Courts & Crime
Statewide tracking program found 96 Santa Barbara County residents own guns illegally. Read story.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Unconvicted detainees languish behind bars, unable to pay bail. Read story.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Three bars broken into early Tuesday morning. Read story.
Friday, January 5, 2018
UPDATE: The stand-off ended when the cottage was found to be empty. Read story.
Originally published 11:33 a.m., January 3, 2018
Updated 3:50 p.m., January 3, 2018
Pled not guilty to sexual assault of drugged victim and kidnap. Read story.
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Anonymous callers, often from Mexico-based phones, are targeting the 805. Read story.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
City votes to spend $67,000 for another year. Read story.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Two of the suspects and the same car were involved in another recent pursuit. Read story.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Rules residents aren’t “prisoners in their own homes.” Read story.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Travaris Amps, 28, busted with 83 pounds of marijuana on July 8. Read story.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Closing arguments in the divisive criminal case are expected this week. Read story.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Attorneys argue over dots on a map and tools in the toolbox. Read story.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
L.A. attorney says his clients were falsely and negligently accused of being gang members. Read story.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Michael Stinchfield — who police said held two women against their will in his 1724 Garden Street home for hours as he physically assaulted them with a baseball bat and guitar strap — entered no-contest pleas to four felony charges this week and was sentenced to eight years in state prison. Read story.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The victim reportedly accompanied the suspect to a house party where the assault occurred. Read story.