Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad began her fifth and final attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage on Saturday, Aug. 31.
On Sunday night she broke Penny Palfrey's record for the farthest anyone had managed on the trek without a shark cage.
Nyad reached the shores of Key West on Monday afternoon, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
Take a look at some the images from her historic swim.
Dozens of onlookers -- some in kayaks and boats, many others wading in the water or standing on shore -- gathered to cheer her on as she finished the more-than-100-mile swim.
Nyad reached the shores of Key West nearly 53 hours after jumping into the ocean in Havana.
A San Luis Obispo County firefighter is in the hospital after suffering major injuries battling a wildfire in Tulare County.
The man accused of killing a Cal Poly graduate in San Francisco admitted to holding the gun, but claims it was an accident.
Fire broke out in courtyard behind two businesses on State Street Saturday morning.
Grover Beach Police recovered a vintage 1967 Cardinal Low-Boy Trailer this week.
Police are looking for a suspect involved with stabbing a man in Santa Maria around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Film and TV producer Jerry Weintraub died in Santa Barbara Monday while in surgery for stomach pain.
New video shot by the Santa Barbara Channelkeepers Association shows encouraging news for a protected underwater marine sanctuary just a few miles away from the site of the Refugio oil spill.
Photo Courtesy: Santa Barbara County Fire Dept.
A woman was killed following a vehicle accident on Highway 1 just south of Jalama Road that occurred at approximately 1:23 a.m. Friday.
Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.
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Court documents from 2005 obtained by The Associated Press indicate Bill Cosby said he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to a woman he wanted to have sex with. Here is a timeline of accusations made against the comedian.
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