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Fleming responds to Charmaine Lawson’s statement

Fleming responds to Charmaine Lawson’s statement

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – District Attorney Maggie Fleming has responded to a press statement issued Thursday by Charmaine Lawson, mother of slain Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson. In the response, Fleming expands on some of Lawson’s points, clarifies evidentiary procedures, responds to Lawson’s demand for a Grand Jury transcript and defends the DA’s

There’s good news for Mack Town, and plenty of challenges

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – There are plenty of reasons for McKinleyville residents to feel cheery and optimistic about their town’s future. On the flip side, the unincorporated community – along with all of Humboldt County – faces some daunting challenges. All of this was discussed Jan. 17 during the McKinleyville Chamber of

Another meeting melts down over Lawson case

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A wall was lined with butcher paper filled with previously brainstormed student safety and social justice initiatives, and several tables were stocked with blank sheets and marking pens to receive fresh suggestions. But all of that went unused as an Arcata City Council study session intended as

Sheriff boosts intel against Humboldt’s drug/crime plague

Paul Mann Mad River Union EUREKA – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office will launch a new tracking and intelligence network next year to battle highly interconnected criminals, gangs and multiplying “punk squads” county-wide. Sheriff’s deputies and law enforcement from Arcata to Fortuna and from Eureka to Humboldt State University will be linked in 2018 against