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Police Report Possible Sexual Assault in Isla Vista Fraternity House

A possible sexual assault occurred Saturday night at an unknown fraternity in Isla Vista, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department reported Sunday.
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Calm Halloweekend Third Year in a Row

Halloween weekend passed without incident for the third year in a row, with total arrests down nearly 50 percent from 2015.
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Campus Declared Safe After Threat Directed at ‘Feminism Is Cancer’ Event

The dean of student life said the campus is safe after a threat was posted on the Feminism Is Cancer event page online.
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New Pictures Released of Alleged Library Bathroom Peeper

UCPD released additional pictures of a man who they say entered a women’s bathroom in the library and took pictures of a woman using the bathroom.
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45 Ejections, 11 Arrests at Extravaganza

University police arrested 11 people and ejected 45 from UC Santa Barbara's annual spring concert, Extravaganza, on Sunday.
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Police Seek Students’ Help To Identify Library Bathroom Peeper

Police are seeking students' help in identifying a man who they say entered women's bathrooms in the library and may have taken pictures under stalls.
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UCSB Student Charged with Assaulting Pastor in Isla Vista

A UCSB student was arrested early Saturday morning for assault and several other charges after allegedly punching an Isla Vista pastor more than 30 times in the face.
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Former Student Denied Bail, Held on Rape Charges

The former UCSB student accused of raping and beating another former student with two men in 2014 was denied bail Wednesday.
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Ex-Student Pleads Not Guilty in 2014 Campus Rape

A former UC Santa Barbara student accused of raping a woman on campus in 2014 pleaded not guilty to two felony rape charges Tuesday and will continue to be held without bail.
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University, Police, Attorney Respond to Rape Arrest

The University of California, Santa Barbara responded Thursday to the arrest of a suspect in the February 2014 rape and assault of a student on campus.
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Two UCSB Students Arrested for Home Invasion Robbery

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery that occurred Jan. 29, 2016 on Madrid Rd. and Camino Pescadero in Isla Vista.
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Victim of On-Campus Rape Files Lawsuit Against UC Regents

A lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of a UC Santa Barbara student who was violently raped by three men in 2014 alleges that UCSB is partially responsible for the assault because it neglected a “danger...
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Assembly Bill Seeks To Speed Up 911 Response

Assemblymember Das Williams introduced Assembly Bill 1564 (AB 1564) on Monday to quicken response 911 emergency call from cellphones by streamlining the dispatch process.
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Wrap-Up Nov. 9-16

Last week (Nov. 9-16), law enforcement units in Isla Vista responded to a case of domestic violence, two fights, a cliff fall and two break-ins. On Tuesday, law enforcement units responded to a call o...
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Wrap-Up Nov. 2-9

Last week (Nov. 2-9) law enforcement units in Isla Vista encountered three robberies and a suspect that appeared to be under the influence of illegal substances. On Tuesday, Nov. 3, officers responded...
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