LANCASTER - Opening statements began Thursday in the rape trial of a convicted murderer whom prosecutors labeled a "serial predator" and defense attorneys described as someone who had a "one-night stand."
The reported sound of gunfire from inside the Santa Clarita River wash east of Sand Canyon on Thursday sent deputies to the area to investigate, but no one was found, a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said.
The crime rate in the Santa Clarita Valley dropped in 2014 compared to the number of crimes reported in 2013, according to preliminary statistics released this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
A woman and two men, all from Bakersfield, were arrested this week on drug charges in an ongoing investigation, a Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's detective said Wednesday.
High school football players, kids on mountain bikes, cheerleaders dropped by cheer "pyramid" colleagues and others who suffer head injuries have mobilized local doctors to reconsider the way they deal with teen head injuries.
Updates with cause of power outage
A car fire at College of the Canyons this morning was extinguished within 15 minutes of being reported, emergency response officials said.
Eight people have been killed locally and at least three others seriously injured in off-roading accidents during the past 12 months. Five of those killed died in crashes at Rowher Flats.
The errant emu that eluded animal control officers in the hills of Canyon Country in December is now enjoying its new year at home at the Gentle Barn.
And the odds were so good for three California Institute of the Arts graduates nominated for a Golden Globe award Sunday.
A woman killed Saturday after a Jeep in which she was a passenger plunged 1,500 feet down a ravine at the Rowher Flats off-roading area has been identified as a 25-year-old resident of Redlands, according to emergency response officials.
More than 200 people showed up Thursday on the doorstep of the tiny cabin where Melba Walker Fisher was raised with 12 siblings in the early 1900s.
A woman dubbed the "Blond Scammer" - who received a suspended sentence for identity theft in Los Angeles County last year - received a slightly stiffer sentence for a similar offense in Ventura County on Thursday.
A bench warrant was issued Thursday for the arrest of a Saugus man who failed to appear in court for sentencing on a child predator conviction, a District Attorney's Office spokesman said.
An elderly man, badly burned and clinging to life in the hospital, loved and cared for his wife so much that relatives fear "he could die of a broken heart" knowing she perished in the fire that spared him.
Former Valencia High School varsity baseball coach Jared Snyder appeared in a Los Angeles court Thursday, with noted celebrity civil rights lawyer Carl E. Douglas at his side, on embezzlement charges.
Two motorcyclists were injured and rushed to the hospital early Thursday after they collided in Saugus, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
When 70-year-old Castaic resident Glenn Milner was told on the phone that he owed back taxes and that there was a warrant for his arrest, his listened intently to what he was being told, taking notes and preparing to write a check.
Criminal proceedings against a Canyon Country woman accused of killing her brother and wounding her father in February have been postponed while she undergoes an evaluation to determine her mental competency, the prosecutor in the case said Thursday.
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A recent outbreak of mold in the cafeteria of Valencia High School prompted school administrators to bring in mold-removal specialists during spring break to remove all trace of the fungus, a spokesman for the William S. Hart Union High School District said Wednesday.
One of three young men accused of murdering a Canyon Country man on Halloween 2011 was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years and eight months in prison.
One person was injured and taken to the hospital Wednesday following a two-vehicle roll-over traffic collision on Sierra Highway near Placerita Canyon Road in Newhall, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
A bill submitted by Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, to make the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District meet in Santa Clarita - rather than 50 miles away in Whittier - passed its first hurdle in Sacramento Wednesday.
An early morning crash involving two big rigs shut down two of four northbound Interstate 5 lanes in the Newhall Wednesday, spilling about 100 gallons of diesel fuel just south of Calgrove Boulevard.
Since an offer to swap lawns for money was launched last July by the Castaic Lake Water Agency responding to the governor's battle cry for greater water savings, more than 500 Santa Clarita Valley residents have called to enquire about it, an official with the Castaic Lake Water Agency said Tuesday.
More than 1,150 Valencia residents had breakfast without lights Tuesday as a power outage occurred shortly after 6:15 a.m., according to Southern California Edison.
A Canyon Country man arrested almost two years ago for allegedly killing his father entered a plea of no contest to a charge of second-degree murder today in exchange for a prison term of 15 years to life, the prosecutor in the case said.
Local water officials who began banking water 14 years ago following Santa Clarita Valley's last multiyear drought took stock of those efforts recently and learned the plan is paying off.
Thieves broke into a "vape" store in Stevenson Ranch on Monday and stole smokeless electronic cigarette vapor products, apparently breaking a window in the process and releasing smoke that prompted a call to the Fire Department.