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Cops stuck in elevator

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What's 12 cops stuck in an elevator? Internet gold

When the brothers in blue need rescuing, who do they call? The fire department, of course.

A dozen police officers were trapped in a stalled elevator inside a Kansas City, Missouri, police academy on Wednesday. The academy staff reached out to the Ka...

Ted Cruz (file)

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Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'

Former House Speaker John Boehner called Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh," in a withering interview at Stanford University published Thursday.

Laremy Tunsil draft night

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Top-rated Tunsil tumbles after video of apparent bong hit

Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil tumbled to the Miami Dolphins with 13th overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft.

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Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival Starts Friday

Final preparations are underway at the Santa Maria Fairpark for the opening of the 29th annual Santa Maria Valley Strawberry Festival.

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Man makes Rhode Island tourism ad after state's flub

A Rhode Island man has taken his state's tourism campaign into his own hands after the state botched a tourism advertisement.


SLO County Mother Drowns Newborn Daughter, Later Dies

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office released autopsy results into a bizarre investigation out of Creston involving a newborn baby girl and her mother, both of whom are dead.

Nick Young and Iggy Azalea

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Azalea saves Nick Young from bad tattoo

Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Nick Young had a season to forget, on and off the court.

Lasers could hide Earth from deadly aliens, 2 astronomers say

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Powerful lasers will aid astronomers

The new Four Laser Guide Star Facility was fired up on Tuesday after years of development. ESO says the lasers are the most powerful laser guide stars to be used for astronomy. With this technology, scientists hope to capture a clearer display of our universe.

Ocean, sea


Two fishermen lost at sea saved by cooler

Two fishermen survived two days at sea thanks to their trusty cooler.

Nick Symmonds

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Olympian offers shoulder for ad space

Nick Symmonds, two-time Olympian, is offering space on his shoulder to those wishing to purchase ad space.

Eyeglasses on book


Unstereotyped: Meet the white valedictorian of a historically black college

At first glance, Joshua Packwood is the embodiment of white privilege: He's college educated, married, a father of two and he runs a successful hedge fund in Manhattan.

But his life, which began in Kansas City, Missouri, hasn't always been so good.


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Man jumps into river, flees hospital naked

James Edward Williams, 30, was captured by police after driving into a river, fleeing a hospital in the nude and hiding in a dumpster.

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Washington woman awaits Zika determination

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Man's half-beard mugshot goes viral

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50-year-old report card returned

A report card sent in June of 1966 never found its way to the student's home, and…

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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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Local Headlines

Crews Battling 50 Acre Fire Along Highway 33 in Ventura County

Firefighters are battling a brush fire that broke out along Highway 33 just after 2…

Rash of Home and Auto Thefts

A rash of home and auto thefts has the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office urging…

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Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 System

Who has a better system for identifying and processing mobile phone calls? The 9-1-…

Tipline Investigation: U.S. Senate Candidate Accused of Making Threats

We have a follow up to a Tipline Investigation that we broke two weeks ago. It…

Tipline Investigation Tracking Bad Bank Transfers

NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Pismo Beach Man Battles Bank of America to Recover $1,900

Sometimes the smallest errors can turn into the biggest headaches. A viewer in…

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Act of Kindness by Angels Lifts Spirits of Ventura Family

Heavenly Gesture: Angels Host Ventura Family in Mourning for Batting Practice & Game

Angels fan Jason Rutkowski died from an aggressive form of MS at the age of 32.

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Fork & Cork Classic Helps Foodbank with Funding in 2016

Using local restaurants, wineries and breweries, the 3rd annual Fork & Cork Classic…

Santa Barbara County Shelter Cats, Dogs Fly to Washington to Find Permanent Home

Several cats and dogs from Santa Barbara County Animal Services are heading to…

Local Sports

Dons Celebrate Extra Innings Win

Dons Baseball Walk-Off Against Santa Ynez in 9 Innings

Kevin Gowdy struck out 9 in six innings.

Cal Poly Sweeps UCSB

Cal Poly Sweeps UCSB With A 4-3 Victory

Sophomore right-hander Jarred Zill earned his fourth victory as Cal Poly extended…

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