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Morua Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit and Run

A former congressional aide accused of killing a woman while driving drunk reached a plea agreement.

South Korea Ferry Disaster

Survivors Describe Escape From Sinking Ferry

Survivors of a ferry sinking off the coast of South Korea are describing how they jumped into the frigid water wearing life jackets and then swam to a nearby rescue boat.

Local Runner Heads to Boston Marathon

Local Runners Head to Boston Marathon

It's been one year since the Boston Marathon bombings but that's not holding back runners from heading to the oldest annual race in the world.

TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

Union Bank is partnering with NewsChannel 3 to sponsor a free shred day in Solvang from 5-7 p.m.

Last Minutes Tax Payers Rush to Make Deadline

Last-Minute Taxpayers Rush to Make Deadline

Hundreds of people scrambled to the post office on tax day to file their taxes.

   

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Another Bond Project Complete at Allan Hancock College

On Tuesday students and faculty at Allan Hancock College celebrated the completion of the Student Services Center (SSC), a project that’s been four years in the making.

North County Jail Moves Forward Toward 2018 Opening

North County Jail Moves Forward Toward 2018 Opening

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors have approved a plan that will help move the North County Jail project forward.

Santa Barbara Water Drought

Water Supplies Remain Risky, Rates Going Up in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara's urgent request earlier this year for water users to cut back 20 percent, hasn't worked enough.  The city says the reduction has only been 15 percent.

South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

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What caused South Korean ferry to sink?

As divers searched frigid waters off South Korea in low visibility, hoping to save hundreds of passengers, a dominant theory emerged about how the ferry sank on Wednesday.

South Korean ferry sinks, rescuers

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Hundreds missing after South Korean ferry sinks

Rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to find almost 300 passengers, including scores of high school students, missing after a ferry sank off the southwest coast of South Korea.

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19 outrageous fast food items

KFC has announced it's bringing back its fabled Double Down. Here's a look at other outrageous fast food items through the years.

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Santa Barbara County

Morua Pleads Guilty to Fatal Hit and Run

A former congressional aide accused of killing a woman while driving drunk reached a…

Local Runner Heads to Boston Marathon

Local Runners Head to Boston Marathon

It's been one year since the Boston Marathon bombings but that's not holding back…

TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

Union Bank is partnering with NewsChannel 3 to sponsor a free shred day in Solvang…

Last Minutes Tax Payers Rush to Make Deadline

Last-Minute Taxpayers Rush to Make Deadline

Hundreds of people scrambled to the post office on tax day to file their taxes.

   

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Another Bond Project Complete at Allan Hancock College

On Tuesday students and faculty at Allan Hancock College celebrated the completion…

North County Jail Moves Forward Toward 2018 Opening

North County Jail Moves Forward Toward 2018 Opening

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors have approved a plan that will help…

Santa Barbara Water Drought

Water Supplies Remain Risky, Rates Going Up in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara's urgent request earlier this year for water users to cut back 20…

805 Roadside Towing Wins Appeal

Towing Company Wins Appeal to City and Business Goes On

A Santa Barbara towing company has won an appeal against the City of Santa Barbara…

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San Luis Obispo County

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Blood Moon Puts On Rare Show in Night Sky

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years had everyone looking to the sky…

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Santa Maria Valley Contractors Assoc. urges closer review of labor contracts

Its the biggest public works project in Santa Barbara County in recent memory.

Drug Smuggling Growing In Santa Barbara and SLO Counties

A recent report from the California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ office says…

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Cambria Ramps Up Water Conservation Efforts With Portable Restrooms

The extreme drought has been particularly unkind to Cambria, and now is causing a…

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Cal Poly Open House Brings Big Tourism

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s open house attracted around 10,000 prospective students.

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Skepticism Greets Study Claiming Radiation Threat from Diablo Canyon

The Santa Barbara-based World Business Academy commissioned the study by the…

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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Attracts 10,000 Potential Students

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is holding open events throughout the weekend, students…

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Homeless Man Responds To Neighbors' Concerns in Grover Beach

A meeting in Grover Beach last night allowed frustrated neighbors to voice their…

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Ventura County

Blood Moon

Blood Moon Puts On Rare Show in Night Sky

The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years had everyone looking to the sky…

Oxnard Medical Building Fire Leaves Dozens of People Without

Oxnard Medical Building Fire Leaves Dozens of People Without a Job

The Oxnard Fire Department believes the fire is accidental, and not suspicious.

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Santa Maria Valley Contractors Assoc. urges closer review of labor contracts

Its the biggest public works project in Santa Barbara County in recent memory.

Massive Fire Breaks Out at Oxnard Medical Building

Building damaged by heavy smoke and flames

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Ventura County Students Safe After Fatal Bus Crash

Two students from the Oxnard Union High School District escaped injury in the deadly…

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Local Sports News

Gauchos beat Cal State Fullerton 2-1

No. 14 UCSB Takes The Series Over No.15 Cal State Fullerton 2-1

No. 14 UC Santa Barbara defeated No. 15 Cal State Fullerton 2-1 in Sunday…

Gauchos Battle Titans in a Big West Showdown

Gauchos Battle Titans in a Big West Showdown

   For the second time in his career, senior outfielder Joey Epperson delivered a…

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Joey Epperson Added To The Golden Spikes Award Watch List

UC Santa Barbara senior third baseman/outifelder Joey Epperson has been added to the…

UCSB beats Cal Poly 8-6

Gauchos Take Game One Over Mustangs 8-6

Thirteenth-ranked UC Santa Barbara came out on top of an 8-6 against fifth-ranked…

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No. 13 UCSB Prepares To Take On No. 5 Cal Poly

The Blue-Green Rivalry will kickoff this weekend on the Diamond.

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Six Year Fight To Save Historic Beach Cabana Is Over

Santa Barbara County Historic Landmark #49, also known as the Irene and Frances…

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Tipline Warning: Bill Collectors Accused of Using Illegal Threats

An out of state bill collector may be going to far to get people to pay a past debt…

Tipline Investigation: Botched City Inspections Cause Homeowner Nightmare

Our special Tipline Investigation exposes a flawed Santa Barbara city policy that's…

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What's Right

TODAY: Avoid Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

Union Bank is partnering with NewsChannel 3 to sponsor a free shred day in Solvang…

Lost Wedding Ring Found After Two Years

An Ojai couple was reunited with a wedding ring that was lost at Ellwood Beach two…

Cota Sycamore Tree Dedicated To California Television Host

A ceremony honoring the legacy of popular television host Huell Howser was held…

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Boston backpack suspect Kevin or Kayvon Edson

$100K bail in alleged Boston bomb hoax

A judge on Wednesday set bail at $100,000 for a man accused of carrying a fake bomb…

South Korean ferry sinks

'Nightmarish' obstacles in Korea ocean rescue

It began as a routine ocean passage on calm seas. Passengers bound for a resort…

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Nigerian military searches for abducted girls

Nigeria's military combed the woods in search of more than 100 school girls who were…

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MH370: Passengers' families release questions

Families of some of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passengers released a…

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Irresistible News

KFC Double Down

KFC brings back its fabled Double Down

KFC is bringing back the Double Down, a bacon and cheese sandwich that uses two…

Drunken driving

Teacher arrested on DUI charge while driving to school

A high school teacher was arrested and charged with driving under the influence…

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Mom fends off intruder during 911 outage

A Washington state mother takes matters into her own hands when someone broke into…

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Raw meatballs laced with rat poison found in park

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is investigating reports of people finding…

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Entertainment Headlines

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Jay Z's 'Made in America' fest heading west

It wasn't the grand announcement fans were hoping for, but it will do.

Jay Z's…

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Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg are engaged

What are the odds that Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will give us the '90s…

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'Magic Mike' sequel gets title, release date

Channing Tatum's "Magic Mike" is back in action. On July 3, 2015, Tatum's stripper…

Miley Cyrus tweets from hospital

Miley Cyrus stays hospitalized in Kansas City

Doctors ordered Miley Cyrus to stay in a Kansas City hospital a second day after she…

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Health Headlines

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Casual marijuana use may damage your brain

If you thought smoking a joint occasionally was OK, a new study released Tuesday…

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Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

Pregnant women who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of delivering a…

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Fussy infants and toddlers watch more TV

Does your baby have difficulty calm him or herself? Falling and staying asleep? It…

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Herbal remedy may improve arthritis symptoms

A traditional herbal remedy may treat rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as an…

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