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Raven-Simone, shown at NYC event Sept. 30, dissed African-American names this week.

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Raven-Symoné has issues with 'ghetto' names

"The View" co-host Raven-Symoné draws fire for "Watermelondrea" comments about names given African-American children.

Long-Lost Relatives Reunite in Santa Barbara After Decades of Searching

A Santa Barbara man that was given up for adoption at birth, met his sister for the first time Friday. She had been searching for her long-lost brother for decades.

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John Goodman shows off weight loss on red carpet

John Goodman took to the red carpet in London on Thursday to promote his new movie while also showing off his newly slimmed-down look.

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Congressman mocks GOP with Craigslist ad for speaker

A Democratic congressman had some fun at the expense of House Republicans and their search to find a replacement for departing Speaker of the House John Boehner.

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Hikers plunge 28 feet in bridge collapse

New Zealand is known as a land of adventure, but four French hikers got more excitement than they might have wanted on the Lake Waikaremoana Track in the country's Te Urewera National Park.

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800-lb. man kicked out of hospital for ordering pizza

A Rhode Island man who weighs close to 800 pounds was kicked out of a hospital after he ordered pizza

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Dolphin retrieves iPhone from bottom of the ocean

A Miami Heat professional dancer and cheerleader's iPhone was retrieved from the bottom of the ocean by a dolphin.

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Cat Cora Hosts Local Cooking Competition

The first ever Quickfire Cooking Challenge with Cat Cora served up success Thursday night in Santa Barbara.

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Paraglider Survives 22 Heart Attacks, Shares Inspiring Story

A young female paraglider pilot was forced to get a heart transplant and have her leg amputated last year.  In a Newschannel Three exclusive, we share her inspiring story of how she isn't letting unexpected circumstances keep her from living life.

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Franciscan Priest Blesses Animals at Santa Barbara Zoo

Even our furry, scaly, wet and feathered friends have a saint looking over them. Father Larry from the Santa Barbara Mission blessed all of the animals at the Santa Barbara Zoo Thursday morning.

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Teacher wears bodysuit for anatomy lesson

Students weren't sure what to expect when their teacher stood in front of the classroom and started to undress.

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Rupert Murdoch: Ben Carson would be a 'real black president'

Rupert Murdoch, one of the world's most powerful media moguls, posted a tweet Wednesday night that seemingly questioned whether President Obama is a "real black president."

The tweet ricocheted around the web and was widely denounced.

Murdoch's tweet...

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Neighbors find anti-ISIS Halloween display offensive

A New Jersey man's Halloween display is causing a stir in his community.

Cat Cora s Quickfire Challenge

Cat Cora's Quickfire Challenge

The first ever Quickfire Cooking Challenge with Cat Cora served up success Thursday…

Fundraiser for Paraglider

Fundraiser for Paraglider

A young female paraglider pilot was forced to get a heart transplant and have her…

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Large lizard found in Arizona

Firefighters in Arizona find a 20-pound lizard and call a local reptile rescue.

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Australia: Man drives into ocean trying to escape

A man being chased by police drives a four-wheeled vehicle into the ocean in an…


Oregon farmers boast 1,997-pound pumpkin

Farmers broke Oregon records over the weekend at the Bauman Harvest Festival with…

Latest Celebrity News

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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…

Royals at Graceland

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…

Local Headlines

Suspect Pursuit at Coal Oil Point Near Isla Vista

There is an active foot pursuit for a suspect near Coal Oil Point west of Isla Vista.

Long-Lost Relatives Reunite in Santa Barbara After Decades of Searching

A Santa Barbara man that was given up for adoption at birth, met his sister for the…


Community Hosts Benefit Concert For Los Olivos Families

The quaint community of Los Olivos came together to support the families affected by…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates

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,…

Grand Jury Report Backs Up NewsChannel 3 Investigations

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

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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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What's Right


Santa Barbara Program Feeds Those In Need

Local grocery stores have paired up with Santa Barbara homeless centers. Their…


Those In Need, The Boy Scouts Will Feed

Hunger is a daily reality for many in our community.


Carpinteria Instrument Drive Hits the Right Note

A drive that began in early summer shows Carpinteria is in turn with its community…

Local Sports

UCSB Basketball Media Day

UCSB Hoops Meet Press to Talk about 2015-'16 Season

Season starts November 13th for both teams

UCSB Soccer Hosts Riverside Fullerton this Week

UCSB Soccer Hosts Two Big West Games this Week

The Gauchos look to build on their 2-0 start to conference play.

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