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Woman gets 3 days for leaving child in car

A Frazier Park woman was sentenced to three days in jail Tuesday after pleading no contest to a charge of child endangerment for leaving an infant inside a car for half an hour.

July 01, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: 6 sheriff's personnel convicted in federal obstruction case

A Sheriff's Department lieutenant who lives in Santa Clarita was among six sworn officers found guilty Tuesday of obstruction of justice for interfering with a federal civil rights investigation at the Men's Central Jail.

July 01, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Whittaker-Bermite groundwater cleanup moves ahead

The seven-year plan to clean up groundwater on the contaminated Whittaker-Bermite site will be tweaked according to comments made by concerned Santa Clarita Valley residents, according to the state agency monitoring the cleanup.

July 01, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Deputies arrest one more suspect in Canyon Country bike path robberies

Local sheriff's deputies investigating recent robberies reported on bike paths in Canyon Country have arrested one juvenile and are looking for another youth following raids on two locations today, according to a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.

July 01, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV jail death appears to be heroin related

Jenna Marie Coleman, found dead in a jail cell Saturday, appears to be Santa Clarita Valley's latest heroin-related casualty, according to a sergeant with the local sheriff's narcotics section.

June 30, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Victim of Pyramid Lake boating accident identified

The victim of a fatal boating accident on Pyramid Lake Sunday has been identified as 52-year-old Rick Tanovan, of West Covina, as the lake search for his friend, continues, according to county sheriff and coroner officials.

June 30, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Deliberations continue in FBI obstruction-of-justice case with new juror on panel

One juror was replaced with an alternate today as deliberations entered their second week in the trial of six Sheriff's Department sworn personnel accused of obstructing the FBI in its investigation of jail wrongdoing.

June 30, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Woman injured in Newhall hit & run

A woman was injured and taken to the hospital Sunday after a motorist allegedly hit her car as she was getting something out of the vehicle, an investigator with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Traffic Section said.

June 30, 2014 | by Jim Holt | Santa Clarita Valley News


Motorist survives plunge down ravine

A motorist survived a harrowing plunge of more than 100-foot down a ravine in Agua Dulce Sunday, according to law enforcement and fire officials.

June 30, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV radio club holds disaster prep event

When it comes to disaster preparedness, the folks at the Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club are the ones law enforcement and fire officials look to for keeping the lines of communication open and Sunday was their day to prove it.

June 30, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV deputies make sweep of homeless encampment

Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies have broken up a homeless encampment in the Santa Clara River wash near Bouquet Creek and Valencia Boulevard, arresting some of the denizens, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Thursday.

June 27, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Suspect in hit and run was on probation

A Valencia man suspected of being the driver in hit-and-run crash that knocked a pedestrian 50 feet into the air was on probation for a theft conviction at the time of the collision, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Thursday.

June 26, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Charges dismissed against Canyon Country woman in attempted murder

The lone charge against a Canyon Country woman for the attempted murder of a Newhall man was dismissed this week, a District Attorney's Office spokesman said Wednesday.

June 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Movie prop 'suicide vest' sparked bomb scare

The suspicious-looking vest that sparked Monday's four-hour bomb scare in Valencia did exactly what it was supposed to do - mimic a "suicide vest" - because it was a movie prop stolen from a Santa Clarita Valley home, a sheriff's spokesman said Wednesday.

June 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Man arrested on suspicion of domestic assault

A man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of domestic assault after he was pulled over by more than a dozen sheriff's deputies for erratic driving.

June 24, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


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Dog recovers, returned to family following beating in Castaic

A German shepherd named Kaiser who was beaten by his handler in Castaic two weeks ago has recovered from his injuries and been returned to his owner out of state, a spokeswoman for the county's animal care department said Tuesday.

September 30, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Witness recounts how alleged trigger-man arrested in Halloween murder case

SAN FERNANDO - The trial of three young men accused of killing 'good Samaritan' Alejandro Sanchez-Torrez on Halloween three years ago entered its third week Monday with testimony from the woman who confronted the alleged trigger-puller the day after the murder.

September 29, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Hydrant, water line break in Santa Clarita Valley Monday

A fire hydrant was sheared off near Valencia High School and a water line broke in Castaic on Monday, sending water down storm drains, officials confirmed.

September 29, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Longtime SCV chess instructor teams with student to give worldwide lessons

Local chess coach Jay Stallings is going international with a how-to-play-chess app for hand-held devices officially launched in Stevenson Ranch this week.

September 29, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Pedestrians still in hospital after separate crashes

Two pedestrians, both women, including a jogger struck by a car Saturday, remained in Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Sunday, each recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a car in separate collisions, official sources said.

September 28, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Saugus car chase ends in arrest

A 10-minute car chase through Saugus Sunday ended with the arrest of a 40-year-old man on suspicion of drunken driving and felony evading arrest, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.

September 28, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


2 arrested in knifepoint robbery

Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested two robbery suspects at gunpoint Thursday after the pair allegedly robbed a man at knifepoint in Canyon Country.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Castaic woman pleads not guilty in father’s killing

Adds details throughout.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Woman injured in Sierra Highway crash remains in critical condition

A young woman who survived a crash in Canyon Country Tuesday night that killed a man remained in critical condition Thursday at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, a spokeswoman said.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Geyser in Valencia runs for nearly 2 hours

Construction workers broke a water line in Valencia Thursday that sent a 20-foot geyser shooting into the air for nearly two hours, a water official said.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATE: Source: Challinor to leave Hart district next month

Updates with district official denying report.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV 13-year-old junior high student investigated for alleged online threats

Local detectives responding to a report of a cyber-bullying incident at Rio Norte Junior High School this week interviewed a 13-year-old boy alleged to have made online death threats directed at a fellow student, a spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station station said.

September 25, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


1 dead, 1 critically injured in Canyon Country crash

A 65-year-old man was dead and a 26-year-old woman was clinging to life Wednesday after both were hit by a car on Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, according to coroner and sheriff's officials.

September 24, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Two juveniles arrested in postings of SCV teen nude photos

Two Santa Clarita Valley boys have been arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography following an investigation into nude photographs of local youths posted on a Twitter account in July, a lead investigator said Wednesday.

September 24, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Witness granted immunity testifies in Halloween murder case

SAN FERNANDO - A young man who said he hid one of three murder suspects in his closet the night of the 2011 Halloween shootings was offered immunity from prosecution, according to testimony Tuesday in San Fernando Superior Court.

September 23, 2014 | By Jim Holt Signal Senior Staff Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


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