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County Lines: Fatal crash closes Hwy 166 for 3 hours Friday; Fire restrictions reduced in national forest

A two-vehicle crash on Highway 166 east of Cuyama resulted in one fatality and closed the roadway in both directions for nearly three hours Friday afternoon. The highway opened in both directions at about 5 p.m. Just before 2 p.m., a white Nissan sedan collided with an agricultural truck on Highway

SANTA MARIA TIMES - 2018-01-20 15:00:00

Death toll from Montecito mudslides at 21 after missing mother located

Authorities located the body of a 28-year-old Montecito woman who had been missing for nearly two weeks on Saturday morning, according to a release from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office. A search and recovery human remains detection dog team found Faviola Benitez Calderon at 10 a.m. Saturd

SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-21 02:06:00

Coast Village Road closer to reopening with power washing now underway to clear mud

Power spraying has begun on a mud damaged section of Coast Village Road in Santa Barbara, but no date has been given on a possible reopening. (John Palminteri/KEYT photo) SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Crews blasting the asphalt with sprayers are removing mud from Coast Village Road after the recent storm

KEYT - 2018-01-20 17:34:11

Santa Barbara officials 'very excited' about progress made on Hwy. 101

Santa Barbara County residents who have been displaced for nearly two weeks after the deadly mudslides in Montecito could be able to return to their homes near the end of the month. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said during a press conference Friday at Earl Warren Showgrounds that "a vari

SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 02:31:00

Lompoc Man Is Extradited to Face Charges of Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend

Joseph Hetzel A man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend in Solvang in a case that crossed into three states before his arrest in Nevada last summer has been returned to Santa Barbara County. Joseph Hetzel, 53, of Lompoc returned to the Central Coast courtesy Santa Barbara County sheriff's deput

NOOZHAWK - 2018-01-21 01:51:00

Fatal collision shuts down Highway 166

The California Highway Patrol has closed Highway 166 east of the Cuyama Valley due to a pair of traffic collisions, including one that Noozhawk reports involved a fatality. Since the Montecito mudslides left Highway 101 closed just south of Santa Barbara, CHP and Caltrans have recommended that peop

SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE - 2018-01-20 00:30:00

Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running. The Mexican brothers are gardeners and part of the town's working-class immigrant population, which suffered outsized losses from the

DAILY MAIL - 2018-01-20 16:48:53

Highway 101 to reopen before Monday morning commute

Highway 101 will reopen in time for Monday morning's commute, Caltrans officials announced Saturday. The main artery connecting Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has been closed since deadly mudslides hit Montecito in the early hours of Jan. 9. Currently, Ventura County residents can reach Carpint

VCSTAR.COM - 2018-01-21 01:37:48

Weekend shooting in Abbotsford leaves one injured, two dead

The scene of a weekend shooting in Abbotsford. Image courtesy: WAOW. ABBOTSFORD, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- Two people are dead and one is injured following an early-morning shooting in Abbotsford Saturday. Police say it happened in a home in the 400 block of East Maple Street at around 3 AM. That's where o

WSAU.COM - 2018-01-21 15:10:00

Copy-2 dead, 1 injured in Abbotsford shooting early Saturday morning

Two people are dead and one person was hurt after an early morning shooting on Saturday, according to the Marathon County Sheriff's Department Facebook page. A male suspect was found near the home and is in custody. Officials said they got a 911 call at 3:02 a.m. of a shooting at 406 East Maple Str

WQOW - 2018-01-21 06:39:00

Police: Tomahawk man, Wausau woman arrested after chases with guns, 290 lbs. of marijuana

OSSEO - A Tomahawk man and a Wausau woman were arrested with weapons and hundreds of pounds of marijuana after leading police on chases in western Wisconsin on Thursday, according to a Wisconsin State Patrol media release. Joel J. Helding, 32, of Tomahawk and Valerie A. Flores, 25, of Wausau were bo

WAUSAU DAILY HERALD - 2018-01-19 21:44:04

Fire reported at Fleet Farm in Stevens Point Friday evening

STEVENS POINT - Multiple fire departments responded Friday to a fire at Fleet Farm. Stevens Point, Plover and Hull fire departments answered a call around 7 p.m. Friday of a trash compactor on fire at Mills Fleet Farm, 5590 U.S. 10 in Stevens Point, said Lt. Ron Heibler of the Stevens Point Fire Dep

STEVENSPOINTJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-20 02:52:14

Marshfield public safety: Couple steals earrings at Shopko

Subscribed, but don't have a login? At 4:06 p.m. Thursday, an employee at Shopko, 1306 N. Central Ave., reported a man and a woman in the store removed earrings from a box and left with them. Police found the man and woman in Colby. At 10:35 p.m. Wednesday, a Marshfield man reported hearing a veh

MARSHFIELDNEWSHERALD.COM - 2018-01-19 18:47:42

Teen convicted of robbing friend at gunpoint

Keanan Brown WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) - A Wausau teenager was convicted Thursday of robbing a friend at gunpoint. 18-year-old Keanan Brown was convicted of four felonies and two misdemeanors from the October 4, 2016 incident. Brown went to his friend's home with a gun and stole $550. He was convicted

WSAU.COM - 2018-01-19 20:43:00

Central Wisconsin Wedding and Fashion Show comes to Stevens Point

Brides across central Wisconsin had a reason to celebrate in Stevens Point Saturday as the Central Wisconsin Wedding and Fashion Show kicked off. More than 100 vendors were featured. Exhibitors at Sentryworld included wedding planners, salons, photographers and florists. "Our guarantee, if they get

WAOW - 2018-01-21 05:17:00

About 300 show support at Women's March in Wausau

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) -- A Women's March was held today in Wasau along with dozens of other cities across the nation, on the anniversary of the first Women's March last year. Women and men came together to celebrate the anniversary and to take an opportunity to march about current injustices. Signs

WSAW - 2018-01-21 06:39:00

Syracuse police investigate after man with stab wound arrives at hospital

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse police are investigating a stabbing after a 31-year-old man arrived early this morning at Upstate University Hospital with a wound to his shoulder. Syracuse police were called to the hospital at about 1:01 a.m. The victim was suffering from a 1-inch long stab wound to his

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-20 13:35:19

Police: Two men shot overnight at Syracuse apartment

Syracuse Police are investigating a shooting early Sunday morning that left two men injured. According to police, officers were dispatched to 418 Delaware St. around 2:37 a.m. Sunday in regards to a shots fired call. Upon arrival, officers observed a large crowd of people leaving the area. Officers

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-21 08:51:33

Seneca Falls Women's March Draws Thousands Worried About Losing Rights in Many Areas

The pink hats associated with the march were widely present. Families also brought along children to take part. Chris Bolt/WAER News The two takeaways from being at the Women's March in Seneca Falls Saturday were the thousands that took part; and the many, many concerns people came out to voice. Th

WAER.ORG - 2018-01-20 23:00:43

Drug bust leads Syracuse police to drugs, money; man also wanted for 2014 machete attack

Luis Matos, 28, was charged with 15 counts for drug-related offenses and three other charges stemming from an incident in 2014 when he hit his then-girlfriend with the backside of a machete. SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse police officers arrest this week of a man who sold four bags of Fentanyl lead offi

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 22:17:02