The oil and gas boom is shifting population growth in the U.S., according to new census figures. Here's a look at the 10 fastest-growing metro areas from July 2011 to July 2012.
10. Manhattan, Kan. (2.8 percent population increase)
9. Columbus, Ga.-Ala. (2.9 percent population increase)
8. (tie) Austin, Texas (3 percent population increase)
8. (tie) Casper, Wyo. (3 percent population increase
6. Jacksonville, N.C. (3.3 percent population increase)
5. (tie) Odessa, Texas (3.4 percent population increase)
5. (tie) The Villages, Fla. (3.4 percent population increase)
3. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, Fla. (3.6 percent population increase)
2. Clarksville, Tenn.-Ky. (3.7 percent population increase)
1. Midland, Texas (4.6 percent population increase)
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The man was tandem paragliding with his teenage daughter when he fell.
The cost of living in paradise is rising at an alarming rate as renters battle it out over the city's limited supply.
Source: Santa Barbara Police Department
An arrest has been made in Friday's homicide in Santa Barbara's Eastside.
Santa Barbara police arrested 32-year-old Enson Junior Lopez for the murder of 40-year-old Ian Justin O'Brien Nichols.
Dr. Ron Faoro, 60, died after slipping out of his harness while tandem paragliding with his teenage daughter.
Three teenage boys were playing with fire when it got out of control and engulfed one them in flames.
Storms across Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties produce small hail, heavy downpours and lightning Monday morning.
Source: California Highway Patrol
Caltrans announced a lane closure of northbound U.S. 101 just north of the Gaviota Tunnel Monday afternoon.
A couple of drivers in downtown Santa Barbara were lucky to walk away with just minor injuries after a rollover car accident this morning.
Emergency crews responded to a downed paraglider who plunged several thousand feet into a rugged canyon near rattlesnake trail.
Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.
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