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Veterinarian says she killed feral cat with arrow

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FB post appears to show veterinarian holding dead cat by arrow

Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that spins into real-life grief, as Texas veterinarian Kristsen Lindsey found out after allegedly shooting a cat with an arrow.

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Dog flu sickening canines in Midwest

Dog owners in several Midwestern states are being cautioned of a new strain of dog flu that has sickened at least a thousand animals.

Photo Courtesy: Chales Paddock Zoo

Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero Says Goodbye to Longtime Resident

Zoo officials said the 14 foot snake was humanely euthanized earlier this week.

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Allergy season also affects dogs

Allergy season is here in all its glory, but it's not just us humans who suffer.

Grumpy Cat

CNN

How Grumpy Cat makes her millions

Grumpy Cat has millions of social media followers, shots of her famous frown go viral, and fans clamor to catch a glimpse. Face it: Grumpy Cat is a celebrity, and guess what? She probably makes more money than you do!

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NZ aquarium introduces the world's first 'octographer'

Ever mess up a photo by holding your thumb on the lens? This photographer sometimes makes the same mistake, except with her tentacle.

Tips to Protect Your Pets During an Emergency

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department reminds the public to be ready and have a plan of action in case a disaster occurs in your area. With that, the Fire Department has released a tip sheet to ensure your pets are protected during an emergency.

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CNN

500 corgis invade California Beach

A California beach was invaded over the weekend by a terrifyingly cute horde of waddling corgis.

Around 500 of the fluffy, stubby pooches scampered onto Huntington Beach for the annual So Cal Corgi Beach Day, immediately melting the hearts of all huma...

Police officer adopts pit bull

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City creates interactive bad dogs map

A recently launched feature on the city of Minneapolis' website maps out where dangerous dogs and their owners live.

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Pet goldfish taking over Colorado lake

Goldfish, go forth and prosper.

Newfoundland dog breed

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DNA tests helping dog owners clean up

Seattle residents are getting to the bottom of who left unscooped doggie doo-doo.

Eithad Airways

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Cat lost after 14-hour flight to New York

Lost luggage after a long flight is a common, frustrating occurrence of modern air travel. And sometimes, airlines lose things that are irreplaceable.

American Jennifer Stewart says she was devastated to learn that Etihad Airways lost her most import...

What's Right

Oxnard Police Partner With Local Non-Profit to Help Mixteco Community

The Oxnard Police Department announced a partnership with the Mixteco/Indigena…

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Protect Yourself From Identity Theft By Shredding Old Documents

It is almost time for Community Shred Day. NewsChannel 3 is teaming up with Union…

Ojai Family Loses Home in Fire

Ojai Community Comes Together To Help Family that Lost Everything in Fire

An Ojai family is trying to figure out what to do next after losing everything they…

Prom Boutique Lends Dresses For Free to Teens

Free Prom Dresses Available to Borrow For Teens

The Assistance League of Santa Barbara is having a prom boutique to help create…

FLY GIRLS

'Fly Girls' fromSanta Barbara Ready for Air Race and to Promote Female Pilots

Three women, all in their 20's, are set to soar off on a dream of a lifetime.  …

Carpinteria Teacher Receives Milken Education Award

Carpinteria Teacher Receives Prestigious Milken Educator Award

Carpinteria teacher Brandon Sportel of Canalino Elementary, is the only educator in…

House and Home

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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…

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5 ways to declutter your life

While some may think clutter is a sign of genius at work, the truth is messy…

Local Headlines

Building Evacuated After Mysterious White Substance Found

The Santa Maria Department of Social Services was shut down Friday after a…

WET WEDNESDAY CONFRONTATION

Santa Barbara Boat Owners Told to Stay 500 Yards From Cruise Ships

The Santa Barbara Harbor Commission and waterfront officials are trying to find a…

AUTO CLUB TURNS 100

Santa Barbara Automobile Club Turns 100

In 1915, as Southern California was expanding with the beginning of a vast roadway…

UPDATE: Cops Say Yanaga Commits Another Attempted Murder

Within 5 days of getting out of jail on murder charges, 52-year-old Thomas Yanaga…

Katcho Achadjian Launches His Campaign for Congress

35th District Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian is joining a crowded field of candidates…

Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested

Dos Pueblos High School Student Arrested, Suspected of Emailing Threats

Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a 15-year-old student at Dos…

Newsroom Tipline

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. …

Santa Barbara City Council Agrees to ZIR Changes

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

Tipline Investigation: Unraveling Santa Barbara's ZIR Mess

We have an update on a Tipline investigation that exposed serious flaws within the…

WHEELCHAIR SCAM

Tipline Investigation: Don't Fall For the Wheelchair Scam

Our Tipline investigation begins with a sob story. Every scammer has one. They love…

Run or Dye Event Cancelled Under Cloud of Suspicion

The Run or Dye event scheduled for Ventura this Saturday, November 8, will not…

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