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Santa Barbara

Carpinteria cars targeted in vandalism spree

CARPINTERIA — The usually placid beachfront community has been victimized by an alarming rash of extensive vandalism on city streets that resulted in one arrest Tuesday and may lead to


Norteno gang member sought in convenience store shooting

HURON — A local man is recovering from multiple gunshots wounds suffered following a verbal altercation outside a convenience store in Huron Tuesday morning. The victim, whose identity has been withheld

Santa Barbara

Fraudulent charity hustler convicted

SANTA BARBARA — Following just two hours of jury deliberation, Denise D’Sant Angelo was convicted in superior court last week on felony charges of fraud and embezzlement involving misappropriation of


Wrong-way freeway crash leads to DUIs

IRVINE – One allegedly drunk driver, going the wrong way on the 405 freeway, lost control of his vehicle before being crashed into by another suspected drunk driver, resulting in


Deputies kill knife-wielding man

NUEVO – A man wielding a knife and acting irrationally was shot and killed by Riverside County sheriff’s deputies early Sunday. Law enforcement officials have not released the man’s name


Police want help in finding prolific bank robber

SACRAMENTO — City detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a prolific bank robber who robbed three local banks this month and twice made his getaway on a


Interrupted home invasion turns deadly

SACRAMENTO — Police are investigating a Friday home invasion in which the suspects shot and killed one person. At 11:19 p.m. on March 26, officers responded to the 2600 block

Butte Sacramento

Man who attacked black patron in Chico bar convicted of federal hate crime

SACRAMENTO — A federal jury convicted a San Francisco man of a federal hate crime Wednesday for his assault nearly two years ago of an African-American male in a bar

Santa Barbara

Street fiesta photog had disturbing images on laptop

SUMMERLAND — Acting on an arrest warrant issued last week, Santa Barbara County sheriff’s officers on Thursday apprehended Rodney Rognstad, 50, on charges of possessing child pornography. Rognstad was reported

Santa Barbara Ventura

Argument between exes may have preceded car theft, high-speed chase

CARPINTERIA — A Long Beach man led Santa Barbara County sheriff’s and California Highway Patrol units on a 110 mph chase southbound on U.S. 101 from Carpinteria through heavy La