A 17-year-old Newhall boy is in Sylmar Juvenile Hall following a harrowing two-hour standoff Monday night between the knife-wielding youth and sheriff's deputies.
Local water officials watching their peers throughout the county gobble up $25 million in state funding earmarked for various water projects this week say they missed the latest funding boat on purpose.
UPDATE 2 p.m., July 23: An autopsy scheduled to be performed on the tiny body of Jack Roscoe Winchester found dead in his family's mini-van Monday is taking longer than expected. Los Angeles County Coroner Ed Winter told The Signal Wednesday at about 1:30 that autopsy is ongoing. "The autopsy is going on today and I don't have the results yet," he said. Winter, who had initially hoped to have a determination as to the ...
Local law enforcement officers are calling it "a bad day for kids" as they follow-up on the death of an infant and on an accident involving a child who fell from a two-storey window, now hospitalized.
Newhall Land and Farming Co. owner LandSource Communities Development LLC hammered out a settlement over the weekend among its secured and unsecured creditors, allowing all involved in the bankruptcy filing to agree on a $1.19 billion secured financing package.
A late-night drinking session left one man recovering from a stabbing Monday and another man charged with allegedly attacking him with a knife.
A high school coach, who gave private basketball lessons at Canyon High School and who is already in custody charged with several counts of sexual assault, is about to be charged with two more offenses, sexual assault investigators said Monday.
A young Canyon Country family is ripped apart today after the youngest of their three children was found dead in the family mini-van on Monday.
Local water officials want to increase the fees they charge developers in order to pay for capital projects needed to bring more water to more and more residents moving into Santa Clarita Valley.
Fast boats, white water, hot dogs and not a single pair of water skis in sight. The 4th Annual Wake Fest at Castaic Lake Sunday was all about having as much fun as one could possibly have on a single water board an hour's drive from the ocean. Chiseled tanned bodies, bikinis, boundless sunshine and the charcoal smell of barbecued burgers and dogs made the perfect summer day for more than 70 wake boarders, their ...
Stevenson Ranch residents, shocked to learn a senior citizens housing project is about to become a done deal, are preparing their arguments and questions for the last scheduled public meeting on the plan.
Trial by fire became trial by water Thursday night when more than 70 young lifeguards jumped into the darkened waters of Castaic Lake and began swimming a mile to shore.
Who would have thought Afghanistan would be a five-minute drive from Central Park? Answer: More than 100 soldiers and "future soldiers" taking part in war games at the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch Saturday. Using toy guns weighing and responding much like their real model counterparts - firing biodegradeable BB pellets - about 80 men, two women and at least one "enemy" boy endured almost triple digit temperatures Saturday to stage a mock battle overlooking Lombardi ...
DEATH VALLEY - Cheryl Zwarkowski would have stopped running 135 miles and started crying a million tears if pressed to explain her performance, she said.
DEATH VALLEY - A wiry Victorville ultra-marathon runner, now competing in a 135-mile foot race through Death Valley, credits the Santa Clarita Marathon with having helped her accomplish some of her running goals.
SANTA CLARITA - The sister of a Burbank man missing since July said Monday she fears the body found near a crashed car in the Angeles National Forest is that of her brother.
SANTA CLARITA - Detectives probing the Sunday night stabbing of a man in Newhall suspect the victim's car was intentionally rammed by that of his attacker, who stabbed him after the collision, according to local sheriff's officials.
SANTA CLARITA - Prosecutors presented their case Monday against a Canyon Country man charged with attempted murder in the alleged gang-related stabbing of a 20-year-old man four months ago, a court official said.
SANTA CLARITA - Coming off a summer of public comment about plans to reduce chloride in the Santa Clara River, local sanitation district officials say they have one concrete action they can take that will reduce the river's saltiness: crack down on scofflaws who are still harboring water softeners.
A car discovered at the bottom of a ravine along the Angeles Crest Highway on Sunday could be a clue in the mystery of a Burbank man who disappeared July 20, officials said.
SANTA CLARITA - A bicyclist was injured on a winding Santa Clarita Valley canyon road Sunday following a traffic collision with a car, a Fire Department inspector said.
SANTA CLARITA - A preliminary hearing has been set for a Valencia registered sex offender accused of following and videotaping young girls at stores in the Santa Clarita Valley, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
SANTA CLARITA - A convicted murderer facing four felony counts of rape in the alleged attack last June on an unconscious woman was charged with an additional felony count Thursday, the prosecutor said.
The body of a man found burning near Castaic Lake last week was not that of a missing Orange County teenager who disappeared in the area Aug. 30, a homicide detective said Wednesday.
A man selling his SUV was kicked out of the car by a thief posing as a test-driving buyer Wednesday, prompting an immediate search for the lone suspect, a local sheriff's lieutenant said.
SANTA CLARITA - Whether they were packing boxes, painting wall or signing posters, scores of local volunteers got busy Wednesday honoring the 9/11 first responders in recognition of the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
SANTA CLARITA - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Wednesday morning following a collision with an SUV on Highway 14 near Sierra Highway in Canyon Country, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
SANTA CLARITA - At least 10 volunteers spent Tuesday searching for missing 19-year-old Bryce Laspisa without luck, one of the searchers said.
SANTA CLARITA - A Fontana man has pleaded no contest to a felony count of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a collision last March that injured a woman, a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman said Tuesday.
SANTA CLARITA - Damage to the Interstate 5 bridge that spans Magic Mountain Parkway forced highway workers to close down three of the four southbound lanes Monday between 5:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Caltrans workers confirmed. Traffic remained backed up to the Hasley Canyon Road exit for most of the morning as residents from Castaic and Stevenson Ranch trying to get to work joined the interstate's truck traffic and travelers trying to squeeze through in ...