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.
Lompoc Police Chief Patrick Walsh has been on the job for about a month and now has a third officer who's been criminally charged this year while off-duty.
Weeks of meetings have resulted in a sweeping game plan to deal with the unsanctioned Isla Vista street party set for Halloween night. Sheriff Bill Brown plans a large law enforcement presence.
Locals and tourists got a treat in downtown Santa Barbara Wednesday afternoon just in time for Halloween.
Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider announced Thursday the creation of a new Bellosguardo Foundation and revealed the names of the Foundation's Board of Directors.
A controversial plan by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indian Tribe to annex more than 1,400 acres of mainly agricultural land in the Santa Ynez Valley into its sovereign nation through the fee-to-trust process has cleared a major hurdle.
Santa Barbara area Target customers must continue to trek to Ventura or Santa Maria, after the retailer backed out of plans for a new store in Goleta.
No cases of Ebola have been reported anywhere in the Western U.S., including local counties. But emergency responders met Thursday to be prepared, just in case.
Air bags made by Takada are being recalled in 7.8 million cars made by nearly a dozen automakers including Honda, Toyota, Nissan, BMW and Chrysler.
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