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Santa Barbara police target law-breaking bicyclists

Santa Barbara police cracked down on bicyclists who disobey traffic laws this week and issued a total of 69 citations in a two-day span. [KEYT] On Tuesday and Wednesday, a team of motorcycle officers placed themselves in locations where bicyclists... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara man allegedly beat woman to death

A 39-year-old Santa Barbara man allegedly beat to death a woman with whom he has a two-year-old child. [KSBY] At around 1:40 p.m., Santa Barbara police arrived at an apartment complex in the 500 block of W. Los Olivos Street... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara settles police brutality case

The Santa Barbara City Council agreed to pay a man $120,000 in a police brutality case that was settled out of court in just one of two cases filed against an officer who has since left the force. In 2011,... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara buyback nets more than 200 guns

Santa Barbara police collected nearly 240 guns Saturday in exchange for Vons gift cards and cash. [KEYT] The police department held the city’s first gun buyback program in conjunction with The Coalition Against Gun Violence. Event organizers planned to exchange... (Continue reading)

Trade guns for Vons gift cards in Santa Barbara

Those who value Vons gift cards more than firearms will have the opportunity to swap commodities on Saturday in Santa Barbara. [KEYT] The Santa Barbara Police Department will host a gun buyback program from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara Police officer shoots suspect

A Santa Barbara Police officer shot a suspect on Friday who allegedly assaulted the officer. Shortly before midnight, officers responded to calls of a man brandishing a deadly weapon at a home on the city’s Westside. According to police, the... (Continue reading)

Capps’ aide arrested for hit and run

An aide to Congresswoman Lois Capps allegedly critically injured a women in a hit and run incident Friday. Shortly after midnight, Raymond Morua, 32, struck the 27-year-old woman in Santa Barbara, police said. After glancing at the woman, he drove... (Continue reading)

Fire inspection conman strikes Santa Barbara

A New York man running a nationwide scam charged a Santa Barbara restaurant more than $900 for a phony fire inspection. Michael Angelo Carrion, 47, is accused of posing as a fire inspector and scamming businesses in Atlanta, Georgia and... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara police officer shoots suspect

A Santa Barbara police officer shot and killed a man wielding a six-inch knife Sunday night. [Independent] The man holding the knife approached the police officer around 11:30 p.m. Sunday near the corner of Victoria and De La Vina streets, according... (Continue reading)

Intoxicated woman flees accident with toddler on lap

Santa Barbara police arrested a 34-year-old woman on Monday for allegedly driving while intoxicated with her three year old daughter on her lap. Witnesses told police Adriana Cardenas was attempting to make a U-turn on Cabrillo Boulevard in her Audi... (Continue reading)



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