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'Date rape' drug allegations investigated

A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs into drinks served at a party, according to search warrants issued by campus police.

Police started investigating after three w...

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School officials liable in alleged rape?

It's an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher's aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.

"It has essentially devastated her life," attor...

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Clemson students challenge sex survey

Clemson University suspended a mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives and drinking habits following backlash from the school community.

The South Carolina public university started using the third-party online co...

One in Seven Californians Living in Poverty

The poverty rate in California declined in 2013, but according to a recent statewide study, one in seven Californians live below the poverty line and over a third of these people are children.

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Lotusland to Host Rare Plant Sale and Auction on Saturday

Plant geeks are invited to attend the Exceptional Plants: Lotusland Auction & Sale on Saturday in Montecito.

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Lompoc Woman Stepping Out of Poverty

On Monday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. the Family Service Agency will host a free open house at the Dorothy Jackson Family Resource Center.

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Obama sets new plan against college assaults

The Obama administration is launching a big new offensive: Combating sexual assault on college campuses.

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Teen told to change 'Virginity Rocks' T-shirt

Does the word "virginity" evoke discussions of sexuality or religious belief? That's the question residents in Fayetteville, Arkansas, are asking after a junior high student was asked by school administrators to change out of a T-shirt that read "Virginity Rocks" last week.

New Osteoprobe Bone Density Invention Could Change Lives

Measuring Bone Strength At University of California Santa Barbara

Revolutionary work in measuring bone strength is happening in Santa Barbara. A new invention with roots at the University of California Santa Barbara could help change lives in the not-so-distant future.

Occupy Wall Street protests enter 24th day

Occupy abolishes $4 million in other people's student loan debt

After forgiving millions of dollars in medical debt, Occupy Wall Street is tackling a new beast: student loans.

Marking the third anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the group's Strike Debt initiative announced Wednesday it has abolished ...

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Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and universities with most global billionaire graduates.

UCSB Solar Project Nears Completion

Solar Project at UCSB Nearing Completion

The 2.6 million dollar project is being funded completely by students

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'Glow In The Park' Lights Up Santa Barbara Sky

The night sky was filled with hot-air balloons at Elings Park in Santa Barbara…

Pismo Beach Surfers Honor 911 Victims

Pismo Surfers Honor 9/11 Victims

Local surfers chose to honor those who died in the September 11th attacks with a…

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Avocado Festival Donation will Help Future Farmers of America

A month before the California Avocado Festival, organizers have donated $3000. to…

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Veterans Start To Heal With 'Horse Whisperer's' Help

A group of veterans from different generations are starting to heal from emotional…

Father Daughter Team Raising Money Leukemia Awareness

Fundraising Goal Met for Blood Cancer Research

A father/daughter team from Goleta met their fundraising goal raising awareness for…

Paralyzed Extreme Water Sports Enthusiasts Selling Calendars to Raise Money for Rehabilitation

A photographer and former extreme water sports junkie, once strangers have now…

Local Sports

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Lorenzo Booker Breaks Down Newbury Parks Win Over Dos Pueblos

Former NFL player Lorenzo Booker breaks down Newbury Parks 51-0 win over Dos Pueblos…

Cal Poly vs Portland State Football

Mustangs Defeats Portland State 42-14 in Home Opener

Junior quarterback Chris Brown rushed for two touchdowns, passed for another and…

UCSB vs UCLA Soccer

UCSB Falls To #2 UCLA 1-0

Reigning Pac-12 Player of the Year Leo Stolz scored a 38th minute goal and the No.…

Cal Poly Football Breaks Into Win Column

Brown Leads Cal Poly Football to First Win

Chris Brown ran for two touchdowns and threw for another one as Cal Poly beat…

UCSB Soccer Loses to UCLA

First Half Goal By UCLA Defeats Gauchos

Leo Stolz' goal late in the first half gave UCLA a 1-0 win over the Gauchos.

Watch Friday Football Focus - Week Four

Did you miss the clip of your favorite player or just want to watch the highlights…

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Santa Maria Resident Speaks Out About Heroine Use

Chelsea Accuna says, “from the first time [she] used,” heroine she became common…

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Demonstrators Rally Ahead of United Nations Climate Summit

Rallies drew crowds across the country and here at home

Exotic Plant Sale Raises Money For Lotusland

Exotic Plant Sale Raises Money For Lotusland

An exotic plant sale brought in thousands of dollars to Lotusland this weekend.

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Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara…

Technology Headlines

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7 safety tips from hackers

It's easy to get hacked. And yes, it can happen to you. Follow this advice from…

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Apple sells 10M iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pluses

Those long lines at Apple Stores around the world translated into record iPhone 6…

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MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit

MAVEN has arrived in Mars's orbit after traveling 442 million miles in the course of…

Health Headlines

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Power walker loses 150 pounds

In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been.

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Sierra Leone ends 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone lifted Sunday a nationwide lockdown, which had been put in place to…

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Fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss…

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