UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies who checked on Elliot Rodger three weeks before he killed six college students were aware he had posted disturbing videos but never viewed them.
Hundreds of family and friends gathered Wednesday in Chino Hills to remember a UC Santa Barbara student who was killed when a gunman opened fire in Isla Vista.
A UC Santa Barbara student was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly fired a gun inside his apartment.
Memorials and vigils are growing across the Southland to honor victims of the shootings and stabbings in Isla Vista Friday night, according to a memorial page on Facebook.
A childhood friend of Elliot Rodger said he was shocked when he found out the 22-year-old was the person behind the Isla Vista shooting and stabbing massacre.
Westlake Village native Veronika Weiss, 19, and Chino Hills native Katherine “Katy” Cooper, 22, were standing near their sorority house when Elliot Rodger began knocking on the door. When he couldn’t get inside, he shot the victims.
Sheriff Bill Brown has defended the officers’ actions, but the case highlights the challenges that police face in assessing the mental health of adults, particularly those with no history of violent breakdowns, institutionalizations or serious crimes.
In YouTube videos and a long written manifesto, Elliot Rodger aired his contempt for everyone from his roommates to the whole human race, reserving special hate for two groups: the women he says kept him a virgin for all of his 22 years, and the men they chose instead.
As the shocking news of a deadly shooting rampage erupted Saturday, officials publicly expressed their condolences for the victims and their families.
UC Santa Barbara officials are responding to the mass shooting that rocked the college town of Isla Vista Friday night by setting up an emergency center for those connected to the tragedy.
A Hollywood director and his family believe his son is responsible for a shooting rampage near a Santa Barbara university campus, an attorney for the director said Saturday.
A 22-year-old gunman reportedly went on a drive-by shooting rampage late Friday night near UC Santa Barbara, killing six people and injuring seven others, before suffering a fatal gunshot wound.
Problems with excessive partying have persisted for decades at UC Santa Barbara, but the recent “Deltopia” violence has brought out politicians, university officials, police and student leaders to call for more prudent revelry.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with assault, mayhem and resisting an officer for allegedly attacking a police officer during a rock- and bottle-throwing brawl in Santa Barbara last weekend.
A popular spring break celebration near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus turned violent Saturday, prompting officers to release tear gas into crowds.