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.
Dean Hendrix-Davis, captain of the basketball team at Canyon High School, said Wednesday he remembers driving through a roadside fence but recalls nothing about his 50-foot plunge down an embankment.
A Chatsworth man accused of leading deputies on a wild high-speed chase through Santa Clarita two years ago has been committed to a state mental hospital, court papers show.
It was a blustery day in the Santa Clarita Valley Tuesday and weather specialists were calling for a blustery night to follow.
After years of spearheading what has become the Santa Clarita Valley's biggest community event and annual street party at Thanksgiving, the owners of the Newhall Bicycle Company are throwing in the towel on their business.
A Castaic man who strangled his stepfather while the two were traveling on Interstate 5 was determined to be not guilty by reason of insanity on Tuesday, a court official confirmed.
A 68-year-old man accused of failing to remain at the scene of a fatal car-versus-pedestrian collision in Valencia last February entered a plea of no contest Tuesday, capping almost a year of court appearances.
A car crashed through a fence and plunged down a 50-foot embankment Tuesday in Canyon Country, rolling over and injuring its driver who was trapped inside, officials said.
A section of Lake Hughes Road in Castaic was closed to traffic Tuesday morning after utility wire were reported to be draped low across lanes, the California Highway Patrol confirmed.
More sheriff's deputies were patrolling near Santa Clarita Valley schools on Monday, and fewer students were in some classes, reflecting the profound local impact of Friday's school shooting in Connecticut.
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.