June 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear 18-Year-Old Klamath Water Rights Case, Upholding Tribal Primacy

TODAY in COURT: Last of Manila Murder Plot Defendants Scheduled for August Trial; Hearing Delayed for Eureka Attorney Accused of Drug Trafficking

COURT ROUNDUP: Mck Woman to Plead Guilty to Manslaughter; Hoopa Man’s Murder Trial Set to Begin; More Updates

Judge Drops Sex Trafficking Charges Against Accused Eureka Man; Suspect Will Still Stand Trial for Rape and Sodomy of a Minor

TODAY in COURT: Preliminary Hearing for Eureka Sex Trafficking Suspect Underway

Virtual Preliminary Hearing Set Up for Eureka Man Accused of Sex Abuse, Trafficking; Proceedings Will Be Broadcast on YouTube

Criminal Proceedings Against Campton Road Murder Suspect Delayed After Attorney Questions His Mental Competence

Maxx Robison Sentenced to 23 Years to Life for 2016 Murder Outside McCullens Motel

May 2020

Sentencing of Convicted Murderer Maxx Robison Postponed After He Requests to Appear in Person Rather Than Via Video

TODAY in COURT: Sex Trafficking Suspect Gets to Keep Lawyer, Who Faces His Own Criminal Charges; Eureka, Rio Dell Killings Also on Docket

TODAY in COURT: Strange Days for Justice, as Pets Parade Behind Zoom Calls and a Defendant Demands a More Speedy Hearing

TODAY in COURT: Defense Attorney Disqualifies Himself From Rio Dell Murder Case; Sole Remaining Defendant in Manila Murder Plot Sees Trial Postponed

TODAY in COURT: A Parade of Murder Suspects Passes Through Virtual Court to See Their Cases Delayed

Local Man Shot by Eureka Police Downtown in 2016 Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Assault, Exhibiting a Weapon at a Peace Officer, Resisting

March 2020

Lawsuit Accuses Humboldt County Judge of Drunkenly Attacking an Attorney, Throwing Him Off a Boat, and Says County Employees Tried to Cover It Up

Humboldt County Superior Court Closed for the Rest of the Week; Limited Hearings to Resume Next Week

22-Year-Old Hoopa Resident Pleads Guilty to 2015 Valley West Stabbing Murder

Eureka Attorney Arrested and Accused of Maintaining a Drug House Gets Arraignment Delay While He Challenges Charges

Four Years Later, Eureka Man Pleads Guilty to Drive-by Shooting Murder

‘No Salvation’: Victim’s Family Reacts as Three of the ‘Manila Five’ Receive Sentences

Teenage Dinsmore Man Who Was Convicted of Murdering Foster Father Given 18 to Life

February 2020

Family Members Ask God to ‘Show No Mercy’ to Convicted Murderer as Judge Sentences Him to Two Life Terms

Actually, Councilmember Kim Bergel and Facebook Activist Cornelius Loewenstein are Going to Try and Work It Out Outside of Court

At Emotional Sentencing Hearing, Local Man Who Crashed Into Humboldt Hill Home, Killing Local Business Owner, Officially Receives 11-Year-Sentence

Councilmember Bergel and Supporters Testify in Petition For Restraining Order Against Nasty Critic

Eureka City Councilwoman Kim Bergel Files for a Restraining Order Against Virulent Facebooker Cornelius Loewenstein

Eureka Mom Accused of Killing Her Son Pleads Not Guilty

Ettersburg Murder Suspect Enters Not Guilty Plea; Also Charged With Assaulting Two Other Men With AK-47

TODAY in COURT: Agreement Could Mean 11 Years for Man Who Fled from and was Shot by EPD; Orick Murder Trial Postponed

TODAY in COURT: Latest on the Rio Dell, Manila, Hikshari Trail Murder Cases; Trial of Accused Eureka Sex Trafficker Delayed

TODAY in COURT: Last Remaining Suspect in Manila Roadside Murder Set for June Trial; NCJ Embezzlement Case Pushed Back to May

Trial of Eureka Man Accused of Sex Trafficking Delayed Due to His Lawyer Being Arrested for Alleged Drugs and Weapons Trafficking

KOBAK GUILTY: Jury Verdict Will Likely Result in Life Sentence for Eureka Man Who Killed His Friend

January 2020

Fields Landing Man Pleads Guilty to Fatal Humboldt Hill House Collision, Receives Maximum Sentence

KOBAK TRIAL: After Dramatic Closing Arguments, Jury Weighs Possible Murder, Manslaughter Verdict

KOBAK TRIAL: Both Sides Rest Their Cases; Jurors to Hear Closing Arguments Tomorrow; Suspect’s Degree of Drunkenness a Major Hinge of the Case

KOBAK TRIAL: The Suspect in the Eureka Roommate Murder Case Was Drunk, But Just How Drunk Was He?

KOBAK TRIAL: Eureka Murder Suspect Has Trouble Remembering Details of the Day He Shot His Friend

KOBAK TRIAL: Character Witnesses Testify to the Sweet Character of the Defendant, Who Says He Remembers Almost Nothing From the Night of the Killing

KOBAK TRIAL, DAY THREE: Expert Details Victim’s Eight Bullet Wounds

KOBAK TRIAL, DAY TWO: Victim and Suspect Shared Boozy Days, Laughs and Violent Text Messages

19-Year-Old Pleads Guilty to 2017 Rural Humboldt Murder, Will Get 18 Years to Life

Christie Retrial on Felony Animal Cruelty Charges Pushed Back to May; Defense Anticipates Filing Motion to Dismiss

Eureka Roommate Murder Trial Opens; Victim Shot Eight Times Following Day of Drinking and an Unrepeatable Insult, Say Lawyers

Suspects in ‘Manila Five’ Killing Agree to Plea Deals; Shooter to Receive 27-Year-Sentence; One Man Will Still Face Trial

Attorneys Ready for Trial in 2016 Manila Roadside Murder Case

December 2019

Jeffry Tsarnas Must Stand Trial for Fleeing the Scene after Fernbridge Hit-and-Run Incident

RETRIAL: Following Hung Jury, Rancher Ray Christie Will be Retried on Four Felony Counts in February, Prosecutor Says

Fortuna Teenager Held to Answer on Terrorism Charges; Officer Testifies Suspect Kept Journals Referencing Mass Shootings

CHRISTIE TRIAL: Hung Jury Declared After One Juror Out of 12 Declines to Convict Accused Rancher

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