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People hug at a public memorial service on the Day of Mourning and Reflection for the victims of a killing spree at University of California, Santa Barbara on May 27, 2014. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Killing Rampage Could Have Been Prevented, Victims’ Families Claim In New Lawsuit

Families and friends of Bay Area students killed in a shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara believe it could have been prevented.

03/04/2015

SANTA BARBARA, CA - MAY 24, 2014: Students gather on the UC Santa Barbara campus for a candlelight vigil for those affected by the tragedy in Isla Vista on May 24, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Parents Of Isla Vista Rampage Victims Angered Over Release Of Painful Report On Chinese New Year Day

A gunman who killed six University of California, Santa Barbara students searched online for ways to silently kill before using knives to stab to death his first three victims, one of them 94 times, according to a sheriff’s department report.

02/19/2015

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Settle Alleged Sex Abuse Lawsuit In California

The Boy Scouts of America agreed Thursday to settle a lawsuit by a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volunteer in 2007.

01/29/2015

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Best Warm Weather Destinations For Winter

Escape from the cold winter weather by heading south (or to a tropical island) for a winter getaway.

12/08/2014

Oil sheen is seen with vessels assisting near the source of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on July 18, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

UC Study: Massive BP Oil Spill Left ‘Bathtub Ring’ On Sea Floor

The BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the sea floor that’s about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows.

10/27/2014

A Great White Shark swims in Shark Alley near Dyer Island on July 8, 2010 in Gansbaai, South Africa. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Shark Attack Sends Woman Into Ocean

A shark attack on an outrigger sent a Santa Barbara woman into the water Sunday.

10/22/2014

Train Accident Location

1 Killed, 2 Injured While Taking Photos On Train Tracks In Santa Barbara County

Authorities say a passenger train struck people taking photos on a trestle on the California coast and one person was killed and two others were injured.

10/12/2014

Emily Miles said she was mauled by a 300 pound bear near her Santa Barbara County home on September 22, 2014. (CBS)

Central Coast Woman Survives Mauling From 300-Pound Bear

A Santa Barbara County woman walking near her home survived after being mauled by a 300 pound black bear this week.

09/24/2014

Blue Whale

Pacific Ship Operators To Be Paid For Slowing Down In Whale Feeding Areas

Shipping giants will soon be getting $2,500 incentives to slow down through the Santa Barbara Channel, according to the Center for Environmental Research & Technology at U.C. Riverside.

08/08/2014

Six-month-old Nayeli Martinez was abducted from Santa Barbara on August 3, 2014. Police believe 28-year-old Joshua Ivan Martinez took the girl. (Santa Barbara Police)

6-Month-Old Girl Taken From Santa Barbara Found, Amber Alert Canceled

A 6-month-old girl who was abducted from Santa Barbara on Sunday night has been found safe, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/04/2014

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