The FBI has released its latest statewide crime statistics for 2012, showing where violent crimes like rape, murder, robbery and aggravated assault are most common. Using those figures, here are the most dangerous states in America, according to violent crime rates per 100,000 people:
Violent crimes per 100,000 people: 469.3 (2.6 percent increase from 2011)
The Attorney General's Office is investigating the August 4th drug-related arrest of Richard Farr, the 30-year-old son of Santa Barbara County Supervisor Doreen Farr and Goleta City Councilman Jim Farr.
If you drive along the ocean or happen to be at Elings Park in Santa Barbara, you've probably noticed people flying through the air. It's a sport called paragliding and we get the birds-eye view as we go up in the air.
A large rally, with chanting and passionate speakers, took place in Santa Barbara today as part of a statewide effort to alert lawmakers in Sacramento to increase funding for services needed by the disabled.
Police ended the search for three people wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer, but authorities say the investigation continues. Here is timeline of events.