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A recovery team searching through debris from the Montecito mudslide recovered the body of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon on Saturday morning, b..
Oral contraceptives could soon be available for men. However, it would be made using a toxic substance that was used as an arrow poison by ancient Afr..
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Projected 2018 over/under:?6.5 wins The Bucs underachieved in 2017, in part because they went 3-7 in games decided by a touchdown..
Several weeks after wildfires blackened nearly 500 square miles in Southern California, a large winter storm rolled in from the Pacific. In most place..
Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Gower woke up to the sound of rain thundering on the roof of her home on East Valley Road. She walked downstairs, where her boy..
THE LIGHTBULB President Trump’s remarks last week denigrating Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries” has probably doomed a dea..
Okay, so it wasn’t Mike Tomlin’s finest hour. There was plenty to criticize in the performance of the coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers in a truly awfu..
Gatorade’s all set to launch #TheDebut this Friday, a live-streaming series that will see eight high school basketball games on Twitter throughout Jan..
The first 12 months of President Donald Trump's administration showed little regard for precedent, tradition or protocol. As he set about putting top ..
Jon, thanks very much. It's a busy day on capitol hill. Steve Bannon on the hot seat answering questions in that Russia investigation. In the wake, of..
tonight, and Stephen Bannon has reportedly been subpoenaed by Robert Mueller. The report comes after the book "Fire and fury" where Bannon said Donald..
The House Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena Tuesday to former White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon after he resisted answering a rang..
The nominations are out for the 16th annual VES Awards, and a pair of high-profile sequels lead the movie field, while a wily TV veteran lords over al..
The nominees in the group’s top film category of outstanding visual effects in a photoreal feature were “Blade Runner 2049,” “Guardians of the Galaxy:..
McHENRY – A shooting Monday morning in McHenry sent two people to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Both had single gunshot wounds, McHenry Township F..
Travelers in the L.A. area seeking to reach Santa Barbara by car or train will face major detours. Rain-spurred mudslides Tuesday have fully closed th..
Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Gower woke up to the sound of rain thundering on the roof of her home on East Valley Road. She walked downstairs, where her boy..
The wildfires that roared through California's arid landscape caused devastation in terms of human life, property damage and wildlife, but amid the de..
The realization that houses might simply vanish didn’t start to set in until a 30-foot tree trunk barreled by. Trina Grokenberger stared out the upsta..
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP/CNN) — A doctor and his daughter who died in the arms of her brother were among the 18 people killed in devastating mudslides th..
MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The death toll from the mudslides in a California coastal town rose to 19 on Saturday but a man who had also been on the list..
Cal Firefighter Alex Jimenez walks out after marking a spot with a stick where he found a body under the mud at a house along Glen Oaks Drive in Monte..
Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Gower woke up to the sound of rain thundering on the roof of her home on East Valley Road. She walked downstairs, where her boy..
As authorities continue to search for those missing in the deadly Montecito mudslide disaster, officials announced that U.S. 101 would remain closed i..
As authorities continue to search for those missing in the deadly Montecito mudslide disaster, officials announced that U.S. 101 would remain closed i..
Peter Fleurat and his partner, Lalo Barajas, wanted to ride out the storm together. Their house on Hot Springs Road in Montecito was in a voluntary ev..
At least 18 people have died in the Montecito mudslides and seven people were still unaccounted for Friday, as hope waned that any survivors remained ..
President Donald Trump's White House physician declared him in "excellent health" after the president received his first medical checkup at Walter Ree..
Alex Vucha - for Shaw Media McHenry police and the McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded to a call about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 3200 bloc..
A teen smokes an e-cigarette in Peekskill, N.Y. A reader thinks the emphasis on restricting the sale of alcohol should be as great as on the focus on ..
Gower was not concerned. She told her family that she had weathered worse than the storm she believed was on its way, including the Thomas fire — the ..
The Thomas fire, the largest wildfire on record in California and the trigger point for this week’s deadly mudslides in Montecito, was declared 100% c..
Around 3 a.m. Tuesday, Gower woke up to the sound of rain thundering on the roof of her home on East Valley Road. She walked downstairs, where her boy..
We're learning more about the 17 people killed in the Southern California mudslides. The victims who died during the storm and mudflows early Tuesday ..
MONTECITO, Calif. (Reuters) - Emergency officials in southern California said on Friday they were looking for five people missing and feared dead or t..
MONTECITO, Calif. (Reuters) - A few who live amid the usually serene beauty and year-round warmth of Santa Barbara County say nature’s recent onslaugh..
Santa Barbara County crews worked through the holidays to defend coastal communities from the second half of Southern California's familiar cycle of f..
MONTECITO, Calif. (Reuters) - The search for survivors from a devastating Southern California mudslide that has killed at least 17 people moved into i..
Santa Barbara County authorities said Thursday afternoon up to 43 people are missing as a result of the mudslides this week in the Montecito area. Dev..
MONTECITO, Calif. — Hannah Troy knew better. But she was tired, as were many here after the warnings, the evacuations, the close calls and the worry o..
At least 17 people have been killed by the natural disaster that swept through the Southern California community earlier this week, which is inhabited..
Alex Vucha - for Shaw Media McHenry police and the McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded to a call about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 3200 bloc..
Josie Gower woke up to the sound of rain hammering the roof of her Montecito home around 3 a.m. Tuesday. She walked downstairs, where her boyfriend ha..
Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc., under fire from lawmakers for Russian manipulation of their social media sites, are now facing heat from shareholders,..
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MONTECITO, Calif. — Authorities confronting the overwhelming mudslides that swamped this area reported glimmers of hope Thursday, saying they had loca..
Diane Munro walked her 7-year-old French bulldog, Daisy, down Hot Springs Road on Wednesday, surveying the damage. “This is a war zone,” she said, ges..
The Thomas fire began its destructive march 30 miles east of Montecito on Dec. 4. Two weeks later, the blaze had begun to bear down on the city, event..
At East Valley Road, a deafening growl in the dark announced to all who stayed that they made the wrong call. A three-story wall of mud, rock and timb..
Teams of rescuers waded through hillsides blanketed by mud and debris looking for victims of mudflows that killed at least 17 people as the full scope..