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Man charged with pointing laser at airliner

A man was arrested in Los Angeles after he pointed a "powerful green laser light" into the cockpit of a commercial airliner, police said.

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Labor Day traffic expected to be worst since 2008

Buckle up, allow extra time and stay safe out there, because the amount of Labor Day traffic is expected to be at its worst since 2008.

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Reunion debris is from MH370, France says

Even French investigators are now convinced: The airplane debris found on Reunion Island in July belongs to vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a top French prosecutor said Thursday.

Investigators learned Thursday that a series of numbers found ins...

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Dreams, wings unfold with 777X airliner

Big rumblings are going on at America's airplane capital -- the Boeing Co. aircraft factory north of Seattle.

Engineers are moving forward with building the world's biggest twin-engine jetliner.

They're calling it the 777-9X, the first aircraft of th...

Stay Green and Save Money During Labor Day Weekend

Get creative this LDW by staying green and saving energy. Santa Barbara County’s emPower program collected five innovative tips to conserve resources and save energy costs this holiday.

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Southwest diverts flight; 6 passengers detained

A Southwest Airlines flight from San Diego to Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, after pilots reported that six passengers started swearing at flight attendants and making obscene gestures at passengers who tried to calm them down, authorities said.

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Can AirBnB take on the Hilton?

With over a million listings in 190 countries, Airbnb already offers up more rooms than Hilton. The home rental service isn't done expanding, however.

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Airline passenger chugs bottle of cognac at security gate

An air traveler in China chugged an entire bottle of pricey cognac before attempting to board her flight in Beijing because security wouldn't allow the bottle of booze on board.

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

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

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The airport spiking food with 'happy hormones'

Checking in at the airport can be a a dispiriting experience, especially when you factor in delays and long lines to get through security.

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Delta plane struck by lightning

Lightning struck a Delta Air Lines plane in line for takeoff at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport this week, and it was all captured on amateur video.

The recording shows rain drenching the airfield crowded with aircraft, waiting to tak...

Dismaland

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Dismaland: Banksy's grim new art theme park

The seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare in south-west England is chilled and gloomy when we arrive.

"Welcome to Dismaland," a dead-eyed girl in Mickey Mouse ears greets at the gates of the old public pool.

We're hassled by testy security guards at metal...

Automotive Headlines

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Nissan recalls nearly 300,000 vehicles

Nissan is recalling nearly 300,000 of its Versa and Versa Note cars.

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Labor Day gas prices lowest since 2004

Average Labor Day gas prices are expected to be the lowest since 2004

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Iconic Corvette restored after sinkhole

Nearly 19 months after it was crushed at the bottom of a giant sinkhole, the 1…

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How to photograph a Formula One car

Standing precariously on the wrong side of the tracks, you'll find the…

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Tesla's new Model X will cost you ... a lot

Tesla's much anticipated Tesla Model X won't be out until later this month, but the…

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Take that Donald Trump? People love Ford cars

Have you driven a Ford lately? Well, there's a good chance you may have bought a new…

Gas Price Headlines

Falling oil prices

Oil prices fall after climbing to near $50

Oil prices continued on their wild roller coaster ride Tuesday, as weak Chinese…

Falling oil prices

Oil sinks below $40 for 1st time since 2009

Welcome back to a world of sub-$40 oil.

Crude crumbled below $40 a barrel on Friday…

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Why oil prices could sink to $15 a barrel

American drivers could soon be partying like it's 1999.

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Gas prices poised for a steep drop

Gas prices are down, and they are about to fall even further -- perhaps to less than…

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U.S. takes $35 billion hit from falling oil

With gas prices plunging, you're probably happier every time you pull up to a pump…

2015 Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul now plugs in

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version…

Traffic Headlines

Eastside traffic concerns

Traffic on Santa Barbara's Eastside has One Resident Making 'Slow Down' Signs

One Santa  Barbara neighborhood is feeling the impacts where the Riviera, Eastside,…

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Breakfast is Served at Santa Barbara City College if You Get There in a Sustainable Way

When if comes to "food for thought" Santa Barbara City College was dishing it out…

Hwy 101 LOVR Interchange Reaches End Stages

New, widened LOVR bridge partially re-opens to traffic.

Sinkhole Blamed On Heavy Equipment Vibration

A resurfacing project on South Harbor Boulevard in Oxnard hit a roadblock on…

Castillo Street Undercrossing Undergoes Repairs

The Castillo Street undercrossing in Santa Barbara is undergoing repairs, and is…

Sinkhole Shuts Down Several Streets in Santa Barbara

A medium-sized sinkhole at the intersection of Mission and State streets had Santa…

Weather Headlines

Hurricane Fred

Hurricane Fred lashes Cape Verde Islands

The Cape Verde Islands were under a hurricane warning Monday night as Hurricane Fred…

Hurricane Ignacio Category 3 Sunday 6pm ET KITV

Pacific storm Hurricane Ignacio downgraded to Category 3

KITV is reporting that Pacific storm Hurricane Ignacio has been downgraded to a…

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Erika could still cause flooding in Florida

Erika is no longer a tropical storm, but could still bring heavy rains and flooding…

Hurricane Ignacio threatens Hawaii

Hurricane Ignacio churns toward Hawaii

Don't get complacent. That was the message from Hawaii's top emergency management…

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Tropical Storm Erika hits island of Dominica hard

The physical damage to Dominica is worse than first thought and the emotional toll…

Tropical Storm Erika update Thursday pm

Tropical Storm Erika swamps Dominica; 3 die

Tropical Storm Erika doesn't have strong winds, but heavy rains were wreaking havoc…

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