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King cobra

Florida Department of Fish and Wildlife via CNN

King cobra on the lam in Orlando

A word of advice to the people of Orlando: Before you step outside Thursday or send your pet out into the backyard, take a little extra time to look around first.

Especially if you live near the 4800 block of North Apopka Vineland Road.

There's a king...

King cobra

Florida Department of Fish and Wildlife via CNN

Trappers try to lure king cobra with dead snakes

It takes a snake to catch a snake. At least to catch a king cobra.

Brown bear cub (file)

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Yellowstone grizzly cubs arrive at new home

Two orphaned grizzly cubs have found a new home at the Toledo Zoo.

The twin females were orphaned soon after their mother killed a hiker in Yellowstone National Park in August. The mother was trapped, and evidence connected her to the hiker's death, ...

Miss Babe Ruth chasing ball

Greensboro Grasshoppers

After 649 consecutive games, Minor League bat dog to retire

Miss Babe Ruth, a bat dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor league baseball team, is retiring

Overweight pup gets 2nd chance

Melissa Anderson

Overweight pup gets second chance at life

Obese, unhealthy and mourning the loss of his owner, Vincent was surrendered to a county animal shelter in Houston two weeks ago. His prospects didn't look good.

Nitama, Kishi Station's new cat stationmaster

Courtesy Ryobi Group via CNN

Meet Nitama, Japan's new cat stationmaster

It's one of the most closely guarded succession plans outside of North Korea: Who will replace Tama?

Japan's cute cat stationmaster passed away earlier this year, leaving a kitty-shaped hole in the country's heart and its 27,000 kilometer-long railway...

Baby Knut, March 2007

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Mystery of Knut the polar bear's death solved

More than four years ago, Knut the polar bear suffered a seizure and drowned in his enclosure in Germany as horrified zoo visitors watched.

Lots of questions and theories followed on what killed the beloved polar bear-- only to be discounted later.

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blue macaw parrot

Rodrigo Aliaga/SXC

Obscenity-uttering parrot detained by police

A parrot in the Indian city of Rajura has been taken from its owner after police determined it was harassing an 85-year-old woman.

Mei Xiang Panda

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National Zoo panda gives birth

Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth Saturday, the Smithsonian's National Zoo announced. It was relatively quick: About an hour after her water broke.

"Mei Xiang reacted to the cub by picking it up. The panda team began preparing for a birth when they saw...

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Gabbie Hendel

'Klepto Kitty' rockets to Internet fame

An orange tabby cat named Snorri is rocketing to Internet fame thanks to an adorable (exasperating?) habit of stealing the shoes of neighbors.

Chihuahua dog laying down

Garann Rose Means/SXC

40 Chihuahuas headed to new homes

Forty Chihuahuas are taking the flight of their lives to potential new homes in Idaho.

Good Samaritan rescues injured puppy from side of road

A puppy is getting a chance at a full life following one family’s decision to pull over on the side of the road Sunday.

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FIRE EQUIPMENT FOR POLICE

Montecito Motor Classic Will Raise Funds for Police Emergency Gear and Youth Programs

The upcoming Montecito Motor Classic will be a benefit for Santa Barbara Police…

Carpinteria Teens Paint Mural of City's 50th Anniversary Logo

Carpinteria teens have created a mural to celebrate the city’s 50th anniversary.

St Vincent s Santa Barbara Golf Tournament A Success

Annual Golf Fundraiser Brings in $125,000

Golfers teed off for a worthy cause Monday.

The 'Odyssey Project' Helps Youth From Los Prietos Boys Camp

UC Santa Barbara Theater Arts Department and the Los Prietos Boys Camp are teaming…

SURF AND SUDS

Surf 'N Suds in Carpinteria Also Helps Student Scholarship Fund

Some of the proceeds from last weekends Trek Bikes of Ventura Surf 'N Suds craft…

Wish Granted For Santa Barbara Teen

Local Teen's Make-a-Wish Dream Comes True

A Santa Barbara teen living with Leukemia was granted a very special wish Wednesday…

House and Home

Home sales, housing

The median home price here is $980,000

Home prices are soaring across the country, increasing in 93% of markets in the U.S.…

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Swimming accident law: The basics

It's that time of year when the 6 o'clock news leads far too often with the most…

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Buying in bulk can save big bucks

From the single shopper to the family of seven, buying certain items bulk can save…

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Cut grocery bills with these 15 tips

When it comes time to cut spending, people often overlook what they spend at the…

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Small decorating changes make big impact

You can make big changes to your home just by making small decorating switches.

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Laundry tips to defeat 5 impossible stains

We've got the answers that will help you stop the guesswork on laundry and make it…

Local Headlines

Broken Gas Line Closes Santa Barbara Streets

We now know a broken gas line along Mason Street and Helena Avenue was caused by…

Son Of Two Local High-Profile Politicians Arrested On Drug Charges

The Attorney General's Office is investigating the August 4th drug-related arrest of…

Up in the Air with Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo

Getting Wings to Fly Across the Sky

If you drive along the ocean or happen to be at Elings Park in Santa Barbara,…

Weekend Picks 9-4-15

Weekend Picks 09-04-15

Check out some of the fun things to do up and down the coast this weekend.

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New High School Opens Up in Camarillo

School is back in session in the Oxnard Union High School District, and this year,…

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputies Search fo Stabbing Suspect

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office says a property dispute involving several…

Newsroom Tipline

NewsChannel 3 Investigates

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Los Alamos Restaurant Settles Complaint Over ADA Dispute

The Americans with Disabilities Act, or the ADA, has been the law since 1990. But,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

A Grand Jury launched its investigation after we aired a series of reports exposing…

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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…

Tipline Run or Dye

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. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

The Santa Barbara City Council is moving ahead with changes to its Zoning…

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