Will Be Evaluated for Mental Competency; Criminal Proceedings Suspended

Guard Describes Jailhouse Attack That Left Him With Black Eyes, Bloody Nose; Two Inmates Will Face Felony Charges for Assaulting Officer

Defendant in Manila Murder Case Has Criminal Proceedings Against Him Suspended, Will Be Committed to a State Hospital

Officer Describes Punching, Pepper-Spraying Half-Naked Woman Who Rammed Power Plant Gate; Suspect Held to Answer for Felony Vandalism

Felon Faces 9 Years For Firearms and Drugs Charges

Nicholas Leigl Fully Cleared of Homicide Charges, Released From Jail; Eureka Resident Was Thrice Accused of Participating in Gang Murder of 14-Year-Old Boy

Oops! DA’s Office Hopes to Correct Typo, Potentially Add 10 Years to Lasinski Sentence

Alleged Murder Plot Participant Stuck in Legal Limbo, as Regional Center for Developmentally Disabled Adults Declines to Serve Him

Billy Joe Giddings, Convicted of Arcata Murder, Has His Sentencing Delayed as Family Switches Lawyers

Judge May Reduce Charges in McCullens Motel Slaying; Defense Argues That Shooter Fired on Car, Not People

Woman Accused of Attacking Deputy After Crashing Through PG&E Gate Has Release Request Denied

Prosecution Enters Long List of Charges in Huge Visser Court Weed Ring Case; Also Seeks to Confiscate $80k

More on the Two Inmates Charged With Attacking a Humboldt Correctional Deputy

Woman Accused of Crashing Through PG&E Gate, Attacking Deputy While Under the Influence Appears in Court, Requests Supervised Release

Orick Woman Accused of Attempted Murder Cries in Court; Public Defender Enters Plea of ‘Not Guilty’

Eureka Murder Suspect Maxx Robison’s Hearing on New Drug Charges Delayed

Trial Date Set for Eureka Man Accused of Molesting Two Girls

Man Who Fled Police Carrying Loaded Handgun Through Downtown Eureka (Before Being Shot) Goes to Trial August 21

McCullen’s Motel Murder Suspect Now Faces New Drugs-In-Jail Charges; Motion to Drop Murder Case Delayed

Arcata Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges on Condition He Be Placed on Probation

More Details Emerge During Accused Child Molester Chad Smith’s Preliminary Hearing; Arraignment Set for August

Alleged Victims of Eureka Businessman, Substitute Teacher and Accused Child Molester Chad Smith Testify in Pretrial Hearing

Arcata Woman Accused of Killing Her Own Infant Pleads Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity

DA’s Office Files Felony Charges Against Fortuna Dentist for Practicing Without a License

Former North Coast Journal Office Manager Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement Charges