A man who walked limping into a Valencia bank with a cane in one hand and a forged check in the other was chased out of the bank and arrested late Wednesday afternoon, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
Locally recycled Christmas trees might just be one of those gifts that keep on giving - more than 500 tons worth every week.
A small collection of "exceptional" Santa Clarita Valley high school musicians took part in one of America's biggest and most respected traditions Tuesday when they marched in Rose Parade 2013.
The first baby born in the Santa Clarita Valley this year did so with definite style. Keylen Elizabeth Sanchez was born at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital on Jan. 1 at precisely 11:13 a.m. That means nurses recording vital information about the baby inside the hospital's Womens Unit Tuesday morning entered the exact same digits for the newborn's birth date and time - 1 1 1 3. "I'm so happy. I'm very proud," said infant's ...
A 14-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital following a collision between a car and the bicycle he was riding, officials confirmed.
On the morning of July 18, when residents of a Valencia apartment complex looked out their windows and saw a man hanging from a tree in their shared garden, they witnessed a sad and disturbing trend that unfolded in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2012.
In a year that began with civic leaders rallying to fight heroin and stop a tragic number of young people dying from the deadly narcotic, the number of local deaths blamed on heroin rose steadily.
The Santa Clarita Valley saw hundreds of traffic collisions in 2012 but only one stretch of roadway was actually deemed "dangerous" after emergency crews responded to a 19-car pileup on southbound Highway 14 near Escondido Canyon road, in Acton.
Justice served for crimes committed in the Santa Clarita Valley is expected to be a lot slower, in fewer locations and with a lot less hired help in the new year, court officials report.
If local traffic collisions this past year could be summed up in two words, they would have to be: speed kills.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency is expected to close a deal Friday to buy the Valencia Water Co. from Newhall Land Development Inc.
The City of Santa Clarita is fighting a $280,250 water fine over chloride levels handed to the local sanitation district by state water quality assessors last month.
A Castaic man who strangled his stepfather while the two were traveling on Interstate 5 and who was determined to be not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday has been sentenced to a state mental hospital, a court official confirmed.
A 68-year-old man who entered a plea of no contest Tuesday to the felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident has been ordered to undergo a 90-day review in state prison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office confirmed.
Falling asleep at the wheel is suspected in a single-car rollover crash early Thursday morning that left one man slightly injured, a local sheriff's sergeant said.
A Saugus man who works as a deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has been charged with assaulting a 19-year-old inmate in the back seat of a patrol car almost two years ago, according to the Los AngelesCounty District Attorney's office.
A 20-year-old Valencia woman was arraigned this week on a felony charge of hit and run causing injury or death following a collision with a bicyclist at a Newhall intersection last month, a District Attorney's spokeswoman said.
Crown Valley Road in Acton was a busy place this morning with traffic collisions reported on both the north and southbound lanes of Highway 14, emergency response officials said.
Quick-responding California Highway Patrol officers talked a young woman down from a freeway bridge Wednesday as she threatened to jump, a CHP spokesman said.
WHITTIER - Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District directors agreed Wednesday to pay $334,000 on public outreach as the district prepares to release a plan to reduce chloride in the Santa Clara River.
Four people were hurt, including a mother and her 9-year-old son, in a multi-vehicle crash on the southbound Highway 14 freeway near Via Princessa on Tuesday.
Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District directors are due to decide today whether to spend $334,000 on public outreach as the district prepares to release a plan for ridding the Santa Clara River of chloride.
On Nov. 21 last year, Laurel Slothower of Acton received the phone call that every parent dreads.
Winds approaching hurricane force whipped flames through brush in Saugus on Monday, prompting swift reaction from firefighters who halted the blaze after it blackened more than four acres in Bouquet Canyon.
Tickets for the Powerball lottery went on sale in California for the first time Monday, and the new game was a big hit with one Castaic cashier selling the tickets.
Property damage due to high wind is expected in the Santa Clarita Valley today as two intense wind systems collide, a weather specialist said.
Three people arrested recently for crimes allegedly committed at local Wal-Mart stores are expected to appear separately in court this month, charged with offenses including burglary, embezzlement and trespassing.
Five dozen inmates at the Pitchess Detention Center proudly took the jail's podium Thursday as the east facility's first graduating class from the Sheriff Department's newly launched Education Based Incarceration program.
Two College of the Canyons students spent their lunch hour in an elevator Thursday after the car got stuck, college officials said.
A suspected graffiti vandal was detained at gunpoint today after a brief foot chase in Valencia, a sheriff's spokesman said.