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Baltimore riots: Looting, fires engulf city

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Another building is on fire in Baltimore -- this one at Gilmor Homes, in a mixed-use neighborhood in West Baltimore.

Other parts of West Baltimore now look like a "war zone," CNN's Brian Todd said from…

Elderly Woman Found Dead in Montecito House Fire

The Montecito Fire Protection District says an elderly woman was found dead near a doorway this morning in a home that caught fire.

Orcutt's Biggest Oil Gusher Ever

Oil is a big story in the Santa Maria Valley, but it is by no means a new story. Drilling has been going on in the Orcutt Hills for more than 100 years. It was in 1904 when the man who the town would be named for hit upon the biggest gusher anyone…

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Santa Barbara Search Dog, Handler Headed To Nepal

Eric Gray, a Santa Barbara County firefighter, and his canine Riley are among the team members headed to the Himalayan country.

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Grape Vines Hanging on Despite the Drought

The wine grape harvest is expected to be solid this year despite the challenges agriculture is having from the drought.

SUNDAY MONTECITO FIRE

Mulch Fire in Montecito Threatens Home in High Winds

An unusual landscaping fire in high winds was stopped by an aggressive response from Montecito fire fighters Sunday night.   The fire was at  767 Picacho Lane. The first fire call was at  9:57 p.m.

Drought Causes Sewage Spill in Orcutt

A Hazmat crew spent the weekend cleaning up a sewage spill at a mobile home park in Orcutt.

Grassini Family Vineyard Forms Equipo Team

Grassini Family Vineyard Forms Equipo Team

The folks behind the Grassini Family Vineyards are getting creative when it comes to employee perks. And it's appropriate that their headquarters are in Happy Canyon.

Vandals Start Dumpster Fire, Northside Little League Building Damaged

A Little League building in Santa Maria is still standing after a fire scorched it from the outside.

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians and actors we've lost in 2015.

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Elderly Woman Found Dead in Montecito House Fire

The Montecito Fire Protection District says an elderly woman was found dead near a…

Orcutt's Biggest Oil Gusher Ever

Oil is a big story in the Santa Maria Valley, but it is by no means a new story.…

Eric Gray and Riley from Search Dog Foundation

Santa Barbara Search Dog, Handler Headed To Nepal

Eric Gray, a Santa Barbara County firefighter, and his canine Riley are among the…

WINE FESTIVAL

Grape Vines Hanging on Despite the Drought

The wine grape harvest is expected to be solid this year despite the challenges…

SUNDAY MONTECITO FIRE

Mulch Fire in Montecito Threatens Home in High Winds

An unusual landscaping fire in high winds was stopped by an aggressive response from…

Drought Causes Sewage Spill in Orcutt

A Hazmat crew spent the weekend cleaning up a sewage spill at a mobile home park in…

Grassini Family Vineyard Forms Equipo Team

Grassini Family Vineyard Forms Equipo Team

The folks behind the Grassini Family Vineyards are getting creative when it comes to…

Vandals Start Dumpster Fire, Northside Little League Building Damaged

A Little League building in Santa Maria is still standing after a fire scorched it…

KCOY On the Road: Visiting Our Central Coast Schools

KCOY is on the road and visiting schools throughout our beautiful Central Coast.

Local Man Heads To Nepal To Help After Earthquake

Local Man Heads To Nepal To Help After Earthquake

A Santa Barbara man who grew up in Kathmandu will so head back to his home country…

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San Luis Obispo County

Unattended Pressure Cooker Left Near San Luis Obispo Marathon Course

The San Luis Obispo County Bomb Task Force and San Luis Obispo Police responded to a…

Cal Poly Master Plan Update Online

University wants public access, input to 20-year plan

Creationism Pulled from Arroyo Grande High School Curriculum

The Lucia Mar Unified School District is investigating claims that an Arroyo Grande…

Pismo Beach Police Dispatchers Use Treadmill While At Work

The Pismo Beach Police Department is allowing its dispatchers to maintain their…

Grover Beach Police Carves Stronger Social Media Presence

A nationwide survey shows more than 90 percent of law enforcement agencies use some…

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San Luis Obispo Home Fire Turns Fatal

A San Luis Obispo resident has died following a fire that broke out inside a home at…

UPDATE: Missing Grover Beach Man Found

The Grover Beach Police Department confirmed that Kenneth Vernon LaBarr, 51, has…

Morro Bay Police Investigating Strong Arm Robbery

Morro Bay Police are investigating a strong arm robbery that took place near Main…

Oceano Community Services District Board Approves Water Rate Increase

Its a drought dilemma for water districts and purveyors on the Central Coast.

Unusual Jellyfish Surface At Central Coast Beaches

Some unusual looking jellyfish are catching the eyes of beachgoers and people are…

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Santa Barbara Search Dog, Handler Headed To Nepal

Eric Gray, a Santa Barbara County firefighter, and his canine Riley are among the…

Oxnard Police Seek Public's Help to Bring Killer To Justice

A killer remains on the loose one year after the murder of 78-year-old Ruben Alfaro…

Rialto Man Killed in Camarillo Train Accident

A man is dead Thursday morning after a freight train struck his 2014 Ford Explorer…

Santa Paula Gang Members Arrested

Four documented Santa Paula gang members were taken into custody early Thursday…

Vigil held for Santa Barbara High Grad Killed By Police

Vigil Held In Santa Barbara for Mother Killed In Oxnard

Activists passed out candles next the the Santa Barbara Courthouse on Wednesday…

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UCSB Leads Nation with 2 12 ERA

How Low Can You Go? UCSB Baseball Leads Nation with 2.12 Earned Run Average

All 4 Gauchos starters have a winning record and a sub 2.50 ERA

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Lorenzo Booker Makes His Predictions On The NFL Draft

Former NFL player Lorenzo Booker breaks down the first round of the NFL Draft.

DP Edges Dons 3-2

Dos Pueblos Rallies in Sixth Inning to Beat Dons

The Chargers go 2-1 against Santa Barbara this year

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BonnieBall Arrives at UCSB as Gauchos Hire New Head Women's Basketball Coach

Bonnie Henrickson is introduced at press conference.

Bishop Baseball Edges Carpinteria 3-1

Freshman Goodwin Pitches Complete Game as Cards Beat Warriors

Will Goodwin leads Bishop Diego past Carpinteria

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Guitar Man Strikes Wrong Chord with Customers

A Santa Barbara guitar company and its owner are striking the wrong chord with…

Tipline Investigation Craigslist Rental Scam

Tipline Investigation: Craigslist Scam Targets Desperate Renters

In this Tipline investigation we expose a rental scam that will have you doing a…

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Tipline Investigation: Charities Struggle with Run or Dye Broken Promises

Trouble is brewing for the company that puts on the popular Run or Dye events. …

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Goleta Women Crochet For Local Charities

Fifty women from Goleta and Santa Barbara gather weekly to crochet and knit items…

Legally Blonde The Music This Weekend at Dos Pueblos

Musical Version of Legally Blonde Performed This Weekend

Are you a fan of Legally Blonde?
Students at Dos Pueblos High School are bringing it…

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Neal Taylor Nature Center Helped with Cachuma Trout Derby Turnout

Even with Cachuma Lake down due to the drought, interest in catching prize winning…

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Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 4,400

Rescue and aid workers in Nepal are struggling to cope with the scale of the…

Baltimore on fire

Baltimore riots: Looting, fires engulf city

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Another building is on fire in…

Gay marriage, same-sex marriage

Poll: More faiths embracing gay marriage

Until recently, if you sat in church on Sunday mornings, pollsters could predict…

South Korean ferry sinking

Sewol ferry captain gets life sentence

The captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank in South Korea last April, has been found…

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Michael Jordan's rookie shoes auctioned

Jordan's rookie shoes sell for $71,553

Every want to walk in Michael Jordan's shoes? One bidder at a weekend auction now…

Alex Rodriguez celebrating home run

A-Rod's $6 million home run

Serial steroids user Alex Rodriguez is one home run away from matching Willie Mays'…

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Russian twerkers face jail time

Three women in Russia face jail terms of up to 15 days after twerking in front of a…

Ducklings rescued Florida

Ducklings in distress? There's an app for that

Cute little ducks in danger? There's an app for that.

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Entertainment Headlines

Bruce Jenner April 24 2015

Bruce Jenner's series: What we hope to see

With the announcement that E! will air a new documentary series this summer about…

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Daytime Emmy Awards: 'Days,' 'Y&R' in a tie

The stars came out Sunday evening in Burbank, California, to attend the 42nd Daytime…

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Linda Thompson opens up on Bruce Jenner

Actress Linda Thompson, Bruce Jenner's second wife, says she can "breathe a little…

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Shots fired at Lil Wayne's tour bus

Gunshots were fired at rapper Lil Wayne's tour bus early Sunday in Atlanta. No one…

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Hawaii may raise smoking age to 21

Hawaii is poised to become the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale of…

Health Department Releases Update On Santa Barbara Doctor Investigation

As the Santa Barbara County Health Department continues its investigation into Dr.…

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Study: Nearly half of Ph.D students depressed

Graduate students are feeling grim about their job prospects.

Day of Hope Brings In Record Amount Of Donations

The one-day fundraiser for Mission Hope Cancer Center exceeded expectations by…

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