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Man stolen as baby reunited 41 years later

It was a hug kept on hold for more than 41 years. The hug of a mother and son whose lives were abruptly separated four decades ago.

Nelly Reyes had been waiting for hours in the international arrivals lounge at Arturo Merino Benitez International Airp...

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Family gets letter: 'You don't belong here'

Ronica Copes and her family have lived in their Long Island home for almost two years. But just last week, they received the most unwelcoming letter in the mail:

"Attn: African-American family," the letter said in all caps. "Lindenhurst is 84% white p...

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Federer furious after boy's selfie attempt

From world leaders to celebrities of all degrees of fame, taking a selfie with fans has become an accepted part of life. But tennis great Roger Federer felt an unacceptable line was crossed Sunday when a spectator invaded center court at the French Open.

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Elephant grabs man's camera, takes 'elphie'

Plenty of tourists have snapped a selfie of themselves posing with an elephant during their travels. Even U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has done it.

But how many have had their photo taken by the elephant?

Christian LeBlanc, a 22-year-old Canadian...

PInk and Jeff Bridges team up to kick off summer meals

Pink And Jeff Bridges Kick Off Summer Meal Program

Major star power kicked off this summer's free meal program for children in need of nutrition when school is out.

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Report: German woman, 65, has quadruplets

For many people, 13 children would be more than enough.

But not for Annegret Raunigk.

The 65-year-old German grandmother recently gave birth to quadruplets, making her the oldest woman ever to do so.

The new arrivals increase her progeny to a total of 1...

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Sword-wielding man robs Dunkin' Donuts

A man wearing black tights, a pink wig and wielding a small sword robbed a suburban Chicago Dunkin' Donuts Thursday morning, according to WGNTV.com.

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Police: Man evades cops until he goes back for missing hat

A suspect who avoided capture by police after a chase in Ohio was arrested after he returned to the scene to find his missing hat.

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Adult dating site hack exposes sexual secrets of millions

More than 3.5 million people's sexual preferences, fetishes and secrets have been exposed after dating site Adult FriendFinder was hacked.

Already, some of the adult website's customers are being identified by name.

Adult FriendFinder asks customers to...

Batkid returns home

Holy heartstrings, check out 'Batkid Begins'

Get your tissues ready. Warner Bros. has released the trailer for "Batkid Begins," which threatens to make you feel all of the feels.

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Scrabble adds ridic new words

Scrabble dictionary has added lotsa new words for its players, and some are so ridic, they'll make you lolz.

The venerable board game has an additional 6,500 words, including a few once limited to social media and technology.

A number of the new words...

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Seattle couple leave $850,000 estate to U.S. government

A Seattle couple left nearly $850,000 to the U.S. government as a gesture of thanks to their adopted country.

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Racist letter tells NY family to move from neighborhood

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Dashcam captures plane crash on highway

New police dash cam video shows the aftermath of a deadly plane crash on an…

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What is a legend made of? Lots of yellow dots

A legend was born 35 years ago today when ‘Pac-Man’ made its debut in Japanese…

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Jeb Bush massages woman on campaign trail

Like brother, like brother. Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush massages a New…

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Fans, friends say goodbye to Dave

David Letterman drew the curtain Wednesday on his "Late Show" after 33 years at both…

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Bill Murray crashes bachelor party, gives advice

Leave it to Bill Murray to crash a bachelor party in South Carolina.

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Director tweets first image of Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

After teasing fans on Monday with a partial glimpse of the Batmobile for the…

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William, Harry visit the King at Graceland

Prince William and Prince Harry, in Memphis for a friend's wedding Saturday, paid…

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Heidi Fleiss charged with DUI

Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss was arrested early Tuesday on DUI charges and a…

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Report: Seth Meyers weds longtime girlfriend

"Saturday Night Live" star Seth Meyers has reportedly tied the knot with longtime…

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*NSYNC member Lance Bass engaged

*NSYNC member Lance Bass won't be singing "Bye, Bye, Bye" to his boyfriend, Michael…

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Fast Facts: Refugio State Beach Oil Spill

Here is a fact sheet from the Joint Information Center regarding Tuesday's oil spill.

CSUCI Studies Beach Impacts From Oil Spill

University Students Study Beach Impacts From Oil Spill

Teams from California State University, Channel Islands collecting samples from…

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Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

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

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,…

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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…

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Summerland Hosts Annual Flower Empower Luncheon

NewsChannel 3's own Shirin Rajaee and Alan Rose were invited to M.C. the 5th annual…

Red Cross Heroes Breakfast

Red Cross Breakfast Honors Local Heroes

The American Red Cross of Santa Barbara County hosted its first-ever Heroes…

Cooking Up Dreams to benefit local at-risk children

Chefs to "Cook Up Dreams" At New Culinary Competition

You're invited to a new event in Santa Barbara that will tickle your taste-buds and…

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Beainy to Enter SB Court of Champions

Former UCSB Basketball Star Barb Beainy Set to be Honored by Court of Champions

She was the 1992 Big West Conference Player of the Year, the first for the UCSB…

DP Soccer Gets Letterman Jackets

DP Soccer Dressed for Success Thanks to Lenita Davison

Chargers top soccer fan raises money year after year to get the seniors letterman…

DP Extends Season with Walk-OFF HR

Nick Noggle's Dramatic HR Wins First Round CIF Playoff Game

After Villa Park stunned DP with a game-tying 2-run homer in the top of the 7th,…

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