Take a look at the numbers behind violence in U.S. schools following today's stabbing at a Houston-area community college.
85 -- Percent of public schools reporting one or more incidents of violence, theft or other crimes on school property during the 2009-10 school year.
25 -- Number of homicides among children ages 5 to 18 at school during the 2009-10 school year, the most recent numbers available.
5 -- Number of suicides on school property among students age 5 to 18 in the 2009-10 school year.
12 -- Percent of high school students who reported being in a physical fight on school property at least once during the last year in 2011.
16.4 -- Percent of public schools reporting gang activity during the 2009-10 school year.
7.4 -- Percent of high school students reported being threatened or injured with a weapon at school at least once in the last year as of 2011.
5.4 -- Percent of high school students who reported carrying a weapon (gun, knife or club) on school property on one or more days in 2011.
20 -- Percent of high school students who reported being bullied on school property in 2011.
16 -- Percent of high school students who reported being bullied electronically during the last year in 2011.
5.9 -- Percent of high school students who reported they did not go to school on one or more days in 2011 because they felt unsafe in school or on their way to or from school.
8.1 -- Percent of public school teachers who reported a student threatened to injure them during the 2007-08 school year.
A suspicious death investigation is underway in San Luis Obispo. Police officers responded to the 3800 block of South Higuera Street around 9 a.m. Friday for a welfare check.
An associate professor of Feminist Studies at UC Santa Barbara pleaded "no contest" to three misdemeanor charges against her.
Protesters picket outside Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara protesting Israel's role in the violence in Gaza.
A former flower vendor at UC Santa Barbara has a "pop up" site in downtown Santa Barbara just in time for Fiesta.
Ten days after a boater went missing , his remains were found in Cachuma Lake.
Congressional candidate Chris Mitchum opens his campaign headquarters in Santa Barbara Friday afternoon.
Emma Posadas-Espinoza lived in a home on North F Street in Lompoc where neighbors say she was well-known and well-liked.
A high stakes takeover war has corporate battle lines drawn in Goleta.
Here are just a few of the photos that viewers have sent in for our Fiesta Photo Contest! Do you have photos you would like to share and enter? Post them on our KEYT or Central Coast News Facebook pages. Here is a link for more details on the Fiesta Photo Contest, sponsored by Samy's Camera - Santa Barbara - http://www.keyt.com/news/2014-fiesta-photo-contest/27119292
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America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.
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