South Coast Water System Hit By Contamination Issue Back Online

It was a startling discovery for more than a thousand Ventura County residents. They discovered the water they relied on is contaminated, and they could no longer use what was coming from their taps. But, thanks to some emergency efforts, service has been restored.

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Some congressional legislators are proposing that the Central Coast be home base for the federal government’s new Space Command. Democratic Congressman Salud Carbajal of Santa Barbara, along with the state’s two U.S. Senators sent a letter to the Secretary of the Air Force about the Space Command effort. They asked her to consider Vandenberg Air Force Base for the headquarters.

A Ventura County man has been sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman. Prosecutors say in June of 2013, David Romero climbed through the bedroom window of a woman he had dated, and dragged her away from her home. They say he forced her to drive to an isolated area, where he sexually assaulted and beat her.

It was a startling discovery for more than a thousand Ventura County residents. They discovered the water they relied on is contaminated, and they could no longer use what was coming from their taps.  But, thanks to some emergency efforts, service has been restored.

A Ventura County man has been convicted of first degree murder for a fatal shooting at an Oxnard bus stop. The killing happened in June of 2016, at a bus stop on Ventura Road near Gonzales Road in Oxnard.

Prosecutors say a former restaurant manager in Ventura County has been sentenced to two years in jail, after being convicted of stealing more than $100,000 from a restaurant, and its staff. Investigators say Michael Joseph Gomez was manager of Oxnard’s Tierra Sur restaurant.

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South Coast Water System Hit By Contamination Issue Back Online

It was a startling discovery for more than a thousand Ventura County residents. They discovered the water they relied on is contaminated, and they could no longer use what was coming from their taps. But, thanks to some emergency efforts, service has been restored.

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Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada, a Republican, said on Tuesday he plans to step down from his position after lewd and racist text messages between him and his former chief of staff were leaked to the media.

Casada's decision comes hours after the House Republican Caucus cast an unprecedented 45-24 no-confidence vote for the speaker.

"When I return to town on June 3, I will meet with caucus leadership to determine the best date for me to resign as speaker," Casada said Tuesday.

The man accused in the mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques has been charged with carrying out a terrorist act. Brenton H. Tarrant, 28, already faced 50 counts of murder and 40 counts of attempted murder for the March 15 shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

An additional murder charge was lodged against him on Tuesday in relation to a Turkish man shot in the attacks who died earlier this month at Christchurch Hospital.

A Ventura County man has been sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman. Prosecutors say in June of 2013, David Romero climbed through the bedroom window of a woman he had dated, and dragged her away from her home. They say he forced her to drive to an isolated area, where he sexually assaulted and beat her.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will convene a meeting Wednesday morning to hear from Democrats on whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

Pelosi, a public skeptic of impeachment, is confronting a rising tide of support for it among rank-and-file House Democrats and members of her own leadership team. Democrats are outraged by the Trump administration's ongoing effort to stymie congressional oversight into the president, his administration, and the findings in special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

He Qiang should be manning his convenience store, but today he's collecting tiny green berries along the road and shooting them at birds with his slingshot. The 26-year-old is distracting himself from his worries. He spent all his savings — the equivalent of $35,000 — on a store that no longer has any customers.

Children who live in areas with bad air pollution are more likely to develop asthma, which is the most common chronic illness among young people. But when you clean up the air does that actually protect the health of kids?

A study published Tuesday in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, looked to answer that question.

In December, 33-year old Ryan Rust was found dead in his solitary cell at Alabama's Holman prison, a belt around his neck with one end tied to a bar in the cell window.

"He's my little brother," says Harmony Rust-Bodke. She keeps his ashes in a gilded red urn in honor of his favorite college football team. "That's the crimson color cause he is an Alabama fan," she says.

The U.S. Department of Justice has put the state of Alabama on notice to fix dangerous and deadly prison conditions or face a lawsuit that could result in a federal takeover of the prison system.

As Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota was wrapping up her remarks to the crowd at a Ramadan gathering on Capitol Hill late Monday, she spotted a familiar face in the front row.

It was Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who was famously mocked by then-candidate Donald Trump during the 2016 race. Omar told the audience she remembered how Trump had belittled Khan's wife by saying he wasn't sure if Muslim women were allowed to speak.

Meet The Mites That Live On Your Face

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It might give you the creepy-crawlies, but you almost certainly have tiny mites living in the pores of your face right now.

A Nepalese mountain climber has now climbed Mount Everest a record 24 times — and he's hoping to do it one more time before he retires. Kami Rita Sherpa, 49, has been climbing Everest since 1994.

"It's also the second time in a week that he's made the arduous trek," NPR's Sushmita Pathak reports from Mumbai. "The 49-year-old Sherpa guide had already broken his own record on May 15, when he scaled the summit for the 23rd time."

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