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MISSING AUTISTIC GIRL FOUND IN CACHE CREEK JH 05/16/13

A THREE-DAY SEARCH FOR A MISSING AUTISTIC GIRL ENDED IN TRAGEDY YESTERDAY MORNING WITH THE DISCOVERY OF HER BODY.

DOZENS OF VOLUNTEERS AND THE MULTIPLE AGENCIES INVOLVED IN THE EXHAUSTIVE SEARCH WERE INFORMED AROUND 11 AM THAT 9 YEAR OLD MIKAELA RENEE LYNCH WAS FOUND IN CACHE CREEK NOT FAR FROM THE FAMILYS VACATION HOME IN CLEARLAKE. MIKAELA, WHO WAS AUTISTIC TO THE DEGREE THAT SHE WAS UNABLE TO SPEAK, WANDERED AWAY FROM THE HOME SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

TEEN ESCAPES JUVENILE HALL ON HIS 18TH BIRTHDAY JH 05/16/13

LAKE COUNTY AUTHORITIES ARE SEARCHING FOR A TEENAGER WHO ESCAPED JUVENILE HALL ON TUESDAY, WHICH WAS ALSO HIS 18TH BIRTHDAY.

ISAIAH DOMINGUEZ, WHO WAS BEING HELD FOR A PROPERTY CRIME, ESCAPED DURING A MANDATORY SCHOOL SESSION, QUICKLY SCALING THE PERIMETER FENCE AND FLEEING THE AREA ON FOOT. DOMINGUEZ IS 5 FEET 6 INCHES TALL, WEIGHING 135 POUNDS, WITH BLACK HAIR AND BROWN EYES. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT HIS WHEREABOUTS IS ASKED TO CONTACT THE LAKE COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT AT 262-4200. A PICTURE OF DOMINGUEZ IS POSTED ON THE K-WINE NEWS FACEBOOK PAGE.

BODY OF SWIMMER FOUND IN LAKE MENDOCINO JH 05/16/13

THE BODY OF THE SWIMMER WHO DROWNED TUESDAY IN LAKE MENDOCINO WAS FOUND BY DIVERS THAT EVENING.

19-YEAR-OLD TYLER FIELDS OF UKIAH WAS REPORTED MISSING AROUND 3:15 BY THREE OTHER MEN HE WAS SWIMMING WITH AFTER THEY LOST SIGHT OF HIM. ACCORDING TO AUTHORITIES, THE MEN WERE SWIMMING FROM THE SOUTH BOAT RAMP AREA TOWARDS A SMALL ISLAND WHEN FIELDS AND ONE OF THE FRIENDS BEGAN TO GET TIRED. THE TWO HEADED TOWARDS THE NEAREST SHORE, THE DAM, BUT ONLY ONE OF THEM MADE IT.

FOSTER FATHER ORDERED TO STAND TRIAL IN BABYS DEATH JH 05/16/13

A FORT BRAGG MAN ACCUSED OF BEATING A 5 MONTH OLD BABY GIRL TO DEATH IN DECEMBER HAS BEEN ORDERED TO STAND TRIAL IN MENDOCINO COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT.

38 YEAR OLD WILSON JOSH TUBBS III, THE BABYS FOSTER FATHER, FACES A CHARGE OF CHILD ABUSE RESULTING IN DEATH, WHICH CARRIES THE SAME WEIGHT AS MURDER. TUBBS CLAIMED THE BABY FELL OFF A CHANGING TABLE ONTO A HARD WOOD FLOOR WHEN HE BRIEFLY LEFT THE ROOM. ACCORDING TO AUTHORITIES, TUBBS LATER ADMIT TO SHAKING THE BABY AND HAD SLAPPED THE CHILD UPSIDE THE HEAD. THE AUTOPSY REVEALED INJURIES THAT LIKELY OCCURRED OVER SEVERAL WEEKS AO ABUSE BY TUBBS.

DEBRIS REMOVAL UNDERWAY AT UKIAHS PALACE HOTEL JH 05/16/13

DEBRIS REMOVAL IS FINALLY UNDERWAY AT UKIAHS DILAPIDATED PALACE HOTEL.

ACCORDING TO THE BUILDINGS OWNER, ELADIA LAINES, TWO TONS OF DEBRIS WERE TRUCKED AWAY ON MAY 9TH AND MORE WILL BE REMOVED NEXT WEEK. MUCH OF THE DEBRIS WAS REMOVED FROM THE AREA PLANNED FOR A MUSEUM, AND LAINES TOLD THE CITY COUNCIL THAT THE WORK IS BEING DOCUMENTED AND EVERYTHING IS BEING PHOTOGRAPHED. LAINES WILL AGAIN REPORT TO THE COUNCIL ON THE PROJECTS PROGRESS NEXT MONTH. THE COUNCIL THEN VOTED TO DELAY VOTING ON A RESOLUTION ALLOWING THE CITY TO TAKE OVER THE ABATEMENT OF THE BUILDING.

POLICE WERE IN AN ARMED STANDOFF WITH A GUNMAN IN CLEARLAKE OAKS YESTERDAY EVENING JH 05/16/13

AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN HELD LAKE COUNTY AUTHORITIES AT BAY YESTERDAY EVENING IN AN ARMED STANDOFF.

THE 52-YEAR-OLD MALE SUSPECT BARRICADED HIMSELF INTO A CLEARLAKE OAKS HOME ON FORTH STREET AFTER SHOOTING A WOMAN IN THE HIP WITH A PELLET GUN. THE WOMAN, BRENDA AUSTIN, HAD GONE TO THE HOME TO DISCUSS A VEHICLE, WHEN THE SUSPECT BECAME ANGRY. AFTER POLICE REQUESTED THE SUSPECT COME OUT HE FIRED MULTIPLE SHOTS AT DEPUTIES WITH EITHER A PELLET OR SMALL CALIBER GUN. AUTHORITIES HAD POWER CUT TO THE BUILDING, AND AT APPROXIMATELY 10:43 PM, A SWAT TEAM ENTERED THE HOME AND TOOK THE SUSPECT INTO CUSTODY. THE SUSPECT HAD APPARENTLY SUFFERED A GUNSHOT WOUND DURING THE EARLIER GUNFIRE EXCHANGE.

CITY OF WILLITS APPOINTS PERMANENT CITY MANAGER JH 05/16/13

THE CITY OF WILLITS HAS ANNOUNCED THE SELECTION OF A PERMANENT CITY MANAGER.

THE CITY HAS APPOINTED INTERIM CITY MANAGER ADRIENNE MOORE TO FILL THE PERMANENT POSITION. ACCORDING TO MAYOR HOLLY MADRIGAL, MOORES LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS HAVE BECOME INCREASINGLY APPARENT DURING HER TENURE AS INTERIM CITY MANAGER. THE CITY COUNCIL SAID THEY LOOK FORWARD TO MANY PRODUCTIVE YEARS WITH ADRIENNE MOORE AS THEIR CITY MANAGER.

WORLD WAR II B-17 BOMBER HELD OVER IN UKIAH ONE MORE DAY

JH 05/16/13

THE WORLD WAR II B-17 FLYING FORTRESS ALUMINUM OVERCAST THAT HAS BEEN IN UKIAH SINCE MONDAY HAS BEEN HELD OVER ONE MORE DAY DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS.

THE VINTAGE AIRCRAFT WAS SCHEDULED TO FLY TO OREGON TODAY, HOWEVER, WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THE FLIGHT PATH HAVE CAUSED THE TRIP TO BE DELAYED. ON THE UP SIDE, WE HAVE BEAUTIFUL WEATHER HERE IN UKIAH AND THEY ARE OFFERING ONE LAST OPPORTUNITY TO TAKE THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME ONE OF ONLY A HANDFUL OF B-17 BOMBERS IN EXISTENCE. TO TAKE A FLIGHT, GO BY THE UKIAH AIRPORT OR CALL 1-800-359-6217. YOU MAY NEVER HAVE THIS OPPORTUNITY AGAIN.

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