SAN FERNANDO - Eric Earle wilfully and deliberately smothered and killed his girlfriend, Karla Brada, between the night of Aug. 31 and the morning of Sept. 1, 2011, a jury decided Thursday after brief deliberations.
A Santa Clarita Valley woman was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for hitting and fatally injuring a motorcyclist with her car last year, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Prosecutors have tossed out cases against two Santa Clarita Valley tobacco store owners arrested for allegedly selling pseudo pot compounds called "spice," a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Thursday.
SAN FERNANDO - Attorneys moved to wrap up their cases Wednesday in the murder trial of Eric Earle - the Saugus man accused of killing his girlfriend - with the prosecution emphasizing his track record and the defense claiming his history is irrelevant.
SAN FERNANDO - Eric Earle, who stands accused of killing his girlfriend Karla Brada, was asked why his testimony differs sharply from that provided by sheriff's deputies, neighbors, medical experts and Brada's friends during his murder trial Tuesday.
The long arm of the law was long enough - and slender enough - to reach into a hot minivan Tuesday and free a dog left inside the vehicle as temperatures climbed to triple digits, a Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's spokesman said.
SAN FERNANDO - Nearly three years after a good Samaritan was shot and killed in front of his 7-year-old son on Halloween, the trial of three young men accused of murdering him got under way Monday with opening arguments.
A Sand Canyon woman and her son face felony charges today in relation to terrorist threats that were allegedly made by the young man Thursday, a sheriff's spokesman said.
SAN FERNANDO - Eric Earle, who stands accused of killing his girlfriend Karla Brada, took the witness stand in his own defense Monday, telling jurors Brada injured herself when she fell down stairs at their Saugus condo.
The rallying cry for more than a dozen local artists Sunday was apparently: All you need is love - for The Beatles.
A passing mom on her way to pick up her kids from school alerted a Saugus mother Thursday that her house was on fire, and the woman was able to flee the burning home safely with her 7-month-old baby.
Two Saugus High School students were arrested for posting "inappropriate photos" on social media, a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union School District said Thursday.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in the Lost Canyon-Sand Canyon area Thursday on suspicion of making threats against law enforcement personnel, a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
Detectives are looking into the possibility that a man hit by a train in the Santa Clarita Valley and seriously injured late Wednesday may have been trying to take his own life, a sheriff's spokesman said.
Reports of a man allegedly exposing himself to children this week near Newhall Elementary School prompted a swift joint community response, school and sheriff's officials said.
Editor's note: Monday marked the 27th anniversary of Santa Clarita's founding. This is the sixth in The Signal's seven-part series about the surviving men and women who made the city a reality.
A dirty, rat-infested house on Bernina Avenue, boarded-up and red-tagged in May, is about to be either renovated or destroyed, according to its owner and city officials.
Sheriff's deputies responded to a series of domestic disturbance calls in the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday, including a report that a Canyon Country man was threatening to harm himself and others with a pellet gun inside his home, officials said.
Four burglars helped themselves to some iPads at the Stevenson Ranch Walmart on Tuesday, but they dropped the loot while fleeing after one was detained, a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station lieutenant said.
As senators negotiated judicial appointments Tuesday, Santa Clarita city officials continued efforts to change the mind of one man known to be standing in the way of legislation to ban a mine in Canyon Country.
Editor's note: Monday marked the 27th anniversary of Santa Clarita's founding. This is the third in The Signal's seven-part series about the surviving men and women who made the city a reality.
Martin Heinrich, Democratic senator from New Mexico, is refusing to back the current Cemex bill before the Senate because it "sets a dangerous precedent," a spokeswoman said Monday.
They were knocking down pins and racking up big bucks Sunday at the third annual Bowling for Kids fundraiser.
Efforts to locate the relatives of a man believed homeless, whose body was recovered Friday morning in the Santa Clara River in Canyon Country, are proving difficult, a spokesman for the county coroner's department said.
Word that a 43-year-old Democratic senator from New Mexico, who was elected in 2012, is poised to oppose the last chance for a Cemex bill to pass Congress this session has set civic leaders on a mission to change his mind.
A man is dead following a single-vehicle crash Saturday night on Interstate 5 north of Castaic, according to the California Highway Patrol.
An elusive emu led county animal control officers on a chase through Santa Clarita Valley backyards for a few hours Thursday before they were able to shoot it with a tranquilizer dart - twice - and haul it to the Castaic Animal Shelter.
An early Thursday traffic collision on Interstate 5 in the Newhall Pass ended in a ball of fire, but nobody was injured, Fire Department officials said.
An attorney pleaded no contest Wednesday to smuggling $30,000 worth of heroin to a jailed prisoner inside a greeting card.
The theory that a Lancaster man deliberately killed himself and his two children by slamming his car into a parked truck on Interstate 5 was bolstered by the discovery of airbag sensors apparently removed from the vehicle, a homicide detective said Wednesday.