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Tom Hanks typewriter app

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Obsolete jobs: Meet the guy who fixes Tom Hanks' typewriter

When Tom Hanks and Sam Shepard need to get their typewriters fixed, they know exactly where to go: Gramercy Typewriter, a third-generation, family-run shop that's still click-clacking away after 83 years.

Yes, the typewriter is an anachronism. But no,...

Woman's hand holding iPhone

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Police: Teen's texts encouraged suicide

A Massachusetts teenager faces a pretrial hearing in April on involuntary manslaughter charges for allegedly sending text messages urging a friend to commit suicide, even after he expressed second thoughts, authorities said Saturday.

Michelle Carter, ...

Lasso that llama

Llamas go free, Twitter goes wild

Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo.

Memristor

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The 'memristor': A new era for electronics?

In 1971, a physicist conceptualized the existence of a fourth fundamental element in the electronic circuit, besides the three that were already in use at the time.

His name was Leon Chua and he believed -- for reasons of symmetry -- that an extra com...

Leonard Nimoy and Star Trek poster

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Barack Obama: 'I loved Spock'

President Barack Obama added himself to the long list of those remembering beloved actor Leonard Nimoy -- who died earlier today at the age of 83.

#thedress

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#TheDress goes viral: Sales soar 347%

A social media frenzy about the color of a dress is bringing fame and fortune for one small British fashion company.

BulletSafe

Company makes bullet proof hats

A company is offering a new invention to protect law enforcement officials and security workers: bullet proof baseball caps.

Weekend Picks 02-27-15

Check out the events happening up and down the coast this weekend.

Ambulance

Officer says he was poisoned at McDonald's

An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was taken to the hospital after reportedly drinking cleaning solution from a drink he ordered at McDonald's.

The dress

Twitter, CNN

'The Dress' becomes huge BuzzFeed traffic driver

There are debates on the Internet... and then there was "The Dress."

If you were online on Thursday night, you know what happened: social media services were overrun with comments about the colors of a woman's dress. Some people saw black and blue; ot...

Monk statue

CNN/Drents Museum in the Netherlands

1,000-year-old mummified monk found in statue

A golden statue of a sitting Buddha, smuggled from a temple in China to a market in the Netherlands, revealed an extraordinary secret -- a 1,000-year-old mummified monk.

Researchers discovered the mummy, encased in a cavity in the statue when a privat...

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John Palminteri Named 'Citizen Of The Year'

The Downtown Santa Barbara Organization has named NewsChannel 3 Senior Reporter John Palminteri its “Citizen of the Year.”

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Lasso that llama

Lasso that llama!

Two llamas lead authorities on a "llow-speed chase" in Arizona.

Llamas on the loose

Viewers transfixed by #LlamaWatch

Social media and cable news viewers were captivated Thursday when two escaped llamas…

Boehner kiss at media

Boehner makes kisses at reporter

House Speaker John Boehner responds to reporter's questions with kisses.

Madonna falls at Brit Awards

Madonna falls during Brit Awards

In what can only be called a wardrobe malfunction, Madonna takes a fall during the…

Man catches 280 pound catfish

Italian reels in whopper of a catfish

A man reeled in a 280-pound, 8.75-foot-long catfish last week in the Po River in…

Questionable police behavior

Caught on camera: Questionable police behavior

Two Florida police officers are under investigation after witnesses caught their…

Latest Celebrity News

Bill Murray at bachelor party

Bill Murray crashes bachelor party, gives advice

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

Batman and Batmobile 2014

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…

Royals at Graceland

William, Harry visit the King at Graceland

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

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber offends millions with shrine visit

Justin Bieber has a habit of getting into trouble, but this time he's found himself…

Miley Cyrus 12-17-13

No twerking required: College to offer Miley Cyrus class

A liberal arts college in upstate New York is offering a course on the sociology of…

Heidi Fleiss DUI mugshot

Heidi Fleiss charged with DUI

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

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CHP Looking to Recruit More Women

The California Highway Patrol is looking for a few good women to join the ranks once…

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Teenage Boy Hospitalized In Critical Condition After Playing With Fire

Three teenage boys were playing with fire when it got out of control and engulfed…

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Program Pushes for Heart Defibrillators in California Schools

A program aiming to put heart defibrillators in California Schools is getting a big…

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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…

Tipline Run or Dye

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…

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Bishop Diego Students Volunteer For Day of Service

Bishop Diego High School students, teachers and staff spent the day volunteering at…

Father-Son Hiking Duo Bring New Faces On Adventures

A Santa Barbara County Father has made a tradition of hiking every year with his 8…

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

FoodBank CEO Winds Down Food Security Challenge

The FoodBank CEO is winding down his Food Security Challenge where he has lived on…

Local Sports

Dons Advance to CIF Semifinals

Clay, Wagonhurst & Henderson Lead Santa Barbara Over Hart in CIF Playoffs

Ben Clay, Chris Wagonhurts and Max Henderson combined for 51 points in Dons 62-51…

Compton Ends Cameron Walker s High School Career

Righetti is Eliminated by Compton as Walker's Great Career High School Ends

Compton beat the Warriors 59-52 in a CIF Division 2A quarterfinal game.

Oregon Beats Tate and UCSB

Ducks Breakup Tate's No-Hitter in 6th & Beat UCSB Ace

Dillon Tate dominated Oregon for most of the game but suffered his first loss on…

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